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Articles from the April 10, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Clerk talks voter laws

Quay County Clerk Ellen White told Quay County commissioners during their regular meeting Monday a new state law that allows same-day voter registration during elections will add “expensive...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Racino settlement in question

Those awaiting a decision on a sixth horse-racing license in New Mexico will be waiting for a while longer. A settlement announced Wednesday of a lawsuit that had held up a license announcement for mo...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 10, 2019

Tucumcari freshman in national FCCLA finals

Elena Gutierrez, a freshman at Tucumcari High School, advanced to national finals from the recent Family, Career and Community Leaders of America...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 10, 2019

Joe's not opening quite yet

The reopening of Joe’s Back in the Day Diner slated for May is delayed indefinitely. The restaurant’s owner, Joseph Ysco, announced on Facebook on Saturday night: “Unfortunately due to...

 

Calendar - April 10

• Friday-Sunday — Spay-Neuter Clinic. Applications are available at Bob’s Budget Pharmacy. Register your animal for this event now at 511 S. Second St., Tucumcari. • Saturday — “The Early...

 

Menus - April 10

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage and cheese breakfast bagel sandwich, bagel with strawberry cream cheese, fruit, milk, juice; Lunch: Diced chicken and gravy with honey-wheat roll,...

 

Air safety needs to be larger bipartisan issue

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has called for an investigation into why the Federal Aviation Administration certified the Boeing 737 Max and whether the agency is getting too close to the corporations it...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    April 10, 2019

Your rainy day may be on its way

Another decade, another bubble, and then another recession, beginning either this year or next. At least that’s what some Wall Street wizards are saying. One, Robert Kessler, recently appeared on a...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    April 10, 2019

Nothing like a good family outing

There’s nothing like a good outing to bring a family together. If you want to go on a leisurely drive to somewhere for a daytime adventure, with some wide-eyed young’uns in tow, you certainly...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Former donut shop owner arrested in Kentucky

Police in Kentucky arrested the former owner and operator of the now-closed Tucumcari Donuts after he was accused of stealing $26,000 worth of doughnut-making and restaurant equipment from the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 10, 2019

Rattlers lose four

Fielding and mental errors continued to plague the Tucumcari baseball team during doubleheader losses to Mora and Dexter last week. On Saturday,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 10, 2019

Tucumcari, Logan tie for 2nd at meet

The Tucumcari and Logan girls track teams tied for second place Saturday at the 20-team Mario Martinez Qualifier meet at Fort Sumner. Melrose won the meet with 62 points, edging Tucumcari and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 10, 2019

Lady Rattlers take first loss of season

Against an all-state pitcher, the Tucumcari girls softball team couldn't afford many mistakes Thursday against (Las Vegas) Robertson. As a result,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 10, 2019

Athletes earn all-state honors

Several Quay County athletes earned all-state basketball honors last week from the New Mexico High School Coaches Association, including two from Tucumcari’s girls team. Tucumcari junior point guard...

 

Christians losing sight of biblical doctrine

Lord John Acton (1834-1902) famously wrote, “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” We’ve come to accept it as an axiom...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Museum to celebrate 50th anniversary

The Tucumcari Historical Museum on Saturday will host the first of four special events to mark its 50th anniversary. Saturday’s event, called “The Early Days,” will delve into Quay County’s...

 

Police blotter - April 10

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 1 to April 7: Monday • 10:33 a.m.: Fraud in 200 block of East Center Street, Tucumcari. • 11:16...

 

Jail log - April 10

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 1 to April 7: • Unique Glover, 21, Mint Hill, North Carolina, concealing identity, no driver’s license and speeding....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Man accused of leaving accident

Quay County sheriff’s deputies booked a Clovis man into the county jail after they accused him of being involved in an injury accident on Highway 209 south of Tucumcari and walking from the scene....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Board members express dissatisfaction with billboards

Several members of the Tucumcari Lodgers’ Tax Board on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction with the design of new tourism billboards west of the city. Members said they liked the design for the...

 

Pages past - April 10

On this date ... 1969: The city of Tucumcari will have a new set of city commissioners and other officials tomorrow when the Tucumcari Camp Fire Girls take over city government for the day. Teresa...

 

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