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Articles from the May 1, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 1, 2019

Former fire chief avoids jail time

Editor’s note: The victim and those associated with her are not identified in this story, in line with Quay County Sun poilcy not to identify victims of alleged sexual assault. A former Tucumcari fi...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 1, 2019

New additions on way at Rawhide

The fourth edition of Tucumcari Rawhide Days this weekend has a bunch of new additions - including admission fees for individuals or vehicles that hav...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 1, 2019

Governor appoints new racing commission

The New Mexico Racing Commission on Thursday morning abruptly canceled a planned April 30 special meeting to discuss awarding a sixth horse-racing license. By afternoon, Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham... Full story

 News    May 1, 2019

Calendar - May 1

• Friday — Bingo Night. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this event at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The fun begins at 7 p.m. 202 E. Main St., Tucumcari. • Friday-Saturday — Tucumcari Rawhide...

 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

Logan clinic gets new addition

Nurse practitioner Katherine Henry recently joined the care team at the Presbyterian Logan Medical Clinic in Logan. With the addition of Henry, nurse practitioner La Juana Dell Willis, who has...

 By Richard Smith    Opinion    May 1, 2019

No time for cards - just caring

In response to Washington State Sen. Maureen Walsh’s comment that rural nurses “probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day,” I would ask Walsh and anyone else to spend time with... Full story

 News    May 1, 2019

Menus - May 1

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Yogurt and granola, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Teriyaki chicken with brown rice, egg and cheese chef...


Religions aren't the source of human hatred

The timing, of course, was part of the intent. A gunman with a semiautomatic rifle walked into the Chabad of Poway synagogue during services Saturday morning and opened fire. It was the last day of...

 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Think Tank Row logic doesn't follow

The title of a New York Times op-ed for April 23 looked ridiculous on its face: “The Best Way to Rejuvenate Rural America? Invest in Cities.” The report by Nathan Arnosti and Amy Liu did not...

 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Professional bettor changing game

You may not be aware, but our pre-primetime way of life is undergoing a big change. Jeopardy! is being transformed. Like many Americans, I’m a fan of this game show, which I like for brain teasing...

 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 1, 2019

Lady Rattlers win four

The Tucumcari softball team has worked on its hitting, and it showed last week while racking up four victories and averaging 15 runs a game. The Lady...

 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 1, 2019

Logan earns district victory

LOGAN — Logan’s baseball team earned a 3-2 district victory Friday against Grady/San Jon’s ace, and it was an eighth-grader who secured it for the Longhorns. Bronchos junior hurler Chisum Rush,...

 By Staff report    Sports    May 1, 2019

Tucumcari boys finish third

The Tucumcari boys track team finished third Friday at the seven-team Santa Rosa Invitational in the final tune-up event before Friday's district...

 By Staff report    Sports    May 1, 2019

Another leg for Tucumcari senior

Tucumcari senior Jaxon Arguello on Thursday earned his second of three legs required to qualify for the state tournament during the nine-team NMMI Invitational at Roswell. Arguello shot a 79; the...

 By Staff report    Sports    May 1, 2019

Rodeo athletes qualify for national finals

Four rodeo athletes from Mesalands Community College qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo after recently competing at the Grand Canyon...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 1, 2019

Logan mayor charged in magistrate court

Logan Mayor David Babb recently was charged in Tucumcari magistrate court with working as an electrical contractor without a license. According to a criminal complaint filed in early April by the...

 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

Mesalands alumnus to speak

Mesalands Community College alumnus Dr. Victor “Matthew” Pacheco of Tucumcari will deliver the commencement address at the college’s graduation ceremony Friday. Pacheco, born in Tucumcari,...

 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

On the Move continuing

Quay County on the Move is continuing with its series of walking events that will be on the first Saturday of each month. First Saturday walks feature a group of people to walk with to get first-hand...

 By Steve Hansen    News    May 1, 2019

Events, organizations get lodgers' tax funding

Nine events and organizations received final approval for lodgers’ tax funding Thursday from the Tucumcari City Commission, all at the levels recommended by city staff after review of the city’s...

 By Steve Hansen    News    May 1, 2019

Tucumcari recognizes senior citizen volunteers

The Tucumcari City Commission took these actions at its regular meeting Thursday in city council chambers at Tucumcari City Hall: • Terminated a federal grant administered through the New Mexico... Full story

 By Staff report    News    May 1, 2019

Area FFA programs compete at Las Cruces contest

Several area FFA programs recently competed at the FFA Career Development Events state contest in Las Cruces, with competitors from Tucumcari and Logan advancing to national competition this week. Tuc...


Christianize your pagan lifestyle

May Day, usually falling on May 1 (for obvious reasons) but not everywhere, is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival celebrated with dances, singing and cake. Being of pagan origin, as with m... Full story


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