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Roping benefit draws crowd

A team roping event Saturday to benefit a Quay County teen seriously injured during a horse-riding accident drew 256 teams and generated nearly...

Betting on brew

The number of beer breweries passed the 7,000 mark in the United States last year, well past the number before Prohibition nearly a century ago, and...

Jail log - Sept. 18

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 9 to Sept. 15: • Aaron Estrada, 39, Tucumcari, criminal damage to property (under $1,000). • Antonio Flores Lopez,... Full story

Discussions to continue on school land grant

Tucumcari city commissioners on Sept. 9 seemed amenable to granting city land to Tucumcari Municipal Schools that includes the current diamond for... Full story

Police blotter - Sept. 18

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 9 to Sept. 15: Monday • 10:42 a.m.: Child abuse or neglect in 300 block of East Tucumcari Boulevard,...

Calendar - Sept. 18

• Friday-Sunday — Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering. Enjoy live music, horseshoe pitching, roping and a Saturday night chuckwagon dinner at the Nara Visa Community Center in Nara Visa. For more, go to...

Pages past - Sept. 18

On this date ... 1969: Mrs. Andy (Dupie) Mitchell of Forrest was notified by mail she would receive a $4,000 check from a Readers Digest contest. She didn’t initially believe it, even after a...

Menus - Sept. 18

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Strawberry yogurt parfait, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken nuggets, egg and cheese chef salad with...

Raton defeats Tucumcari

Five turnovers and other mental errors by the Rattlers paved the way to a 41-0 victory by Raton, spoiling Tucumcari's Homecoming game Friday at...

ENMU escapes Colorado Mesa on Saturday

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Wyatt Strand rushed for his third touchdown of the game on a third-down run in overtime, and the Greyhound defense didn’t allow a first down on the ensuing possession as... Full story

Coyotes pick up victory

San Jon/Grady picked up its first victory of the season with a 54-6 decision Saturday against Reserve at Carrizozo in six-man football action. The visiting Coyotes stormed to a 34-6 lead by...

Logan takes first loss

The Logan volleyball squad suffered its first loss of the season to district rival Melrose during a 25-19, 22-25, 17-25, 25-27 decision in the title game Saturday of the Fort Sumner Tournament....

Encinias again top runner

Erin Encinias again was Tucumcari’s top cross-country runner during a meet Saturday at Roswell. Encinias finished 22nd overall on the 3.1-mile course with a time of 21 minutes, 40 seconds. Ashley...

US' sanity could hang in balance

I have two brothers who think I’m crazy. I think they’re nuts, too. My other two brothers are smarter. They don’t talk about politics. The two who think I’m crazy are ardent supporters of...

Permanent fund bad solution for new money

Budget analysts in New Mexico expect the Legislature will have an incredible $907 million of so-called “new money” when it convenes in January. A vast majority of that money comes from the boom...

Dems have no real plan for US

It’s too bad for America that CNN’s seven-hour town hall on climate change was such a rating disaster. If 20 times as many viewers had tuned in Sept. 4, about 22 million Americans today would...

Let your heart be an open door

We’ve all heard comments along the lines of, “When the door of opportunity opens, you’ve got to walk through it,” or “When God closes a door, he always opens a window.” Just after...

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