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Pages past - June 13
• Several days of heavy rains sent water 18 inches deep over the spillway at Ute Lake Dam. Conchas Lake had risen 3.7 feet, and was raising a tenth of a foot every hour. Pajarito Creek was full from bank to bank and running strong. Construction on the Quay apartments was 40 percent complete, with te
Events calendar - June 13
• Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: Noon, first and third Wednesday of each month, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 575-461-1377.
Meetings watch - June 13
• Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., Executive Director Patrick Vanderpool requested the approval of the annual $50,000 allocation from the County Commissioners. Vanderpool outlined several of the ongoing efforts to attract economic opportunities to the area and spoke of upcoming meetings
Mesalands president hopeful pays visit
"Being a president of an institution has been a goal of mine, on my journey as a vice president I am seeking a place to grow and expand my skill sets," said Robert Munoz from Fort Worth, Texas.
Leaders called to service, not power
Matthew 20:25-28 says: But Jesus called them to him and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you
Music Showcase a celebration of culture
"There was a lot of trial and error but overall I feel this year's showcase was a success," said Jerry Lopez, event coordinator.
Commission postpones talks of fireworks ban
As presented, the ban would prohibit the use of “missile-type rockets, helicopters, aerial spinners and stick-type rockets.”
Suit filed against Village of Logan
“I cannot comment on this matter except to say the Village of Logan is going to defend itself against these charges,” said Warren Frost, village attorney.
Local MMA fighter returns to cage
"This fight will be a rematch against an opponent who I beat back in 2010, a fight that they have told me changed their life and career,' Abel 'The Silent Assassin' Cullum said.
THS graduates step into the future
"It has been go, go, go since the start of Senior Week," said Jimmy Encinias, father of graduate Melina Encinias.
Music showcase kicks off Friday
A host of New Mexico music artists, cornhole tournament, car show and carnival rides will be the attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy at the second annual New Mexico Music Showcase in Tucumcari.
Meetings watch - May 30
• Approved an allocation of about $62,000 in city funds to cover the city’s share of operating funds for the Tucumcari Senior Center. The city allocation represents about 18 percent of the center’s $345,000 annual operating budget, Director Clara Rey said. About 11 percent comes from donations from
Population drops slightly in Quay
Quay County’s population dropped from 8,381 in 2016 to 8,306 in 2017, a total drop of 64 or about 0.9 percent, according to U.S. Census estimates released on May 24.
Candidate Q&As: City Commission
A: I think the county commission is very transparent to the citizens of Quay County. The board packets, minutes of the meeting are available online for the residents to review. The public is welcome to come the meetings to voice their concerns. The commission also weighs every issues, concern carefu
Candidate Q&As: Magistrate judge
A: I have a bachelor's degree in business administration, after college I attended the University of New Mexico and earned my law degree. Since I began serving as the magistrate judge, following the appointment by Gov. Susana Martinez, I have rendered fair, legally accurate and impartial decisions.
Logan High School graduates 12
"Don't worry about the things you cant change, you will do nothing but waste energy," said Trevellion Rinestine, valedictorian.
Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel opens in Tucumcari, New Mexico
TUCUMCARI, NM – The 90-roomFairfield Inn & Suites by Marriottin Tucumcari, New Mexico, opened with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting decor. Located at 1901 South Mountain Road, theFairfield Inn & Suites Tucumcariwill operate as a Marriott franchise,
Senior Josh Walker on the move
The series will begin 7 p.m. Friday, with the second game 10 a.m. Saturday and the third game, if necessary, at 1 p.m.
Students face off at annual Track and Field Day
The students competed in individual events that included the 100-yard dash, shot-put and long jump contests, said their physical education teacher Gary Hittson, who coordinated the day's events.
Who killed Jean Abla?
Abla's daughter, Sam Thompson of Amarillo, said last week the Quay County investigation she believes Lucas "derailed" is finally getting back on track.