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Articles from the July 24, 2019 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    July 24, 2019

City ends year in black

While the city of Tucumcari’s general fund ended the year with a deficit of about $575,000, the city as a whole managed, with revenues of nearly $12.7 million, to finish the fiscal year that ended...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 24, 2019

Hunting buried treasure

Quay County teems with dinosaur bones beneath its soil, and it's up to volunteers at Mesalands Community College's Dinosaur Museum to get them out of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 24, 2019

County commission approves final budget

The Quay County Commission on Monday unanimously approved a final budget that anticipates $13.47 million in spending in fiscal year 2019-2020. That’s more than a 50 percent anticipated increase...

 

Calendar - July 24

• Friday-Saturday — Quay County Rodeo. Concessions will be available beginning at 4:30 p.m. each day. The rodeo begins at 5 p.m. Schedule includes rough stock, barrels, poles, goat roping and...

 

Wicked wiles and clean hands

I often quote sayings from Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” such as the dwarfs’ response to Snow White’s question about when they last had washed their hands, which was,...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 24, 2019

Texas bank to acquire FNB New Mexico

Texas-based AimBank is acquiring FNB New Mexico, including its banks in Tucumcari and Logan. AimBank announced in a news release earlier this month it had “entered into a definite agreement” to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 24, 2019

Putting neon in the spotlight

Johnnie Meier asked someone to plug in the electrical cord to an old Phillips 66 wall clock, festooned with neon letters, he'd brought with him and...

 

America better than negative voices pretend

We want to join the many voices rightly celebrating one of the greatest moments in our history. How hard it must have been to even imagine that journey 50 years ago that saw America reach out and...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 24, 2019

Parties should seek next rising tide

A July 16 column by the New York Times’ Thomas L. Friedman favors some moderate ideas he thinks the Democratic party should adopt even as it lists leftward. I agree. Friedman and I share a belief...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    July 24, 2019

Legal pot is capitalism at its best

We are about a year away from legalizing recreational marijuana in New Mexico. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has already set the wheels in motion for its passage at the Roundhouse next year, and if the...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 24, 2019

Martinez signs with ENMU

The Eastern New Mexico University cross-country and track and field programs officially signed 23 student-athletes to compete during the 2019-2020 sea...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 24, 2019

Students compete in national rodeo event

Gage Bruhn of Logan High School finished ninth in trapshooting and 13th in the light rifle event nationally during last week's National High School Fi...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 24, 2019

Athletes to show skills at 4-H rodeo

About 75 young athletes will show their cowboy and cowgirl skills Friday and Saturday during the annual Quay County 4-H Rodeo at the Quay County Fairgrounds arena. Rodeo performances begin at 5 p.m....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 24, 2019

Board approves policy advisory on medicine

Among the items the Tucumcari school board approved in its consent agenda during its regular meeting July 15 was a first reading of policy advisory on administering medicine to students, including...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 24, 2019

Closed ALCO building to see new life

The closed ALCO building on Tucumcari's west side now will be called the Tucumcari Business Hub, and two prospective companies recently toured the fac...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 24, 2019

Field day to include ag updates

New Mexico State University researchers will give updates on their ongoing agricultural efficiency projects during their annual field day Aug. 8 at...

 

Pages past - July 24

1969: Apollo 11’s astronauts, their footprints stamped forever in history, splashed down today in the South Pacific to make good America’s commitment to walk on the moon in the 1960s. A grinning...

 

Police blotter - July 24

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from July 15 to July 21: Monday • 7:55 a.m.: Arrest warrant in 2000 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - July 24

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 15 to July 21: • Jorey Harrison, 31, Tucumcari, charge not listed. • Joanna Delores Ingram, 45, Tucumcari, warrant...

 

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