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Articles from the January 20, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    January 20, 2021

City approves liquor license

Despite some protests from neighboring homeowners, the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday approved a club liquor license for the Tucumcari Zia...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 20, 2021

Legislators talk session priorities

Two area lawmakers talked about their top legislative priorities, the state’s proposed budget, proposed marijuana legalization and security at the Roundhouse as the New Mexico Legislature...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 20, 2021

Vaccine doses trickle in to Quay

More doses of COVID-19 vaccine continued to trickle into Quay County last week, and more are anticipated in the days and weeks ahead. Quay County Family Health Center in Tucumcari on Wednesday receive...

 
 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...

 

Glorify God with peace among men

For a year, we haven’t seen anything like the peace on earth mentioned at Jesus’ birth (Luke 2:14). While each political party blames the other for problems, we’re learning much of the...

 

Calendar - Jan. 20

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • April 16-18 — Spay and neuter clinic. A clinic to spay and neuter pets will be sponsored by Quay County Paws and Claws Animal...

 

Menus - Jan. 20

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the Tucumcari...

 

Pages past - Jan. 20

On this date ... 1971: New Gov. Bruce Key appointed Bard cattleman Franklin Flint, along with two other ranchers, to a six-year term with the New Mexico Livestock Board. Flint, a Democrat, was a Quay...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 20, 2021

San Jon board extends contract of superintendent

The San Jon Municipal Schools board of trustees last week extended its superintendent’s contract by one year to mid-2023. The board approved Janet Gladu’s extension Jan. 11 after a one-hour...

 

Company firings erode notion of fairness

Failure to wear masks can do more than spread COVID-19, as some of the intruders who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week are finding. It also reveals faces to security cameras, government...

 

Why this outrage only now? Fear

We’ve had the attempted insurrection of Jan. 6. Washington now hosts more U.S. troops than global hot spots to defend against threats related to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. And now,...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    January 20, 2021

Twitter has helped derange politics

Donald Trump was the president of Twitter. What radio was to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and TV was to Ronald Reagan, communicating 280 characters at a time on a social media platform that is a watchwor...

 
 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 Ron Warnick    News    January 20, 2021

Logan sees improvement in failure rates

Logan Municipal Schools saw some improvement in its student failure rates in recent months but not enough to satisfy its superintendent — another indication of the challenges of online learning...

 
 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 Ron Warnick    News    January 20, 2021

Work resumes on motel

Work resumed on the long-closed Apache Motel in Tucumcari this week, and the operator anticipates he'll have it partially open to overnight travelers...

 
 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...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 20

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 11 to Jan. 17: Monday • 1:10 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 6400 block of Quay Road AR, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - Jan. 20

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 11 to Jan. 18: • Melissa A. Cordova, 43, Tucumcari, contempt of court and warrant from other counties or states. ...

 

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