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Articles from the January 26, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022

Mesalands repeals vaccination mandate

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees last week essentially repealed the college’s new COVID-19 vaccination mandate in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on the...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 26, 2022

Two COVID deaths reported in county

Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Quay County last week as the state continued to see case numbers at or near record-highs. According to the New Mexico Department of Health, the latest deaths...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022

San Jon play returns after COVID hiatus

SAN JON - After more than a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Jon Municipal Schools and the Missoula Children's Theatre hosted their...

 

Time, history are going somewhere

The ancient pagans had a circular view of history, where patterns and cycles repeat endlessly. One side-effect of this view is that there is no room for any lasting progress or change. Whatever you...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022

Man gets more jail time in shooting

A Tucumcari man was sentenced to about 100 more days in the county jail and five years of probation after injuring two people with a shotgun blast last spring during a neighborhood spat. District...

 

Menus - Jan. 26

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. 26

On this date ... 1972: District Judge J.V. Gallegos sentenced three juvenile defendants from Oklahoma for their roles in the burglary of Cromers Grocery in Logan and stealing a pickup truck there...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022

Logan EMT, firefighter wanted in Texas

Potter County, Texas, has issued an arrest warrant for a volunteer firefighter and EMT in Logan accused of groping a 17-year-old girl in an Amarillo hotel room last summer. The alleged victim also...

 

Not being Trump won't be enough to satisfy forever

One year into Joe Biden’s first term as president, it’s safe to say the Democrat’s performance has not met lofty expectations. His average approval rating, at 49% according to Gallup, is better...

 

COVID-19 not worth shutting down over

As I write this I am wrapping up my own adventure with COVID-19. It didn’t feel good, but it was nothing worth destroying the economy over. It was not worth any mandates, shutdowns, or other...

 

Seems some of us don't value honesty

This nation has been divided over the “facts” for some time now, but does that mean we’re divided over telling the truth, too? Used to be, Americans valued honesty, even if we didn’t always pr...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022

County switches IT agreement to Plateau

Quay County commissioners on Monday approved the county manager’s request to switch its internet technology master services agreement to Clovis-based Plateau from an Albuquerque firm. County...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022

School board may relax public comment policy

Several members of the Tucumcari Public Schools board discussed loosening its two-year-old policy regarding public comment at meetings. The board in November 2019 changed its policy regarding public...

 

Logan track coach honored

Robert Young was honored for his 38 years in coaching - including 10 at Logan - with his induction Saturday into the New Mexico High School Track and...

 

Wrestlers finish third in district

The Tucumcari boys wrestling team finished third in its district after a loss Thursday to eventual champion and host West Las Vegas and wins over district foes Fort Wingate and (Shiprock) Northwest. T...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 26, 2022

Scoring slump sinks Tucumcari

Tucumcari's scoring drought in the second quarter was all Clayton needed during its 59-50 victory Thursday in the Rattlers' annual Homecoming game at...

 

Horner lifts Logan girls to victory

Lizzy Horner hit two 3-pointers during a critical stretch to help lift the Logan girls basketball team to a 35-34 win over host Melrose in an important district-opening game Thursday. Horner led the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 26, 2022

Quarantine hampers Lady Rattlers

Playing without its chief ball-handler and top scorer, the Tucumcari girls basketball team fell to a talented Clayton squad 44-28 Thursday at the...

 

NMAA announces changes to wrestling, hoops tourneys

The New Mexico Activities Association last week made a few changes to its wrestling and basketball championships. Boys athletes in the A-3A and 4A wrestling classifications will compete on Friday...

 

Wolverines outscore Longhorns

The young Logan boys basketball team lost two games last week, including a 66-39 non-district decision Saturday at Texico. The Wolverines outscored the Longhorns 25-8 in the second quarter to seize co...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 26

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 17 to Jan. 23: Monday — 8:54 a.m.: Fraud in 1800 block of Cemetery Road, Logan. — 12:30 p.m.: Civil...

 

Jail log - Jan. 26

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23: — David Rosales, 26, Asheboro, North Carolina, criminal damage to property (over $1,000). — Devin...

 

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