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Articles from the May 22, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Two still jailed after standoff

Two suspects from Colorado remained in the county jail after they were accused last week of crashing a car in Tucumcari after a high-speed police...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Proposed air park plat meets approval

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a preliminary plat of the proposed Air Park at Ute Lake subdivision near Logan that combines...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Commission mum on sixth license

The New Mexico Racing Commission didn’t give any signals about how it leaned regarding a sixth license during its latest meeting Thursday, but a key member of a group wanting to build a racetrack...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 22, 2019

Man receives suspended sentence

A Tucumcari man received a suspended prison sentence last week for voluntary manslaughter for his role in the 2017 killing of a man at a home north of Tucumcari. John T. Coston, 27, initially was...

 

Menus - May 22

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage and cheese breakfast bagel sandwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Cook’s choice. Thursday ...

 

Calendar - May 22

• May 31-June 1 — New Mexico Music Showcase. The Tucumcari Columbus Club presents its third annual music festival. A parade welcoming all vehicles, floats and horses will go from the old Kmart bui...

 

Pages past - May 22

On this date ... 1969: The Federal Aviation Administration approved a $9,139 grant for construction of T-hangar taxiways at Tucumcari Municipal Airport. News of the grant arrived at the newspaper by...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 22, 2019

Quay County experiencing cell tower issues

Disabled Tucumcari resident Derrick Matthews endures muscular dystrophy, diabetes and heart problems that require him to make frequent phone calls to...

 

Surveillance program's loss good for privacy

A surveillance program that allows the U.S. government to comb through hundreds of millions of Americans’ telephone records in search of connections to terrorism could soon be a thing of the past....

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    May 22, 2019

Series over, but Game of Thrones lives

It’s over. The “Game of Thrones” television series, which has treated viewers to epic-movie-quality episodes for eight years, aired its final cliff-hanging installment on Sunday. I didn’t...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    May 22, 2019

Adapting only way to handle change

Today’s topic is change. It makes the world go round, but a lot of people hate it anyway. Change is inevitable, and yet the older we get, the more we’re inclined to resist it. It can be...

 
 By Gordan Runyan    Opinion    May 22, 2019

Pastor: Evil must be resisted

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a pastor in Germany during the rise of the Nazi regime. He was imprisoned and hanged for his involvement in a plot to kill Hit...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 22, 2019

Local officer graduates

Tucumcari Police officer Daniel J. Lopez was among 45 cadets who graduated from New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy during a ceremony Wednesday in Santa Fe. The cadets completed 677 hours of...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 22, 2019

Memorial Day ceremony set

The VFW Post 2528 and VFW Post Auxiliary 2528 in Tucumcari will host a short Memorial Day ceremony Monday. The annual observance will be at 11 a.m. at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. A meal will be...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 22, 2019

Quay students on Dean's List

The following Quay County students were named to the Eastern New Mexico University Dean's List for the spring semester: Alexis Quintana of San Jon; Shaylee Moon, Rachelle Moon and Trenton Lee of...

 

Police blotter - May 22

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 13 to May 19: Monday • 8:12 a.m.: Juvenile problem in 2000 block of Highway 224, McAlister. • 8:45 a.m...

 

Jail log - May 22

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 13 to May 17: • Donna Lee Stroud, 48, Tucumcari, charge not listed. • Brandy Campbell, 37, Colorado Springs, Colorado,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 22, 2019

Tucumcari loses baseball coach

Tucumcari baseball coach Dwayne Roberts is leaving to take a position at his high school alma mater as coach of Logan's eight-man football program....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 22, 2019

Logan softball makes first trip to state

The Logan softball team won its play-in game 10-9 over McCurdy in extra innings in the Class 1A/2A NMAA State Softball Championships at Rio Rancho but lost to eventual state runner-up Eunice and...

 

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