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Articles from the October 31, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 31, 2018

District 4 commissioner selected

Chris Arias became Tucumcari District 4 commissioner after the city commission voted him into office during its regular meeting Thursday night....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 31, 2018

Sheriff hopefuls weigh in on issues

The race for Quay County sheriff is the only contested local campaign for Tuesday’s general election. Incumbent Sheriff Russell Shafer, a Republican, is running for another term, and Tucumcari...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 31, 2018

Cactus RV Park sign hauled off after sale to collector

Workers on Thursday afternoon dismantled and hauled away a 1950s-era neon sign from the Cactus RV Park in Tucumcari after a collector from...

 

Pages past - Oct. 31

On this date ... 1968: Tucumcari Mayor Kenneth Schlientz announced this morning the city is reviewing light and water deposits on hand, and those...

 

Calendar - Oct. 31

• Saturday — Tucumcari Public Library Beer Fest. This event features a full meal of bratwurst or hamburgers with all the fixings, dancing to the music of Limited Editions and craft beer in an...

 

It's scary night; be careful out this Halloween

Some special interest groups would have us believe crime increases on Halloween night. This might be true, or not, depending on many factors: the weather, the night of the week, whether communities...

 

Getting a movie is writer's dream

The Public Broadcasting Company last week announced America’s 100 favorite books of all time, at least among readers of today, according to an extensive survey they engineered. I was a little...

 

Older but not necessarily wiser

SANTA ROSA — Getting old sucks. At least that’s what I’ve heard. OK, I’ll admit it. I’m getting there myself. I’m 62 years old — but I’ve always been about 10 years younger, in maturit...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 31, 2018

Two teens arrested in home invasion

Two Tucumcari teens were arrested on suspicion of an Oct. 3 home invasion in which the resident was held at gunpoint, beaten and his residence burglarized. According to a news release Monday, Quay...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 31, 2018

Local art on display in Amarillo museum

Artwork created at Mesalands Community College during the college’s annual Iron Pour event is on display through Dec. 30 at the Amarillo Museum of Arts. “Burning Ring of Fire: 20 Years of Cast...

 

Menus - Oct. 31

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Ham and egg biscuit sandwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken tacos with whole-grain tortilla, ham...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 31

The following are calls made to the Tucumcari-Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 22 to Sunday: Monday • 6:39 a.m.: Suicidal person in 2300 block of Highway 469, San Jon....

 

Jail log - Oct. 31

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 23 to Oct. 29: • Peter Thomas Briones, 21, Tucumcari, aggravated battery against a household member (great...

 

All Christians sanctified in Jesus

Tomorrow, Nov. 1, many religious groups will celebrate All Saints’ Day, also called All Hallows Day, which falls in the middle of Allhallowtide, being preceded by Halloween (All Hallows Eve) and fol...

 

Letter to the editor - Oct. 31

Pearce’s stances disqualify him There are multitudes of challenges facing our country today — a congenital liar for a president, a congressional majority that does not have the backbone to stand...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 31, 2018

Dexter overwhelms Tucumcari on road

Tucumcari found itself on the road overwhelmed by a bigger, more experienced and state-ranked Dexter team 50-0 in a district football game shortened...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 31, 2018

San Jon/Grady postseason ends with loss

San Jon/Grady saw its postseason come to an end with a first-round loss Friday to Springer/Maxwell in the six-man football quarterfinals. Meanwhile, t...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 31, 2018

Tucumcari falls to Tularosa

Visiting Tucumcari pushed state-ranked Tularosa but fell 11-25, 27-29, 25-21, 24-26 during a key district volleyball match Saturday night. The Wildcats, ranked No. 3 in Class 3A in MaxPreps.com,...

 

Cross-country teams to compete at district meet

The Tucumcari boys and girls cross-country teams will compete at 3 p.m. Friday in the district meet at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. Other schools competing at the meet will be NMMI,...

 

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