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 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...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Rodeo team takes two titles

The Mesalands Community College rodeo team took home two championship titles in bull riding during a recent season-opening competition at Central Arizona College in Casa Grande, Arizona. Levi Gray of...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Lady Longhorns out in semifinals

The Logan girls basketball team’s 29 turnovers proved fatal during a 60-42 loss Thursday to Tatum in the Class 1A semifinals at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. The third-seeded Lady...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 20, 2019 

Gymnast wins state championship

An 11-year-old Tucumcari girl recently won an individual state championship during a gymnastics event in Albuquerque. Aliyah Marez, who takes attends school in Tucumcari but takes classes at KATZ...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 13, 2019

Fire still under investigation

A fire that destroyed a vacant trailer and threatened other structures in Tucumcari is being investigated. Tucumcari Fire Chief Doug Hogan said the blaze was reported at 2:17 a.m. March 4 in the 1400...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 13, 2019

Donut shop shutters in Santa Rosa

The operators of Tucumcari Donuts shop, which closed that business in early January and resurfaced later that month with another shop in downtown Santa Rosa, apparently have shuttered that location,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 13, 2019

Lady Longhorns move on

The Logan girls basketball team easily advanced to the Class 1A quarterfinals with a 67-27 victory Friday over Hondo Valley at Logan High School. No. 3-seed Logan (23-6) was scheduled to play No....

 
 By Staff report    News    March 6, 2019

Nara Visa family loses home in fire

A Nara Visa family lost its home when fire destroyed it Saturday night. Gary Girard, chief of the Nara Visa Fire Department, said it received a report about the fire at the Bertha Evans home at...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 6, 2019

Logan boys fall to Melrose

The Logan boys basketball team fell to Melrose 73-65 in overtime in the semifinal Thursday of the Class 1A, District 6 tournament. The Longhorns, which fell to 20-7 overall, started slowly and were...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 6, 2019

Melrose defeats Lady Longhorns

The Logan girls basketball team fell 40-32 in the title game Friday of the Class 1A, District 6 tournament at host Melrose. The Lady Longhorns fell to 22-6 overall, led by Harlie Roach's 11 points....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 6, 2019

'Tucumcari' wrestler earns first-place medal

Another Tucumcari wrestler earned a first-place medal during the recent state championships at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. He just wasn’t a Tucumcari High School team member. Foothill...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 27, 2019

Tucumcari man sentenced to probation, time served

A Tucumcari man avoided further prison time Thursday after being sentenced to probation and time served in jail for sexual contact with two boys while acting as their foster parent. Sandoval County...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 27, 2019

Commission declines to award racino license

As expected because of a pending lawsuit, the New Mexico Racing Commission during its regular meeting Thursday declined to take action on whether to award a sixth racetrack license. A court hearing...

 

Rattlers fall to Dexter

Dexter used a strong second half to turn a close game into an easy 75-50 district victory Feb. 19 over the visiting Rattlers. Tucumcari led 34-33 at halftime, but the Demons outscored them 42-16 the r...

 

Fort Sumner boys dominate Logan

The Fort Sumner boys basketball team jumped out to a 25-4 lead in the first quarter en route to a dominating 78-40 victory Saturday over Logan in a tiebreaking game that decided the regular-season...

 

Melrose triumphant over Logan girls

The Melrose girls basketball team captured the regular-season district title Saturday with a 64-47 victory over Logan. Because both teams had a 7-1 record in Class 1A, District 6, they were forced to...

 

Lady Rattlers defeat Dexter

The Tucumcari girls basketball team crushed district foe Dexter 79-22 in a game Feb. 12 that saw eight Lady Rattler players score. Ashley Shipley scored 24 points to lead Tucumcari, while teammates...

 

Fort Sumner outscores Logan

The Logan boys basketball team suffered a key district loss, 77-62, on Saturday at home against Fort Sumner. The Foxes took control of what was a close game by outscoring the Longhorns 44-30 in the...

 

Lady Longhorns defeat Fort Sumner

The Logan girls basketball team stayed in the district-title hunt with a 55-41 victory Saturday against Fort Sumner. The Lady Longhorns, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A by MaxPreps.com, improved to 20-4...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 20, 2019

Poetry readings coming back

The Gallery Etc. is bringing poetry readings back to Tucumcari after a hiatus of more than three years and invites creative writers to register for a...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 20, 2019

Logan FFA teams place in contests

The Logan FFA Greenhand Parliamentary Procedure Team recently finished second at the state contest and will be a runner-up to compete at the national competition. Logan competed against Fort Sumner,...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 20, 2019

College requesting iron donations

Mesalands Community College is requesting donations of cast iron, such as radiators, bathtubs and sinks, for the 21st annual Iron Pour on March 10-16. These items must be breakable. Engine blocks...

 

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