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 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 12, 2019 

Lawmakers address issues

Be it a senator or a representative, Republican or Democrat, representatives of Quay County assured their constituents the challenges faced in...

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019 

Tucumcari man jailed in stabbing

Police officers arrested and jailed a Tucumcari man on a felony complaint after he was accused of stabbing another man in the lower back, upper shoulder and face. Adrian J. Andrade, 25, was booked on... Full story

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019 

Budget increase resolutions approved

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a series of six resolutions to increase its budget on its soon-to-close 2018-2019 fiscal year. The resolutions were presented by county finance director C... Full story

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 12, 2019 

Logan approves alcohol sales

LOGAN - Voters in Logan approved by a 5-to-1 margin a mail-in ballot question on whether to approve the sale of beer and wine at restaurants there. A...

 News    June 12, 2019 

Calendar - June 12

• Friday — Groundwater Workshop. The Ute Creek and Mesa Soil and Water Conservation District will host speakers and field demonstrations on how residents of the region can measure static... Full story

 News    June 12, 2019 

Menus - June 12

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Chile relleno with cheese, tossed salad with dressing, Spanish rice, crackers, fruit. Thursday — Oven-baked chicken, rice pilaf, broccoli with margarine,...

 News    June 12, 2019 

Pages past - June 12

On this date ... 1969: A 12-year-old girl from Tucumcari was badly cut on the leg as she walked home from a ballgame with friends. A person in a passing white automobile threw a bottle, injuring the...

 News    June 12, 2019 

Police blotter - June 12

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 28 to June 9: May 28 • 2:44 a.m.: Threat in 600 block of West High Street, Tucumcari. • 10:52 a.m.:...

 News    June 12, 2019 

Jail log - June 12

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 3 to June 8: • Matthew Howell, 28, Tucumcari, possession of drug paraphernalia and attempt to commit a felony, to wit:...

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Tucumcari man gets five years in prison

A Tucumcari man was sentenced in district court May 28 to five years in prison and other conditions for his role in a violent and armed home invasion in October that hospitalized an elderly man. Riley... Full story

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Festival chair optimistic

Just under 400 people attended the headlining acts of the third annual New Mexico Music Showcase inside the Tucumcari Convention Center, which was...

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

BBC crew spends some time in Tucumcari

A crew from the British Broadcasting Corp. spent about 12 hours in Tucumcari last week filming at two Route 66 restaurants for a pair of longtime...

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Man apprehended in shooting

A Tucumcari man accused of pulling a gun on another man and firing as he drove away down a street was apprehended after being at large for a month. Quay County Crime Stoppers had offered up to a... Full story

 By Staff report    News    June 5, 2019

Mesalands announces honor students

Mesalands Community College last week announced its academic honor students for the just-completed school year and spring semester. Eleven students received the President’s Citation for exceptional... Full story


Pages past - June 5

On this date ... 1969: Tucumcari again is the site of the annual State 4-H Horse Show, Rodeo and State 4-H Queens Contest, which has been held here for the past eight years. About 200 entries from...


Calendar - June 5

• Saturday-Sunday — Walleye Tournament. Join the Texas Walleye Association for its walleye tournament. Ute Lake State Park, Logan. • June 14 — Groundwater Workshop. The Ute Creek and Mesa...


Menus - June 5

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Baked pork chop, stuffing, Parmesan potato rounds, carrots, cottage cheese, peaches. Thursday — Baked fish, tarter sauce, tater tots, coleslaw, dinner roll and...

 By Ron Warnick    News    June 5, 2019

Museum celebrates in sunshine

Vastly improved weather conditions made all the difference with attendance Saturday during the 50th anniversary of the Tucumcari Historical Museum....


Police blotter - June 5

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 20 to May 27. Calls made between May 28 and Tuesday were not available at press time. Those will be...


Jail log - June 5

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 24 to June 1: • Caroline Gay Bailey, 51, San Jon, criminal trespass (posted). • Fred A. Chavez, 56, Tucumcari,...

 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 5, 2019

Legislators urge for cooperation at forum

TUCUMCARI - Be it a senator or a representative, Republican or Democrat, representatives of Quay County assured their constituents the challenges...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Parade joins Music Showcase lineup

For the first time, the New Mexico Music Showcase will feature a parade Saturday morning down Tucumcari’s Route 66. Benji Torres, treasurer of the Tucumcari Columbus Club that helps organize the...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Contract extension tabled again

For a second time, the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday tabled a possible contract extension with an Albuquerque marketing firm until it hears from the city’s Lodgers Tax Advisory Board next...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 29, 2019

Mesalands approves project request

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees approved a capital project request to extensively renovate its main building to make it more welcoming to current and prospective students. The board...


Calendar - May 29

• Thursday — Social Media Workshop. Learn tips and tricks to running your social-media business pages. 4:30 p.m. at Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce, 404 W. Route 66 Blvd. ...


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