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Menus - June 24

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the Tucumcari...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 24, 2020

Post office break-ins being investigated

Federal authorities and two sheriff's departments are investigating break-ins at post offices at Nara Visa in Quay County and Amistad and Des Moines...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 24, 2020

New furniture store opens

If you go to the newly opened Sarah's Furniture store in downtown Tucumcari, don't be surprised if you don't readily find Sarah herself. That's...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 24, 2020

Mesalands board tables future action on lease

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees approved a purchase requisition on an $81,000 lease on the Stampede Village student-housing complex but tabled future action on the property because...

 

Altrusa inducts new officers

The Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari recently inducted its officers for the 2020-2021 year. Inducted officers were Janie Hoffman, president; Ellen White, past president; Lois Sappington,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 24, 2020

Motel looking to new owners

The caretakers of the Blue Swallow Motel in Tucumcari expressed optimism the historic Route 66 property would have new owners by the end of the June...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 24, 2020

Board discusses graduation feedback

Members of the Tucumcari Public Schools board last week talked about positive feedback about the district’s May 29 outdoor graduation ceremony that included fireworks and confetti cannons amid...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 24, 2020

New coronavirus case confirmed in Quay

The state Department of Health on Thursday reported Quay County's first confirmed case of coronavirus in more than a month. David Morgan, a spokesman for the agency, stated in an email Friday the...

 

Police blotter - June 24

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from June 15 to June 21: Monday • 12:07 a.m.: Vehicle theft in 1500 block of Frontage Road 4132, Bard. • 1:08...

 

Jail log - June 24

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 15 to June 19: • Rachel Szwed, 22, Chicago, warrant from other counties or states. • Sam Yoshimura, 56, Gardena, Calif...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 17, 2020

New COVID-19 case reported in Quay County

The state Department of Health on Thursday reported Quay County's first confirmed case of coronavirus in more than a month. A spokesman for the agency said the victim is a woman in her 20s. He said...

 

New page turned

The Tucumcari Public Library reopened June 9 for the first time in almost three months after being shut down by the coronavirus. Those who showed up f...

 

San Jon plans July graduation

The San Jon Municipal Schools board of trustees set a graduation time of 6 p.m. July 11 at the high-school gym with a maximum of 25 people allowed for each of its three graduates to comply with an...

 

Lawmakers eye quick special session

A state senator whose district encompasses much of Quay County said spending cuts to address a state budget deficit won’t be too difficult during this week’s legislative special session, but he...

 

Pages Past - June 17

On this date ... 1970 • A reporter at the scene of an accident at Center and Rock Island streets between a cement truck and a car carrying two people said it illustrated citizens’ complaints...

 

Blotter - June 17

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from June 8 to June 14: Monday • 1:53 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 1800 block of South Seventh Street,...

 

Jail log - June 17

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 9 to June 13: • David Sandoval Jr., 42, Tucumcari, public nuisance. • Gabriel Anthony Perez, 21, Tucumcari, contempt...

 

Menus - June 17

(The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the...

 

Education Digest - June 17

Local students graduate at ENMU Five Quay County students recently graduated from Eastern New Mexico University of Portales in spring 2020. Those who graduated are Alexis Quintana of San Jon, Leah...

 

Man jailed on sex charges

Police jailed a Tucumcari man after he was accused of sexually assaulting a Colorado woman visiting a friend in the city. Jorge Cosme, 38, is charged with three counts of criminal sexual penetration...

 

Second Street work should start soon

Construction should start in “a week or two” on the long-awaited Second Street improvement project in downtown Tucumcari after the city commission on Thursday signed a contract with J&H Services o...

 

Weeklong fire burns near Mosquero

A weeklong wildfire that burned almost 23,000 acres and briefly threatened the village of Mosquero was brought under control by Sunday. Mosquero...

 

Youth expo to replace Curry fair

CLOVIS — Hello, Curry County Expo. See you next year, Curry County Fair. Curry County commissioners said both things, and plenty more during a 45-minute conversation in a Wednesday special meeting....

 

Clovis, Curry County to fund fireworks display

CLOVIS — Independence Day fireworks, courtesy of your local governments. With city officials stressing the decision was a one-time deal, the Clovis City Commission voted 6-1 in a Friday special...

 

Supreme Court affirms dismissal

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Supreme Court on Thursday ruled a Portales man’s conviction for fleeing law enforcement was correctly overturned. That’s because the Curry County Sheriff’s Office...

 

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