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Articles from the January 4, 2023 edition

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 By Staff report    News    January 4, 2023

Logan Village Council fires its administrator

The Village of Logan is on the lookout for a new administrator after the village council fired Scott Parnell right before Christmas. Mayor David Babb said in a phone interview last week the...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 4, 2023

City hopes to replace Litchfield this month

The Tucumcari City Commission seeks to appoint a replacement for District 3 commissioner Ruth Ann Litchfield by late January after her unexpected resignation at the end of the commission’s previous...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 4, 2023

Year in review: Leadership changes dominate second half of 2022

The second half of 2023 in Quay County saw a multitude of local leadership changes that occurred or were imminent. Paula Chacon, a former manager of...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 4, 2023

Former area legislator appointed to PRC

New Mexico governor on Friday announced the appointment of three new members to the state’s Public Regulation Commission, including a former eastern New Mexico legislator. Gov. Michelle Lujan...

 

Menus - Jan. 4

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — No school. Thursday — No school. Monday — Breakfast: Pancake sausage on a stick, assorted cereal, graham crackers, apple, orange juice, skim, 1% or strawberry...

 

Pages past - Jan. 4

On this date ... 1973: A swearing-in ceremony presided over by new 10th Judicial District Judge Stanley Frost was held Jan. 2 for newly elected local officials at the Quay County Courthouse. Officers...

 

God can make you feel new

Well, another year has flown by with all its hopes and dreams, fulfilled or not, and a new year has begun. Newness usually leads to a positive outlook, like turning over a new leaf, which anyone with...

 

New year seems set to offer host of challenges

If the last few years have taught us anything, when it comes to politics, culture, the economy and international events, we should always expect the unexpected. After all, did anyone expect Elon Musk...

 

New Year's Eve a lousy time for a party

If we were to randomly pick a time, date and place to throw a party, I doubt many people would choose midnight on Jan. 1 outdoors. It’s way too cold. Our forecast often calls for below-freezing...

 

The world lost a great one in Pelé

The world, and particularly Brazil, lost a great one when Edson Arantes do Nascimento, famously known as Pelé, died on Thursday. Pelé was incredible in the sport of football, famously known in the U...

 

Looking forward to 2023's adventures

Now that 2022 is in my rearview, I’m looking forward to whatever adventures 2023 holds. Nothing says “new year celebration” like sitting outside being sandblasted by intense winds and trying to...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 4, 2023

COVID cases in county plunge; one death reported

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quay County last week plummeted to just three last week, compared to 16 during the previous week, according to state data. According to the COVID Act No...

 

Calendar - Jan. 4

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Basic dog obedience lessons. Tucumcari MainStreet is hosting a six-week course on how to train a dog. Classes will meet...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 4, 2023

Tucumcari goes 2-1 at Lady Rattler Invite

The Tucumcari girls basketball team won two of three during its inaugural Lady Rattler Invite tournament last weekend and came within an eyelash of... Full story

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 4, 2023

No. 2-ranked Clayton handles Logan

A 20-10 second-quarter surge gave the highly touted Clayton boys basketball team a double-digit lead it largely would maintain during a 74-63 non-district victory Thursday at Logan. The Longhorns...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 4, 2023

Lady Longhorns suffer losses to Clayton, Springer

The Logan girls basketball team hit a rough patch last week with consecutive non-district losses to Clayton and Springer. On Saturday, host Springer used an 8-2 run in the fourth quarter to turn a sma...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    January 4, 2023

Former Pecos coach pleads guilty to coercion and enticement of minors

A former Pecos High School assistant boys basketball coach pleaded guilty in federal court to coercion and enticement to minors. Federal prosecutor Alexander M.M. Uballez announced that Joshua Rico, 2...

 

Market analysts see cattle prices higher into 2023

FORT SUMNER — Cattle prices will be higher in 2023. That’s the consensus of market analysts across the industry. How those higher prices translate into rancher profitability is yet to be...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 4

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1: Monday — 4:38 a.m.: Shots fired in 400 block of East Main Street, Tucumcari. — 7:59...

 

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