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Articles from the August 29, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 29, 2018

Congressman makes official stop in Tucumcari

Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce talked extensively about local and state issues - especially jobs, education, health care - on which...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 29, 2018

Annual ICIP OK'd

The next Tucumcari city commissioner from District 4 will be appointed from applicants for the position, the Tucumcari City Commission decided Thursday. The appointee will serve out the remaining two...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 29, 2018

Locals share ideas for Five-Mile Park

The next phase in developing Tucumcari's Five-Mile Park will combine the visions of about 40 Tucumcari residents that landscape architects converted...

 

Crime Stoppers offering reward

Crime Stoppers offering reward Crime Stoppers is offering rewards to solve two recent burglaries in Tucumcari. One was a burglary of a home and shed in the 1900 block of South Seventh Street. Taken...

 

Pages past - Aug. 29

Aug. 29, 1968 • W.F. Whatley of Lake Arthur won the $70 first prize at the State Fiddlers Contest during the Quay County Fair in Tucumcari. Other competitors were Grant Morper of Tucumcari, second;...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 29

Sept. 8-9 — Duke City Bass Bums, call Joe Weber at 505-328-1891. Ute Lake State Park. Sept. 11 — A Day of Remembrance: Honoring Tucumcari Heroes Then and Now. All veterans, first responders and...

 

Letter to the editor - Aug. 29

Vote to protect science, public good Whenever anyone comes up with an idea to benefit those of us who may be in need, through no fault of their own, conservatives immediately start accusations of...

 

Politicization of woman's death a travesty

The death of Mollie Tibbetts is a tragedy, and it’s one that highlights important concerns about this nation’s immigration policy, as well as the intolerable regularity of violence against women....

 

Mutual misery got Trump elected

As a New York Times subscriber, I am often either amused or annoyed by its headlines that hint of new, knuckle-whitening crises. Here’s one from last week: “Steve Jobs’s Daughter Forgives Him....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 29, 2018

Flags 'killed' Rattler game

Tucumcari’s coach could have come up with several reasons the Rattlers lost a back-and-forth 28-26 game Friday night at Escalante that wasn’t decided until the last minute. But he directed most...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 29, 2018

Cross country opens Friday

Longtime Tucumcari cross-country coach Gary Hittson likes the talent level of his girls team. Trouble is, only four are participating so far this year, and the Lady Rattlers need five runners to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Opinion    August 29, 2018

Lady Rattlers fall to Santa Rosa

Tucumcari's volleyball squad opened the season with losses against perennial area power Melrose and Route 66 rival Santa Rosa. On Saturday in Santa...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 29, 2018

Vaughn takes game from Coyotes

SAN JON - When Vaughn senior Morgan Berumen didn't pass over the San Jon/Grady defense, he ran around or through it during a 61-21 victory Friday...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 29, 2018

Hospital receipts tax to be on ballot

Quay County commissioners on Friday unanimously voted to place the renewal of a hospital gross receipts tax on the ballot for the Nov. 6 election. The current one-eighth percent tax raises about...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Opinion    August 29, 2018

Why Tucumcari? Why not Tucumcari?

During my duties as the new reporter for the Quay County Sun, I met quite a few area residents. They asked questions. "Where did you come from?" "How...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 29

The following are 911 calls made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 20 through Aug. 26: Aug. 20 • At 8:26 a.m.: An arrest warrant was served in the 400 block...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 29

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Aug. 20-6: • Martin Calbert, 47, contempt of court. • Darius J. Martinez, 28, two counts of contempt of court. ...

 

Menus - Aug. 29

Tucumcari Schools Wednesday: Breakfast: scrambled eggs with cheese, fruit choice, juice choice, milk; Lunch: cheesy chicken quesadilla, ham and lettuce wrap, roasted potatoes, crisp Romaine lettuce,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 29, 2018

Mesalands presents enrollment plan

Mesalands Community College not only wants to keep student enrollment growing, but it wants to keep even more of the students it has. Aaron Kennedy, vice president of student affairs, gave a report...

 

Bible relations defined in covenants

“Covenant” is a theological word Christians toss around a bit. We all nod knowingly when it’s mentioned, because we’re part of the clique....

 

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