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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 21, 2022 

Paulita's making products at MCC

In a basketball gymnasium of what was National Guard armory, Paulita's New Mexico began packaging green chile seasoning and other spices about six...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    September 21, 2022 

Lions maul Rattlers 54-0

Tucumcari's football faced a tall order Friday in slowing a Santa Rosa team that was beginning to click with its offense amid its flurry of fakes and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    September 21, 2022 

Blocks ignite Logan over Santa Rosa

LOGAN - The Logan volleyball team looked out of sorts, trailed 17-10 in the first set and seem destined to lose to Santa Rosa for a third time this...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Undersheriff lauded for live-saving actions

The Quay County sheriff presented a Life Saving Award to his undersheriff whose quick actions last month likely prevented a woman's death from a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Crash leaves city with two ambulances

The City of Tucumcari is down to two operating ambulances after one was totaled last month in an accident, the city manager told commissioners during her regular report Thursday. City manager Paula...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

County saw high death rate from alcohol

Quay County had the sixth-worst rate of alcohol-related deaths in New Mexico in 2016-2020, which was double the national average, Quay County Health Council members learned during their regular...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Motel funds authorized for new AC at chamber

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday voted to authorize the use more than $6,700 in lodgers tax executive funds to buy a replacement air conditioner and heat pump for the Tucumcari / Quay County...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 7, 2022

New city boss: 'I see things that need to be done'

Paula Chacon said she loved her business specialist job at the 10th Judicial Circuit in Tucumcari, where she had been employed for more than 20...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 7, 2022

Theater back in business

Early in Thursday night's screening of "Hell or High Water," applause spontaneously erupted from many in the audience as they saw the film's bank...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 7, 2022

Pipeline authority tries to mend fences

SAN JON - Officials with the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority, the agency in charge of building a nearly 100-mile water pipeline from Ute...

 

Lady Lions repeat as champs

Logan won the hard-fought battle against Tucumcari but lost the war Saturday night during the Tucumcari Invitational volleyball tournament. A few hour...

 

Longhorns secure win with second-half surge

LOGAN - You wouldn't know it from the final score, but Menaul trailed Logan by only two touchdowns during the second period of Friday's non-district...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 31, 2022

City, MCC months late on audits

Required financial audits of the City of Tucumcari and Mesalands Community College are more than eight months late, landing both on the state auditor’s at-risk list and the possibility of a loss of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 31, 2022

Odeon reopens this week

The co-owners of the Odeon Theatre in downtown Tucumcari were determined to reopen by Sept. 1, hell or high water. So it seems appropriate it will...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 31, 2022

New city manager presides over first meeting

Paula Chacon attended her first city commission meeting on Thursday as the new city manager and presented a lengthy list of issues she had resolved...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 31, 2022

Rattlers offense struggles in loss to Thoreau

Tucumcari football coach Donnie Garcia was looking for progress after the opening-week loss at Jal, and he found it with his defense during the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 31, 2022

A winning start

LOGAN - At the end of match point of the Lady Longhorn Volleyball Tournament championship, the Lady Rattlers celebrated like they never had won it...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 31, 2022

Longhorns have little trouble with Questa in 50-0 win

LOGAN - Even without their best player for nearly the entire game, the Longhorns cruised to a 50-0 non-district victory over visiting Questa on...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

Pipeline entity files flurry of petitions against landowners

A regional entity that seeks to build a 120-mile water pipeline from Ute Lake has filed 17 legal filings against landowners in Quay County – including the county’s road commissioner – to seek...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

TPS board declines to impose phone policy

The Tucumcari Public School board last week declined to implement a cellphone-use policy after apparently being satisfied with administrators’ varying approaches to students with their devices....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

MCC breaks ground on remodel project

Mesalands Community College on Thursday held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a $1.2 million remodel of its Academic and Student Success Center the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

County OKs economic development plan

Quay County Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved an economic development plan that would make state funding available for some businesses in unincorporated parts of the county. County manager...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 24, 2022

San Jon spikers fall in season opener

SAN JON - The host Lady Coyotes struggled with their serve-receive game during a season-opening volleyball loss Saturday against Roy-Mosquero, but a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 17, 2022

Paula Chacon hired as city manager

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday approved a contract for a new city manager who is a resident and a longtime local public servant. Commissioners approved a three-year deal for Paula Chacon,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 17, 2022

Landfill cell tops city's wish list

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday submitted to the state an Infrastructure Capital Improvements Plan for fiscal years 2024 through 2028 with extensive revisions, including constructing a new...

 

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