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Articles from the January 23, 2019 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    January 23, 2019

Still no decision on racino

ALBUQUERQUE — Advocates for a horse-racing license during the New Mexico Racing Commission’s first regular meeting of the new year Thursday oscillated from expectation to dismay and back to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 23, 2019

Disease prevention hot topic at symposium

Disease prevention in cattle turned out to be a major topic among guest speakers and about 60 ranchers and farmers Wednesday and Thursday during the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 23, 2019

Quay Day breakfast leaves leaders optimistic

Two local officials who attended previous Quay Day sessions at the state capital said the 2019 version last week had a different feel. That’s partly because of a new governor, a new state Cabinet...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 23, 2019

Logan pair sweeps bee

Two elementary-school students from Logan took the top two spots during the Quay County Spelling Bee in Tucumcari on Thursday. Makiah Romriell, a...

 

Pages past - Jan. 23

On this date ... 1969: Ronald Gutierrez, 19, of Tucumcari, was charged with the fiery Jan. 16 killing of Frutoso “Fritz” Romero in a shack in the 200 block of East Turner Street in Tucumcari....

 

Calendar - Jan. 23

• Feb. 2 — Knights of Columbus Indoor Flea Market. Get rid of old items and gain a little cash. The cost is $5 per table. For more information, call Benji Torres at 505-582-7459. Knights of...

 

Menus - Jan. 23

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Ham and egg biscuit sandwich, yogurt with granola, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken tacos with six-inch whole-grain tortilla, ham and cheese wrap, pinto...

 

Signs and statements

Signs and statements interest me. and sometimes strange connections are made. For example, the road signs at an intersection say you can go both north and south on the same stretch of street, which re...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 23, 2019

San Jon board approves contract

The board of trustees at San Jon Municipal Schools unanimously approved a new, two-year contract for its superintendent during its Jan. 14 meeting. Superintendent Janet Gladu’s new pact is...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 23, 2019

Logan schools accepts donation

The Logan school board on Jan. 14 accepted a $1,000 donation from the American Legion post in Logan to pay for new sports safety equipment. Schools Superintendent Dennis Roch said in an email the...

 

Look out, citizens: NM's Legislature is back in session

Longtime state Sen. Stuart Ingle, the Republican from Portales, reminds us as often as he has the opportunity: We’re never safe when the Legislature’s in session. That’s never been more true...

 

Wish new lawmakers best of luck

As the New Mexico Legislature ends its first week in session, I am a little disappointed to say I know only one of the legislators for either Quay or Guadalupe counties personally now. I’ve been...

 

Time to keep an eye on the Dems

The last time New Mexico was in this situation, Bill Richardson had just been elected governor. It was 2003 and Richardson, a former congressman and high-ranking official in the Clinton...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 23, 2019

Third arrested in home invasion

A third suspect was arrested Wednesday for his alleged role in a violent home invasion in Tucumcari in October that hospitalized the victim. Albuquerque police arrested Jamal Jones, 19, on a warrant...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 23, 2019

Lady Rattlers claim victory over Pecos

Tucumcari's defense put the clamps on a state-ranked Pecos team during an unexpectedly easy 62-37 girls basketball victory Saturday night at the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 23, 2019

Pecos dominates Rattlers

The Pecos boys basketball team won a state title the last two seasons, and it looked ready to go for another during a dominating 84-45 victory Saturda...

 

Logan boys dominate Clovis Christian

The Logan boys basketball team began its district schedule Saturday night with a 75-23 drubbing of Clovis Christian. The Longhorns led 49-14 at halftime, including a 22-2 run in the second quarter....

 

Logan girls start district schedule with a bang

The Logan girls basketball team started its district schedule with a bang Saturday, taking a 26-2 led in the first quarter en route to a 74-18 romp over Clovis Christian. Harlie Roach scored 25...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 23, 2019

MainStreet receives $17,000

The Tucumcari MainStreet Corp. on Jan. 15 received $17,000 in Partnership Grant Program funds from Tucumcari Federal Savings and Loan Association and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 23, 2019

Barbary sheep makes stop in Tucumcari

For weeks, Tucumcari residents have reported a lone wild goat with big horns roaming in a field just west of South 11th Street near a city water tank...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 23, 2019

Mesalands releases VP's list

Mesalands Community College recently announced its Vice President’s List for the fall semester of 2018. The Vice President’s List is official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishment....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 23, 2019

Man jailed on animal cruelty charge

A Tucumcari man ended up in the county jail Thursday on a felony animal-cruelty charge after a police officer reportedly caught him in the act of choking and injuring a puppy. Ralph Fletcher, 29, of...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 23

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center Jan. 14-20: Monday • 12:38 a.m.: Juvenile problem at Second Street and Robison Avenue, Tucumcari. • 11:17...

 

Jail log - Jan. 23

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 14 to Jan. 20: • Mark Swearingen, 54, Thousand Oaks, California, felony possession of a controlled substance (narcotic...

 

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