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 By Staff report    News    April 1, 2020 

New occupancy restrictions imposed on essential businesses

New Mexico's governor on Monday officially extended her public health emergency order to April 30 and added new restrictions to combat the coronavirus pandemic, including limiting occupancy in...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 1, 2020 

Commissioner dropping out

Christopher Arias, a Tucumcari city commissioner, announced he is dropping out of the race for District 2 on the Quay County Commission. Arias’ withdrawal leaves fellow city commissioner Todd...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 1, 2020 

Shipley earns all-state honors

Tucumcari senior Ashley Shipley last week earned all-state honors in Class 3A a third straight time. Logan's Karli Webb and Jordan Hines also earned...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 1, 2020 

Rush named to all-state

Grady/San Jon senior forward Chisum Rush was named last week to the all-state team in Class 1A boys basketball. The New Mexico High School Coaches...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 25, 2020

New Mexico public schools to be closed for rest of academic year

New Mexico’s secretary of education announced in an online conference Friday morning the state’s public schools would be closed for the rest of the academic year in an effort to slow a coronavirus...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 25, 2020

Governor to announce extension of school closings Friday

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday will announce an extension of the closings of all public schools in the state because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a post Thursday on Twitter from...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 25, 2020

Ten locals named all-district

Four Tucumcari girls basketball players were named first-team all-district after their advancement to the Class 3A quarterfinals. Logan, which...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 25, 2020

District team has THS trio

Three Tucumcari boys basketball players were named to the all-district team in Class 3A’s District 4. Sophomore guard Jesus Ramos, sophomore...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 18, 2020

New coronavirus restrictions placed on restaurants, hotels

New Mexico's governor on Wednesday ratcheted up efforts to slow the coronavirus pandemic by ordering restaurants to close their doors Thursday and allow only take-out orders or deliveries, plus...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 18, 2020

Cable cut leads to phone, Internet outages

An inadvertent cable cut led to phone and Internet outages in Tucumcari for several hours Wednesday afternoon. Vince Tyson, a spokesman at Plateau Telecommunications in Clovis, stated in an email a...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 18, 2020

Company recalling shrimp

A company is recalling cooked butterfly shrimp because it may be contaminated with bacteria that causes illnesses. The product is cooked butterfly tail-on whiteleg shrimp distributed by AFC...

 
 By staff report    News    March 11, 2020

Governor announces closing of all public schools for 3 weeks

All New Mexico public schools, including those in Quay County, will be closed for three weeks beginning Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a news release Thursday evening from...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 11, 2020

State basketball tournament to go on without fans

Amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, the New Mexico State Basketball Tournaments will proceed without the general public being allowed to attend. The New Mexico Activities Association...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 11, 2020

State takes steps for coronavirus

Though coronavirus hasn’t been reported in New Mexico yet, state health officials and one of the region’s key health providers have taken steps to prepare for it or prevent it. The New Mexico...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 11, 2020

Tucumcari girls earn victory on road

The Tucumcari girls basketball team nabbed an impressive 58-39 victory on the road Friday night at Laguna Acoma in the first round of the Class 3A girls basketball tournament. The ninth-seeded Lady...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 11, 2020

Logan boys out of tourney

A depleted Logan boys basketball team’s run in the Class 1A state tournament came to an early end with a 61-41 opening-round loss Saturday at Elida. The Longhorns were without junior guard Dante...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 11, 2020

Baseball team drops season opener

The Tucumcari baseball team dropped its season-opening doubleheader Saturday at West Las Vegas by scores of 7-0 and 18-3. Rattlers starting pitcher Ryan Birch took the loss in the first game,...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 11, 2020

Three House students qualify for state FFA competition

Three students from the House High School chapter of the FFA qualified for the state competition, including one who single-handedly competed against four-person teams, during judging competition Feb....

 
 By Staff report    News    March 4, 2020

Tuesday filing day for election

The Quay County Clerk’s Office will see a flurry of activity Tuesday. That is the day — and one day only — that people can file for state and local offices for the June 2 primary election. The...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 4, 2020

Logan girls earn No. 1 seed in Class 1A state tournament

The Logan girls basketball team was seeded No. 1 in the Class 1A state tournament and hosts 16th-seeded Dora in its first-round game. Tucumcari’s girls team was seeded ninth in the Class 3A state...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 4, 2020

Logan boys fall to Fort Sumner in semifinal

The Logan boys basketball team fell 63-52 in the semifinal Thursday of the Class 1A-6 district tournament at Fort Sumner. The Longhorns (15-13) fell behind 19-9 in the first quarter and trailed the...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 4, 2020

Doctor returns to Tucumcari hospital

Dr. Thomas Doncaster recently returned to Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital to provide family practice care to patients in Tucumcari. “We are thrilled to welcome back Dr. Doncaster,” Vickie...

 

Grady/San Jon victorious over Logan

The Grady/San Jon boys basketball team ended its regular season on a high note Thursday with an 83-80 overtime victory over district rival Logan. Isaiah Mitchell led the Bronchos with 24 points,...

 

Logan girls wrap up with victory

The Logan girls basketball team wrapped up a perfect regular-season district run Thursday with a 66-25 victory over visiting Grady/San Jon. The Lady Longhorns, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, improved to 22...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 19, 2020

Clerk's office sends out voting reminder

The Quay County Clerk’s Office is reminding residents to get their voting information correct for the 2020 primary and general elections. Please verify you are a registered voter in Quay County...

 

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