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Articles from the February 26, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020

Commission approves final audit for fiscal year

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved its final audit for the fiscal year ending June 30 that flagged five findings — with four that were minor. A.J. Bowers of the Carr, Riggs & Ingram...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020

Voters approve $3 million bond issue

Voters in the Tucumcari school district on Feb. 18 approved by more than a 2-to-1 margin a $3 million bond issue that will be used for a proposed...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020

Legislature awards Quay more than $2.5 million

The New Mexico Legislature awarded Quay County more than $2.5 million in capital-outlay projects before its session adjourned last week. The City of Tucumcari, villages of Logan and San Jon,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020

Mesalands hears report on strategic plan

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees on Feb. 18 heard a preliminary report on a strategic plan that lays out the college’s goals for the next five years and authorized a purchase order...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020

School board hears details on dorm project

Tucumcari school board members listened during a work session Feb. 17 as Mesalands Community College’s president gave more details about a plan to build a 150-bed dormitory on a district-owned...

 

Calendar - Feb. 26

• March 8-14 —22nd Iron Pour. Mesalands Community College will host its 22nd annual Iron Pour workshop. Meet sculpture artists and make your own creation from molten metal. The actual iron pour...

 

Menus - Feb. 26

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs, bagel, whole-wheat toast, strawberry cream cheese, fruit, milk, juice; Lunch: Bean burrito, American harvest salad, diced potatoes,...

 

Kingdom a place for 'Nones' and 'Dones'

You’ve heard the old joke about the dog who loved to chase cars until the day he caught one. This may speak to why God has allowed Christianity to...

 

Police blotter - Feb. 26

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23: Monday • 9:33 a.m.: Traffic accident with damage at U.S. 54 and Yucca Street, Logan....

 

Jail log - Feb. 26

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 14 to Feb. 23: • Shelby Cahill, 26, Spring Hill, Florida, driving under the influence of drugs (first offense), driving...

 

Federalism might reduce political incivility

As America heads full bore into one of the most significant (and possibly contentious) elections in several years, many Americans are worried about the lack of civility in the current political...

 

Any Democrat better than Trump

Michael Bloomberg may not be my first choice for president, but I very much object to some of the objections that have been raised against him. Let me take those one at a time: 1. He’s rich: Yes. He...

 

Trump still winning Dem debates

I never thought I’d feel sorry for a billionaire — a $60 billion billionaire. But watching Mike Bloomberg getting beat up in the Democrat debate in Vegas on Wednesday night was almost tragic. It...

 

Pages past - Feb. 26

On this date ... 1970: Three people were hospitalized after two separate accidents in Quay County. Brodie Webb, 15, and Steve Holcomb, both of McAlister, were taken to Trigg Memorial Hospital in...

 

Garcia third at championships

RIO RANCHO - Colt Garcia finished third in the Class 3A 182-pound weight class Saturday, the only Tucumcari wrestler to earn a medal of 11 Rattlers...

 

Tucumcari girls take Tularosa

The Tucumcari girls basketball team avenged a previous loss and downed Tularosa 56-46 Friday at the Snake Pit to force a tie-breaking game to decide...

 

Rattlers close with losses

The Tucumcari boys basketball team closed its regular season last week with two straight losses to district foes, including a 63-50 defeat Saturday at...

 

Grady/San Jon victorious over Logan

The Grady/San Jon boys basketball team ended its regular season on a high note Thursday with an 83-80 overtime victory over district rival Logan. Isaiah Mitchell led the Bronchos with 24 points,...

 

Logan girls wrap up with victory

The Logan girls basketball team wrapped up a perfect regular-season district run Thursday with a 66-25 victory over visiting Grady/San Jon. The Lady Longhorns, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, improved to 22...

 

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