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Articles from the October 10, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 10, 2018

Throng turns out for racino presentation

Show up, they did. More than 1,100 people crammed into the Tucumcari Convention Center's main ballroom Thursday afternoon to hear Coronado Partners...

 

Quay could use racino boost

At the risk of alienating real or potential readers in various parts of the state, I am using my space this week to advocate for my home town Tucumcari as the site of the state’s next...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 10, 2018

Tax board taking convention center in hand

The city of Tucumcari’s Lodgers Tax Board is taking on more oversight of the operations and marketing efforts of the Tucumcari Convention Center and its director’s job description. Because...

 

Location good argument for Tucumcari track

If crowd size and enthusiasm were determining factors, the New Mexico Racing Commission could have rubber-stamped a horse-racing license to Tucumcari well before the end of Thursday’s hearing. It...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 10, 2018

Free flu shots to be offered at clinics

Presbyterian Medical Group will offer free influenza shots to community members 18 years old and older at clinic locations in Tucumcari and Logan from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday or until the vaccine is...

 

Menus - Oct. 10

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs and whole-wheat toast, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken and cheese quesadilla,...

 

Pages past - Oct. 10

On this date ... 1968: Laura Cameron, 81, a former pioneer resident of the region, has written her first book, “Looking Through the Window,” that will be released sometime this fall. It is a book...

 

Calendar - Oct. 10

• Friday-Saturday — 11th annual Mesalands Community College Grand Canyon Region Intercollegiate Fall Rodeo. The rodeo begins at 6 p.m. Friday. Slack will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday (with no...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 10

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 2-8: • Michael Lee Armijo, 28, Tucumcari, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer and criminal trespass....

 

Police blotter - Oct. 10

The following are calls made to the Tucumcari-Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 1 to Sunday: Monday • 4:03 a.m.: Criminal damage to property in 500 block of South Sixth...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 10, 2018

Tucumcari tops Texico

Seth Martinez rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries and added another TD on a 72-yard kickoff return Friday as Tucumcari fended off a...

 

Tucumcari cross-country has rough run

Manny Hernandez and Erin Encinias were Tucumcari's top boys and girls cross-country runners during the Hobbs Invitational on Thursday. "We did not run...

 

Logan falls to Dora

Logan nearly made up a two-touchdown deficit in the second half but fell short during a 28-26 district loss Friday to Dora during an eight-man football matchup. “Turnovers and penalties killed us...

 

Lady Rattlers earn an easy win

The Tucumcari volleyball team on Thursday earned a rare easy win, defeating Maxwell 25-10, 25-17, 25-17 on the road. The Lady Rattlers improved to 3-12 overall and have won two of their last three...

 

Mesalands takes home bull-riding titles

The Mesalands Community College rodeo team recently took home bull-riding titles at rodeo competitions at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 10, 2018

Athletes set to compete at weekend rodeo

Some of the best collegiate rodeo athletes in the Southwest will compete Friday and Saturday during the Mesalands Community College Grand Canyon Region Intercollegiate Fall Rodeo at the Quay County...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 10, 2018

Company planning wind farm near Grady

A Virginia-based energy company plans a wind farm near Grady that will generate about 150 jobs in Quay County when it tentatively goes online in 2020. The Quay County Commission learned of the...

 

Bible speaks to issue of gambling, gaming

It will shock no one to hear that the topic of gambling is a hot item in this region. What does the Bible say about gambling? Is it a sin? If it’s...

 

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