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Articles from the May 4, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 4, 2022

Tucumcari considers bond issue for city pool

A resident's complaint about the city's swimming pool remaining closed and a commissioner's response prompted the Tucumcari City Commission and its...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

Wildfire threatens village of House

A grass fire estimated at more than 5,000 acres burned to the edge of the southern Quay County village of House on Friday, causing numerous residents to flee and prompting the school to delay its...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 4, 2022

Rawhide still rollin'

It was like Tucumcari Rawhide Days never went away. The annual festival that pays tribute to western lifestyles and the "Rawhide" television drama of...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

Rockin' Route 66 canceled again

The Rockin’ Route 66 festival in Tucumcari, usually scheduled in late June, has been canceled for a third straight year. The announcement of the cancellation was posted on the music festival’s...

 
 News    May 4, 2022

Pages past - May 4

On this date ... 1972: Two escaped prisoners from Kansas arrested in connection with the abduction and shooting of Quay County sheriff’s deputy Travis Haynes of Ragland were arraigned before...

 
 News    May 4, 2022

Calendar - May 4

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday-Saturday — First Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale. The fellowship hall next to the church will be open for the sale from 9...

 
 News    May 4, 2022

Menus - May 4

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 575-461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

Farmers Electric names new CEO

The Farmers’ Electric Cooperative board of trustees recently selected Antonio Sanchez Jr. as the cooperative’s new CEO. Sanchez was selected from more than 30 candidates and will report to the...

 
 By Gordon Runyan    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Socialism absent from book of Acts

“Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.” — Acts 4:32...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

Airport gets $1.3M grant

Tucumcari Municipal Airport will receive a $1.3 million grant from the state Department of Transportation to increase its refueling capacity for airplanes. The funds will be used to build new fuel...

 

Best to face bad economic news, not ignore it

U.S. gross domestic product shrank 1.4% in the first quarter at the same time inflation continued to soar. For older Americans, that combination conjures memories of 1970s stagflation, a nightmarish c...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Musk may help end liberal narrative

My Twitter account was shut down during the dark days of censorship, but I made a new account a month or so ago. Just in time to see all the fun and drama over Elon Musk’s buyout of the platform....

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Musk unlikely to mend political divide

If Elon Musk is going to take over Twitter, I hope he reads a recent article in The Atlantic magazine by Jonathan Haidt, about the impact social media is having on our democracy and what we can do abo...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 4, 2022

13 Logan entrants win district titles

Logan’s track teams captured 13 district titles and qualified 27 athletes to this week’s state meet at the District 6/A meet Saturday at Fort Sumner. Melrose took home both boys and girls team...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 4, 2022

Tucumcari track boasts 7 district champs

Tucumcari High School's track teams crowned seven district champions during the District 4AAA championships in Tucumcari, including one notable...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 4, 2022

Second-grader finishes 8th at Hoop Shoot finals

A Tucumcari second-grader finished eighth in her age bracket at the national finals of the Elks Hoop Shoot contest in Chicago. Trinity Gonzales, sponsored by Tucumcari Elks Lodge 1172, made 17 of 25...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 4, 2022

Lack of clutch hitting hurts Lady Rattlers

Because of a lack of hitting in the bottom half of the order, a winnable district softball game for Tucumcari against Dexter was lost last Tuesday....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 4, 2022

Clayton edges hot-hitting Lady Longhorns

The Logan softball team got its bats going, but it still was searching for its first win of the season after a 16-11 non-district loss Friday at Clayton. Marilyn Cortez Moreno blasted a three-run...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 4, 2022

Sandia Prep stifles Tucumcari 7-1

The state-ranked Sandia Prep baseball team appeared to sew up a district title with a 7-1 victory Thursday over visiting Tucumcari. The Sundevils, ranked second in the latest Class 3A ratings by MaxPr...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 4, 2022

Logan, Melrose split district twinbill

The Logan baseball team split a doubleheader Friday and suffered its first district loss of the season against visiting Melrose. The Longhorns fell to 14-3 overall but remained in first place in...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

Man accused of fleeing police at 90 mph on streets

A Tucumcari man stands accused of leading police on a chase at speeds of over 90 mph on city streets and striking a parked vehicle before he was arrested at gunpoint by city police. Adam Manuel...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

K-Bob's making return to Tucumcari

K-Bob’s Steakhouse is returning to its old location in Tucumcari after a three-year absence. K-Bob’s conducted a job fair Thursday at the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce office. John Rin...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

MCC chief to pursue a Union County Learning Center

The Mesalands Community College board of directors on Thursday authorized its president, Gregg Busch, to collaborate with Clayton-area officials to establish a college-level Union County Learning...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 4, 2022

Tuesday is deadline to register to vote for primary

Next Tuesday is the deadline for New Mexico residents to register to vote for the June 7 primary election. That also is the day that early voting begins for the primary, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early...

 

State approves cloud seeding in region

As all of New Mexico is experiencing some level of drought, cloud seeding may help bring water to Quay County and other areas of the eastern part of the state. The Interstate Stream Commission...

 

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