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 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

Nursing home residents vaccinated

Several residents at a Tucumcari nursing home on Wednesday received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, and more likely will receive it in the coming weeks. Becca Trujillo, administrator...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

E-filing of civil cases to start in magistrate courts

Attorneys may electronically file civil cases in magistrate courts in a dozen counties starting this week, including the 10th Judicial District that serves Quay, Harding and De Baca counties, and...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

Grants being offered for specialty crop farmers

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The United States Department of Agriculture established the grant program with the purpose...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

Walking trails planned at Five Mile Park

Several walking trails are being planned at Five Mile Park west of Tucumcari, with a kickoff for them possibly by June. Brenda Bishop, coordinator of the Quay County Health Council, said during the...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

Students named to ENMU dean's list

Jayden Johnson of Bard was named to Eastern New Mexico University's academic honors list for the fall 2020 semester. To be eligible for the academic honors list, a student must complete a minimum of...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

Two new cases confirmed in Quay County

The New Mexico Department of Health reported two new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County on Sunday, bringing the total to 18 during in the past seven days. Both cases Sunday were men in...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

Tucumcari High semifinalist in STEM competition

Tucumcari High School was announced as a semifinalist in the annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest and is New Mexico’s only remaining representative in the national STEM competition. THS...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 20, 2021 

Nearby county goes green

Quay County didn’t go into the coveted green zone for coronavirus risk, but one of its neighbors did. On Wednesday, Harding County officially landed in the green zone by meeting the benchmarks for...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

Four coronavirus cases reported Friday in county

Four more cases of coronavirus were reported Friday in Quay County by the New Mexico Department of Health, all the Tucumcari ZIP code. Three women and one man were affected. The age breakdowns were...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

DoH announces vaccine distribution plans

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday announced distribution plans for the next three phases for the COVID-19 vaccine that currently includes the elderly, those with high-risk medical...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

Man jailed after high-speed chase

A Tucumcari man was jailed in Santa Rosa after he was accused of stealing a pickup truck in Tucumcari and engaging with state police on a high-speed...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

Conchas Lake closes boat ramp access

Conchas Lake State Park has closed access to all boat ramps due to dropping water levels, resulting in safety concerns, and to prevent property damage during launching and loading of boats. Low...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

Auto-parts chain fined by state

An auto-parts chain that plans to build a store in Tucumcari was fined by the state after being accused failing to follow public health regulations at its Santa Fe location. The New Mexico...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

Eighth COVID-19 death in Quay County reported

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday reported the eighth COVID-19 death in Quay County since the pandemic began. The latest death was a woman in her 80s, according to an email from the agency...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

Harding County in green zone; Quay backslides

Quay County didn’t go into the coveted green zone for coronavirus risk, but one of its neighbors did. Harding County landed in the green zone by meeting the benchmarks for per-capita daily rates and...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 13, 2021

Five COVID-19 cases reported in county Wednesday

Five more cases of coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Quay County by the New Mexico Department of Health. Four of the cases were in the Tucumcari ZIP code, with another in the Grady ZIP code,...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Year in review: Pandemic impacts still more

Though state-mandated COVID-19 restrictions had affected all corners Quay County the first month of the year, the virus itself made a big impact in 20...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Six more coronavirus cases reported Saturday

Six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 also were reported in the county Saturday by the New Mexico Department of Health. Four of the cases were reported in the Tucumcari ZIP code, with one each in Logan...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Eighth COVID-19 death reported in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday reported the eighth COVID-19 death in Quay County since the pandemic began. Eight new confirmed cases of the virus also were reported in the county...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Conchas Lake State Park closes boat ramps

Conchas Lake State Park has closed access to all boat ramps due to dropping water levels, resulting in safety concerns, and to prevent property damage during launching and loading of boats. Low...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Five COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Tuesday reported five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quay County. Three of the cases were reported in the Tucumcari ZIP code, and two others came from the...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Vaccine website updated

The New Mexico Department of Health announced Monday that its vaccination website at vaccinenm.org now enables users to complete their comprehensive personal profiles. These profiles — which...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Charges dismissed in high-speed chase case

A Tucumcari man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in town in August had charges against him dismissed last week because time expired for his preliminary examination in court due to...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Quay remains in red with latest evaluations

Quay County remained in the red zone in the latest evaluations last week on the statewide COVID-19 map, but it landed on the shortlist of greatest improvement in its per-capita and test-positivity...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 6, 2021

Quay's seventh COVID-19 death reported

The New Mexico Department of Health last week reported the seventh death in Quay County because of COVID-19. According to a news release Wednesday, the latest victim was a man in his 70s who was...

 

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