Articles from the March 1, 2017 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 1, 2017

Disc golf course considered

Local officials met with a member of the Professional Disc Golf Association Friday to discuss the possibility of building a course at the Five Mile...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    March 1, 2017

Funds OK'd for Trigg

Quay County commissioners authorized routine tax fund allocations of $500,000 to fund operations for Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in 2017. Vince DiFranco, who has added the Trigg administrator role...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    Sports    March 1, 2017

Four Quay teams statebound

Four Quay County high school basketball teams will compete in the 1A-3A state basketball tournaments, starting Friday with two home games. The Logan L...

 

Q&A: New chief shares progress report

After a week on the job as the city of Tucumcari's chief of police, David Lathrom is still getting acclimated to his many duties and...

 

Awards buzz good for area

CLOVIS — The film “Hell or High Water,” filmed in Clovis, Portales and Tucumcari, may have walked away empty-handed during the Oscars on Sunday. But its award season prominence brings a...

 

Senate bill would hurt victims, kill public oversight

In a troubling case of “we’re from the government and we’re here to help,” Sen. Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, wants to shield significant portions of police reports for six serious crimes f...

 
 By David Stevens    News    March 1, 2017

Tow truck drivers unsung heroes

Jenelle Hansen remembers spinning out on an icy bridge near Edgewood, about eight or nine years ago. When the excitement was over, she found herself facing the wrong way, just off a busy highway,...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    March 1, 2017

Democrats don't learn from history

Last Saturday, the Democratic National Committee’s 447 members gathered in Atlanta to elect a new national chairman from a field of seven...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    March 1, 2017

Danger lurks for First Amendment

On Feb. 17, I was declared an enemy of the American people. That used to be a favorite Communist epithet, substitute “Russian” or “Chinese.” On Feb. 17, however, it was the president of the...

 

Pages past - March 1

March 1972 • Emmit Jennings of Tucumcari celebrated his 91st birthday. Jennings had been a booster for the city since he moved to Tucumcari in 1907. Also known as “Mr. Baseball,” Jennings had...

 

Jail log - March 1

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 20 through Feb. 24: • Betty Beckwith, 56, driving under the influence of liquor • Virginia Clark, 56,...

 

What's happening - March 1

Thursday • Special City Commission: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • City Commission Workshop: 5:30 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall March 9 • City Commission Workshop: 5:30 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall ...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    March 1, 2017

Public opinion sought on plan

A $1 million renovation of downtown Tucumcari’s Princess Theater is one of the key elements to the final stage of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) plan, according to Sites Southwest...

 

Meetings watch - March 1

Tucumcari City Commission The following was action taken at the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday: • Commissioners honored the Tucumcari High School wrestling team and coach Eddie Encinias with...

 

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