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Residents asked to 'just show up"

Just show up. That's the single biggest piece of advice to Quay County residents from the frontman of an investment group that will make its pitch...

Jail log - Sept. 19

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Sept. 10-17: • Ezekiel Arthur Gutierrez, 40, disorderly conduct. • Anthony Vernone Martinez, 20, warrant on failure to...

RV park no longer has 'Empty' feeling

When the Castelli brothers bought the Empty Saddle RV Park on Tucumcari’s east side in April, one of the first things they did was change the name....

College likely to buy armory

Mesalands Community College likely will buy the closed New Mexico Army National Guard armory building adjacent to its campus for $1 later this month....

Police blotter - Sept. 19

The following are 911 calls made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 10 to Sunday: Sept. 10 • 10:24 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 500 block of East Route 66...

Two vying for Logan city mananger position

The village of Logan is considering two candidates for its vacant manager position, including one from Clovis. Acting village manager Larry Wallin said Monday during a phone interview the candidates...

Straight-party ballot nixed by Supreme Court

The New Mexico Supreme Court on Sept. 12 unanimously rejected a late-season bid by the secretary of state to reimpose straight-party voting. Bottom line: Straight-party voting won’t appear on the...

Fiber to be city-wide

Fast fiber-optic internet service will be available to the entire city of Tucumcari when Plateau completes a plan that begins with its purchase of the assets of Comcast in the city, Plateau’s...

Residents can dumpone free load Saturday at landfill

The city of Tucumcari will allow residents free disposal of one load of municipal solid waste up to 1,000 pounds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Landfill, 30652 U.S. Route 54,...

Pages Past - Sept. 19

Sept. 19, 1968 • Tucumcari Industries, the city's new garment factory, will be interviewing applicants and begin hiring within a week, according...

Raton grabs win over Tucumcari

Raton’s Aden Vanderwater proved to be a one-man wrecking crew against Tucumcari, scoring five touchdowns and making four interceptions during a 35-14 football victory Friday night at Raton....

Raton tops Tucumcari in four

Raton and Tucumcari made plenty of mistakes during their volleyball match. It was the Lady Rattlers who made a few more of them during a 25-27,...

Tucumcari runners compete at NMMI Invite

Josh Chavez and Aleaya Lucero were Tucumcari's top boys and girls finishers Saturday during the New Mexico Military Institute Invitational in Roswell. "The team is working hard, and times are coming...

Logan volleyball takes pair of tough losses

The Logan volleyball squad suffered two losses last week, but they weren’t to creampuff teams. The Lady Longhorns (7-3) finished third in Vixen...

Early errors prevent ENMU upset bid

PORTALES — Greyhounds coach Kelley Lee said it best about Saturday night’s 21-11 loss to No. 1 Texas A&M-Commerce at Greyhound Stadium. “Three...

Mesalands takes roping reserve title

The Mesalands Community College rodeo men’s team won the team roping reserve championship title during its first competition of the season this past weekend at Tsaile, Arizona. Both the men’s...

Football roundup: Boise City tops Longhorns 54-8

Boise City, Oklahoma, seized control early during an eight-man football game Saturday night against visiting Logan and coasted to a 54-8 victory. The Wildcats (2-1) grabbed a 28-0 lead in the first...

Pubilc should get answers on observatory evacuation

Did the National Solar Observatory, near Alamogordo, capture proof of UFOs, extraterrestrials, or maybe some end-of the-world catastrophe heading our way? Or perhaps Russian or Chinese hackers have...

Hansen: Finally old, but don't feel like it

How old is a 68-year-old guy supposed to be? Maybe I’m supposed to be distinguished and stately, weighting my actions with gravitas. But maybe I should be defiant, saying age is just a number,...

Lauriault: We're responsible for knowing God's will

I’ve heard of this before, but thought it was just a line for something like the Family Circus comic. My daughter, who lives locally, has been attending church with us along with her children...

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