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Articles from the June 26, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    June 26, 2019

Route ready to rock

After a one-year hiatus, the sounds of old-school rock 'n' roll again will fill the air in Tucumcari this week with a new organizer and a rebranded...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 26, 2019

School board approves resolutions

The Tucumcari Public Schools board during a mostly routine meeting June 17 approved several resolutions for the upcoming school year, including applications requesting more than a half-million...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 26, 2019

Revitalizing the 'T'

If the faded big "T" on the side of Tucumcari Mountain eventually is refurbished, the key individual behind the project is a non-native who's lived...

 

Freedoms being abused

The movie “Braveheart” ends with William Wallace, a leader in the First War of Scottish Independence (against English rule), portrayed as proclaiming, “Freedom!” while being executed in 1305....

 
 By Staff report    News    June 26, 2019

Media leader named head of NMPA

Sammy Lopez, a longtime New Mexico media leader, has been named executive director of the New Mexico Press Association. “We are pleased to have retained the forward-looking services of this native...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 26, 2019

San Jon to vote on bond package

Voters in the San Jon school district during the Nov. 5 general election will vote on a proposed $800,000 general-obligation bond package for repairs to the district’s school buildings and other...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 26, 2019

Cancer walk scheduled

Quay County on the Move’s final first-Saturday walk of the season will be a Cancer Survivor’s Walk. The organization has joined with Esperanza Gutierrez, a four-time cancer survivor, to host the...

 

Menus - June 26

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Chicken and rice, broccoli, peas and carrots, potluck roll with margarine, oatmeal cookie. Thursday — Baked spicy fish, wild rice, Brussels sprouts with...

 

Calendar - June 26

• Thursday-Sunday — Rockin’ Route 66. The festival will be packed with live entertainment, a car and motorcycle show, a pinup contest, tiki pool party, Black Collar Vendor Markette, a special...

 

Rockin' Route 66 schedule

This is the schedule for Rockin’ Route 66 in Tucumcari. All events are at the Tucumcari Convention Center unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change. Thursday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Welcome...

 

Proud of Texas volunteers who fight trafficking

For some pastors, caring for the flock can mean taping and floating drywall in Juarez. Churches across Texas regularly help people rescued from human trafficking, often lending their own time and...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    June 26, 2019

Non-delegation very slippery slope

The Supreme Court last week made a decision whose minority opinions matter more to the future of federal, state and local government than the majority opinion that prevailed. That’s because one of...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    June 26, 2019

Republicans seek race they can win

Just when you think the Trumpettes have been banished from the Land of Enchantment come candidates who are already tugging on the president’s coattails, hoping to find redemption down south for the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 26, 2019

First Christian has new pastor in Wheeler Hughes

He was looking to lead a church in Tucumcari. A church in Tucumcari was looking for a new pastor. Those two goals recently were met with one fell swoop when Wheeler Hughes became pastor of First...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 26, 2019

Racing commission meetings canceled

The New Mexico Racing Commission abruptly canceled working session, committee and regular meetings scheduled for last week until further notice, possibly further delaying a decision on a sixth...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 26, 2019

County, state officials converge on Clovis

CLOVIS —Election reimbursements and workman’s compensation claim investigations probably aren’t that riveting to the people tasked to handle them. They’re even less interesting to John and...

 

Jail log - June 26

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 17 to June 23: • Jamie Lynn Griggs, 25, no address listed, driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any...

 

Police blotter - June 26

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from June 17 to June 23: Monday • 7:13 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 1100 block of South Seventh Street,...

 

Pages past - June 26

On this date ... 1969: Franklin Jackson, 14, of Porter found a nest containing three owl chicks in an area of his family’s barn where he was about to stack wheat. The mother owl apparently...

 

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