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Articles from the January 29, 2020 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    January 29, 2020

Boat raises heated discussion

"Miss Kristy" is the name of an orphaned pontoon boat that has haunted Tucumcari Streets for several years, and it produced heated accusations and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 29, 2020

Church may split from denomination

The Logan United Methodist Church likely will split from that denomination if the members vote at its general conference in May to diverge from that sect’s Book of Discipline doctrine and allow gay...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 29, 2020

Tucumcari girl wins bee

A Tucumcari fifth-grader will represent Quay County at the New Mexico Spelling Bee in March after recently winning county championship. Neriah...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 29, 2020

Mesalands to consider name change

The change, if it happens at all, won’t occur for a while, and it may be subtle. But Mesalands Community College’s president asked the board of trustees during its meeting Jan. 21 to consider...

 

Geneva Bible: Obey God, resist tyrants

Search online for the definition of tyranny and you’ll have pages of dictionary entries in an instant. Words like “oppressive,” “cruel,...

 

Calendar - Jan. 29

• March 8-14 —22nd Iron Pour. Mesalands Community College will host its 22nd annual Iron Pour workshop. Meet sculpture artists and make your own creation from molten metal. The actual iron pour...

 

Menus - Jan. 29

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage and cheese breakfast bagel, Honey Nut Cheerios, cinnamon graham cracker, fruit, milk, juice; Lunch: Salisbury steak, ham and cheese hoagie, mashed po...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 29, 2020

Trucker honored for aid in Quay

The Truckload Carriers Association named a Wisconsin-based truck driver a Highway Angel for helping a motorist pinned under his wrecked vehicle east of Tucumcari off Interstate 40 several weeks ago....

 

Pages past - Jan. 29

On this date ... 1970: Michael Lee Sharer, 22, of Monroe, Wisconsin, was bound over in Tucumcari district court by a magistrate judge as a suspect in the stabbing death of Clayton Howard Potts, 62,...

 

More info needed before giving raises

You can predict it like a Valley shower following a thunderstorm forming over the Jemez Mountains. When there’s a state budget surplus, teacher unions come begging for more money for teacher...

 

Re-election may not survive impeachment

Well, are we going to have an orange president at the end of the impeachment trial? I say yes. Our orange-est president ever will keep his standing reservation to the Oval Office after the trial....

 

Democrats forgetting their history

I must have said it a dozen times since the Democrats’ impeachment miniseries took over our televisions, but I’ll say it again. The Democrats and their allies in the liberal media think history...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 29, 2020

Quay Day draws bigger-than-usual crowd

The annual Quay Day on Wednesday morning before the start of the New Mexico Legislature’s 30-day session drew one of the biggest crowds in the history of the event, according one longtime local...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 29, 2020

Mama T's to reopen in Road to Ruin building

LOGAN - The century-old Road to Ruin building along Logan's main drag will hold its grand reopening 5 p.m. Saturday, rechristened as Mama T's Road to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 29, 2020

Logan victorious over Melrose

LOGAN - Senior power forward Karli Webb scored 11 of her game-high 31 points in the fourth quarter to rally the top-ranked Logan girls basketball...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 29, 2020

Melrose boys defeat Logan

LOGAN - The defending Class 1A champion Melrose boys basketball team lived up to its No. 1 ranking by taking a double-digit lead three minutes in the...

 

Tucumcari boys lose to Bosque

The Tucumcari boys basketball team fell to yet another highly touted team during a 66-39 loss Saturday at Bosque. The Bobcats (12-2), ranked No. 2 in Class 3A by both the coaches’ poll and MaxPreps....

 

Girls take victory over Bobcats

The Tucumcari girls basketball team turned a close game into a blowout in the second half en route to a 71-39 victory Saturday at Bosque. The Lady Rattlers (13-5) nursed a 31-24 lead in the first...

 

Three wrestlers finish in top four individually

Three Tucumcari High School wrestlers finished in the top four individually during the prestigious, 20-team Cardinal Classic tournament at Las Vegas. A’leaya Lucero at 145 pounds finished second in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 29, 2020

Three new board members take oath of office

Three new board members took the oath of office and were seated during the Tucumcari Public Schools board of education's regular meeting Jan. 20....

 

Police blotter - Jan. 26

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 20 to Jan. 26: Monday • 12:54 p.m.: Fire at milepost 348, U.S. 54, Nara Visa. • 1:12 p.m.: Illegal du...

 

Jail log - Jan. 26

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 22 to Jan. 26: • Albert Santiago Lucero, 31, Tucumcari, charge not listed. • Arthur Martinez, 56, Tucumcari, three...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 29, 2020

Couple dies in Tucumcari house fire

A house fire Friday claimed the lives of a Tucumcari couple that was supposed to move their son’s home in Clovis later this month. Richard Urioste...

 

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