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Articles from the November 7, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 7, 2018

Lea County supports Quay for racino

Lea County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Thursday that favors Tucumcari in its bid to land a horse-racing license from the New Mexico Racing Commission. Lea County commissioners...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 7, 2018

Police seek two more in home invasion

More details emerged last week about a violent home invasion in Tucumcari in early October as law enforcement continued to look for at least two more suspects involved in the case. Suspects Setheria...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 7, 2018

Early voting numbers break record in state

"Vote early; vote often." That old saying about allegedly corrupt Chicago politics also applies in a more benign way to New Mexico - the state's...

 

Love for God more than a feeling

Jesus was once asked what the greatest commandment was, from the whole law of God. He answered that the first and great command (primo and mega in...

 

Calendar - Nov. 7

• Friday-Saturday — Christmas Craft Fair. Do your Christmas shopping locally. There will be a children's ornament contest and a raffle for new tablet. For vendor opportunities, contact Debi Zaida...

 

Menus - Oct. 7

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Egg and cheese muffinwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Thanksgiving meal for afternoon prekindergarten...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    November 7, 2018

City liability insurance jumps

The city of Tucumcari’s liability insurance rates jumped 20 percent this year, City Manager Britt Lusk told the Tucumcari City Commission on Oct. 30, and the budget-stressed city will cover the...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 7, 2018

Logan FFA team earns silver

The parliamentary procedure team from the Logan FFA chapter earned a silver rating at the recent 91st National FFA Convention and Expo in...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 7, 2018

Mesalands inducts students into honor society

Mesalands Community College recently held a fall induction for students in the Beta Eta Omega Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 7, 2018

Outage caused by rodent chewing through cable

A rodent chewing through cable caused CenturyLink service problems for hours Oct. 29 in Tucumcari. “We dispatched a repair team and were able to restore all services by 7:30 p.m. MDT,” Courtney...

 

Pages past - Nov. 7

On this date ... 1968: The newly renovated Tucumcari Airport formally opens to full air traffic tomorrow after it was officially accepted by the...

 

Century later, first Great War not forgotten

Historians estimate more than 115,000 Americans died in the first modern-day Great War we’ve come to call World War I. That casualty list included about 500 in New Mexico; dozens from our part of th...

 

A lot happened between WWII and me

Between the end of World War II and my birth date in 1950 lies a period of which I know little. My birth year marked the start of the Korean conflict and another new era. I was able last week to get...

 

Today our eyes focus on a hero

When the United States entered the Great War against Germany in April 1917, Tucumcari’s Isaac Kirkpatrick was attending law school at Valparaiso, Indiana. He withdrew from school immediately and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 7, 2018

Lady Rattlers upset Tularosa

Tucumcari's volleyball team played itself into position for a regular-season district championship by upsetting state-ranked Tularosa 25-15, 25-22, 25...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 7, 2018

Rattlers' season ends

Four turnovers wrecked whatever chances for victory Tucumcari had against New Mexico Military Institute during a 43-14 district loss Friday in the hos...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 7, 2018

Logan Longhorns rout Ramah

LOGAN - The host Longhorns routed a clearly overmatched Ramah team 52-0 in a rainy eight-man football playoff game Saturday afternoon that ended at ha...

 

Logan takes No. 1 seed in district volleyball

Logan captured the No. 1 seed in this week’s Class 6-A district volleyball tournament, while Grady/San Jon received the third seed despite two losses in the previous week. The winner of the Fort...

 

Cross-country teams qualify for state meet

Both the Tucumcari boys and girls cross-country teams qualified for the state meet after strong performances at the district meet Friday at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. The Tucumcari...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 7

The following are calls made to the Tucumcari-Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Center Oct. 29-Nov. 4: Monday • 3:41 a.m.: Shots fired at Seventh Street and Turner Avenue, Tucumcari....

 

Jail log - Nov. 7

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Oct. 29-Nov. 4: • Jeremy L. Abers, 40, Albuquerque, charge not listed. • Darrell Bitbui, 35, Farmington, driver not...

 

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