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City officials agree they should appoint new judge

The Tucumcari City Commission Thursday agreed without taking action the commission should appoint a new municipal judge in the wake of Municipal Judge Joe I. Dominguez's resignation Oct. 29....

Jail log - Nov. 14

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 5-9: • Darrell Bitbui, 35, Farmington, charge not listed. • Steve Urioste, 49, Tucumcari, harassment. ...

Easy wins for tax, sheriff

Quay County’s sheriff easily won re-election, and a renewal of a gross-receipts tax for Tucumcari’s hospital breezed to victory on Election Day. The campaign for sheriff was the only Quay County...

Police blotter - Nov. 14

The following are calls made the Tucumcari-Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Center Nov. 5-11: Monday • 6:37 p.m: Fire at Oak Avenue and College Street, Tucumcari. • 7:51 a.m..:...

Snow day

Tucumcari bore most of the brunt in the region of an early-season winter storm that dumped nearly 6 inches of snow Sunday night into Monday morning....

Website makes digital divorce filing available

The New Mexico Supreme Court recently launched a website that allows many couples to file for divorce in less time and often using less money. Marion Payton, court executive officer at the 10th...

Meeting focuses on health, safety actions

Health and safety actions dominated the agenda Thursday at a regular meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission. Tucumcari Fire Chief Doug Hogan got the go-ahead from the commission Thursday to apply...

Pages past - Nov. 14

On this date ... 1968: The Logan School Board passed a resolution calling for a bond election Dec. 10 to finance a new high-school building. Chosen plans call for a high-school building continuing...

County certifies election results, tallies provisional ballots

Quay County commissioners spent much of their meeting Friday certifying the results of the Nov. 6 general election, including the tallying of 12 provisional ballots. Commissioners moved their...

Calendar - Nov. 14

Friday — Route 66 Women: Untold Stories of the Mother Road. Join The Gallery Etc. and the New Mexico Humanities Council for this presentation at 6 p.m. The Gallery Etc., 201 S. Second St.,...

Cross country teams finish out of running

Both of Tucumcari's teams finished out of the running Saturday in Class 3A during the New Mexico Cross-Country Championship in Rio Rancho. Tucumcari coach Gary Hittson said he was “very pleased...

Logan advances to state

LOGAN - Advancing to the state volleyball tournament wasn't supposed to be this easy. Logan's three previous matches against Melrose, ranked No. 1 in...

Tucumcari volleyball season over

Tucumcari's volleyball season came to an end Saturday in the championship match of the District 4-3A tournament with a 17-25, 18-25, 25-21, 14-25...

Longhorns end season with loss to Mountainair

Logan's eight-man football season came to an end Friday with a 60-12 loss to Mountainair in the state quarterfinals. The Longhorns ended their year...

Prep volleyball: Logan wins second-straight title

RIO RANCHO — Harlie Roach of Logan went up high and smashed a shot into the Melrose line Saturday in the Class 1A Volleyball State Championship Match, then got a confused look on her face. She...

Dems now control NM politics

SANTA ROSA — There may have been mixed results nationally, with the Democrats winning the House and the Republicans increasing their majority in the Senate, but here in New Mexico, an indisputably...

Extend a hand, not a hammer

First, let me congratulate Democrats for taking the U.S. House of Representatives from the Republicans. Whether that is good news, however, depends on what the party whose standard bearer is not a...

Time to work on fix for partisan judiciary election

Toxic politics have been around forever, and there certainly is no shortage today. But for the last two decades, the New Mexico judiciary has been mostly free of this scourge, thanks to a...

Honor vets by maintaining peace

Last Sunday was Nov. 11. A century ago, on Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m., the armistice to cease the hostilities of World War I took effect. The Treaty of Versailles, signed in 1919, actually formalized...

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