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Articles from the January 15, 2020 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    January 15, 2020 

City passes 'first reading' of sign ordinance

A landmark sign ordinance that could pit private property rights against historic preservation received approval for publication at 2020's first...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 15, 2020 

County approves cost share waiver

Quay County Commissioners on Monday approved an amendment from the New Mexico Department of Transportation that waives the county’s $162,182.37 cost share of a project to replace a 1931 bridge on...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 15, 2020 

Business owners express tourism discontent

Several business owners expressed dissatisfaction with the city’s tourism marketer during the Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board meeting Wednesday, and the representative of a Colorado firm said...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 15, 2020 

Dual enrollment students complete first semester

Fourteen high-school dual enrollment students from northeastern New Mexico recently completed their first semester in Wind Energy Technology at...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 15, 2020 

Voters reminded to check registration

The Quay County Clerk’s Office is reminding voters and prospective candidates to make sure their registrations are in order before the primary election for Democratic and Republican parties June 2....

 
 By Staff report    News    January 15, 2020 

Mesalands to hold spring enrollment

Mesalands Community College will hold its spring enrollment from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Commons Area, located in Building A on campus. New and returning students are invited to this...

 

Pages past - Jan. 15

On this date ... 1970: Dwain Johnston of Tucumcari was named New Mexico State Police’s Officer of the Year. Johnston had been a state trooper since 1959 and stationed in Tucumcari since 1963. Born...

 

Calendar - Jan. 15

• Saturday — Viva Las Tucumcari. The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce banquet from 6 to 9 p.m. offers plenty of fun and plenty to win between games, a prize raffle and a silent auction. T...

 

Good news - cancer rates on the decline

Cancer remains a dreaded diagnosis, but there’s heartening news. America is showing great progress against some of the most deadly forms of the disease, particularly lung cancer and the aggressive...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    January 15, 2020 

Hoping voters can see past PR

I used to work in public relations, even getting myself designated an APR — Accredited Public Relations — that required spending a day taking written tests and a 20-minute oral exam. A public...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    January 15, 2020 

A lot on plate for legislative session

Here we are again, about to enter into the abyss of a 30-day legislative session. It’ll be one of the fun ones, when lawmakers will get to spend-spend-spend. It must be refreshing for legislators...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 15, 2020 

Cheerleaders perform in London

How did you spend your New Year's Day? Whatever the activity was, it probably wasn't as exciting as what two Tucumcari High School cheerleaders did...

 

Menus - Jan. 15

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs, cocoa puffs, whole wheat toast, cinnamon graham cracker, milk, juice; Lunch: Pulled pork, American harvest salad, diced potatoes,...

 
 By Gordan Runyan    Opinion    January 15, 2020 

God really does care about the game

Today, I rise in defense of the idea that God does indeed care who wins the football game. It’s not that God has a favorite team. It’s not that...

 

Jail log - Jan. 15

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 6 to Jan. 11: • Steven Clay Bruhn, 39, Layton, Utah, contempt of court. • Frankie Martinez, 22, Tucumcari, battery...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 15, 2020 

Logan girls EPAC champs

PORTALES - It was a matter of perspective. For the Logan girls basketball team, Saturday night's Eastern Plains Athletic Conference championship game...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 15, 2020 

Rattlers surprise Raton

The Tucumcari boys basketball team surprised visiting state-ranked Raton 61-49 on Jan. 7, but Rattlers coach John Span wasn't quite willing to call it...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 15, 2020 

Logan boys take fourth at EPAC

The Logan boys basketball team finished fourth in the Plateau EPAC Tournament with a 66-61 loss Saturday to Elida at Eastern New Mexico University's G...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 15, 2020 

Tucumcari girls repeat as tourney champions

The Tucumcari girls basketball captured the Bean Valley Conference Tournament title for a fifth straight year Saturday by defeating host team... Full story

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 15, 2020 

Tucumcari wrestlers finish fifth

The Tucumcari wrestling team finished fifth of 12 teams at Saturday’s Spartan Duals at Bernalillo High School and gave its coach optimism for the Rattlers’ upcoming matches against district...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 15, 2020 

Lady Longhorns beat Fort Sumner in semifinal

The Lady Longhorns used a balanced scoring attack to defeat district rival Fort Sumner 48-33 in the semifinal Friday of the Plateau EPAC Tournament...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 15

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 6 to Jan. 12: Monday • 9:51 a.m.: Trespassing in 100 block of West Tucumcari Boulevard, Tucumcari. ...

 

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