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Articles from the August 2, 2017 edition

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 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 2, 2017

Time for a Rattler Reunion

Tucumcari High School alumni of different eras agree the annual Rattler Reunion is a time to come together, catch up and appreciate the finer things...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 2, 2017

D.A. Breen remembered as 'good man'

Friday's dedication of the Victor C. Breen 10th Judicial District Attorney's Office honored the memory of a dedicated prosecutor and civil servant...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 2, 2017

Annual Ag Field Day kicks off Tuesday

The Agricultural Science Center in Tucumcari will hold its annual field day, which will give residents and visitors an opportunity to see...

 

Officials warn of sewage spill

City officials are urging residents living in the Powell Addition in Tucumcari not to use wells until further notice for domestic or livestock watering following a spill of sewage, and unidentified...

 

Senior menu - Aug. 2

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through Aug. 9. Coffee, tea and milk are served daily. Logan Thursday: Baked chicken with mushroom and alfredo sauce,...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 2

Thursday-Saturday • Rattler Reunion, Tucumcari Convention Center Saturday • Cornhole Throwdown, 2 p.m., - 5 p.m., Entry fee of $12.50 per person, double elimination with prizes awarded for first...

 

Loving child would willingly have given organs

Last week, it was crystal clear where 6-year-old Joel Anthony Suina got his loving and giving nature. A shocking April traffic accident with an Albuquerque Police Department cruiser in the Northeast...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    August 2, 2017

Peddling rip-offs should be criminal

About a year ago as I was visiting California, my cell phone was stolen. It took a tense week or so to make sure bank accounts, etc. were safe and to get a new phone. Since then, however, my cell phon...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    August 2, 2017

McCain's wrong on Obamacare bill

Last week’s Republican effort to reform Obamacare imploded when Sen. John McCain, reinventing his role of “Maverick McCain,” cast the deciding v...

 

Pastors afraid to teach whole Bible

An obviously true meme appeared on Facebook that said the approval rating for the U.S. Congress is less than 20 percent. On the other hand, in any giv...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 2, 2017

Repairs approved for Second Street

The Tucumcari City Commission approved the funding of street resurfacing, sidewalk repairs and utility line relocation for two blocks of Second Street in downtown Tucumcari. The commission approved...

 

Jail log - Aug. 2

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 22-28: • Jason Beltran, 29, warrant • Andres Calbert, 32, driving under the influence • Leon Holbrook, 42,...

 

Pages past - Aug. 2

August 1969 • The Mullins family held its annual family reunion in Nara Visa. It was highlighted by musical acts and a chuckwagon dinner prepared by Dick Shepherd and Fletcher Mullins. • Several...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    Sports    August 2, 2017

Coach: Time to 'shake off the summer'

As a new year, new season approaches, coaches of the Tucumcari Rattlers began two-a-day practice with this year's football team prospects. There is a...

 

Rattler volleyball practices to start Monday at the snake pit

Former members of the Tucumcari Rattlers volleyball team played against high school and middle school students during an unofficial scrimmage Monday...

 

Families, friends gather

A parade that crosses state lines, class reunions, barbecue from the Rotary Club, music in the park, and a feeling of unity could mean only one thing: The return of Border Town Days. The 52nd annual...

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 2, 2017

Daycare workers react to hot car incident

Credentials and experience are a good start, but unceasing vigilance may still be the best guarantee against certain disasters, according to some daycare providers in eastern New Mexico. “We are...

 

Daycare workers waive arraignment

PORTALES — The Portales daycare workers accused of leaving two children in a hot vehicle for 90 minutes on Tuesday waived their arraignments on Thursday. Mary Taylor, 62, and Sandi Taylor, 31,...

 

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