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Articles from the January 1, 2020 edition

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 By Staff report    News    January 1, 2020

Year in review: Racino, weather incidents mark first half of 2019

Editor's note: This story is the first in a series of stories wrapping up 2019 in Quay County. A story on July through December will run in the Jan....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 1, 2020

Biofuel company anticipates February start

The president of a Tucumcari biofuels company said he anticipates construction will begin in February to convert a closed ethanol plant on the city's...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 1, 2020

Officials offer pecan quarantine reminder

The New Mexico pecan industry is important to the state, and New Mexico Department of Agriculture officials remind the public of the pecan weevil...

 

Victory of Jesus explains everything

The New Testament quotes one Old Testament verse more than any other. It is Psalm 110:1, which says, “The Lord says to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 1, 2020

Gas company files request to raise rates

New Mexico Gas Co. filed a request last week with state regulators to raise rates for natural gas by 4.2% in early 2021. The utility, which serves 530,000 customers in New Mexico, stated in a news rel...

 

Pages past - Jan. 1

On this date ... 1970: The first baby in Tucumcari in 1970 arrived to Mr. and Mrs. Terry Lynn Turner. The baby boy, which weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, was born at 12:33 a.m. New Year’s Day at Trigg...

 

Calendar - Jan. 1

• Jan. 11 — Open Mic Night. Have you dreamed of entertaining? Now is your chance. Whatever your talent is, you’re invited to share it starting at 6 p.m. All ages welcome. To sign up, call (575)...

 

Menus - Jan. 1

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Closed for New Year’s Day. Thursday — Chicken nuggets with honey mustard, potato wedges, broccoli with cheese, fruit cocktail. Friday — Hawaiian pork,...

 

Ruling enforces New Mexico's sunshine laws

New Mexicans received an early holiday present as the New Mexico Supreme Court declined to review the strong Court of Appeals and District Court decisions in the Corizon Health case, enforcing the sta...

 

Taking shot at new year predictions

Happy New Year! The fact that today begins year 2020 makes one think in visionary terms. With that in mind, I will venture some predictions. The first: By the time next year rolls around, I will have...

 

Keep partisan politics out of holidays

What a great holiday season it is. Know why? Congress is on vacation, which means all the rest of us get a break from politics. We’re in the middle of what amounts to a national Christmas ceasefire...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 1, 2020

County contains dozens of ghost towns

On a wall of the Quay County Clerk's office hangs a 1964 map of ghost towns in New Mexico. The New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources compil...

 

Jail log - Jan. 1

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Dec. 21 to Dec. 27: • Logan Riley Rock, 21, Amarillo, negligent use of a deadly weapon (intoxication) and unlawful carrying...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 1

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Dec. 21 to Dec. 29: Dec. 21 • 10:05 a.m.: Burglary in 1000 block of East Heman Avenue, Tucumcari. • 6:18 p...

 

Police report: Shooter apologized to restaurant customers

TUCUMCARI - The man who shot and killed a manager of a Tucumcari restaurant last month apologized to customers after the attack and said no harm...

 

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