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Articles from the September 5, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 5, 2018

Blue Swallow on sale block

With mixed feelings, the owners of the Blue Swallow Motel - Tucumcari's most famous Route 66 motel - said they have decided to put up the property...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 5, 2018

Gross-receipts tax impacts Trigg, Logan clinic

The administrator at Tucumcari’s hospital said the facility would be forced to cut expenses — including possibly jobs and medical services — if Quay County voters in November reject a renewal...

 

Success and failure in good deeds

Some time ago, the basement smelled musty the next morning after cleaning the carpets. So I opened windows to air it out and by the following evening the smell was almost gone and everything turned...

 

Menus - Sept. 5

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Savory sausage breakfast pizza, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Zesty tacos, Spanish rice, crisp Romaine lettuce, fresh diced tomatoes, pinto beans, fruit, milk....

 

Events calendar - Sept. 5

Saturday to Sunday — Duke City Bass Bums, call Joe Weber at 505-328-1891. Ute Lake State Park. Saturday — Walk with a Teacher: Join local teachers for a walk from 8 to 9 a.m. While walking, you wi...

 

Pages past - Sept. 5

Sept. 5, 1968 • The Quay County Commission approved a lease of county-fair building to Tucumcari Industries to set up garment-industry operations here. The commission gave its OK to a six-year...

 

Blotter/Jail log

Aug. 27 • 12:04 p.m.: Traffic accident with damage reported in 1200 block of East Route 66 Boulevard, Tucumcari. • 2:55 p.m.: Arrest warrant issued at DWI Compliance Office in Tucumcari. • 3:23...

 

Much more work needed on clergy sex abuse cover-up

For those in the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church who thought the fallout from clergy sex abuse scandals was over and dealt with, it is clear they were sadly mistaken. Public outrage has been...

 

I prefer slow pace of New Mexico

I visited my old home state of California, more specifically the Los Angeles area, last week. Here are some of the things I learned: • The Los Angeles area is enjoying a pleasant late summer....

 

Rattlers top Albuquerque Academy 44-0

Tucumcari's speed in the backfield and on defense overwhelmed a young Albuquerque Academy team 44-0 on Friday night during the Rattlers' home...

 

Friona takes tourney

LOGAN — Three teams from Quay County advanced to the semifinals of the annual Logan Lady Longhorn Volleyball Tournament, but it was a team from Texas that won it all Saturday. Friona conquered...

 

Coyotes squeak by Lake Arthur

With his team trailing with less than a minute left, Ethan Short of San Jon/Grady recovered an onside kick, then scored the winning touchdown as time expired in a 76-71 six-man football victory Friday...

 

Tough run for cross country Rattlers

The Tucumcari boys team ran tightly bunched but well back of the pack over the 3-mile course during the season-opening Clovis Invitational cross-country meet Friday at Ned Houk Park in Clovis. The...

 

Competitors wakesurf at Ute Lake

LOGAN - More than 50 surfers tested their skills in Quay County, and they didn't even need an ocean to do it. Ute Lake on Sunday hosted its first wake...

 

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