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Articles from the January 2, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    January 2, 2019

Winter storm buries region

A winter storm Friday left hundreds of post-Christmas travelers stranded for hours — many of them overnight — in Tucumcari after authorities closed Interstate 40 west of town. Police shut down a...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 2, 2019

Racing commission takes no action on license

ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Racing Commission held a special meeting Friday to discuss the state’s potential sixth racetrack license, but did not move any closer to issuing that license. “At...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 2, 2019

Year in review: Mid-2018 saw racino hopes, festivals, loss

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of three stories summing up 2018 for Quay County. A review of January through April ran in the Dec....

 

Pages past - Jan. 2

On this date ... 1969: Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Alarcon at 1015 E. McGee St. in Tucumcari won first prize of $15 in the religious category of the city’s annual Christmas Lighting Contest. The newspaper...

 

Calendar - Jan. 2

• Saturday — Ribbon cutting. City officials and residents will celebrate the new location of Loretta’s Burrito Hut at 10 a.m. at 605 W. Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari. • Jan. 16-17 — Southwest Be...

 

Jail log - Jan. 2

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Dec. 23-30: • Dennis Dilbeck, 45, Tucumcari, driving while license suspended or revoked. • Demarco Johnson, 26, Memphis,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 2, 2019

Election ballots headed out next week

Next week, Quay County voters in the Tucumcari school district will receive in their mailboxes the ballots for the county's first-ever mail-in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 2, 2019

Restaurant moves to bigger site

The Loretta's Burrito Hut restaurant recently moved from a tiny trailer to another site that's bigger, is open longer, offers more dining options and...

 

New government has plenty of work in 2019

Out with the old, in with the new is the theme each New Year’s. Nowhere is that more true than in New Mexico as 2018 ends and 2019 begins. With the beginning of the new year, New Mexico will be...

 

Don't feel need to make resolutions

I am writing this on Dec. 28. A new year, 2019, is fast approaching. Outside, it’s snowing, and since I don’t have to go anywhere today, I am joyfully watching the white blanket grow as it covers...

 

Reasons for optimism in coming year

The new year is a time for hope. We want to believe in a better year ahead, so we celebrate the possibilities. Here in New Mexico, there are a number of reasons to be optimistic about 2019,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 2, 2019

Legal clinic scheduled

The Quay County Courthouse soon will offer free legal consultations with an attorney by videoconference for anyone who needs it. The videoconference legal clinic will take place from 10 a.m. to 1...

 

Menus - Jan. 2

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — No school. Thursday — No school. Monday — Breakfast: Apple cinnamon muffin with string cheese, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 2, 2019

A closer look at Tucumcari Mountain

How much do you know about Tucumcari Mountain? The uniquely shaped mesa just south of Tucumcari remains the most recognizable natural landmark in...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 2

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay Emergency Management Center Dec. 22-30: Dec. 22 • 8:21 a.m.: Fire in 1000 block of East Smith Avenue, Tucumcari. • 8:28 a.m.: Fire at unspecified addres...

 

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