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Articles from the February 2, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    February 2, 2022

Revised cannabis ordinance OK'd

The Tucumcari City Commission unanimously adopted a revised cannabis ordinance after an earlier version inadvertently disallowed sales of legal recreational marijuana in the city. The second and...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

COVID spike shows signs of slowing

Quay County and New Mexico last week each showed tentative signs of a drop-off in the number of coronavirus cases. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quay County last week was 67,...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Report: Voter confidence falters

A recent report by the University of New Mexico weighed in on ways to improve faltering voter confidence after surveying the attitudes and concerns...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Data Book maps out Quay County trends

Quay County ranks poorly in New Mexico with child poverty and child food insecurity but grades well with low poverty rates for senior citizens and access to high-speed broadband internet. Those are...

 

Making some Groundhog Day predictions

The date for today’s Quay County Sun is Feb. 2. I like to and actually need to get an early start on my articles as it sometimes it takes me the full two weeks between deadlines to write them. So,...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Man with Logan ties designed postage stamps

The next time you buy stamps from the post office, they might have been designed by a man with extensive ties to Logan. Ryan Feerer, a professor of gr...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Man accused of shooting at another

A Tucumcari man remains jailed after he was accused shooting a gun at another man after an argument on a street. Rodney Lewis Hodges, 46, was charged with receipt, transportation of possession of a fi...

 

Pages past - Feb. 2

On this date ... 1972: “A substitute for a groundhog? Sorry about that, but we tried to find a groundhog with no avail. Shown above is ‘Pepe’ — a Pekepoo dog — who is celebrating his fifth...

 

Calendar - Feb. 2

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • April 29-May 1 — Tucumcari Rawhide Days. The event will include a Texas longhorn show on April 30, a film festival, cattle drive on...

 

Menus - Feb. 2

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Body found near Bard identified

A man whose body was found along an Interstate 40 frontage road near Bard in September has been identified. According to a news release Monday from New Mexico State Police, the dead man was...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Five juveniles nabbed after fleeing stolen car

Five juveniles were apprehended by sheriff’s deputies after they stole a car on Sunday and abandoned it south of town on Highway 209. Sheriff Russell Shafer said Monday afternoon the youths were...

 

Raiding trust funds will only leave state with less for the future

While state legislators consider a proposal requiring financial literacy be taught in high schools, it might be a good idea if they took a class themselves in investing wisely. Just two years ago,...

 

Obedience isn't the ethical choice

Here’s something you probably don’t hear every day: I dislike obedience. Obedience is not something to be encouraged or celebrated; it’s one of the most dangerous human traits there is....

 

GOP needs to stick to legal process

To steal a quote from former GOP President George H.W. Bush, the Republican Party of New Mexico is in “deep do-do” these days, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to get any better anytime...

 

Rattler wrestlers strong at Cardinal Classic

Despite missing six starters due to injuries and other factors, the Tucumcari wrestling squad saw four of its athletes finish third at the prestigious, 14-team Cardinal Classic on Friday and Saturday...

 

Robertson alum Larry Chavez enters NMAA hall of fame

Las Vegas native and Robertson alumnus Larry Chavez will be joining an exclusive group later this year. He will become the 112th member of the New Mexico Activities Association Hall of Fame. Chavez...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 2, 2022

Logan overwhelms San Jon

LOGAN - The San Jon boys basketball team appeared to be OK early in their district clash against Logan, taking a 3-2 lead. Then the roof caved in....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 2, 2022

Lady Longhorns dominate Coyotes

LOGAN - Both the San Jon and Logan girls basketball teams were missing key players due to illness. How they responded couldn't have been more differen...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Logan FFA team wins state title

A team with the Logan FFA chapter recently won a state championship in a parliamentary procedure contest and will advance to the national competition...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 2, 2022

Four House students place in state journalism contest

Four students from House Municipal Schools placed in the top three at the New Mexico Scholastic Press Association’s recent state contest. House students earned three second-place finishes and a... Full story

 

Police blotter - Feb. 2

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 24 to Jan. 30: Monday — 12:07 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 6400 block of Quay Road AL.4, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - Feb. 2

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 24 to Jan. 31: — Manuel Cook, 39, San Jon, failure to register as a sex offender. — Jason Reid, 39, Tucumcari, contemp...

 

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