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Articles from the August 28, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 28, 2019

Quay approves infrastructure plan

The Quay County Commission without discussion Monday approved its county infrastructure and capital improvement plan for fiscal years 2021 to 2025....

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 28, 2019

Tucumcari approves code of conduct

After a brief but intense debate Thursday, the Tucumcari City Commission gave final approval to a code of conduct for city elected officials and emplo...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 28, 2019

HUD may take control in Tucumcari

Three years of failing to achieve a 98% occupancy rate in its rental units may result in the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, or...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 28, 2019

Mesalands president says he hopes to establish golf team

Mesalands Community College’s president told his board of trustees Aug. 20 he is looking at establishing a golf team by the new year. “We want to have a team by January,” college President John...

 

Menus - Aug. 28

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Egg and cheese muffinwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Walking beef tacos, chicken ranch wrap, Spanish...

 

Calendar - Aug. 28

Sept. 6, 8 — Labor Day Bingo from 7 to 10 p.m. Win up to $750, and multiple winners will divide the prize. $20 a pack, with extra packs for $2 each or three for $5. Tucumcari Columbus Club, 202 E....

 

Pages past - Aug. 28

On this date ... 1969: The Tucumcari Community Theatre group last week began casting for a production of “Finian’s Rainbow” with a tentative curtain date of Nov. 6 at the junior high school audi...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 28, 2019

School board extends superintendent's contract with raise

The Tucumcari school board on Aug. 19 gave its superintendent a one-year contract extension with a 6% pay raise after delaying its decision during its May meeting. The board, without discussion from...

 

Democratic solutions are outright fantasy

Harry Reid is starting to make sense. I was afraid this day would come. Perhaps it’s an indication of the Apocalypse or, at the very least, that multiple blows to the head, received during my...

 

HUD works in mysterious ways

The federal government sometimes giveth and sometimes taketh away. Like a prime Biblical figure, it can also work in mysterious ways. Witness the events in recent weeks that could essentially end...

 

Shooting down California's ammo law

Dove season opens in California and across the U.S. on Sept. 1. For as long as I can remember, all I had to do when dove season rolled around each year was oil my 1970s-vintage shotgun, buy a case or...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 28, 2019

Rattlers fall to Escalante

Escalante quarterback Brendan Giles torched Tucumcari's defense for six passing touchdowns and 223 yards during a 40-14 victory during a...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    August 28, 2019

Cross country coach hoping for more

Tucumcari’s cross-country coach is expecting better things from his squads after a disappointing season in 2018. Both the boys and girls teams finished well out of the running during the Class 3A st...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    August 28, 2019

Logan opens season with loss

Logan committed four turnovers and fell behind 16-0 en route to a 40-14 season-opening loss Friday to Mountainair at Logan during eight-man football action. The visiting Mustangs outgained the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 28, 2019

Santa Rosa prevails over Tucumcari

Tucumcari vs. Santa Rosa was expected to be a battle between two evenly-matched volleyball teams, and it didn't disappoint. But it was the Lady Lions...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 28, 2019

Water dispenser burglarized again

Someone burglarized the city of Tucumcari’s bulk-water dispenser for the second time in a month, but the machine remained open for customers. Gary Cooper of the city’s water department reported...

 

Bible's Gospel: The kingdom is here

We are plagued with preaching that narrows the message of Christ’s Gospel, until it is only about getting your little soul to heaven when you die....

 

Jail log - Aug. 28

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday - Thursday: Clovis • Dan Lucero, 31, probation violation • Amanda Garcia, 33, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Virginia...

 

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