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Articles from the November 6, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 6, 2019

One incumbent defeated in Tucumcari city, school elections

One incumbent each in the Tucumcari City Commission and Tucumcari school board went down in defeat during nonpartisan elections Tuesday in Quay...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 6, 2019

Big 'T' revitalization efforts stalled

Negotiations with a landowner to revitalize the big "T" on the north face of Tucumcari Mountain have stalled for two months, and the city commission...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 6, 2019

Complaint against judge dismissed

A legal complaint against a Quay County magistrate judge over an alleged lack of courtroom access was dismissed last week after the plaintiff’s attorney requested it, citing a resolution of the case...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 6, 2019

Internship incentives

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture is launching the Agricultural Workforce Development Pilot Program to offer incentives to agricultural businesses to hire interns. The program is the result of...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 6, 2019

Fire destroys home near San Jon

A fire likely caused by lighted candles destroyed a woman’s home near San Jon the morning of Oct. 29. San Jon Fire Chief Craig Brashear said the department was alerted about the blaze at 2030 Route...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 6, 2019

Storm causes closings, accidents

An early winter storm Wednesday caused school closings and accidents across Quay County, followed by a drop in temperatures Wednesday night and...

 

Calendar - Nov. 6

• Saturday — VFW Post 2528 Bike Rodeo. Registration starts at noon. Event begins at 1 p.m. Events include slow race, keg race, weenie bite, pole in the hole and fuzzy ball race. Cost is $10 per...

 

Menus - Nov. 6

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage and cheese breakfast bagel sandwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Thanksgiving meal for first and...

 

Pages past - Nov. 6

On this date... 1969: Howard Abercrombie announced to the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce the Bureau of Land Management would donate 80 acres near the San Jon caprock to a sponsoring and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 6, 2019

Construction expected to begin on auto parts store

The project manager for the O'Reilly Auto Parts chain said he expects to begin construction on a new Tucumcari store within a month, with an...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 6, 2019

Keep an eye out when buying firewood

If you plan to buy firewood, know what to avoid to get your money's worth. The New Mexico Department of Agriculture Standards and Consumer Services...

 

Much to learn from raid that killed ISIS leader

There is much to say about the raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and even more to learn. Begin with congratulations to the unknown military and intelligence personnel who...

 

Freedom doesn't have to be pretty

Facebook and Twitter are social media platforms that set the world-wide gold standard for their particular brands of dialogue-inducing software. Their inventors set them up as neutral media for...

 

Monopolies bad for energy consumers

Tens of thousands of acres scorched by unstoppable wildfires. Thousands of people evacuated from their homes near San Francisco and Los Angeles. Electricity shut off to millions to prevent hurricane-s...

 

Love defined by the law of God

Jesus said the two greatest commandments were commands to love. We are supposed to love God and love our neighbors as ourselves. How would you answer...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 6, 2019

MCC holds honors ceremony

Mesalands Community College held a fall ceremony to induct three students into the Beta Eta Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Inductees are Alyssa Martinez, Lisasha...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 6, 2019

Orders being taken for wreaths

The Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is taking orders for Christmas wreaths to be given to area veterans or placed on a veteran’s grave as part of the annual Wreaths...

 

Rattlers fall to NMMI

Tucumcari’s football team played better than it had in weeks but still didn’t have an answer for jump-starting its stalled offense during a 30-0 season-ending loss Friday at district foe New...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 6, 2019

Lady Rattlers avenge loss

The Tucumcari volleyball team avenged an earlier loss to Dexter and secured a second-place tie in District 4 with a 25-19, 25-19, 14-25, 25-17 victory...

 

Logan ousts Mustangs

Logan avenged a season-opening loss to Mountainair by ousting the host Mustangs 48-32 Friday in the opening round of the eight-man football playoffs. Logan next hosts top-seeded Tatum at 7 p.m....

 

Five runners qualify for state meet

Erin Encinias finished second at the District 3/4-3A cross-country meet Friday in Socorro to become among five Tucumcari runners who qualified for this weekend's state meet. Tucumcari's three...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 6

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Monday • 9:42 a.m.: Fire in 1800 block of South Sixth Street, Tucumcari. • 1:57 p.m.:...

 

Jail log - Nov. 6

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 28 to Nov. 2: • Mary Francis Espino, 41, Tucumcari, charge not listed. • Tiffany Garcia, 30, Tucumcari, contempt of...

 

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