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 By Staff report    News    November 28, 2018

Mesalands donates necessities to CYFD

Faculty and staff members at Mesalands Community College recently donated nearly 225 items to the local Children, Youth and Families Department. Items included underwear, socks, shampoo, soap, body...

 

Calendar - Nov. 28

Saturday — Parade of Lights. The fun begins at 6 p.m. as the floats cruise down Route 66 Boulevard from the old Kmart parking lot to the Tucumcari Convention Center. For more information, contact...

 

Menus - Nov. 28

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

 

Pages past - Nov. 28

On this date ... 1968: A San Jon housewife who preferred to remain anonymous today disclosed she saw a flying saucer that also was seen in Groom, Texas, the same night a week ago. The woman said she h...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 28, 2018

Crime Stoppers chapter reports productive meeting

Every few weeks or so, about a dozen people quietly gather in the back of a Tucumcari restaurant for regular meetings of the local Crime Stoppers chapter. The most recent meeting last week turned out...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 28, 2018

4-H honors achievements

Quay County 4-H held its end-of-the-year achievement program Nov. 18 at the Quay County Fair Exhibit Center in Tucumcari. The Roadrunner 4-H Club...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 28

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay County Communications Center Nov. 19-25: Monday • 7:51 a.m.: Traffic accident with damage at milepost 316 of U.S. 54, Tucumcari. • 8:22 a.m.: Reckless...

 

Jail log - Nov. 28

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Nov. 19-26: • Jeremy Abers, 40, Albuquerque, charge not listed. • Maria Helena Apodaca, 35, Tucumcari, contempt of court. ...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 21, 2018

Feasibility study puts Clovis at front of pack

A consultant’s feasibility study for the New Mexico Racing Commission concludes three Clovis applicants for a horse-racing track and casino would generate the most revenue. The study also details...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 21, 2018

Mesalands approves protest policy

Trying to strike a balance between free speech and order, the Mesalands Community College board of trustees unanimously approved a protests and demonstrations policy for the college during its Nov....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 21, 2018

Women of the Mother Road

About 80 percent of the audience for a historical presentation Friday night at The Gallery Etc. in downtown Tucumcari were women. That seemed appropriate, because the presentation was titled “Route...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 21, 2018

Racing commission moving forward with sixth license

“None of the above” apparently is no longer an option for the New Mexico Racing Commission on whether to award a sixth horse-racing license. Rosemary Garley of the commission sent an email Friday...

 

Calendar - Nov. 21

• Thursday — Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., enjoy the meal and fellowship free of charge. First Baptist Church, 321 E. Center St., Tucumcari. • Dec. 1 — Parade...

 

Menus - Nov. 21

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — No school. Thursday — No school. Monday — Breakfast: Cereal choice with cinnamon goldfish graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich, ham...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 21, 2018

Woman charged with ID theft

A Tucumcari woman was arrested and jailed in a 66-count complaint of identity theft and illegally using a debit or credit card for nearly $3,000 in transactions. Crystal Marie Jones, 34, was booked...

 

Pages past - Nov. 21

On this date ... 1968: The Quay County Commission soon will meet with the state tax commission in an effort to reduce all property valuations by 10...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 21, 2018

Mercantile shop opens on Route 66

The way Heidi Engman sees it, a soft opening of her Mercantile 29:11 shop on Saturday solved two problems. First, the storefront enabled her to sell...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 21

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay County Communications Center Nov. 12-18: Monday • 4:37 a.m.: A threat in 6300 block of Quay Road AM, Tucumcari. • 9 a.m.: A traffic accident with...

 

Jail logs - Nov. 21

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Nov. 9-17: • Pete John Estrada, 39, Tucumcari, driving under the influence of liquor (impaired, first offense) and driving while l...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 14, 2018

Snow day

Tucumcari bore most of the brunt in the region of an early-season winter storm that dumped nearly 6 inches of snow Sunday night into Monday morning....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 14, 2018

Easy wins for tax, sheriff

Quay County’s sheriff easily won re-election, and a renewal of a gross-receipts tax for Tucumcari’s hospital breezed to victory on Election Day. The campaign for sheriff was the only Quay County...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    November 14, 2018

City officials agree they should appoint new judge

The Tucumcari City Commission Thursday agreed without taking action the commission should appoint a new municipal judge in the wake of Municipal Judge Joe I. Dominguez's resignation Oct. 29....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 14, 2018

Website makes digital divorce filing available

The New Mexico Supreme Court recently launched a website that allows many couples to file for divorce in less time and often using less money. Marion Payton, court executive officer at the 10th... Full story

 

Calendar - Nov. 14

Friday — Route 66 Women: Untold Stories of the Mother Road. Join The Gallery Etc. and the New Mexico Humanities Council for this presentation at 6 p.m. The Gallery Etc., 201 S. Second St.,...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 14, 2018

Foundation to award scholarships in late spring

The Foundation for Rural Service announced last week it will award scholarships to qualified rural students in the late spring. One scholarship will be awarded per geographic region of the NTCA-The...

 

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