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Articles from the December 14, 2016 edition

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Base realignment discussed at forum

Area legislators discussed the forecast of the 2017 budget, capital outlay and business regulations on Dec. 6 during a legislative forum at Mesalands...

 

Strand helps with student project

Former Logan High School graduate and starting quarterback for the Eastern New Mexico University's Greyhounds football team paid a visit to his alma...

 

Varsity wrestling preps for Rattler Invite tourney

The Tucumcari Rattlers varsity wrestling team prepares to host their annual Rattler Invite tournament that will feature 18 teams competing Saturday...

 

Rattlers end 1-2 at Johnny May Classic

The Tucumcari Rattlers beat Dexter but lost to Tularosa and Ruidoso this weekend at the Johnny May Classic basketball tournament at Tularosa. The...

 

Recall process could change

In the upcoming session of the New Mexico legislature, Rep. Dennis Roch will push for an amendment to the statute that governs the election recall process for manager/commission forms of government....

 

One day at a time for deputy court clerk

Editor's note: This is part of a weekly series of introductions to our neighbors in Quay County. What is your idea of a perfect day? My idea of a...

 

What's happening - Dec. 14

Thursday • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., city hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., city hall Tuesday • Library Advisory Board: 5:15 p.m., public library. Dec. 21 • Tucumcari/Quay Regional...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 14, 2016

City stands by pay decisions

City commissioners and City Manager Jared Langenegger have joined employers in feeling confused about recent federal actions regarding overtime pay. At a public workshop held before the Thursday city...

 

Pages past - Dec. 14

December 1956 • Ronnie Gollehon of House won a trip to the National 4-H convention, a prize for the New Mexico 4-H beautification of home ground contest. • Five cheerleaders from Tucumcari High...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 14, 2016

Water line expansion approved

The Tucumcari City Commission cleared the way Thursday for a new “cell” at the city’s landfill and part of a water line that will allow business expansion at Interstate 40 and Mountain Road....

 

Jail log - Dec. 14

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Dec. 6 through Friday morning: • Diana Armijo, 45, possession of a controlled substance • Taneka Ingram, 34, warran...

 

School menus - Dec. 14

House Thursday: Breakfast: Quesadilla, cereal, yogurt, variety of juice and milk; Lunch: Taquitos, rice bowl, pinto beans, fruit, milk Monday: Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, hash brown, cereal,...

 

Senior calendar - Dec. 14

Tucumcari and Logan senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Thursday: Baked ham, baked sweet potato, green beans, whole wheat roll, margarine, pineapple upside down cake Friday: Chili dog,...

 

Searching for Christmas spirit

After last week's snow, it’s starting to look and feel a lot like Christmas. I haven't been able to get into the Christmas spirit this year. I’m not sure if I haven’t heard enough Christmas musi...

 

Constitution shouldn't be easily changed

Although the state Legislature’s 60-day session doesn’t begin for another seven weeks, some legislators are already talking about trying to amend the state Constitution. It’s not because of...

 

City gets grant for wastewater plant

The City of Tucumcari received a $30,000 grant for their wastewater planning efforts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The $30,000 grant will be used for an engineering and environmental study...

 

County commission meetings scheduled

The Quay County Commission set its 2017 meeting schedule Monday. The commission decided to continue its schedule of meetings on the second and fourth Monday of every month. The meetings begin at 9...

 

Trump naysayers should be nervous

Donald J. Trump continues to interview and select candidates for appointment to cabinet positions. One cannot help but ponder that very few of those T...

 

Officials full of excuses for failings

For the second consecutive year, Wall Street 24/7, a respected online business news publication, has ranked New Mexico as the worst-run state in the union. WS24/7 faults the state’s high rate of...

 

Greyhounds fall to Tigers in Heart of Texas Bowl

COPPERAS COVE, Texas — Every time the Greyhounds landed a blow in the Heart of Texas Bowl on Dec. 3, Fort Hays State seemed to have a counter punch ready. But even before then, the Tigers had...

 

Fishing report - Dec. 14

Compiled by Department of Fish and Game The fishing report has been generated from the best information available from Department of Game and Fish officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after...

 

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