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Articles from the March 8, 2017 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 8, 2017

School officials discuss SB 381

A bill introduced by New Mexico Sen. Pat Woods is designed to help rural school districts save thousands of dollars in transportation costs by...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 8, 2017

Mesalands hosts 19th annual Iron Pour

Artists from near and far have made their way to Tucumcari to participate in Mesalands Community College's 19th annual Iron Pour. "Even in its 19th...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 8, 2017

Senior center upgrades vans

Grant funding from the New Mexico Aging and Long Term Services Department has allowed the Tucumcari Senior Citizens Center to replace its 10-year-old transportation vans with newer, safer models. Jare...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 8, 2017

Solar prices continue to fall

The future might be brighter for eastern New Mexico, where solar energy is concerned as solar technology prices continue falling and the renewable energy tax credit remains. The Solar Energy...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    March 8, 2017

City to seek grant for road project

The Tucumcari City Commission authorized city employees on Thursday to seek $340,000 in state grant money to help resurface Second Street in Tucumcari’s downtown area. Ralph Lopez, a project...

 

Pages past - March 8

March 1946 • E. E. Rivers, a resident of Quay County, was hired as secretary of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce for the year, according to an announcement released by R. C. Sandusky, president of...

 

Senior menus - March 8

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through March 15: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Barbecue chicken, pasta salad, kidney bean salad,...

 

Jail log - March 8

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 27 through March 3: • Henry Meadows, 38, warrant • John Pak, 26, possession of a controlled substance ...

 

What's happening - March 8

Monday-Friday • Annual Iron Pour: 9 a.m., - 5 p.m. at Mesalands Community College Thursday • City Commission Workshop: 5:30 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., Tucumcari City...

 

Charter school has had ample time to improve

If it could be argued that the roughly 360 kindergarten through eighth-grade students at La Promesa Early Learning Center are getting anything near a quality education — despite the charter...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    March 8, 2017

The people have spoken on project

I will briefly respond to letters about my views on the Nara Visa borehole project, and then move on: The German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck observed, “Politics is the art of the possible.” I bow...

 
 By Rube Render    News    March 8, 2017

Most Democrats stuck in denial

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minnesota, recently remarked on CNN, “I think that Donald Trump has already done a number of things which legitimately raise...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 8, 2017

Lady Rattlers fall to Tohatchi

Three Quay County high school teams have advanced to the quarterfinal rounds of the 1A, 2A and 3A state basketball tournaments this week in Albuquerqu...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    Sports    March 8, 2017

Three from Quay to go to Regional Elks Hoopshoot

Three area youths will represent Quay County when they compete at the Regional Elks Hoopshoot in Dallas, Texas. Keenan Daughtery of Logan and Dustin Bryant and Chantzee Elliott of San Jon will...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    March 8, 2017

County may pay more for city ambulance service

Quay County government should consider paying more to receive ambulance services from the city of Tucumcari, according to city officials, who debated the issue with Quay County commissioners Thursday...

 

School menus - March 8

The following are the menus for the schools in Quay County for today through March 15: House Thursday Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, cereal, yogurt, variety of juice and milk Lunch: Steak fingers with...

 

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