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Articles from the September 25, 2012 edition

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Help sought on storage burglaries

The Tucumcari Police Department and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public's help in solving a burglary at local storage unit complex. On Monday, officers responded to a report of a burglary at Bell...


Foul play suspected in woman's disappearance

New Mexico State Police say they suspect foul play in the disappearance of Kimberly Draman, 53, of Tucumcari, missing since Sept. 13. Lt. Matt Broom declined to discuss details Tuesday regarding the... Full story


Two plead, four to face charges in boating accident

Two Clovis residents have pleaded guilty and four others have been bound over for trial in district court on felony charges connected to what police say was an underage drinking party on Ute Lake...


Air Tour set for Friday

The New Mexico Centennial celebration air tour will arrive in Tucumcari on Friday as part of a month long Centennial aviation celebration. The tour of about 30 aircraft will land at the Tucumcari... Full story


Fired Up set for Saturday

The second annual Fired Up will run 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Train Depot. So far this year there are about 30 venders selling foods, coffee, clothes and even a massage chair booth....


New Business: Outer Limits

Outer Limits Alex Torres and Jacquely Lopez are co-owners of the Outer Limits Clothing store. They said they opened on Sept. 17. Location: 818 E. Route 66 Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through... Full story


Sunland issues recall

Sunland, Inc. has issued a recall for more than six dozen types of peanut butter and almond butter over concerns of linkage to a salmonella outbreak at Trader Joe's groceries. The Food and Drug... Full story


Commissioner approve roofing bid

The Quay County Commissioners met in regular session at 9 a.m., Friday at the Quay County Courthouse. Commissioners accepted a roofing bid for Rural Fire Department 13-01. The project should be done...


Calendar: Sept. 26, 2012

Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Service clubs Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: First and third Wednesday of each month, noon, Pow Wow Restaurant,...


Police Blotter: Sept. 26, 2012

The following is a sampling of calls received by central dispatch for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday At 11:27 a.m., a man was arrested for a warrant at a fuel station...


Reception slated to honor senator

The Tucumcari Quay County Chamber of Commerce will be holding a reception For retiring state Sen. Clinton Harden at 5 p.m.,- 6:30 p.m., Friday at the Liberty Room of the Tucumcari Convention Center....


Our Page Items: Sept. 26, 2012

Birthdays Eddie Encinias Happy birthday coach, we love you Pops! — Submitted by family and friends. Engagements Martinez Deanna Alvarez, daughter of Larry Roybal Sr. and Lucinda Roybal and Isaias... Full story


Prayer decision has Portales officials concerned about other areas

The controversial exclusion of coach-led prayer in Portales city league sports has sparked questions about prayer at other public and government-funded venues. According to league sorts Director Mike...


EPCOG finishes long-delayed audits

CLOVIS — The Eastern Plains Council of Governments met Monday morning and approved the final round of overdue audits. With a few differences in details, the audit reports of the 2009, 2010 and 2011...


Q&A: State fair queen Stephanie Bailey likes sharing way of life

Broadview resident Stephanie Bailey is the first Curry County resident since 2005 to win the New Mexico State Fair queen title. She was among nine... Full story


Bible holds answers in challenging time

No doubt Satan probably got a kick out of the headlines in the newspaper in Portales last week. "Prayer ruling upheld" relating to a ban on coach led prayer in City League sports. Hopefully the devil... Full story


Letters to the Editor: Sept. 26, 2012

Economies never succeed with only self-regulation Recently when Ben Bernanke announced the Federal Reserve's position on the economy, the radical conservatives and Romney went ballistic. The approved... Full story


We all deserve our titles

Last week, several of us in the over-the-hill gang discussed manners, especially the ones we were taught in our childhoods. We recalled the importance our parents and teachers placed on our polite...


Eligibility issues hound ENMU

Eastern New Mexico University's president said Tuesday he expects the college's eligibility issues to be cleared up by mid-November. He also expects some form of punishment from the NCAA because athle... Full story


Braille Bibles help visually impaired receive word

A visually-impaired individual in Africa and India will soon be able to study a Bible made at a church located only a stone's throw from U.S. 84 in Lariat. Braille Bible production has been going on...


Prep polls - Week of Sept. 24

FOOTBALL Max preps.com Top 5 (plus local teams) Class 5A 1. La Cueva 4-0; 2. Rio Rancho 3-1; 3. Las Cruces High 2-1; 4. Mayfield 2-2; 5. Manzano 3-1. 10. Clovis 2-2. Class 3A 1. St. Michael's 4-0; 2....


Flooding video surfaces at Curry jail

Surveillance video of recent flooding inside the Curry County jail reflects images one commissioner calls distressing and a Clovis attorney says shows the county isn't in control of the facility....


Wandering cows known to occur

Why did the chicken cross the road? In communities surrounded by agriculture, maybe it's just to get back home after some sort of disruption. It doesn't happen too often, according to local... Full story


Just quoting Bible misses its teachings

"All scripture is given by inspiration of God…" 2 Timothy 3:16 "Say it ain't so Joe," is a famous quote, but where did it originate? I heard it all of my life so that should make it true. This... Full story


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