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Articles from the January 11, 2023 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    January 11, 2023

Lopez chosen as county commission chair

The Quay County Commission on Monday elected District 1 Commissioner Robert Lopez as its chairman for the next year while a new commissioner served...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 11, 2023

'90% finished' design of hospital unveiled

A healthcare planner presented to the Quay County Commission a "90% finished" design of a new Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari that's e...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 11, 2023

County officials take oath of office

A new Quay County sheriff, a new commissioner and other county officials were sworn into office during a brief ceremony last Tuesday in the county...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 11, 2023

Quay County's number of COVID cases jump

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quay County last week jumped to 17 last week, compared to three reported during the previous week. According to the COVID Act Now website, the...

 

Faith is not the absence of fear

When you read the Psalms, right away you see David calling to God for rescue from his enemies. They have surrounded him and are threatening his life. This starts in Psalm 2. David cries out to God. I...

 

Pages past - Jan. 11

On this date ... 1973: Tucumcari and the surrounding region were thawing out from a winter blast that left motorists stranded for several hours until state police removed a westbound roadblock onto...

 

Menus - Jan. 11

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, graham crackers, apple juice, orange juice, skim, 1% or strawberry milk; Lunch: Chef salad, chicken nuggets,...

 
 By Grant McGee    News    January 11, 2023

Clovis passes anti-abortion ordinance

CLOVIS — An anti-abortion ordinance designed to keep abortion clinics from setting up shop in Clovis will become the city’s newest ordinance with a 7-0 vote of approval at Thursday’s regular ses...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 11, 2023

Health council meeting to host hospital presentation

Those who want more details and wish to ask questions about a proposed new hospital in Tucumcari can attend this week’s Quay County Health Council meeting. According to a news release from the counc...

 

Newkirk celebrates new fire station

NEWKIRK — To the applause of nearly two dozen family, friends and neighbors, Newkirk Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Hall and Assistant Chief Chris Booth did the ribbon-cutting honors on...

 

Time for men to 'Man up' and embrace change

To “Man up” means to “demonstrate toughness or courage when faced with a difficult situation.” That’s precisely what men need to do. Face up to a changing world and redefine what it is to...

 

'Energy gap' nobody wants to tussle with

Many Western states have declared they will achieve all-renewable electrical goals in just two decades. Call me naïve, but haven’t energy experts predicted that wind, sun and other alternative...

 

NMSU regents in danger of repeat mistakes

The last time the New Mexico State University Board of Regents set out to pick a new leader, after having unceremoniously ridded themselves of Garrey Carruthers, they had a hard time picking between...

 

Lady Rattlers capture BVC tournament title

The Tucumcari girls basketball team scored 30 unanswered points to turn what had been a close contest into a 60-36 blowout of host Estancia in the title game Saturday of the BVC Tournament. Tucumcari...

 

Foxes storm by Longhorns for EPAC crown

The top-seeded Fort Sumner boys basketball team stormed to a 17-point lead in the first quarter and cruised to an 81-54 victory Saturday over...

 

Top-ranked Robertson blasts Rattlers

Robertson remains the top-ranked boys basketball team in New Mexico’s Class 3A, and it played like it during a 90-58 non-district victory Thursday over visiting Tucumcari. Curtis Gonzales and...

 

THS wrestling team goes 4-1 at Moriarty meet

The Tucumcari boys wrestling team, showing little rust after the Christmas break, won four of five dual meets during the Pinto Duals event Saturday at Moriarty. The Rattlers defeated Sandia 48-24,...

 

Lady Buffs jolt Logan in EPAC title game

The top-seeded Melrose girls basketball team captured its first Plateau EPAC Tournament title since 2015 with a resounding 69-36 victory Saturday...

 
 By Tom McDonald    News    January 11, 2023

Santa Rosa saves a load of Chihuahuas

SANTA ROSA - A head-on collision just outside Vaughn resulted in five human and at least 10 canine injuries early Jan. 3, and a van-load of...

 

Jail log - Jan. 11

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Dec. 30 to Jan. 6: — Toby Jarmillo, 66, Tucumcari, contempt of court. — Joseph Marcus White, 24, Ruidoso, contempt of court...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 11

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 2 to Jan. 8: Monday — 5:52 a.m.: Accident at Highway 209 and Quay Road 43, Tucumcari. — 12:15 p.m.:...

 

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