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Articles from the July 25, 2018 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 25, 2018

Loss of longtime public servant 'deeply felt'

TUCUMCARI - Longtime resident, former educator, Marine veteran and Tucumcari Mayor pro-tem Robert Lumpkin has passed away following an extended...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 25, 2018

Water group OKs budget

TEXICO — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority unanimously approved its final budget for fiscal year 2019 at Thursday’s meeting. ENMWUA Administrator Orlando Ortega said the authority...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 25, 2018

Nuisance enforcement bothers locals

TUCUMCARI - More than 20 residents shared their concerns and suggestions to city officials Thursday at the Del Norte Center regarding the city's...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 25, 2018

Preservation group stops in town

TUCUMCARI — Members of a cross country road trip to promote the addition of U.S. Route 66 as a National Historic Trail stopped Thursday in Tucumcari. An Airstream camper promoting the efforts of...

 

Breaking up best thing I ever did

Dear Alcohol, It's been 19 years (July 23, 1999) since we broke up. I would say our time together had been fun, but it really wasn't. Sure, we may...

 

Jail logs - July 25

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 17 - July 23: • Bonita Aughtman, 29, criminal trespass • Fred Chavez, 55, warrant • Joel Garcia, 22,...

 

Pages past - July 25

July 1967 • Royce C McCauley of Tucumcari was appointed by the Farmers Home Administration State Director Drew Cloud as a member of the three-man...

 

Menus - July 25

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers in Quay County for today through July 31: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Pork burrito supreme,...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 25, 2018

City to get grant for wastewater system improvements

TUCUMCARI — The City of Tucumcari has been earmarked to receive more than $5 million dollars in a loan/grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to be used for wastewater systems improvements....

 

Seemingly minor details often significant

I was checking my grandson’s math homework one evening last school year. For several exercises, the student was to find the incorrect number in a sequence, mark it, and write the correct number on...

 

Abusive airport screeners not above the law

Most Americans are far likelier to be searched by an agent of the Transportation Security Administration than by an FBI agent. But according to a federal appeals court, if an FBI agent violates your...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 25, 2018

Lumpkin was loyal public servant

Robert Lumpkin’s persistent Oklahoma drawl echoed in Tucumcari City Council chambers for a dozen years and in the halls of public service for many more. That voice has been silenced. Lumpkin died...

 

4-H horseshow draws 19 from across state

Nineteen 4-Hers from across the state competed Friday and Saturday during the 56th annual 4-H Horseshow at the Quay County Rodeo Arena in Tucumcari....

 

ENMU's Strand named to 2018 Good Works Team

Eastern New Mexico News PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico redshirt junior quarterback Wyatt Strand was named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for 2018. The prestigious off-the-field college football...

 

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