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 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019 

Tucumcari man jailed in stabbing

Police officers arrested and jailed a Tucumcari man on a felony complaint after he was accused of stabbing another man in the lower back, upper shoulder and face. Adrian J. Andrade, 25, was booked on...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019 

Budget increase resolutions approved

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a series of six resolutions to increase its budget on its soon-to-close 2018-2019 fiscal year. The resolutions were presented by county finance director C...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019 

Logan approves alcohol sales

LOGAN - Voters in Logan approved by a 5-to-1 margin a mail-in ballot question on whether to approve the sale of beer and wine at restaurants there. A...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    June 12, 2019 

Four headed to national finals

Four athletes from Mesalands Community College are competing in this week's College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, and their coach is...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Tucumcari man gets five years in prison

A Tucumcari man was sentenced in district court May 28 to five years in prison and other conditions for his role in a violent and armed home invasion in October that hospitalized an elderly man. Riley...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Festival chair optimistic

Just under 400 people attended the headlining acts of the third annual New Mexico Music Showcase inside the Tucumcari Convention Center, which was...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

BBC crew spends some time in Tucumcari

A crew from the British Broadcasting Corp. spent about 12 hours in Tucumcari last week filming at two Route 66 restaurants for a pair of longtime...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Man apprehended in shooting

A Tucumcari man accused of pulling a gun on another man and firing as he drove away down a street was apprehended after being at large for a month. Quay County Crime Stoppers had offered up to a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Museum celebrates in sunshine

Vastly improved weather conditions made all the difference with attendance Saturday during the 50th anniversary of the Tucumcari Historical Museum.... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    June 5, 2019

Girls wrestling may become official

The New Mexico Activities Association is poised to make girls wrestling an officially sanctioned sport, and Tucumcari's wrestling coach is all for... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Parade joins Music Showcase lineup

For the first time, the New Mexico Music Showcase will feature a parade Saturday morning down Tucumcari’s Route 66. Benji Torres, treasurer of the Tucumcari Columbus Club that helps organize the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Contract extension tabled again

For a second time, the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday tabled a possible contract extension with an Albuquerque marketing firm until it hears from the city’s Lodgers Tax Advisory Board next...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Mesalands approves project request

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees approved a capital project request to extensively renovate its main building to make it more welcoming to current and prospective students. The board...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 29, 2019

Student athletes recognized at banquet

More than 300 people attended the annual Tucumcari Athletic Awards Banquet put on May 20 by the Diamondback Booster Club at the Tucumcari Convention...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Tucumcari board delays action on contract

An extension of Tucumcari Public Schools superintendent Aaron McKinney’s contract was on the agenda, but school board members during their May 20 meeting instead delayed action on it. Board members...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Museum celebrating 50th anniversary with 'Western Days'

The “Western Days” special-event day Saturday at the Tucumcari Historical Museum will celebrate its 50th anniversary, and it also will serve as a tribute to the man who largely made the museum...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Logan man jailed on felony complaint

A Logan man was jailed last week on a felony complaint after he was accused of dragging a woman by the hair, throwing her down a set of stairs and kicking her. Santiago Romero, 24, was booked into...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Two still jailed after standoff

Two suspects from Colorado remained in the county jail after they were accused last week of crashing a car in Tucumcari after a high-speed police... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Proposed air park plat meets approval

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a preliminary plat of the proposed Air Park at Ute Lake subdivision near Logan that combines... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Commission mum on sixth license

The New Mexico Racing Commission didn’t give any signals about how it leaned regarding a sixth license during its latest meeting Thursday, but a key member of a group wanting to build a racetrack... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Quay County experiencing cell tower issues

Disabled Tucumcari resident Derrick Matthews endures muscular dystrophy, diabetes and heart problems that require him to make frequent phone calls to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 22, 2019

Tucumcari loses baseball coach

Tucumcari baseball coach Dwayne Roberts is leaving to take a position at his high school alma mater as coach of Logan's eight-man football program.... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 15, 2019

No objections heard to proposed subdivision

Quay County commissioners heard no objections Monday to a proposed subdivision on the south side of Ute Lake near Logan that combines housing and plane hangars with two airport runways for residents...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 15, 2019

Suspect in shooting remains at large

A Tucumcari man remains at large after being accused of shooting at another man from a moving vehicle. Quay County Crime Stoppers has offered a reward for information leading to his arrest. Jacob...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 15, 2019

Logan girls take title

ALBUQUERQUE - The Logan girls track team continued its season-long dominance, easily winning the Class 1A team title Saturday during the NMAA Track...

 

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