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Articles from the November 28, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 28, 2018

Quay approves generator grant application

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a grant application to buy generators for all the county’s fire stations and substations. Daniel Zamora, the county’s emergency management...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 28, 2018

School board reviews district's master plan

The Tucumcari Public Schools board of education received a draft of the district’s five-year master plan and a “wish list” of possible future improvement projects during its regular meeting...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 28, 2018

Lettuce recall has families searching for substitutes

A nationwide recall of romaine lettuce two days before Thanksgiving sent some households, food suppliers and restaurants in Quay County scrambling to throw it out and find a salad substitute. The...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 28, 2018

Mesalands donates necessities to CYFD

Faculty and staff members at Mesalands Community College recently donated nearly 225 items to the local Children, Youth and Families Department. Items included underwear, socks, shampoo, soap, body...

 

Calendar - Nov. 28

Saturday — Parade of Lights. The fun begins at 6 p.m. as the floats cruise down Route 66 Boulevard from the old Kmart parking lot to the Tucumcari Convention Center. For more information, contact...

 

Menus - Nov. 28

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Strawberry yogurt parfait, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken nuggets, Cobb salad with dinner roll,...

 

Practice year round acceptable worship through thanksgiving

That time of year is upon us again when we think about how much we’ve been blessed (Thanksgiving) as well as how much more we’ll be blessed (Christmas and New Year's). It doesn’t matter which...

 

Pages past - Nov. 28

On this date ... 1968: A San Jon housewife who preferred to remain anonymous today disclosed she saw a flying saucer that also was seen in Groom, Texas, the same night a week ago. The woman said she h...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 28, 2018

Crime Stoppers chapter reports productive meeting

Every few weeks or so, about a dozen people quietly gather in the back of a Tucumcari restaurant for regular meetings of the local Crime Stoppers chapter. The most recent meeting last week turned out...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 28, 2018

4-H honors achievements

Quay County 4-H held its end-of-the-year achievement program Nov. 18 at the Quay County Fair Exhibit Center in Tucumcari. The Roadrunner 4-H Club...

 

Unsigned editorials going away, just like our editorial board

For decades, our newspaper has published unsigned local editorials. That ends today, but not without one final defense of the way we used to do things. Our unsigned editorials — under the Viewpoint...

 

Holidays good time to stay home

I’m writing this on Black Friday and I’m not going anywhere. Black Friday, New Year’s Eve, Labor Day and Memorial Day have become my favorite times to stay home. Just to be ornery, I don’t...

 

Free market means individual choice

I love the free market. The market, liberated from government rules, subject only to the choices of individuals. One of my choices is to not shop on major holidays. If I knew for certain the store...

 

Tucumcari boys coach pinning hopes on speed

Speed kills. That's what Tucumcari boys basketball coach John Span hopes for this season from his undersized team. "We have no size, but we do have...

 

New twist on Tucumcari girls offense

Tucumcari will sport familiar faces from last year's state-ranked girls basketball team, but its primary offense will be entirely new. Coach Gary...

 

Wrestling hopes high

Tucumcari wrestling coach Eddie Encinias is feeling pretty blessed these days. When asked who he expects from his team to advance to the state...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 28

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay County Communications Center Nov. 19-25: Monday • 7:51 a.m.: Traffic accident with damage at milepost 316 of U.S. 54, Tucumcari. • 8:22 a.m.: Reckless...

 

Jail log - Nov. 28

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Nov. 19-26: • Jeremy Abers, 40, Albuquerque, charge not listed. • Maria Helena Apodaca, 35, Tucumcari, contempt of court. ...

 

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