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Articles from the January 12, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    January 12, 2022

COVID-19 home tests to be given out at event

The administrator of the Quay County Family Health Center told county commissioners Monday her clinic would give away about 300 home COVID-19 tests during a mass-vaccination event Thursday at the...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 12, 2022

State sees record high COVID-19 case numbers

In a sign of an Omicron variant surge, New Mexico on Friday experienced a record-high in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, though Quay County’s still-high case numbers continued a downward tre...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 12, 2022

MCC board members sworn in

In a special meeting last week, members of the Mesalands Community College board of trustees who won re-election took the oath of office for another six years. However, one apparent newcomer to the...

 

Forgiveness about choices, not feelings

Maybe the most difficult of the Christian duties found in the Bible is forgiveness. We like thinking God has forgiven us, but then we’re told we nee...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 12, 2022

Funding request made for museum employee

Tucumcari’s city manager said he would look into using lodgers tax funds to hire a part-time employee to expand operating hours of city-owned museums, especially the New Mexico Route 66 Museum....

 

Menus - Jan. 12

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 575-461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 

Pages past - Jan. 12

On this date ... 1972: An “overwhelming” number of people streamed into the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Tucumcari-Quay County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet. Music during a...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 12, 2022

'American Pickers' seeking collections

Producers for the History Channel's long-running "American Pickers" reality show announced last week they would film new episodes in New Mexico in...

 

'Build Back Better' will disrupt economy, cause more inflation

During the late 1970s, American families experienced stagflation — a combination of economic stagnation and significantly higher inflation. By the summer of 1980, unemployment hit 7.8 percent and...

 

Modern life not from government

The conveniences of the modern world are all around us all the time, but I don’t think I’ll ever take them for granted. One of my grandmothers grew up in this area during the Dust Bowl days. Her...

 

Expanding voting good for NM

New Mexico’s 30-day session begins Jan. 18, and while its emphasis will be on the state budget, the governor can add to the legislative “call” and already has. On the first anniversary of last...

 

Logan takes title

TEXICO - Two years, a pandemic and a change of venue. But the Logan Longhorns were back like they never left. The defending champion Longhorns made... Full story

 

Lady Rattlers make third place showing

The Tucumcari girls basketball team secured third place Saturday in the BVC Invitational tournament at Estancia in resounding fashion by draining 13 3-point shots and walloping Mountainair 66-37....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 12, 2022

Free throws sink Rattlers

The Tucumcari boys basketball team regularly practices its free-throw shooting. Honest. Regardless, the Rattlers' performance from the foul line...

 

Rattler wrestlers go 2-2 in dual meets

The Tucumcari wrestling team went 2-2 on during a series of dual meets Saturday at Moriarty despite giving up forfeits in four weight classes due to departures, injury or illness. Tucumcari coach...

 

Lady Longhorns take Friday victory

A great day at the free-throw line helped lift Logan to a 33-25 victory Friday over district rival Melrose in the semifinals of the Plateau EPAC Tournament at Texico. Nials led the Lady Longhorns...

 

Logan boys go 1-2 at EPAC

The Logan boys basketball team went 1-2 during the Plateau EPAC Tournament at Texico after an 83-61 loss to Elida on Saturday in the consolation round. Brock Burns led the Longhorns (4-9) with 12...

 

Jail log - Jan. 12

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 3 to Jan. 9: • Adrianna M. Apodaca, 31, Logan, contempt of court. • Corlie Ann Leonard, 49, Tucumcari, aggravated...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 12

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 2 to Jan. 9: Monday • 2:55 a.m.: Shots fired at East Main and North Second streets, Tucumcari. ...

 

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