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Articles from the January 10, 2018 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    January 10, 2018

Big K calling it quits

The announcement of the impending closure of the Kmart store in Tucumcari has local officials scrambling to find replacement retail option for...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 10, 2018

Department of Tourism officials make visit to town

While New Mexico Department of Tourism officials marveled at the passion they saw in the owners of businesses and volunteer leaders they met Monday...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    January 10, 2018

Security increase at courthouse denied

A request by 10th Judicial District Court Judge Albert Mitchell for increased security measures for the county courthouse building was denied Monday by County Commissioners. “I did some research,...

 

Pages past - Jan. 10

January 1970 • The Tucumcari Police Department started a fund raiser for fellow officer Sgt. Marvin Hennig. Sgt. Hennig was fighting an illness and had used up all of his sick leave and members of...

 

Jail logs - Jan. 10

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Jan. 5-8: • James Cordova, 39, battery on a household member • Victor Rivera, 49, warrant • Baxton Bridges, 23,...

 

Menus - Jan. 10

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers and schools in Quay County for today through Jan. 17: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Pork...

 

'They' is you and me

I received the following at a meeting late last year. The person distributing it couldn’t recall the source, but I suspect it’s one of those forwarded emails. It’s entitled, “’They’ is...

 

2017 flight safety record impressive; took years to get it

Everyone gripes about air travel. The complaints are universal: bare-it-all security checks; shoving matches over cabin bin space; economy seats increasingly reminiscent of a miniature medieval...

 

'Big box' shutdowns blow to city

Tucumcari’s Kmart store, which survived numerous announcements of Sears and Kmart store shutdowns over the past several years, finally got its death notice last week. It will shut down in early...

 

Country much better under Trump

Much has been written about President Trump’s first year. Allow me to add my critique. For starters, we should remember that calls to impeach...

 

Rattlers face next challenge against Pecos

The Tucumcari Rattlers have a tough challenge Friday playing against a Pecos team that averages more than 60 points per game this season, said John Span, boys head basketball coach. "We need to be...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 10, 2018

Texico three-peats

PORTALES - For much of Saturday night's EPAC girls basketball championship game at Greyhound Arena, the Texico players seemed to be battling two...

 

Rattlers third of 12 at Memorial tourney

The Tucumcari Rattlers varsity wrestling teams improves to 3-0 in district standing and ends the weekend in third place at the Al Salazar Memorial at Santa Fe. “These athletes are at a level higher...

 
 By QCS Staff    News    January 10, 2018

Municipal election candidates file

he following are the candidate filings for the upcoming March 6 municipal elections throughout Quay County. All terms are for four years unless otherwise marked. Filing was 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 10, 2018

City manager leaving post, effective April 11

Tucumcari City Manager Jared Langenegger has resigned from his post, effective April 11. Langenegger made the announcement at Thursday's city commissi...

 

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