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Articles from the October 9, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 9, 2019 

Suspect in chase accepts plea deal

One of the suspects accused of a high-speed police chase through Tucumcari and an attempted shooting of officers in May accepted a plea deal that...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 9, 2019 

A haunting question

A few weeks before Halloween, a paranormal investigation team from Amarillo will come Saturday night to the Tucumcari Historical Museum to see...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 9, 2019 

Team title up for grabs

The Mesalands rodeo team has vastly improved this season. Trouble is, the teams in the entire region have improved greatly, as well. That's why the...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 9, 2019 

San Jon to receive fire station grant

The village of San Jon learned Wednesday it will receive a $750,000 federal grant to build a second fire station north of Interstate 40. Village Treasurer Toni Stoner said during a phone interview Mon...

 

Menus - Oct. 9

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Egg and cheese muffinwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Walking beef tacos, ham and cheese wrap, Spanish...

 

Calendar - Oct. 9

• Friday-Saturday — 12th annual Mesalands Community College Grand Canyon Region Intercollegiate Fall Rodeo. The first day of the rodeo begins at 6 p.m. Friday. Slack performances will begin at 9...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 9, 2019 

Tucumcari man accused in sex assault case

A Tucumcari man was booked into the county jail after being accused of four felonies, including sexual assault and aggravated assault. Lamar Eugene French, 31, was booked Sept. 27 into the Quay...

 

Governor has better things to campaign on

Apropos of nothing, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson decided recently to not-so-boldly wade into the three-year-old controversy surrounding NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. While questions...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    October 9, 2019 

Parties can't keep ignoring 'Flyover Man'

New York Times columnist David Brooks, a thinking conservative, wrote what I consider a brilliant piece that sympathetically explains the loyalty of President Donald Trump’s base. Brooks, who is as...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Opinion    October 9, 2019 

Biden dealings the bigger scandal

Please help me get the importance of this infamous Trump-Zelensky phone call. The Democrats and their soulmates in the liberal media are seriously getting ready to impeach the president — again ...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 9

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6: Monday • 6:04 a.m.: Shots fired in the 1500 or 1600 block of South Fourth Street,...

 

Jail log - Oct. 9

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4: • Michael Lucero, 48, Tucumcari, probation violation. • Pablo Mares, 34, Tucumcari, contempt of court....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 9, 2019 

Tucumcari takes loss from Texico

Six turnovers in the first half and a depleted varsity roster spelled doom for the Tucumcari football team during a 55-0 loss Friday night at Texico...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 9, 2019 

Lady Rattlers fall to Fort Sumner

The Tucumcari volleyball team dropped a 15-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-27 road match Thursday at Fort Sumner, snapping the Lady Rattlers' win streak at seven...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 9, 2019 

Carrizozo defeats San Jon/Grady

SAN JON - James Gonzales' third rushing touchdown with 1:33 left sealed a 39-33 victory for Carrizozo over San Jon/Grady in a six-man football game Fr...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 9, 2019 

Mud doesn't dampen spirits

Manny Hernandez and Erin Encinias continued to be the top runners for the Tucumcari boys and girls cross-country teams Thursday at a wet Hobbs Invitational meet. Tucumcari coach Gary Hittson said it w...

 
 By Gordan Runyan    Opinion    October 9, 2019 

We should serve God in the marketplace

Here’s my hot take for the day, which I will defend below: One of the best ways to serve the kingdom of God is to start a business. Offer goods or...

 

Pages past - Oct. 9

1969: The newspaper published several photographs of workers building a new culvert under a section of Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari. The work was expected to take about 18 months. • A Tucumcari...

 

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