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Articles from the July 26, 2017 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 26, 2017

Spirit Ride honors local fallen towman

Law enforcement, firefighters and first responders from Tucumcari, New Mexico and beyond joined in a mile-long procession July 18 through Tucumcari...

 

Law office dedicated to slain DA

A dedication ceremony honoring the slain 10th Judicial District Attorney Victor Breen will be held Friday with local officials, residents and Breen family members present. Current 10th DA Tim Rose...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 26, 2017

Funding cut from Children Youth and Families Department

A reduction in contract funding of more than $150,000 will limit the service range of the home visits for expecting, parents, guardians of children, while eliminating Curry County services from the...

 

Letter to the Editor: Republican party gives much to wonder about

When the president lies consistently — 500-plus times and counting since assuming office — disgraces the office, does not believe in science, denigrates the justice system, ignores the nation’s...

 

Senior menus - July 26

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through July 31. Coffee, tea and milk are served daily. Logan Thursday: Kraut dog, mixed vegetables, baked French...

 

Tourism presentation scheduled Thursday

Route 66 author and photographer Jim Hinckley will give a presentation on Thursday on the success of communities that have tapped into heritage tourism and the Route 66 renaissance. The presentation...

 

Jail log - July 26

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center July 15-21: • Edward Apodaca, 27, trafficking controled substance • Erice Baca, 53, warrant • Francisco Galvan, 43,...

 

Pages past - July 26

July 1967 • Royce C McCauley of Tucumcari has been appointed by Drew Cloud, State Director of the Farmers Home Administration, as a member of the three-man Quay County FHA Committee. • Mrs....

 

Events calendar - July 26

Thursday • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall Service clubs • Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: Noon, first and third Wednesday of each...

 

AG jumped the gun suing Presbyterian before audit's done

In a classic New Mexico case of “Ready, Fire, Aim,” New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has filed a lawsuit accusing Presbyterian Healthcare Services of defrauding the state and possibly...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 26, 2017

Presidents don't sway economy

The Republicans are still running against Obama, even though the GOP has dropped the ball for the second time on repealing and replacing Obamacare. Meanwhile, the country waits with bated breath to...

 
 By Rube Render    News    July 26, 2017

There will be no Trump impeachment

For whatever reason, the term “impeachment” has been making a regular appearance in the media since Jan. 21. Democrats on the far left, alas I...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 26, 2017

Ethnic Fair entertaining

CLOVIS - "The party's over here!" said Selmus Price, recognizing Mary Carrier for her raffle win at Saturday's 2017 Ethnic Fair in Hillcrest Park....

 
 By Anna George    News    July 26, 2017

Panhandling not a problem for police in Clovis, Portales

CLOVIS - Local panhandlers are not treated like a problem, according to stationary panhandlers and law enforcement. Local panhandler Robert Smith said...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 26, 2017

Rights group protests recent ICE tactics

CLOVIS — A statewide immigrant rights group has spoken out on reports of “horrible tactics” implemented last week by federal agents in Clovis, voicing concern for the “ripple effects” of...

 

4-H rodeo kicks Thursday at fairgrounds

Rodeo contestants, families from across the state will compete this weekend at the 2017 Quay County 4-H Rodeo in Tucumcari. Last year 51 contestants competed in events including barrels racing and pol...

 

Coyotes volleyball team looks forward to new season

SAN JON — The San Jon Coyotes volleyball team plans to combine the lessons from a harsh year of growing pains and a summer of learning to compete in a season full of potential. “I cannot believe t...

 

God has no silent partners

Albeit with good intentions, parents sometimes cause their children problems. My daughter has chastised me several times about one such instance: We hyphenated her first name with both components...

 

School supplies list

QCS STAFF The tax free weekend for New Mexico will be held on Aug. 4-6, here is a list of supplies that will be needed for elementary students. Logan Schools Kindergarten 1-pair of scissors 1-bottle...

 
 By David Stevens    News    July 26, 2017

Two daycare workers arrested in child's death

PORTALES - One child died, another is in critical condition and two Portales daycare workers have been arrested for leaving the children in a hot...

 
 By David Stevens    News    July 26, 2017

Baby Maliyah 'happiest, brightest little girl'

PORTALES - Maliyah Jones was only 22 months old, but she'd already developed an irresistible personality. "She was the sweetest, happiest, brightest...

 

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