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 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Police offer reward for info on four suspects

Quay County Crimestoppers and Tucumcari police on Friday announced they are on the lookout for four crime suspects in the area. Crime Stoppers stated it is offering an award of up to $1,000 for...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 17, 2019 

Martinez claims another track title

Tucumcari's Seth Martinez won another title in the 110-meter high hurdles race during the 14-team George Love Relays Friday in Portales. Martinez, a two-time state champion, finished the race in 15.8...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 17, 2019 

Golfer captures first leg

Jaxon Arguello of the Tucumcari boys golf team recently captured the first of three legs needed to individually qualify for the state tournament. Arguello, a senior, shot a 78 on the par-72 Links...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Five more advance to national finals

Five other students at Tucumcari school district recently advanced to national finals from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America state competition in Albuquerque. High-school students...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Bookmobile stopping around area in June

Rural Bookmobile East, based in Tucumcari, will stop at a variety of rural communities in and near Quay County through June. The state library operates three bookmobiles in New Mexico that target...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Towns named 'tree cities'

San Jon and Tucumcari each recently were named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. San Jon (population 206) is the...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Logan will conduct election

The village of Logan will be conducting a special, mail-in ballot election June 4. Each registered voter in Logan village limits will receive a ballot by mail on or about May 7. A voter or potential...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Mesalands holds induction ceremony for honor society

Mesalands Community College recently held a spring formal induction ceremony for students in the Beta Eta Omega Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 10, 2019

Tucumcari freshman in national FCCLA finals

Elena Gutierrez, a freshman at Tucumcari High School, advanced to national finals from the recent Family, Career and Community Leaders of America...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 10, 2019

Joe's not opening quite yet

The reopening of Joe’s Back in the Day Diner slated for May is delayed indefinitely. The restaurant’s owner, Joseph Ysco, announced on Facebook on Saturday night: “Unfortunately due to...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 10, 2019

Tucumcari, Logan tie for 2nd at meet

The Tucumcari and Logan girls track teams tied for second place Saturday at the 20-team Mario Martinez Qualifier meet at Fort Sumner. Melrose won the meet with 62 points, edging Tucumcari and...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 10, 2019

Athletes earn all-state honors

Several Quay County athletes earned all-state basketball honors last week from the New Mexico High School Coaches Association, including two from Tucumcari’s girls team. Tucumcari junior point guard...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 3, 2019

Senior safety training on offer

The Quay County Falls Prevention Network is offering free Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries training, or STEADI, on Saturday for people who work with our senior-citizen population and...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 3, 2019

Committee hosting step challenge

Now is a good time to get out and exercise before it becomes too hot. To help with motivation, the Nutrition and Fitness Committee of the Quay County Health Council and the Quay County Extension Servi...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 3, 2019

Tucumcari falls to Santa Rosa

The Tucumcari baseball team's offense continued to be low gear during an 8-1 loss at rival Santa Rosa on March 26. The Rattlers, who fell to 1-5,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 3, 2019

Players to participate on all-star team

Two girls basketball players from Tucumcari and one from Logan will participate for the Northeast small-schools all-star team during games May 31 and June 1 in Albuquerque. Kalani French and Aliyah...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 3, 2019

New challenge added to Quay County on the Move

Quay County on the Move has added a twist to this spring’s walking challenges. A new challenge is being introduced for the couch potato or technically challenged. Move Your Way encourages participan...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 27, 2019

Rattler baseball gets mixed results

The Tucumcari baseball showed mixed results in its second week of the season, winning a road game at Melrose but taking it on the chin during a...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 27, 2019

Softball starts on high note

The Tucumcari softball team began its season on a high note by winning three games and the Santa Rosa Lion Classic title over the weekend. Tucumcari starting pitcher Jayden Jimenez was named Most...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 27, 2019

Two Tucumcari boys named

Two Tucumcari boys basketball players were named to the District 3-4A all-district team. Jesus Ramos, a freshman guard-forward, and Josh Chavez, a senior guard, each were selected from the Rattlers,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 27, 2019

Four Logan girls named

The Logan girls basketball team that advanced to the state semifinals saw four of its players named to the all-district team. Senior power forward Harlie Roach, junior guard Jordan Hines, freshman...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 20, 2019

No damage reported from tornado

The report of a tornado in Quay County the evening of March 12 prompted Tucumcari officials to activate the city’s tornado sirens, but no reports of damage came in the wake of the storm. Daniel...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 20, 2019

Community Health Forum to be held

The Quay County Health Council and Presbyterian Healthcare Services invite everyone for a Community Health Forum on Tuesday. It will be at the Quay County Fair Exhibit Center from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m....

 
 By Staff report    News    March 20, 2019

Racino license once more on commission's agenda

The New Mexico Racing Commission again has placed awarding a sixth license on its tentative agenda for its regular meeting Thursday in Albuquerque. But with a lawsuit due in an Albuquerque courtroom...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 20, 2019

Mesalands student selected for team

Mesalands Community College announced Brandon Smith, a member of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) National Honor Society, was selected to the 2019 PTK New Mexico All-State Academic Team. Smith was recently...

 

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