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Articles from the November 27, 2019 edition

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 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Ron Wilmot dies at age 68

Ron Wilmot, a former publisher of the Quay County Sun, a former manager of the Tucumcari Convention Center and a longtime staffer in the Tucumcari...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    November 27, 2019

Housing authority decision delayed

The Tucumcari Housing Authority board Thursday delayed a decision on whether to turn over the management of the city's public housing to federal...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 27, 2019

Issues on tap at forum

It's a good problem to have, compared to previous years. Two area lawmakers talked Wednesday about the New Mexico Legislature being flush with money...

 

Calendar - Nov. 27

• Thursday — Free Thanksgiving dinner. The Tucumcari Baptist Church will offer a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church’s fellowship hall. For more information, call (575)...

 

Pages past - Nov. 28

1969: Tucumcari Mayor Kenneth Schlientz, president of the New Mexico Municipal League, and his wife will be among the 4,000 municipal officials attending the National League of Cities next month in...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

MainStreet awarded $600,000

Tucumcari MainStreet and the city learned Monday it had been awarded a $600,000 capital outlay grant from New Mexico MainStreet and the New Mexico Economic Development Department. Tucumcari will use...

 

Menus - Nov. 27

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — No school, Thanksgiving break. Thursday — No school, Thanksgiving break. Monday — Breakfast: French toast sticks with maple syrup, cereal choice with cinnamon goldf...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Yesway announces completion of Allsup's acquisition

Yesway announced last week it completed its acquisition of Allsup’s Convenience Stores, a 304-store regional chain based in Clovis that includes stores in Tucumcari and Logan in Quay County....

 

Let's vow to be mindful of others this holiday season

We’ve seen thousands of sad stories in our time, but the case of a man found in his North Texas apartment three years after his death ranks right up there as one of the saddest. Ronald Wayne White,...

 

No shortage of Thanksgiving advice

If you’re going to visit family for Thanksgiving in Denver or Dallas, about six hours away each, don’t leave on Wednesday. (I apologize if you’re reading this for the first time on Black...

 

Trump accusations small potatoes

“Laws are like sausages,” Otto von Bismarck supposedly said. “It is better not to see them being made.” Suffering through far too many hours of the House impeachment reminded me of the truth...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 27, 2019

Board to discuss deeding land for Mesalands dorm

The Tucumcari Public Schools board of education in future meetings will discuss the possibility of deeding land used for an annual pep-rally bonfire to Mesalands Community College so it can build a 10...

 

Give thanks all year round

It's Thanksgiving week, and I pray all travelers and those staying home will have a safe and happy holiday. While we should be thankful to others for kind deeds or service they do for us, including...

 

Logan players earn all-district

Logan had four players earn all-district honors from a squad that advanced to the state semifinals in eight-man football. Running back-linebacker Nick Brown, quarterback-safety Wyatt Wright,...

 

Three from Logan in all-state volleyball

Three players from Logan’s state-champion volleyball team earned all-state honors Monday, and one from Tucumcari earned second-team honors. Senior outside hitter Karli Webb, senior middle hitter Jor...

 

Lady Rattlers face tough test

No creampuffs to start the season for the Lady Rattlers. The Tucumcari girls basketball team faces a tough first test of the season at perennial...

 

Tucumcari boys shoring up weaknesses

Longtime Tucumcari boys basketball coach John Span has taken steps to shore up a major weakness that surfaced on last season's team - free-throw shoot...

 

Grady/San Jon starts season with victory

The Grady/San Jon boys basketball team began its season Saturday night with a commanding 77-40 victory over visiting Des Moines. Dustin Bryant led the Bronchos with 26 points. Chad Becerra added 16...

 

Grady/San Jon girls defeat Des Moines

The Grady/San Jon girls basketball team opened its season Saturday night with a 47-46 overtime victory over visiting Des Moines. Lady Bronchos coach Alicia Rush said her team trailed 46-45 with five...

 

18 at ENMU named to All-LSC

RICHARDSON, Texas - Senior fullback Paul Terry and senior placekicker Tyler Vargas were named to the All-Lone Star Conference first-team offense in...

 

Jail log - Nov. 27

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21: • Mathew Cordova, 20, no address listed, indecent exposure and resisting, evading or obstructing an...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Tucumcari police officer receives Wreath of Valor

Tucumcari police officer Daniel Lopez received a Wreath of Valor, the "highest award the department can give," Police Chief David Lathrom said...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 27

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Nov. 18 to Nov. 24: Monday • 3:02 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 700 block of West Tucumcari Boulevard,...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Quay County 4-H holds achievement program

Quay County 4-H held its end-of-the-year achievement program Nov. 17 at the Quay County Fair Exhibit Center. The C-C 4-H Club served as host club and chose the theme “4-H Glow Party.” 4-H clubs...

 

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