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 By Staff report    News    October 23, 2019 

Restaurant sets tentative opening for December

Mama T’s restaurant of Logan has set a tentative reopening date of early December in the historic Whiskey: The Road to Ruin building. Mama T’s general manager Brian Cox said Friday during a...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 23, 2019 

Tularosa overwhelms Rattlers

A depleted Tucumcari team found itself overwhelmed 53-0 Friday night by a top-ranked Tularosa squad in a District 4 opener that was shortened in the third quarter by the mercy rule. Tucumcari fell to...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 23, 2019 

Grady/San Jon ends season with loss

Grady/San Jon ended its season with a 60-18 loss at home Friday against Floyd in six-man football action. The Coyotes trailed only 22-18 after the first quarter against visiting Floyd, but the...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 23, 2019 

Man sentenced to three years probation

A district judge on Wednesday sentenced a Tucumcari man to three years of probation and other conditions after he was convicted of stabbing another man at a convenience store. Judge Albert Mitchell...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 23, 2019 

Colorado woman receives 18-month sentence in chase

A Colorado woman received an 18-month sentence in prison for her role in a high-speed car chase through Tucumcari in May where police officers were shot at after the vehicle she was driving crashed. D...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 16, 2019

Pecan production forecast high

Pecan production in New Mexico is forecast at a record-high 97 million pounds, a 6% increase from 2018. The forecast was included in the October 2019 Crop Production Report released by the United...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 16, 2019

Crews begin work on Mountain Road

Crews began Monday the reconstruction of the right line of Interstate 40’s westbound off-ramp at Tucumcari’s Mountain Road in a project that will last through mid- to late November. Crews are...

 

Logan defeats Mesilla Valley

A visiting Logan squad manhandled Mesilla Valley 50-0 in an eight-man football game that ended at halftime Friday because of the mercy rule. The Longhorns led 20-0 after the first quarter. Logan,...

 

Encinias top runner for Tucumcari

Erin Encinias was the top runner for Tucumcari's cross-country teams during Saturday's Pecos Valley Invitational at Roswell in their regular-season finale. Encinias finished 16th in the girls race...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 9, 2019

San Jon to receive fire station grant

The village of San Jon learned Wednesday it will receive a $750,000 federal grant to build a second fire station north of Interstate 40. Village Treasurer Toni Stoner said during a phone interview Mon...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 9, 2019

Tucumcari man accused in sex assault case

A Tucumcari man was booked into the county jail after being accused of four felonies, including sexual assault and aggravated assault. Lamar Eugene French, 31, was booked Sept. 27 into the Quay...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 9, 2019

Tucumcari takes loss from Texico

Six turnovers in the first half and a depleted varsity roster spelled doom for the Tucumcari football team during a 55-0 loss Friday night at Texico...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 9, 2019

Lady Rattlers fall to Fort Sumner

The Tucumcari volleyball team dropped a 15-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-27 road match Thursday at Fort Sumner, snapping the Lady Rattlers' win streak at seven...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 9, 2019

Mud doesn't dampen spirits

Manny Hernandez and Erin Encinias continued to be the top runners for the Tucumcari boys and girls cross-country teams Thursday at a wet Hobbs Invitational meet. Tucumcari coach Gary Hittson said it w...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Logan named Blue Ribbon school

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Thursday named Logan Elementary School a recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award, one of only three schools in New Mexico to receive the honor this...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 2, 2019

Tucumcari takes 54-0 loss to Robertson

Robertson’s defense put the clamps on Tucumcari during a 54-0 Rattlers loss Friday night at Las Vegas. Tucumcari (1-5) managed just three first downs, 63 yards of offense and was intercepted three...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

ENMU takes first LSC victory of season

PORTALES - Eastern New Mexico ran all night, save for a lengthy weather delay, and claimed their first Lone Star Conference victory of the season....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Mountain Road construction begins

Staff report long-awaited reconstruction and improvement project of Mountain Road in Tucumcari recently began and will continue through winter 2020....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Logan man receives mostly suspended sentence

A Logan man recently was given a mostly suspended jail sentence in Tucumcari district court after being accused of dragging a woman by the hair, throwing her down a set of stairs and kicking her....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Heinrich staff holding office hours

Staff from the office of Sen. Martin Heinrich will hold mobile office hours in eastern New Mexico this week, according to a release from the office. The office hours will be 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

New cell tower going up nearby

The erection of a new cell tower south of Tucumcari should improve cellphone coverage for AT&T customers in Quay County and give its first responders faster and more reliable service. The new tower...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Flu shots available

Presbyterian Medical Group will provide free seasonal influenza shots Oct. 19 in Tucumcari and Logan. Inoculations will be given at these times and locations: • 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 at Trigg...

 

Tucumcari girls finish eighth overall

The Tucumcari girls team finished eighth overall Saturday at the prestigious Ron Valdez Memorial Cross-Country Invitational meet at Pecos. Tucumcari coach Gary Hittson, noting the course is “one of...

 

ENMU falls to Texas A&M-Commerce

COMMERCE, Texas — With a win over No. 12 Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday, Eastern New Mexico stood a great chance to break the top 25 in the AFCA Division II poll. The Lions, however, wanted no part...

 

Rodeo teams finish second, fourth

The Mesalands Community College men’s rodeo team finished second and the women’s team fourth in their first competition of the 2019-2020 season at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona. “This was a...

 

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