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Articles from the March 6, 2019 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    March 6, 2019

Commission approves funding for street

The downtown Second Street resurfacing project in Tucumcari accumulated more funding Thursday as the city commission approved $313,892.08 in New Mexico Department of Transportation and local funding...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

Iron pour incoming

Mesalands Community College's 21st annual Iron Pour, which begins Sunday, still is enjoying a boost from an article in New Mexico Magazine more than...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

K-Bob's Steakhouse closes suddenly

K-Bob's Steakhouse, a fixture restaurant along First Street and Interstate 40 for years in Tucumcari, abruptly closed Feb. 26, leading to the loss of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

Kix restaurant sold

The Kix on 66 restaurant in Tucumcari has a new owner, and he's a local who's no stranger to the dining business. Todd Duplantis, who also owns Corner...

 

Calendar - March 6

• Wednesday — SKYWARN Weather Spotting. Are you fascinated by the weather? The National Weather Service in Albuquerque is recruiting volunteer SKYWARN weather spotters and volunteers for the...

 

Pages past - March 6

On this date ... 1969: The annual Kiwanis Club Grand Ole Opry will feature Art Davis and his wife, Mary, on Friday. Davis is a former screen star, having made his start in the movies as a stuntman...

 

Menus - March 6

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Ham and egg biscuit sandwich, yogurt with granola, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Bean and cheese pupusa with Spanish rice, ham and cheese wrap, pinto beans,...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 6, 2019

Nara Visa family loses home in fire

A Nara Visa family lost its home when fire destroyed it Saturday night. Gary Girard, chief of the Nara Visa Fire Department, said it received a report about the fire at the Bertha Evans home at...

 

With March 5, the party's over

Yesterday ended Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), and now we're into Lent. I don't celebrate those myself, so I got information about them at Wikipedia.com. Tradition says Mardi Gras begins Jan. 6 (when the...

 
 By David Stevens    Opinion    March 6, 2019

Left, Right ... wrong; Time to reduce size, impact of government

Many New Mexicans are outraged because the state’s Democrats are about to pass the largest tax increase in the state’s history. A news release from House Republicans reads: “Democrats passed Hou...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    March 6, 2019

Reactionaries dangerous to everyone

I would like to know why so many modern conservatives treat every minor exception to their rigid code of convictions and beliefs as a threat to the nation. Yes, liberals are getting more inflexible,...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    March 6, 2019

I think Dad would still love all

News item: The United Methodist Church voted on Feb. 26 to reinforce its ban on openly gay clergy and same-sex marriages, leaving in place a longstanding policy that states, “The practice of...

 

Letter to the editor - March 6

Becoming ‘sanctuary’ isn’t safe I would like to explain why I will no longer consider Tucumcari as a shopping destination. Our local paper, The Guadalupe County Communicator, ran an article stat...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 6, 2019

Lady Rattlers take district

The Tucumcari girls basketball team scored 21 unanswered points in the third quarter to turn a close game into a 78-34 blowout of Tularosa at the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 6, 2019

Rattlers' season closes

Hampered by 23 turnovers, the Tucumcari boys basketball team's season came to an end Thursday with a 47-43 loss at New Mexico Military Institute in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 6, 2019

Interest up in Tucumcari baseball

If the Tucumcari's high-school baseball team struggles this year, it won't be because of a lack of players. In coach Dwayne Roberts' third year, he's...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 6, 2019

Logan boys fall to Melrose

The Logan boys basketball team fell to Melrose 73-65 in overtime in the semifinal Thursday of the Class 1A, District 6 tournament. The Longhorns, which fell to 20-7 overall, started slowly and were...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 6, 2019

Melrose defeats Lady Longhorns

The Logan girls basketball team fell 40-32 in the title game Friday of the Class 1A, District 6 tournament at host Melrose. The Lady Longhorns fell to 22-6 overall, led by Harlie Roach's 11 points....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 6, 2019

'Tucumcari' wrestler earns first-place medal

Another Tucumcari wrestler earned a first-place medal during the recent state championships at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. He just wasn’t a Tucumcari High School team member. Foothill...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 6, 2019

Tucumcari man sentenced to probation in shooting

A Tucumcari man acknowledged his accessory role in a shooting at a west-side motel but was sentenced to probation and other conditions Wednesday because of his cooperation with police to secure anothe...

 

Police blotter - March 6

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Feb. 25 to March 3: Monday • 9:01 a.m.: Vandalism at 500 block of East Main Street, Tucumcari. • 1:41...

 

Jail log - March 6

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 25 to March 3: • Rachell M. Gotschall, 24, Tucumcari, felony contempt of court. • Anthony Muniz, 42, Tucumcari, felony...

 

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