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Articles from the June 12, 2019 edition

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 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 12, 2019

Lawmakers address issues

Be it a senator or a representative, Republican or Democrat, representatives of Quay County assured their constituents the challenges faced in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019

Tucumcari man jailed in stabbing

Police officers arrested and jailed a Tucumcari man on a felony complaint after he was accused of stabbing another man in the lower back, upper shoulder and face. Adrian J. Andrade, 25, was booked on...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019

Budget increase resolutions approved

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a series of six resolutions to increase its budget on its soon-to-close 2018-2019 fiscal year. The resolutions were presented by county finance director C...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019

Logan approves alcohol sales

LOGAN - Voters in Logan approved by a 5-to-1 margin a mail-in ballot question on whether to approve the sale of beer and wine at restaurants there. A...

 

Calendar - June 12

• Friday — Groundwater Workshop. The Ute Creek and Mesa Soil and Water Conservation District will host speakers and field demonstrations on how residents of the region can measure static...

 

Menus - June 12

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Chile relleno with cheese, tossed salad with dressing, Spanish rice, crackers, fruit. Thursday — Oven-baked chicken, rice pilaf, broccoli with margarine,...

 

Pages past - June 12

On this date ... 1969: A 12-year-old girl from Tucumcari was badly cut on the leg as she walked home from a ballgame with friends. A person in a passing white automobile threw a bottle, injuring the...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Opinion    June 12, 2019

Hope Sixth and Hines stays forever

I don't get out to Tucumcari as much as I would like. Nearly every time I've been there, it was for a work related reason, and we have staff in...

 

Unfair to yoke compassion to legal wrangling

For Teresa Todd, kindness was a crime. Todd, the Jeff Davis County attorney and mother of four, was driving one February evening in West Texas when three young migrants flagged her down. Seeing that o...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    June 12, 2019

Need more intellectual humility

There’s a lot of talk these days about “intellectual humility,” which most consider a virtue. It means you will occasionally admit when you’re wrong. It also means you’re open to new ideas,...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    June 12, 2019

Latest Anaya offering defies genre

If I had to assign a genre to Rudolfo Anaya’s latest book, “Chupacabra Meets Billy The Kid,” I’d say it’s of the Western / science fiction / fantasy / Chicano literature / historical...

 

Pray for America to be united again

This Friday, June 14, is National Flag Day (usflag.org/history/flagday.html). The American flag is a symbol of unity with reminders for the present (a star for each of the current 50 states) and our...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    June 12, 2019

Four headed to national finals

Four athletes from Mesalands Community College are competing in this week's College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, and their coach is...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    June 12, 2019

Football players participate in all-star game

Two Tucumcari football players participated in the annual small-school North-South all-star game, with the North suffering a 19-3 loss Saturday at Nusenda Community Stadium in Albuquerque. Rattler...

 

Police blotter - June 12

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 28 to June 9: May 28 • 2:44 a.m.: Threat in 600 block of West High Street, Tucumcari. • 10:52 a.m.:...

 

Jail log - June 12

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 3 to June 8: • Matthew Howell, 28, Tucumcari, possession of drug paraphernalia and attempt to commit a felony, to wit:...

 

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