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Articles from the May 29, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Parade joins Music Showcase lineup

For the first time, the New Mexico Music Showcase will feature a parade Saturday morning down Tucumcari’s Route 66. Benji Torres, treasurer of the Tucumcari Columbus Club that helps organize the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Contract extension tabled again

For a second time, the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday tabled a possible contract extension with an Albuquerque marketing firm until it hears from the city’s Lodgers Tax Advisory Board next...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Mesalands approves project request

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees approved a capital project request to extensively renovate its main building to make it more welcoming to current and prospective students. The board...

 

Calendar - May 29

• Thursday — Social Media Workshop. Learn tips and tricks to running your social-media business pages. 4:30 p.m. at Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce, 404 W. Route 66 Blvd. ...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 29, 2019

Church donates to retreat

The board of directors of a long-closed Methodist church in House recently donated more than $47,000 of the church's remaining funds to a camp and...

 

Pages past - May 29

On this date ... 1969: A total of 161 Tucumcari High School seniors received their diplomas last night at the Rattler Gymnasium that included performances by the school’s band and chorus. C.L. Kay,...

 

Menus - May 29

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Chicken salad sandwich, celery sticks, baked chips, cottage cheese, peaches. Thursday — Ham and beans, peas and carrots, cornbread with margarine, pineapple...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 29, 2019

Police seeking information

Quay County Crime Stoppers and the Tucumcari Police Department are seeking information leading to the arrest of man accused of aggravated battery. According to a news release, Michael Romero Jr. of...

 

Trump has options if heat is too much

After storming out of a scheduled White House meeting about infrastructure with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, President Trump declared all legislative...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    May 29, 2019

Lots of potential for innovation

Where there’s art, there’s innovation, especially in rural communities. So says Richard Florida, who is described by Wikipedia as an American urban studies theorist focusing on social and...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    May 29, 2019

Investments set to pay off in NM

New Mexico is building itself up with some new, cutting-edge infrastructure. First, there’s Facebook and its $1 billion data center at Los Lunas. It’s creating a need for some expensive...

 

Watch what you're doing

Remember when electric hand dryers first were installed in public restrooms? They had directions for use prominently printed somewhere but, because they didn’t work well for drying hands, someone...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 29, 2019

House superintendent contract renewed

House Schools Superintendent Bonnie Lightfoot received a two-year renewal on her contract and a 6% raise on May 20 after the House Municipal School Board held an executive session. The contract was re...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 29, 2019

Student athletes recognized at banquet

More than 300 people attended the annual Tucumcari Athletic Awards Banquet put on May 20 by the Diamondback Booster Club at the Tucumcari Convention...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 29, 2019

Five from Tucumcari earn all-district honors

The Tucumcari softball team boasted five players that earned all-district honors after a 17-5 campaign, the most successful season in the program's...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 29, 2019

Grady/San Jon player makes all-district team

The Grady/San Jon baseball team had just one player make the all-district team in Distirct 2-1A, but he wound up also making the all-state squad....

 
 By Staff report    News    May 29, 2019

Youth compete in 4-H contests

Quay County youth spent two weeks competing in 4-H county contests. These youth range in age from 6 to 18. Cloverbuds are under the age of 9, Novice 9 to 11, Juniors 12 and 13 and Seniors are 14 and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Tucumcari board delays action on contract

An extension of Tucumcari Public Schools superintendent Aaron McKinney’s contract was on the agenda, but school board members during their May 20 meeting instead delayed action on it. Board members...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Museum celebrating 50th anniversary with 'Western Days'

The “Western Days” special-event day Saturday at the Tucumcari Historical Museum will celebrate its 50th anniversary, and it also will serve as a tribute to the man who largely made the museum...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Logan man jailed on felony complaint

A Logan man was jailed last week on a felony complaint after he was accused of dragging a woman by the hair, throwing her down a set of stairs and kicking her. Santiago Romero, 24, was booked into...

 

Jail log - May 29

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 20 to May 23: • Anthony Carrol, 38, Clovis, registration of off-highway motor vehicles, no insurance and no driver’s...

 

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