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 By Ron Warnick    News    April 17, 2019 

State Supreme Court censures district judge

The New Mexico Supreme Court publicly censured a 10th Judicial District judge in Tucumcari after ruling he violated the Code of Judicial Conduct during a private meeting last year with Quay...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    April 17, 2019 

Officials discuss code of conduct

A discussion of whether the Tucumcari City Commission should adopt a code of conduct according to guidelines of new state legislation Thursday turned on whether parts of the code would stifle...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 17, 2019 

Former fire chief pleads to five counts

A former Tucumcari fire chief on Tuesday pleaded no contest in district court to five criminal counts — three of them felonies — from a 2017 case in which he was accused of drugging and sexually...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 17, 2019 

Remembering the early days

Cold wind and spitting rain lessened turnout Saturday for the first of four special events to mark the 50th anniversary of the Tucumcari Historical...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Police offer reward for info on four suspects

Quay County Crimestoppers and Tucumcari police on Friday announced they are on the lookout for four crime suspects in the area. Crime Stoppers stated it is offering an award of up to $1,000 for...

 
 News    April 17, 2019 

Calendar - April 17

• Saturday — Third annual Crappie Tournament. Sign up until Friday at Johnson’s Bait & Tackle in Conchas. Entry fee is $25. For more information, call JJ at (575) 403-5015, Jonathan at (575) 403...

 
 News    April 17, 2019 

Menus - April 17

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Ham and egg biscuit sandwich, cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Chicken tacos with 6-inch whole-grain tortilla,...

 
 News    April 17, 2019 

Pages past - April 17

On this date ... 1969: Workers were busy leveling the ground to build a new 64-unit rent-supplement apartment project in Tucumcari called Quay Apartments. The development received the endorsement of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 17, 2019 

Man faces jail after failure to appear

A Tucumcari man charged of a felony count of extreme animal cruelty faces jail again after a district judge issued a bench warrant for his arrest after he failed to appear in court for arraignment Wed...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Five more advance to national finals

Five other students at Tucumcari school district recently advanced to national finals from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America state competition in Albuquerque. High-school students...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Bookmobile stopping around area in June

Rural Bookmobile East, based in Tucumcari, will stop at a variety of rural communities in and near Quay County through June. The state library operates three bookmobiles in New Mexico that target...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Towns named 'tree cities'

San Jon and Tucumcari each recently were named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. San Jon (population 206) is the...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Logan will conduct election

The village of Logan will be conducting a special, mail-in ballot election June 4. Each registered voter in Logan village limits will receive a ballot by mail on or about May 7. A voter or potential...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 17, 2019 

Mesalands holds induction ceremony for honor society

Mesalands Community College recently held a spring formal induction ceremony for students in the Beta Eta Omega Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)...

 
 News    April 17, 2019 

Police blotter - April 17

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Communications Center from April 8 to April 14: Monday • 10:33 a.m.: Domestic disturbance at Eighth Street and Hancock Avenue, Tucumcari. ...

 
 News    April 17, 2019 

Jail log - April 17

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 8 to April 14: • Shirley Aragon, 58, Tucumcari, failure to comply with specific requirements. • Caroline Gay Bailey,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Clerk talks voter laws

Quay County Clerk Ellen White told Quay County commissioners during their regular meeting Monday a new state law that allows same-day voter registration during elections will add “expensive...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Racino settlement in question

Those awaiting a decision on a sixth horse-racing license in New Mexico will be waiting for a while longer. A settlement announced Wednesday of a lawsuit that had held up a license announcement for mo...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 10, 2019

Tucumcari freshman in national FCCLA finals

Elena Gutierrez, a freshman at Tucumcari High School, advanced to national finals from the recent Family, Career and Community Leaders of America...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 10, 2019

Joe's not opening quite yet

The reopening of Joe’s Back in the Day Diner slated for May is delayed indefinitely. The restaurant’s owner, Joseph Ysco, announced on Facebook on Saturday night: “Unfortunately due to...

 

Calendar - April 10

• Friday-Sunday — Spay-Neuter Clinic. Applications are available at Bob’s Budget Pharmacy. Register your animal for this event now at 511 S. Second St., Tucumcari. • Saturday — “The Early...

 

Menus - April 10

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage and cheese breakfast bagel sandwich, bagel with strawberry cream cheese, fruit, milk, juice; Lunch: Diced chicken and gravy with honey-wheat roll,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Former donut shop owner arrested in Kentucky

Police in Kentucky arrested the former owner and operator of the now-closed Tucumcari Donuts after he was accused of stealing $26,000 worth of doughnut-making and restaurant equipment from the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 10, 2019

Museum to celebrate 50th anniversary

The Tucumcari Historical Museum on Saturday will host the first of four special events to mark its 50th anniversary. Saturday’s event, called “The Early Days,” will delve into Quay County’s...

 

Police blotter - April 10

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 1 to April 7: Monday • 10:33 a.m.: Fraud in 200 block of East Center Street, Tucumcari. • 11:16...

 

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