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Articles from the September 11, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 11, 2019

Respondents support preservation of lodge

Respondents overwhelmingly supported proposals to fully or partially preserve the long-closed Conchas Lodge on the south side of Conchas Lake,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 11, 2019

Officials discuss election changes

The county clerk and one commissioner during Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting discussed how new laws led to changes in the upcoming Nov. 5 nonpartisan local elections, prompting confusion fro...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 11, 2019

God's playbook

Shortly after All-American tight end Mike Barber was drafted by the Houston Oilers, coach Bum Phillips told him he'd have to study and know the team's...

 

Menus - Sept. 11

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs and whole-wheat toast, bagel with strawberry cream cheese, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Breaded chicken sandwich, ham and cheese wrap,...

 

Calendar - Sept. 11

• Saturday — Gracie Whitson Benefit Roping. Books open at 9 a.m., close at 10 a.m., and roping begins at 10:30 a.m. Fee is $50 a roper, cash only, with prizes of saddles, buckles, breast collars...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 11, 2019

Man faces felony child abuse charge

A Tucumcari man faces a felony child-abuse charge after being accused of pulling a girl’s hair and punching a car window while the child was in the vehicle. Jeremie Oglesby, 37, was booked Thursday...

 

Football may come at too high a price

When Colts quarterback Andrew Luck walked off the field for a final time on Aug. 24 — multiple injuries having convinced him that retirement from professional football at age 29 was the only...

 

Trump clear danger to democracy

While President Trump’s hold on reality seems to fade daily, his hold on party power seems to be growing. South Carolina, Nevada, Arizona and Kansas are apparently preparing to cancel Republican... Full story

 

California could learn from Kenya

In the early 1970s California was America’s Nirvana. It was a sunny, well-run, happy and free-spirited place of limitless opportunity where half the young people in Flyover Country wanted to move...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 11, 2019

San Jon schools certified

San Jon Municipal Schools recently became the first school district in New Mexico certified under ALICE training that prepares employees and students in case an active shooter intrudes onto school...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 11, 2019

Board approves issuing bonds

The board of trustees for San Jon Municipal Schools during a 14-minute special meeting Sept. 3 approved issuing about $130,000 in educational bonds to help pay for technology improvements in the...

 

Logan dominates Floyd

Hard-hitting Logan dominated Floyd 25-16, 25-14, 25-12 in the title match Saturday of the Tucumcari Invitational volleyball tournament at the Snake...

 

Fort Sumner victorious over Rattlers

Tucumcari committed turnovers during its first three possessions, and that's all a stout Fort Sumner team needed in a 50-0 victory Friday night at...

 

Logan notches first win of season

Logan notched its first win of the season with a solid 54-28 victory over visiting Magdalena during eight-man football action Friday. The Longhorns (1-2) benefited from big plays by Jantzen Paris,...

 

Encinias top finisher for Tucumcari

Erin Encinias was the top finisher for Tucumcari during a cross-country meet Thursday at Lovington. No team scores were kept for either the girls or boys teams because they didn’t have enough runner...

 

ENMU triumphs over Missouri S&T

PORTALES - Johnny Smith scored the go-ahead touchdown with 4:51 to go, and Vicen'te Walker pulled down a red-zone interception to seal a nailbiter...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 11, 2019

Tax board talks motel-tax receipts

Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board members extensively discussed an unexpectedly large decrease in motel-tax receipts in July and wondered whether it would develop into a long-term trend. Finance...

 

In God's world, cheaters are losers

Proverbs 11:1 says, “A false balance is abomination to the Lord: but a just weight is his delight.” The word “abomination” there is a strong t...

 

Pages past - Sept. 11

1969: Newt and Juanita Nix of Tucumcari won a round-trip ticket to the Hilton hotel in Acapulco, Mexico, for their strong sales and merchandising of Norge appliances. Marvin Miller, a Norge...

 

Man sentenced in meth case

A Tucumcari man was sentenced Sept. 3 to nine years in prison, with six years suspended, after local police found 39 baggies of methamphetamine at his home in February. Danny G. Benavidez, 55,...

 

Jail log - Sept. 11

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 1 to Sept. 8: • Nicolas Alexander Garcia, 30, Logan, contempt of court. • Mathew Scott Milakovich, 28, Tucumcari,...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 11

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 1 to Sept. 8: Sept. 1 • 12:12 a.m.: Fireworks in 1110 block of 540 Loop, Logan. • 12:29 a.m.:...

 

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