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Articles from the January 16, 2019 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    January 16, 2019

Two judge candidates to undergo interviews

Two candidates for Tucumcari municipal judge will undergo interviews with the Tucumcari City Commission on Jan. 24, the commission decided in a public work session before Thursday's regular meeting....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 16, 2019

Gravel pit could get new life

An old gravel pit north of Tucumcari doesn't look like much, but Robert Kryder envisions it becoming a venue for a big off-road racing event later thi...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 16, 2019

Racetrack license on racing commission agenda

The possibility of awarding a sixth racetrack license is on the agenda for the regular meeting Thursday of the New Mexico Racing Commission, but it remains unclear whether commissioners will make a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 16, 2019

Agencies approve Mesalands armory purchase

Mesalands Community College's president announced two state agencies recently cleared the college's proposed acquisition of the closed armory...

 

Calendar - Jan. 16

• Wednesday-Thursday — Southwest Beef Symposium. Hosted by the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service and Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service, the program will help livestock producers stay...

 

Pages past - Jan. 16

On this date ... 1969: Two men from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, were in custody in the Quay County Jail after being accused of robbing Jerry’s Package Store in Tucumcari. The armed holdup occurred...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 16, 2019

Lodgers' Tax Board delays electing officers

The election of officers was on the agenda Wednesday for the Tucumcari Lodgers’ Tax Board, but it was delayed on the urging of city manager Britt Lusk because of a vacancy. Lusk, noting the board...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 16, 2019

Quay deputies recognized

The Quay County Sheriff's Office last week recognized two deputies who showed exemplary service in the line of duty in 2018. According to a news relea...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 16, 2019

Donut shop closes abruptly

The Tucumcari Donuts shop abruptly closed after New Year’s Day. The shop at 600 E. Tucumcari Blvd. closed Jan. 2, according to a clerk at Best Hardware across the road. A phone number listed for...

 

Menus - Jan. 16

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage and cheese breakfast bagel sandwich, bagel with strawberry cream cheese, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Diced chicken and gravy with honey wheat roll,...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 16, 2019

Foundation offering college scholarships

The Education Foundation at Plateau again is offering college scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Applications are available at area high-school guidance offices, Plateau stores or on the...

 

Prescription drug promise needs keeping

The partial federal government shutdown has been the main focus in Washington over the past few weeks. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats have struggled to reach an agreement over the...

 

Wall should end before it begins

I have been thinking about walls lately, because I’ve been reading the news. President Trump is demanding a $5.7-billion wall between the U.S. and Mexico. That’s a $5.7-billion slap in the face...

 

Still believe we can change course

I’m always hoping things will turn out better than they appear to be headed. Take our future as a species as an example. Climate change and the polluting of our air, soil and water suggests that...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 16, 2019

Logan restaurant moving

The Mama T’s restaurant in Logan is moving to the nearby Whiskey — The Road to Ruin building, where it will reopen by late spring with a larger menu and more employees. Mama T’s, at 120 U.S. 54...

 

Business licenses - Jan. 16

These are business licenses issued by the city of Tucumcari since December: • B’s Que, barbecue food truck, 624 S. Third St., owned by Brenda Lopez. • Bestcare Pharmacy Tucumcari (name change),...

 

Lady Rattlers tournament champs fourth time running

The Tucumcari girls basketball team captured its fourth consecutive Girls BVC Tournament championship Saturday with a 44-29 win over host Estancia in...

 

Lady Longhorns salvage loss

Logan salvaged a stinging loss to Melrose on Friday by defeating state-ranked Tatum 65-47 in the third-place game Saturday of the Plateau EPAC...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 16, 2019

Rattlers fall to Santa Fe Prep

The Tucumcari boys basketball team came out on the short end of a 57-56 game Saturday against Santa Fe Prep that featured six lead changes, including...

 

Logan boys take fourth at EPAC

The Logan boys basketball team finished fourth at the Plateau EPAC Tournament at Eastern New Mexico University with a 56-45 loss Saturday to district foe Melrose in the third-place game. The...

 

Rattler wrestlers take three of five

The Tucumcari wrestling team won three of five dual matches during a meet Saturday at Bernalillo. The Rattlers defeated Roswell 51-17, toppled Bernalillo 48-18 and nipped Socorro 34-33, despite four f...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 16, 2019

Logan White honored for scouting prowess

Logan White was torn. The 1980 Portales High graduate was watching last October’s World Series like a father watching his children compete against each other in a Little League game. White is curren...

 

Christ offers rest through service

In Matthew 11:28-30, Jesus gives the most comforting invitation. He says, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest....

 

Jail log - Jan. 16

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Jan. 7-13: • Jimmy Armstrong, 49, Tucumcari, receiving stolen property (over $2,500). • Clayton James Martinez, 22, Tucumcari,...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 16

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center Jan. 7-13: Monday • 10:16 a.m.: Arrest warrant in 1500 block of South Eighth Street, Tucumcari. • 11:36 a.m.:...

 

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