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 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021 

Logan schools close campus for two weeks

Logan Municipal Schools on Thursday closed its campus for two weeks after at least one employee or student tested positive for COVID-19. “Because of the possibility of widespread exposure, our distr...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021 

Quay records two confirmed cases

Quay County on Friday recorded two confirmed coronavirus case in the Logan ZIP code. However, it appeared the county might remain in the turquoise zone when COVID-19 risk assessments are announced...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021 

Health providers administer fewer than 100 vaccines last week

Quay County health providers administered fewer than 100 people with COVID-19 vaccines last week, though rates remained at a high level statewide despite a pause with the single-shot Johnson &...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021 

Self-defense demonstrations being hosted

The Intimate Partner Violence Task Force is hosting self-defense demonstrations at noon Friday or 4 p.m. Sunday for women and girls. Each session is limited to 10 and they will be in person sessions...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 21, 2021 

Logan Longhorns triumph over San Jon

The Logan boys basketball team mauled San Jon 86-33 during a district game April 13 before the Longhorns’ season was paused later that week because of at least one COVID-19 case in the school distri...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 21, 2021 

Lady Longhorns hand San Jon district loss before season pause

The Logan girls basketball team handled San Jon 68-29 during a district game April 13 before the Lady Longhorns’ season was paused later that week due to at least one coronavirus case in the...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021 

Logan school board approves levy question

The Logan Municipal Schools board of trustees last week unanimously approved a resolution for a November ballot question that would renew the district’s two-mill property tax levy. “The proceeds...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021 

Bookmobiles returned to road last week

The state’s three bookmobiles, including one in Tucumcari, under the state’s Rural Services Program returned to the road last week. Based in Tucumcari, Cimarron and Los Lunas, the three...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Logan closes schools after COVID-19 case

Logan Municipal Schools is closing its campus for two weeks after at least one employee or student tested positive for COVID-19. “Because of the possibility of widespread exposure, our district is...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Magistrate judge resigns

Tucumcari Magistrate Judge Timothy O'Quinn resigned Thursday after serving on the bench for about 4 1/2 years. Marion Payton, CEO of the 10th...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Jury duty rules change for seniors

A new state law will make it easier for senior citizens to permanently excuse themselves from jury service. The new law applies to residents age 75 and older who have been summoned to jury duty. They...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 14, 2021

Logan girls take loss

A shooting slump by the Logan girls basketball proved fatal during a 43-30 district loss Saturday at Fort Sumner. “We went dry in the second half,” Logan coach Glynna Strand said. “Couldn’t bu...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Quay cases increase but county remains turquoise

Quay County remained in the coveted turquoise zone again after COVID-19 risk assessments were announced Wednesday afternoon by the state’s Department of Health. The county saw a small increase in...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

First Christian Church pastor departs

The pastor at First Christian Church in Tucumcari known for his motorcycle gang past has departed barely two months after being chosen to lead that congregation. Stephen Mason, who began pastoring...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Health council hosting suicide prevention presentation

The Quay County Health Council is hosting an online community presentation about suicide prevention at 6 p.m. Thursday. Presenters from the New Mexico Department of Health’s Office of Injury...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Officials investigating vehicle crash

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a vehicle crash on U.S. 385 just south of Vega that killed a Tucumcari woman on April 6. Theresa Clark, 72, was driving west in a...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Coronavirus case confirmed in county

Quay County on Friday recorded its first confirmed coronavirus case since March 26, continuing a low ebb of the disease. The breakdown of COVID-19 cases by ZIP code was 329 in Tucumcari, 61 in Logan,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 14, 2021

Logan boys pick up district win

Staff report The Logan boys basketball team came from behind to pick up a key district victory Saturday with a 71-69 decision at Fort Sumner. The Longhorns trailed 39-30 at intermission and were down...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 7, 2021

Quay County again stays in turquoise zone

Quay County remained in the coveted turquoise zone again after COVID-19 risk assessments were announced Wednesday afternoon by the state’s Department of Health. The county saw a small increase in...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 7, 2021

Legal recreational marijuana likely not until early next year

New Mexico lawmakers have approved recreational pot, but no one should fire up a doobie just yet. The Legislature last week during a special session at the Roundhouse voted to legalize recreational ma...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 7, 2021

MCC hosting candidate video conferences

Mesalands Community College will host a series of six online video conferences starting Wednesday through April 14 for its six presidential candidates in which residents can participate. The college...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 7, 2021

County likely to remain turquoise again for week

Barring a last-minute outbreak, Quay County likely will remain in the turquoise zone — the highest attainable — for COVID-19 risk when the latest state assessments are announced Wednesday. From...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 7, 2021

Volleyball players named to all-district

Three Tucumcari volleyball players earned all-district honors in Class 3A's District 4. Senior outside hitter Felicity Lopez, junior outside hitter...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 7, 2021

Lady Rattlers take season opening loss

The Tucumcari girls basketball team took it on the chin during a 64-22 season-opening loss Friday at Robertson in Las Vegas. Alexus Lafferty scored 12 points to lead the Lady Rattlers, and Caylee...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 7, 2021

Logan girls fend off Clovis Christian

The Logan girls basketball team fended off a challenge from Clovis Christian during a 50-44 victory in both teams’ season opener Saturday. Kambry Burns led the Lady Longhorns with 13 points. Karlee...

 

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