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Articles from the October 30, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 30, 2019

Infrastructure, attracting jobs hot topics at forum

Those running for Tucumcari city commission listed infrastructure upgrades, attracting more jobs and working together as a community as among their...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 30, 2019

Commission candidates speak out

Three of the four races for Tucumcari City Commission are contested in the Nov. 5 election, and those candidates brought up a range of concerns and issues in the city. In District 1, which encompasses...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 30, 2019

School board hopefuls answer questions

The Tucumcari school board has four seats up for the Nov. 5 election but only one is contested — incumbent Fernando Ureste versus Jerry Joe Lopez in District 2. Newcomers Victor Matthew Pacheco in...

 

Calendar - Oct. 30

• Thursday — Festival of Fright. Visit the haunted Mesalands Dinosaur Museum. This event will feature trunk or treating, candy, fun and scares for all ages. The children’s haunted house will be...

 

Menus - Oct. 30

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Strawberry yogurt parfait, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken nuggets, egg and cheese chef salad with...

 

Jail log - Oct. 30

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26: • Federico Hernandez, 45, Tucumcari, disorderly conduct and contempt of court. • Jason Frank Beltran,...

 

Pages past - Oct. 30

1969: After 15 years, 5 months and 12 days of ‘all deliberate speed,’ the Supreme Court has announced flatly and unanimously it will tolerate no further delay in school desegregation. “‘The...

 

Logan finishes third in District 3

After its 50-0 district victory Friday night over Gateway Christian to conclude the regular season, Logan learned Saturday it would go to Mountainair during the opening round of the eight-man football...

 

Encinias reaches Hall of Fame

Longtime Tucumcari High School coach Eddie Encinias was inducted Saturday into the New Mexico Wrestling Hall of Fame. The honor came during the New...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 30, 2019

Rattlers take district loss

Five turnovers spelled doom for Tucumcari in a 50-0 district loss Friday to a state-ranked Dexter team during the Rattlers' final home game of the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 30, 2019

Tularosa victorious over Tucumcari

Tucumcari has improved in volleyball this year. But its key district foe, Tularosa, also improved - all the way to a No. 1 ranking in Class 3A. The...

 

San Jon awarded archery grant

San Jon High School recently was awarded a $2,637 grant from the NRA Foundation grant to purchase equipment to begin a National Archery in the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 30, 2019

Fire damages planned dispensary

A fire early Thursday morning severely damaged what would have become Tucumcari's first medical-marijuana dispensary and forced the one-day closure...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 30, 2019

City approves Second Street measures

The Tucumcari city commission on Thursday unanimously approved four resolutions, applications or agreements to address repairs and reconstruction of two blocks of Second Street downtown....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 30, 2019

San Jon, House voters to decide on bonds for facilities

Voters in the San Jon and House school districts during the Nov. 5 election will decide whether to issue bonds to make improvements to their buildings and facilities. Voters in the San Jon district...

 

No need to fear Satan on Halloween

It’s Halloween time with all its symbols from various sources, even some based in Christianized pagan rites. Much of the Christianized component originally was associated with the fear of death and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 30, 2019

County approves radio coverage grant

The Quay County Commission on Monday unanimously approved a $41,016.49 grant to build a new radio-transmission repeater to boost radio coverage to sheriff’s deputies on the county’s east side....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 30, 2019

School board approves resolution for mail-in election

The Tucumcari school board on Oct. 21 approved a resolution that sets a special Feb. 18 mail-in election on a $3 million bond issue to redevelop its softball and baseball diamonds. The resolution was...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 30

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 21 to Oct. 27: Monday • 7:23 a.m.: Traffic accident with damage in 200 block of East Center Street,...

 

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