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Articles from the October 2, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 2, 2019

Record crowds at Fired Up

The ninth annual Fired Up festival in downtown Tucumcari on Saturday drew a record crowd of 4,271, according to an official count kept by the...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Logan named Blue Ribbon school

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Thursday named Logan Elementary School a recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award, one of only three schools in New Mexico to receive the honor this...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    October 2, 2019

Wastewater plan another step closer to reality

A $5.5 million plan to keep treated wastewater from Tucumcari’s wastewater treatment plan out of waterways came significantly closer to reality Thursday. The city commission approved publication of...

 

Take care not to wrongly identify evil

Recently, I wrote about picking up trash along U.S. 54 and that on one such occasion, I found a pair of unmatched left-handed work gloves. I threw them away because they didn’t match, and I don’t...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 2, 2019

Tucumcari man faces two felony charges

A Tucumcari man faces two felony charges after being accused of attacking a woman when she brought a meal to him. Lawrence Poncho Rivas Jr., 24, was charged in a complaint filed Sept. 24 in Tucumcari...

 

Menus - Oct. 2

Note: San Jon and House menus weren't ready by press time. Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Ham and egg biscuit sandwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice,...

 

Calendar - Oct. 2

• Friday-Saturday — First Presbyterian Church rummage sale. The Presbyterian Women are accepting donations for the event. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Volunteers are needed...

 

Neon restoration effort includes documentary screening

A fundraiser to restore the Odeon Theatre's neon lighting has an upcoming Route 66 documentary screening and a streaming channel promoting the city. "...

 

Owl protection decision should be more just

A recent U.S. District Court ruling over the Mexican spotted owl is halting all “timber management actions” in New Mexico’s five national forests. That means no new permits will be issued for...

 

Hoping impeachment move wise

Whether to impeach President Donald Trump, which seemed clear cut to me only a week ago, has gotten muddier since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced last week that impeachment inquiries would...

 

Congress, president stuck in past

I remember when every office in Congress had at least one calendar on the wall. That is either not the case now or, if they have calendars, no one is turning the pages. Democrats currently running Con...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 2, 2019

Tucumcari takes 54-0 loss to Robertson

Robertson’s defense put the clamps on Tucumcari during a 54-0 Rattlers loss Friday night at Las Vegas. Tucumcari (1-5) managed just three first downs, 63 yards of offense and was intercepted three...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 2, 2019

Buffaloes defeat Logan

MELROSE - In the first one-third of the game Friday night, Logan's defense had held Melrose, the state's top-ranked team in eight-man football, to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 2, 2019

Melrose tops Lady Longhorns

MELROSE - The top-ranked and unbeaten Lady Buffaloes played a nearly perfect district volleyball match Friday afternoon and No. 2 Logan didn't,...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

ENMU takes first LSC victory of season

PORTALES - Eastern New Mexico ran all night, save for a lengthy weather delay, and claimed their first Lone Star Conference victory of the season....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 2, 2019

Record broken at Wheels on Fire

Jon Kulas of Santa Rosa broke the course record by nearly 25 minutes during the fourth annual Wheels on Fire 100 bicycle race Saturday, averaging...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Mountain Road construction begins

Staff report long-awaited reconstruction and improvement project of Mountain Road in Tucumcari recently began and will continue through winter 2020....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 2, 2019

Woman files complaint against local magistrate judge

Alleging an act “contrary to law,” a Quay County woman filed a complaint against a local magistrate judge after she said she was denied access to a courtroom to attend a criminal case that...

 

Pages past - Oct. 2

On this date ... 1969: Tucumcari police officers Bill Owings and Gordon Edwards were dispatched behind George’s Texaco on Route 66 in Tucumcari because a cat was stuck in a pipe there. They called p... Full story

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Logan man receives mostly suspended sentence

A Logan man recently was given a mostly suspended jail sentence in Tucumcari district court after being accused of dragging a woman by the hair, throwing her down a set of stairs and kicking her....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Heinrich staff holding office hours

Staff from the office of Sen. Martin Heinrich will hold mobile office hours in eastern New Mexico this week, according to a release from the office. The office hours will be 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

New cell tower going up nearby

The erection of a new cell tower south of Tucumcari should improve cellphone coverage for AT&T customers in Quay County and give its first responders faster and more reliable service. The new tower...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 2

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 23 to Sept. 29: Monday • 7:32 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 600 block of West Laughlin Avenue,...

 

Jail log - Oct. 2

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27: • James Dean Cordova, 40, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Victoria Lee Krym, 26, Tucumcari, charge...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 2, 2019

Flu shots available

Presbyterian Medical Group will provide free seasonal influenza shots Oct. 19 in Tucumcari and Logan. Inoculations will be given at these times and locations: • 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 at Trigg...

 

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