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 By David Stevens    News    August 15, 2018 

Friends: Reporter's lust for life his legacy

TUCUMCARI — He was always joking. He had the kindest heart. He was a legend around Quay County. The tributes to Thomas Garcia could fill a...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018 

Mesalands marks American Wind Week with event

An open house Friday at Mesalands Community College's North American Wind Research and Training Center drew students, national wind energy industry...

 

New things to do at county fair

There may be a bit more sheen at the Quay County Fair, which starts today and runs through Saturday, with the addition of competition in artistic metal-smithing categories in arts and crafts. Another...

 
 By Gordan Runyan    News    August 15, 2018 

Loki has easy solution for us

In the first Avengers movie, there is a scene in which the villain, Loki, forces a crowd of people to kneel before him, and then gives a short...

 

Pages past - Aug. 15

August 1948 Over 70 persons from the Endee and Glen Rio communities were expected for the “Good Neighbor” feed scheduled for Aug. 16 at the Community House, Tucumcari....

 

Sports in brief - Aug. 15

ENMU to be part of largest conference RICHARDSON, Texas — Less than a year from now, ENMU will be part of the largest conference in Division-II. The Lone Star Conference will grow to 20 members July...

 

Menus - Aug. 15

The following are menus from area senior centers and schools: Logan Senior Center Milk, coffee and tea served daily Wednesday: BBQ sandwich, baked onion rings, mixed vegetables, cantaloupe. Thursday:...

 

Quay calendar - Aug. 15

Today through Saturday, — Quay County Fair, Quay County Fairgrounds Thursday — Mesalands Fall Enrollment Stampede, 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. for new and returning students. Commons area, Mesalands...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018 

Commission: Hospital gross receipt tax appears on ballot

It’s not a new tax. That is the key message that Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital officials and Quay County Commissioners want voters to hear before they vote on continuing the one-eighth percent...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018 

Disc golf course named after late commissioner Robert Lumpkin

Tucumcari’s new disc golf course at Five-Mile Park has been officially named for the city commissioner who championed it, Robert Lumpkin, who passed away on July 17. The Tucumcari City Commission...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 15, 2018 

Familiar face takes lead

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Yes, that was a familiar name announced last month as the new commander/leader of the United States Air Force...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018 

Ag program pairs old hands with new ones

A program to match apprentice farmers with experienced farmers willing to donate time and land in Quay County is well-timed, according to Jason Lamb,...

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 8, 2018

Racino candidates number 11 now

Just as a horse race can change suddenly and rather unexpectedly, so too, apparently, can the contest for the state’s sixth and last available racino license. The New Mexico Racing Commission...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 8, 2018

Good turnout at Rattler Reunion

A little thunder and lightning did nothing to diminish Friday's gathering of Tucumcari High School graduates at the Tucumcari Convention Center to...

 

Person of interest arrested

The final person of interest in the July 24 shooting at a local motel was arrested on Monday by Tucumcari Police Officers. Joseph Quintana, 30, was ta...

 

Look for God's way in scripture

One of our relatives works a restaurant in another town and because we eat there often, we’re friends with several other employees. Recently while eating with our relative (we’ll call her...

 

Mesalands enrollment date fast approaching

Mesalands will hold its annual Fall Enrollment Stampede Aug. 16. This event will be held for the new and returning students in the commons area, located in building A, said Kimberly Hanna, director...

 

Calendar - Aug. 8

Service clubs Wednesday • Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: Noon, first and third Wednesday of each month, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 575-461-1377. Support groups • Alcoholics Anonymous...

 

Jail log - Aug. 8

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 31 - Aug. 6: • Keith Kosirog, 39, warrant • Samantha Montano, 24, warrant • Elvert Murphy, 35, warrant ...

 

Pages past - Aug. 8

August 1969 •Mountain States Telephone announced plans to change its name to "Mountain Bell," according to Red Braziel, local manager, said the comp...

 

Menus - Aug. 8

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers in Quay County for Thursday through August 15: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Chicken a la...

 

Quay County hosts 4-H rodeo

More than 90 4-Hers from across the state competed in the annual 4-H Rodeo at the Quay County Rodeo Arena in Tucumcari. The 93 contestants competed on July 27-July 28 in the rodeo to win prize money...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 1, 2018

Local man sentenced to 10 years

TUCUMCARI - A Tucumcari man will spend 10 years in prison after being sentenced Wednesday in the 10th Judicial District Court for charges of criminal...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 1, 2018

Arson charges levied

TUCUMCARI - A Tucumcari man is facing felony arson charges after allegedly admitting to setting a neighbor's residence on fire after a dispute....

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 1, 2018

And they're off ...

For Warren Frost, confident in Tucumcari’s qualifications for the state’s next racino, it’s “the more the merrier.” That was his reaction to Monday’s news that eight groups have applied...

 

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