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Articles from the January 25, 2017 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    January 25, 2017

Police chief chosen

The Tucumcari Police Department will be under the direction of new Police Chief David Lathrom beginning Feb. 14, according to City Manager Jared Langenegger. “I’m excited to make the transition...

 
 By Andrew Oxford    News    January 25, 2017

House scales back school budget cuts

The state House of Representatives agreed Monday evening to soften the financial blow to New Mexico's public schools. With little discussion, House...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    January 25, 2017

Officials meet with residents presession

Aware of the budget constraints facing state officials, residents met with legislators before the start of the 2017 session to discuss needs and concerns. Local officials had a chance to meet in...

 

Meet your neighbor: Mayor talks teachers, shoes and loss

Editor's note: This is part of a weekly series of introductions to our neighbors in Quay County. What is your idea of a perfect day? Snuggled up with...

 

School menus - Jan. 25

The following are the menus for the schools in Quay County for today through Jan. 31: House Thursday Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, cereal, yogurt, variety of juice and milk Lunch: Pizza, fruit, milk...

 

Senior menus - Jan. 25

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through Jan. 31: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Tucumcari Thursday: Hamburger stroganoff, egg noodles, spinach,...

 

Jail log - Jan. 25

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Jan. 16 through Jan. 20: • Lloyd Ashcraft, 36, warrant • Joshua Griego, 36, aggravated driving under the influence of...

 

What's happening - Jan. 25

Thursday • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse • Recreation...

 

Secrecy of job applicants not a good practice

It’s a brand new year, with a brand new 60-day state legislative session. Yet as some talk about trying to move the state forward, one powerful New Mexico lawmaker would take it back, quite...

 

Speech had polish of pro writer

President Trump’s inaugural address has been received alternately with adulation and shock and dismay from the predictable sources. The question remains, however, who wrote it? Having done limited...

 

Inauguration covered by has-beens

On inauguration day, MSNBC put together a panel led by Rachel Maddow that included Chris Matthews, Brian Williams and Steve Schmidt to provide live...

 

Rattlers win three straight

A three-game winning streak is just the momentum builder the Tucumcari Rattlers basketball team needs as they prepare for district play Thursday...

 

Wrestlers duel Las Vegas today

The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team has been under the weather but hopes to bounce back today at a duels tournament in Las Vegas. The duels tourname...

 

Elida falls to San Jon

ELIDA - Despite playing a pretty competitive second half, Elida's boys basketball team found themselves in too much of a first-half hole Saturday...

 

Former resident elected Arizona senate president

Former Quay County resident and New Mexico native Steven B. Yarbrough was unanimously elected on Jan. 9 to serve as the president of the Arizona State Senate, according to Arizona state officials....

 

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