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Articles from the September 18, 2012 edition

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Care bags filled

On Monday a community came together at the Quay County Fair Barn to help fill "Care Bags" for those people who are going through treatments for cancer and other devastating disease. A hundred bags...

 

Inmate briefly escapes from county jail

A local man led Quay County Sheriff's deputies and Quay County Detention Center guards on a short foot chase after escaping custody Thursday. Jessie Garcia, 55, slipped one hand out of his handcuffs...

 

My first ... celebrity encounter

• Richard Randals, 56, New Mexico Property Group: "Warren Oates and James Taylor. Back in 1971 they were here in Tucumcari filming the movie, "Two-Lane Blacktop." • Lynn Hudson, 61, Car Quest... Full story

 

Thursday to feature water forum

An open forum and panel discussion will be held on Thursday about the Ute Lake Reservoir at the North American Wind Energy and Research Center. The event is being put on by the Mesalands Community...

 

Mesalands adding solar energy class

The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College will be offering a new course, Introduction to Solar Energy, this semester. The course will allow the college,... Full story

 

Realtor receives award

Realtor Richard Randals of Tucumcari was recently presented the Peggy Comeau Leadership Award by the Realtor Association of New Mexico. I am very humbled by this, it is a great award," said Randals.... Full story

 

Commission approves auction

The Tucumcari City Commission met Thursday at City Hall and took the following action: l Accepted from James Adams an American flag off of the ship "Arizona," which was donated to the Historical...

 

Sept. 19, 2012 Our Page

Birthdays Montano Frankie Joe Montano celebrated his first birthday on July 9. His parents are Gary and Debbie Montano. — Submitted by Gary Montano Anniversaries Shetter Bill and Rosemary Shetter... Full story

 

Ima better for Shoemaker's presence

Last week, the Ima community lost an outstanding member: Hazel Shoemaker. Funeral services were held for her in Clovis, a family meal was held in House at noon, and graveside services were then held...

 

God gives us all peculiar talents

Most people have a fairly unique talent that may be viewed by others as particularly odd. At least, I hope that describes most people because of a peculiar talent I have. I try to keep my little...

 

Sept. 19, 2012 Fishing Report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the...

 

Sept. 19, 2012 School Menus

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. House Monday Breakfast: French toast sticks, variety of cereal, muffins, juice, milk. Lunch: Beef stew, cornbread, salad bar, fruit, variety of... Full story

 

Sept. 19, 2012 Calendar

Monday Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Library Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., library Tuesday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at... Full story

 

Sept. 19, 2012 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 12:56 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a... Full story

 

Sept. 19, 2012 On the Shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction "Charon's Claw," by R. A. Salvatore. Full of excitement. Salvatore has mastered the art of...

 

Sept. 19, 2012 Community Briefs

County holding voter registration A voter registration drive is being conducted by the Quay County Clerk and will continue through Oct. 9. Anyone who will be 18 years of age before the general...

 

Column business teaches lessons

Some days I make this columnist business look easy. Other days I wonder what I was thinking when I decided writing my thoughts down for a public consumption on a weekly basis would be a good thing to...

 

Mesalands athletes wins international crown

Bailey Bates, 19, a member of the Mesalands Community College rodeo team, was recently crowned the 2012 International Indian World Champion Breakaway Roper at the 8th Annual International Indian... Full story

 

Rattlers look to stay perfect on season - 8 Man - 6 Man

The Tucumcari Rattlers will be on the road again when they match up with the Dexter Demons at Dexter, and hope to improve to 4-0. "We can not afford to make the same mistakes or have as many...

 

Rattlers clobber error-prone Dons

The Tucumcari Rattlers took advantage of Don miscues throughout Friday night, including two defensive touchdowns in a 55-6 rout Friday night in Las Vegas. Tucumcari (3-0) posted 288 yards of offense,... Full story

 

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