Articles from the August 30, 2017 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    August 30, 2017

Disc golf arrives in city

Disc golf at Tucumcari’s new disc golf course is like regular golf except that: • You carry a set a backpack or cloth case of throwing discs around instead of long, heavy bag of clubs to hit...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 30, 2017

One dead in shooting

One person is dead, another is detained in what New Mexico State Police officials are calling a homicide investigation Tuesday morning on the 400...

 
 By David Stevens    News    August 30, 2017

Pastor: Teen was suicidal

CLOVIS — The teenage boy accused in the deadly shooting at Clovis’ public library had been in trouble at school, had recently contemplated suicide and had “anxiety attacks” that resulted in...

 
 By David Stevens    News    August 30, 2017

Teen shooter kills 2 in Clovis

CLOVIS - "Run!," he yelled. "Why aren't you running? I'm shooting at you! Run!" Lisa Baird said she was maybe 20 feet from the young man shouting the...

 

Community joins hands in prayer

CLOVIS — People deal with tragedy in a variety of ways, but for several members of Kingswood United Methodist Church, help from a higher power was needed. After two people were killed and four were...

 

Portales line break far from first

PORTALES — A break in a water line that left most of Portales without running water for over 12 hours Saturday isn’t the first of its kind, according to city officials. The break, which...

 

Spikers looking to shake off early struggles

Two area high school volleyball teams are working shake off their opening week struggles while one prepares to start the season. The San Jon Lady...

 

Bible shows how to handle theft

Here’s a single-question Bible quiz for all the scholars. What is the biblical penalty for theft? If you guessed chopping off a hand, you’re thinking of the wrong religion. So what is it? Prison?...

 

Actually, being green seems easy

In some recent summers, it seemed that Tucumcari was surrounded by a dome that allowed us to see storms developing all around us but kept the water away from our city. This summer, however, I think...

 

Pearce's dollars for 2018 need judge's ruling

We thought a federal court settled it in 1996. Or that the N.M. Secretary of State’s Office did last year. So why is it taking so long to get an answer in 2017? U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, a...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    August 30, 2017

Hopefully, 71 genders are enough

I’m told that it’s possible to select any one of 71 different gender options for use on Facebook. These include asexual, polygender and two-spirit...

 

Pages past - Aug. 30

Aug. 1, 1975: Ten of the 17 Logan High School graduates from 1925 attended a 50th anniversary gathering at the Logan school gym. The Tucumcari News reported five class members had died and only two...

 
 By QCS staff    News    August 30, 2017

Fundraiser shrimp boil called success

A weekend fundraising shrimp boil raised more than $8,000 for the Paws and Claws Animal Rescue Group. “The event was a huge success thanks to the generosity and support of the community,” said...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 30

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Aug. 19-25: • Kaycee Langston, 19, warrant • Leighton Lawrence, 28, warrant • Irvin Martinez, 24, criminal damage to...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 30, 2017

City manager floats shuffling of current staff

City Manager Jared Langenegger Thursday proposed a city government reorganization plan to the Tucumcari City Commission but did not seek action on the plan. Mostly, he said, he would want to hire an...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 30, 2017

Fire chief, parks head introduced

City Manager Jared Langenegger introduced two new city department heads at Thursday’s Tucumcari City Commission meeting. He introduced Fire Chief Doug Hogan and a new parks department...

 

Rattlers look to regroup

The Tucumcari Rattlers Football team will travel Saturday to Albuquerque for the second game of the season against the Albuquerque Academy Chargers....

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 30, 2017

City OKs water fund application

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday approved an application for funding of a water line along South Mountain Road to accommodate expanding businesses near Mountain Road and Interstate 40. The...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 30, 2017

Locals protest abortion

Five local church parishioners gathered Monday at the corner of South Seventh Street and Route 66 in Tucumcari for a protest against abortion. "We...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 30, 2017

Hospital services outlined

An outline of the new services for patients at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital was presented to the Quay County Commissioners by the Administrator Vincent DiFranco. During Monday’s regular meeting...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 30, 2017

New Logan boss starts

Funding for the senior citizens center, water concerns, damage from the recent rainfalls are just a few of the day-to-day issues the new Village of Logan manager has fielded since starting on...

 

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