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 By Ron Warnick    News    March 20, 2019 

Winds howl across area

How windy was it last Wednesday? How about so windy, it blew over a freight train. It sounds like a tall tale, but it was no joke when severe winds...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 20, 2019 

Iron pour begins

With the pouring of the first batch of red-hot molten iron into molds about 4:30 p.m. Friday, the 21st annual Iron Pour at Mesalands Community...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 20, 2019 

Quay County to receive $1.6 million plus for capital outlay

Quay County will receive more than $1.6 million worth of capital-outlay projects from the New Mexico Legislature, barring any line-item vetoes from the governor. State Rep. Randy Crowder (R-Clovis)...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 20, 2019 

Tucumcari man arrested on assault, drug charges

A Tucumcari man was jailed after being accused of breaking into a garage, assaulting a family member and possessing marijuana during an incident March 11. Joshua Neal, 29, was accused in complaints...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Track season kicks off

Tucumcari track and field coach Wayne Ferguson will get his first good look at his boys and girls teams in competition Saturday during the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Tularosa defeats Tucumcari

The sixth-seeded Tularosa girls basketball dashed Tucumcari’s dreams of a state-final berth by stunning the third-seeded Lady Rattlers 38-35 in the Class 3A quarterfinals March 12 at the Santa Ana...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 13, 2019

Resident weighs in on sanctuary county status

A Logan resident commended the Quay County Commission for “taking a stand” and passing its “Second Amendment sanctuary county” resolution last month. During the public-comment portion of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 13, 2019

Tourism company touts success

A company hired by the city of Tucumcari to boost tourism is “turning heads” around the state with its video and soon will launch advertisements that potentially could reach millions of people,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 13, 2019

Residents gather for storm training

About a half-dozen Quay County residents gathered Wednesday night in a classroom at Mesalands Community College to learn how to become SKYWARN...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 13, 2019

Man jailed on felony arson charge

A Tucumcari man landed in jail for several days on a felony arson charge after being accused of setting a fire that damaged a vacant home. James J. Lucero, 26, was detained March 2 on a complaint of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 13, 2019

Three arrested in connection with burglary

Three people were arrested last week on felony charges after being accused in connection with at least one burglary in Logan. The people detained were: • Bernadine Gutierrez, 56, of Logan, on one...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 13, 2019

School board approves budget adjustments

The Tucumcari school board approved several budget adjustments during a special meeting March 4, including one that allowed the district to hire a team of counselors for its students. Assistant superi...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 13, 2019

Logan advances in tourney

LOGAN - The Logan boys basketball team roared to leads of 15-2 in the first quarter and 42-17 at halftime during a 79-45 victory Saturday over...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 13, 2019

Lady Rattlers defeat Cuba

The Tucumcari girls basketball team scored the game's first 28 points against overmatched Cuba during a 66-28 victory Friday to advance to the Class...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 13, 2019

Tucumcari baseball team falls in doubleheader

The first day of baseball season often reveals problem or two a team needs to remedy. In Tucumcari's case, that list of problems proved to be lengthy....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 13, 2019

Softball team gets new coach

The Tucumcari softball team has a new coach, but much of the same team from last season. C.J. Oglesby, the Lady Rattlers' assistant coach for four...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

Iron pour incoming

Mesalands Community College's 21st annual Iron Pour, which begins Sunday, still is enjoying a boost from an article in New Mexico Magazine more than...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

K-Bob's Steakhouse closes suddenly

K-Bob's Steakhouse, a fixture restaurant along First Street and Interstate 40 for years in Tucumcari, abruptly closed Feb. 26, leading to the loss of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

Kix restaurant sold

The Kix on 66 restaurant in Tucumcari has a new owner, and he's a local who's no stranger to the dining business. Todd Duplantis, who also owns Corner...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 6, 2019

Lady Rattlers take district

The Tucumcari girls basketball team scored 21 unanswered points in the third quarter to turn a close game into a 78-34 blowout of Tularosa at the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 6, 2019

Rattlers' season closes

Hampered by 23 turnovers, the Tucumcari boys basketball team's season came to an end Thursday with a 47-43 loss at New Mexico Military Institute in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 6, 2019

Interest up in Tucumcari baseball

If the Tucumcari's high-school baseball team struggles this year, it won't be because of a lack of players. In coach Dwayne Roberts' third year, he's...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

Tucumcari man sentenced to probation in shooting

A Tucumcari man acknowledged his accessory role in a shooting at a west-side motel but was sentenced to probation and other conditions Wednesday because of his cooperation with police to secure anothe...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 27, 2019

Resident speaks out on 'sanctuary' resolution

The Quay County Commission’s approval during its last meeting of a nonbinding resolution declaring itself a “Second Amendment sanctuary county” apparently was not met with universal approval...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 27, 2019

Board approves 5-year plan

The Tucumcari school board on Feb. 18 unanimously approved a five-year facilities master plan that will enable the district to more easily receive future state funding for improvements. Schools...

 

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