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 By Steve Hansen    News    October 17, 2018 

District 4 candidates interviewed

The three candidates to serve out the term of District 4 Tucumcari City Commissioner Robert Lumpkin, who died July 10, were interviewed by the four...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 17, 2018 

Logan hires new city manager

Scott Parnell, the village of Logan's new manager who began his first day of work Oct. 9, hailed from Los Lunas, near Albuquerque. But he has roots in the Quay County region, which was why he applied...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 17, 2018 

Mesalands may collaborate on aviation program

The president of Mesalands Community College is in early talks with Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell about collaborating with the university's aviation program. Mesalands President John...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    October 17, 2018 

Tucumcari commission takes action on water

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday took action that brings closer increased water supply coming into the city and the final disposal of wastewater going out. The commission approved a letter...

 

Jail log - Oct. 17

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Oct. 9-15: • Raymond Holliday, 29, Tucumcari, battery on a household member (third offense). • Shirley Aragon, 58,...

 

Menus - Oct. 17

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

 

Pages past - Oct. 17

On this date ... 1968: An early first snow of the season fell in Tucumcari and the region. The area received moisture in several different forms the...

 

Calendar - Oct. 17

• Friday-Saturday — Pumpkin Patch. Explore the Pumpkin Patch at Tractor Supply Co. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1401 E. Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari. • Saturday — Altrusa “Boo-Bash” Cash Party....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 17, 2018 

Authorities seeking information on burglary

Crime Stoppers and the Quay County Sheriff's Office seek the public's assistance with information about an aggravated burglary at the 3900 block of East Maple Avenue in Tucumcari. About midnight Oct....

 

State fair results - Oct. 17

The following are results from Quay County 4-H and FFA participants at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair in Roswell: Swine • Mitchell Wall, third place, light Duroc • Jaylee Snipes, fourth place,...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 17

Here are calls made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 8 to Sunday: Monday • 12:26 a.m.: Breaking and entering, no address listed, Tucumcari. • 8:49 a.m.: The...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 10, 2018

Throng turns out for racino presentation

Show up, they did. More than 1,100 people crammed into the Tucumcari Convention Center's main ballroom Thursday afternoon to hear Coronado Partners...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 10, 2018

Tax board taking convention center in hand

The city of Tucumcari’s Lodgers Tax Board is taking on more oversight of the operations and marketing efforts of the Tucumcari Convention Center and its director’s job description. Because...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 10, 2018

Free flu shots to be offered at clinics

Presbyterian Medical Group will offer free influenza shots to community members 18 years old and older at clinic locations in Tucumcari and Logan from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday or until the vaccine is...

 

Menus - Oct. 10

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs and whole-wheat toast, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken and cheese quesadilla,...

 

Pages past - Oct. 10

On this date ... 1968: Laura Cameron, 81, a former pioneer resident of the region, has written her first book, “Looking Through the Window,” that will be released sometime this fall. It is a book...

 

Calendar - Oct. 10

• Friday-Saturday — 11th annual Mesalands Community College Grand Canyon Region Intercollegiate Fall Rodeo. The rodeo begins at 6 p.m. Friday. Slack will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday (with no...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 10

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 2-8: • Michael Lee Armijo, 28, Tucumcari, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer and criminal trespass....

 

Police blotter - Oct. 10

The following are calls made to the Tucumcari-Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 1 to Sunday: Monday • 4:03 a.m.: Criminal damage to property in 500 block of South Sixth...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 10, 2018

Company planning wind farm near Grady

A Virginia-based energy company plans a wind farm near Grady that will generate about 150 jobs in Quay County when it tentatively goes online in 2020. The Quay County Commission learned of the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 3, 2018

Fired Up festival sets record

Despite incomplete data, the Fired Up festival Saturday in downtown Tucumcari surpassed its goal of 4,000 people attending. Tucumcari MainStreet...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 3, 2018

Off to the races

More than 100 people attended an informational meeting Sept. 25 at the Tucumcari Convention Center to hear Coronado Partners frontman Warren Frost...

 

Company hopes to convert ethanol plant to methane

If all goes according to plan, a long-closed ethanol plant in Tucumcari may be converted into a methane plant and become fully operational by...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    October 3, 2018

Commission applicants face public interviews

The three applicants to fill the District 4 commission seat on the Tucumcari City Commission held by the late Robert Lumpkin will face public...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 3, 2018

Tucumcari man accused in Wyoming shooting

A Tucumcari man is accused of having a role in a shooting at a Wyoming bar and remains jailed on $500,000 cash-only bond. Andreas Broach, 29, of Tucumcari, and D’Marco Jones, 24, of Detroit, were...

 

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