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Articles from the October 19, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 19, 2022

Commissioner wants crackdown on drag racing

Tucumcari City Commissioner Christopher Arias asked for an amendment to city ordinances to address drag racing on streets. Arias said Thursday during the commission’s regular meeting that drivers...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 19, 2022

Racing commission rejects Coronado application

The New Mexico Racing Commission, citing the declining health of the state’s horse-racing industry, on Thursday unanimously denied a license application from Coronado Partners to build a racetrack...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 19, 2022

'Next Exit' film to hold premiere in Tucumcari

"Next Exit," an acclaimed life-after-death drama and comedy film partially shot in Tucumcari, will hold its official premiere at Tucumcari's historic...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 19, 2022

Bullying discussed in work session

During a Tucumcari Public Schools board work session last week about student bullying, the superintendent said he would consider adding agenda items about serial offenders and hiking ticket prices...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 19, 2022

Logan board urges Harding County to repair Trigg Road

The Logan Municipal Schools board last week unanimously approved a letter to the Harding County Commission, imploring it to improve the condition of Trigg Road. “As you know, Logan Municipal...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 19, 2022

'It's like a home'

FORREST - Forrest Community Church held its 100th birthday celebration on Sunday, but the event also served as a homecoming for many former members an...

 

Fear a deadly challenge to faith

The No. 1 challenge facing Christianity in America is fear. This also happens to be the No. 1 challenge facing America in general. Fearful people do things that are especially deadly to New Testament...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 19, 2022

Arch Hurley manager reports meager rise in Conchas Lake

Despite recent rains, Conchas Lake saw only a meager rise in its water levels, according to the manager of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District during the board of directors meeting last week. Arch...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 19, 2022

County's cases stay low; state numbers creep up

Quay County’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases stayed at a low level, with just three reported by state health officials in each of the last two weeks. However, average daily case numbers in...

 

Calendar - Oct. 19

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday, Saturday, Oct. 28 — Halloween History Alive Tour. This is a walking tour of downtown Tucumcari featuring new, hair-raising...

 

Menus - Oct. 19

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Bacon and cheese frittata cup, toast, assorted cereal, graham crackers, strawberries, orange juice, skim, 1% or strawberry milk; Lunch: Ham and cheese chef...

 

Jones verdict sends message to hucksters

It’s unfortunate that the families of Sandy Hook probably won’t actually get anything close to the nearly $1 billion that a Connecticut jury assessed last week against right-wing conspiracy...

 

Prohibition has opposite effect

Isn’t it better to not create a problem in the first place than to try to fix it after it happens? I appreciate those organizing a trash pick-up day, and those who took time out of their week to...

 

Need to work toward restoring balance

As an observer of human nature and the body politick, I’ve reached the conclusion that the meanspirited attacks on both sides are largely due to the extremes. But there’s a more moderate middle...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 19, 2022

Hope's balanced attack frustrates Rattlers

Hope Christian's balanced offense totaled almost 400 yards during a 44-0 district victory Friday over host Tucumcari, but the last few minutes may...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 19, 2022

City signals willingness to use taxes for lights

Tucumcari city commissioners and officials signaled a willingness to use lodgers tax executive funds to help pay for lighting at Tucumcari Public Schools’ ballpark redevelopment project. How much...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 19, 2022

Ruidoso tops Lady Rattlers in district opener

The return of a starting setter from an injury appears to have turned a struggling Ruidoso team into a sudden district contender during a 25-17,...

 

Missed red-zone chances hurt Logan against Melrose

Melrose capitalized on its opportunities in the red zone, and Logan didn’t. The result was a 48-6 loss for the host Longhorns in eight-man district football action on Friday. Logan coach Dwayne Robe...

 

Undefeated Melrose spikers topple Logan

An unbeaten Melrose volleyball team took the upper hand in the District 6 standings Saturday with a 25-20, 25-21, 25-17 victory at arch-rival Logan. The Lady Buffaloes, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A,...

 

Pages past - Oct. 19

On this date ... 1972: U.S. Sen. Joseph Montoya flew to Tucumcari to be a guest of honor at a luncheon at the Holiday Inn in Tucumcari, sponsored by Democratic Precinct A-1. Mayor King Aitken greeted...

 

Jail log - Oct. 19

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 10 to Oct. 14: — Michael Blea, 18, Tucumcari, aggravated fleeing a law enforcement officer and reckless driving. ...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 19

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 10 to Oct. 16: Monday — 8:32 a.m.: Trespassing in 600 block of East Hines Avenue, Tucumcari. — 9:55 a...

 

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