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Articles from the February 5, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    February 5, 2020

Commission approves first responder resolution

The Quay County commission on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution recognizing the county’s 911 dispatchers as first responders. County Sheriff Russell Shafer and Jamie Luaders, director of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 5, 2020

Tax board votes no on tourism contract

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board on Monday unanimously voted to recommend the city commission not renew its contract with an Albuquerque marketing firm for its regional tourism efforts,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 5, 2020

Two dead following fire

A house fire Friday afternoon apparently claimed the lives of a Tucumcari couple preparing to move to their son’s home in Clovis later this month.... Full story

 
 By Staff report    News    February 5, 2020

Marimba band plays at festival

Tucumcari Elementary School's Nyoka Marimba Band recently performed at the New Mexico Music Educators All-State Music Festival and In-Service Conferen...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 5, 2020

Man faces seven felony charges

A Tucumcari man faces seven felony charges after he and four juveniles were accused of breaking into a house, trying to steal items and slashing the tire of a van parked there. Adrian Rivas, 20, was...

 

Calendar - Feb. 5

• 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 - Feb. 5

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Ham and egg biscuit sandwich, assorted cereal, cinnamon graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Beef taco meat, round tortilla chips, shredded cheese,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 5, 2020

Tucumcari Farmers Market to be honored

The Tucumcari Farmers Market will be honored Thursday as the Farmers Market of the Year during the eighth annual New Mexico Food & Farms Day and...

 

'Red flag' law won't make us any safer

Some New Mexico lawmakers are supporting a proposed “red flag” law they hope will protect us from crazy people. No, thank you. The idea that government can protect us from anything is crazy...

 

Just a little speculative fiction

For your consideration, a little speculative fiction: It is 2030. The president is Sophia Borodin, a fifth-generation descendant of Russian immigrants who came to the U.S. in the 19th Century,...

 

Nothing new about policy differences

It doesn’t matter whether the impeachment trial of President Trump is already over by the time you read this, or it drags on for months. Two-thirds of the U.S. Senate is never going to find the...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 5, 2020

Estimates: NM pecan harvest hits record high

Estimates show New Mexico's utilized pecan production in 2019 reached a record high of 96.6 million pounds, up 6% from 91.1 million pounds in 2018....

 

Stepping off the path

Stickers, like goatheads and sandburs, can get on shoes and clothing and be brought inside buildings, such as homes, where they can cause problems for us or others. They can even be transferred to...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 5, 2020

Students win journalism awards

Two House High School students recently brought home awards from a state journalism competition. Evelyn Garrett, a junior, won first place in...

 

Pages past - Feb. 5

On this date ... 1970: Workers from Currell Lumber Co. were installing new exterior decorative panels during construction of Tucumcari’s new post office at First and Aber streets. • Josephine...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 5, 2020

Portales hands Tucumcari loss

Portales' Taris Rippee scored just before the final buzzer after an offensive rebound to hand the Tucumcari girls basketball team a 60-58 overtime...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 5, 2020

Longhorns overtake Grady/San Jon

LOGAN - A key element in Logan's 63-60 district win Thursday over area rival Grady/San Jon was the Longhorns' star player was on the court in the fina...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 5, 2020

Lady Longhorns defeat Grady/San Jon 57-12

LOGAN - The Grady/San Jon girls basketball team knew it might have a tough night Thursday against the No. 1-ranked team in Class 1A. It was made...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 5, 2020

Wrestlers fall in dual meets

West Las Vegas and Robertson dashed the Tucumcari wrestling team's hopes for a district team title Saturday by defeating the Rattlers 60-18 and 44-33...

 

Police blotter - Feb. 5

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2: Monday • 6:40 a.m.: Traffic accident with damage at milepost 60, Highway 209, Tucumcari....

 

Jail log - Feb. 5

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 27 to Jan. 28: • Albert Santiago Lucero, 31, Tucumcari, charge not listed. • Arthur Martinez, 56, Tucumcari, three...

 

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