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 By Staff report    News    May 15, 2019

Students earn excellence award

Journalism students at House Municipal Schools are among the recipients of the Excellence in Student Achievement Award from the New Mexico School Boards Association. The awards, sponsored by the...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 15, 2019

Logan student 7th in contest

Jason Knight, a member of the FFA club in Logan, recently finished seventh of more than 600 entries in the national land-judging contest in Oklahoma City. Knight and his teammates — Robert...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 15, 2019

Logan baseball closes with wins

The Logan baseball closed the regular season last week with three straight wins, against Melrose and Elida. On May 6, Logan trailed the bottom of the seventh inning 12-10 but rallied for three runs...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 15, 2019

Rifle team eligible for nationals

A Quay County 4-H rifle shooting team is eligible to participate in national shooting competition after scoring third overall in state competition, according to New Mexico 4-H sources. The Quay 4-H...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 15, 2019

Tucumcari senior ties for fifth in state golf

Tucumcari senior Jaxon Arguello finished in a tie for fifth during the Class 1A-3A state golf championship Friday and Saturday at Rockwind Community Links in Hobbs. Arguello shot an 87 during a cold,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 15, 2019

Logan earns No. 9 seed

The Logan softball team earned a No. 9 seed for the Class 1A/2A state softball championships and will play against No. 8-seeded McCurdy on Wednesday at a neutral site. Logan (10-10) will see the...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 8, 2019

Rabies clinics to be held

A series of low-cost rabies vaccination clinics will be held Saturday across Quay County. Rabies shots for dogs and cats at these clinics will be $10 each. Other types of vaccinations will be availabl...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 8, 2019

Rattlers continue losing streak

The Tucumcari baseball team failed to snap its long losing streak during a 10-4 loss in its season finale Thursday at district foe Sandia Prep, but the Rattlers’ coach saw encouraging things that...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 8, 2019

Tucumcari senior earns another leg

Tucumcari senior Jaxon Arguello last week captured the third leg needed to qualify for the state golf tournament. Arguello shot 80, the minimum score needed, on Thursday during the NMMI Invitational...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 8, 2019

Local students earn scholarships

Several high-school students in Quay County recently received scholarships from Plateau’s Education Foundation. The 35 scholarship winners were introduced at the cooperative’s annual membership...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

Logan clinic gets new addition

Nurse practitioner Katherine Henry recently joined the care team at the Presbyterian Logan Medical Clinic in Logan. With the addition of Henry, nurse practitioner La Juana Dell Willis, who has...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 1, 2019

Tucumcari boys finish third

The Tucumcari boys track team finished third Friday at the seven-team Santa Rosa Invitational in the final tune-up event before Friday's district...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 1, 2019

Another leg for Tucumcari senior

Tucumcari senior Jaxon Arguello on Thursday earned his second of three legs required to qualify for the state tournament during the nine-team NMMI Invitational at Roswell. Arguello shot a 79; the...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 1, 2019

Rodeo athletes qualify for national finals

Four rodeo athletes from Mesalands Community College qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo after recently competing at the Grand Canyon...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

Mesalands alumnus to speak

Mesalands Community College alumnus Dr. Victor “Matthew” Pacheco of Tucumcari will deliver the commencement address at the college’s graduation ceremony Friday. Pacheco, born in Tucumcari,...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

On the Move continuing

Quay County on the Move is continuing with its series of walking events that will be on the first Saturday of each month. First Saturday walks feature a group of people to walk with to get first-hand...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

Area FFA programs compete at Las Cruces contest

Several area FFA programs recently competed at the FFA Career Development Events state contest in Las Cruces, with competitors from Tucumcari and Logan advancing to national competition this week. Tuc...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 24, 2019

Veterans offices closed this week

SANTA FE — All thirteen field offices of the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) are closed this week. Each office’s Veterans Service Officer is attending mandatory training...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 24, 2019

Department of Health reports plague in Quay County

The New Mexico Department of Health last week reported a case of plague in a ranch dog in Quay County — the first case of plague in the state this year. The dog has recovered from its illness with t...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 24, 2019

Rattlers eighth at meet

Tucumcari’s Seth Martinez suffered his first loss of the season in the 110-meter hurdles race during the 14-team Wildcat Relays on Thursday in Clovis. Hope Christian’s Vince Quezada finished the...

 
 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...

 

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