Cannabis could work in Tucumcari's favor

Tucumcari could be poised to prosper from newly legalized marijuana, at least one city commissioner and City Manager Mark Martinez agree. Two factors work in Tucumcari’s favor, District 1...

Former deputy gets jail sentence

CLOVIS — Handing a first-time offender 182 days in jail for a petty misdemeanor is a rarity. But the state argued the position and public trust afforded to Chris McCasland justified it, and...

Logan closes schools after COVID-19 case

Logan Municipal Schools is closing its campus for two weeks after at least one employee or student tested positive for COVID-19. “Because of the possibility of widespread exposure, our district is... Full story

Jail log - April 14

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 5 to April 9: • Mark A. Beckham, 38, Tucumcari, criminal damage to property (under $1,000). • Naomi D. Eschete, 43,... Full story

Colorado mayor offers cannabis advice

Legalized recreational marijuana likely is coming to Tucumcari and Quay County. The mayor of Trinidad, Colorado, passed along some advice to the region after the experiencing the effects of legal...

First Christian Church pastor departs

The pastor at First Christian Church in Tucumcari known for his motorcycle gang past has departed barely two months after being chosen to lead that congregation. Stephen Mason, who began pastoring...

County lobbyists frustrated

Quay County's lobbyists expressed frustration to commissioners with the format and results of the recently completed New Mexico Legislature session,...

Officials investigating vehicle crash

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a vehicle crash on U.S. 385 just south of Vega that killed a Tucumcari woman on April 6. Theresa Clark, 72, was driving west in a...

Police blotter - April 14

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 5 to April 11: Monday • 1:32 p.m.: Disturbance in 100 block of East Main Street, Tucumcari. • 1:57...

Coronavirus case confirmed in county

Quay County on Friday recorded its first confirmed coronavirus case since March 26, continuing a low ebb of the disease. The breakdown of COVID-19 cases by ZIP code was 329 in Tucumcari, 61 in...

Lady Rattlers fall 60-14 to Logan

One thing is for sure: The Tucumcari girls basketball team will gain a lot of experience against full-court presses this season. The Lady Rattlers...

Rattlers fall behind Longhorns

Logan's basketball team found its shooting touch, and Tucumcari is trying to find its primary point guard. That summarizes the Longhorns' 71-36...

Logan girls take loss

A shooting slump by the Logan girls basketball proved fatal during a 43-30 district loss Saturday at Fort Sumner. “We went dry in the second half,” Logan coach Glynna Strand said. “Couldn’t...

Logan boys pick up district win

Staff report The Logan boys basketball team came from behind to pick up a key district victory Saturday with a 71-69 decision at Fort Sumner. The Longhorns trailed 39-30 at intermission and were...

Hope wiser heads lead GOP again

Ex-president Donald Trump’s influence over the disturbing 70-plus million people who voted for him is still powerful. It is disturbing because the party Trump hijacked, the Republicans, now...

Let's play ball, and keep game free from politics

Major League Baseball has decided it won’t play its annual all-star game in Atlanta this summer. That’s because, it alleges, Georgia lawmakers are engaged in voter suppression. Texas Gov. Greg...

What's in your hands?

We worshiped out of town on Easter Sunday and, although the Jesus’ resurrection wasn’t the focus of the sermon, that’s always the basis for gatherings of Christians on every first day of the...

Georgia voting laws no 'Jim Crow'

Will someone please lend President Biden a history book? He thinks Georgia’s new voting integrity law is “Jim Crow on steroids.” And Georgia’s pretend ex-governor Stacey Abrams says it’s...

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