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Articles from the March 2, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    March 2, 2022

City's new 911 pact may save money

The Tucumcari City Commission approved an amended pact with the county’s regional 911 system that the city manager anticipates will save money. The commission unanimously voted during its regular...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 2, 2022

Tucumcari teams travel to playoff games; Logan girls play at home

The Tucumcari boys and girls basketball teams will travel for their first-round games in the Class 3A tournament this week, while the high-seeded Logan girls will host their Class 1A tourney opener at...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 2, 2022

Miles of trucks

Extended an invitation, the miles-long People's Convoy accepted it and made a one-hour stop Friday afternoon in Tucumcari as the cross-country...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 2, 2022

State OKs first cannabis license in Tucumcari

A couple from Texas recently was granted the first cannabis business license in Tucumcari. According to the New Mexico Cannabis Control Division website, Jill and Kenneth Gregory of Whitesboro,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 2, 2022

Teachers may get raises as soon as April

LOGAN - New Mexico's top education chief said many teachers in the state likely will see a pay raise as soon as April. New Mexico Education Secretary...

 

A year-round Lenten season

The Lenten season, which is celebrated by many, begins today, March 2. Lent is based on Jesus’ 40-day and night wilderness fast when he was tempted by the cravings of the flesh (food ...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 2, 2022

Candidates' filing day is Tuesday

Local candidates for the June 7 primary election have only one day to officially file — Tuesday — at Quay County Clerk’s Office. The filing day will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 8 at the...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 2, 2022

Documentary on Route 66's women to air Saturday

An eastern New Mexico public television station on Saturday will begin airing a three-part series, “Route 66: The Untold Story of Women on the Mother Road,” that includes an interview with a...

 

Pages past - March 2

On this date ... 1972: Tucumcari High School students stood outside the building and awaited permission from police officers to go back inside after another bomb threat was phoned to the school. Princ...

 

Calendar - March 2

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Thursday — San Jon FFA potluck dinner. This event at the San Jon Municipal Schools cafeteria is open to school staff, FFA families...

 

Menus - March 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 Ron Warnick    News    March 2, 2022

County OKs pact with property assessments firm

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a $27,920 professional services contract with an Illinois company to improve the accuracy of certain property assessments in the county and provide...

 

Hoping economic punishment will cut short war

The most conspicuous victims of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine are the people who will lose their lives in defending their country against a brutal (and nuclear-armed) neighbor. But...

 

War is yet another government lie

Whenever a government wants to go to war, you can be sure it is lying -- to its population and to anyone who listens to its justifications. If anyone supports a war, they have been hoodwinked by the...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    March 2, 2022

Invasion disturbing for democracy

Who would’ve thought that the Soviet Union would rise from the ashes and re-establish itself in Eastern Europe once again? It’s now clear that is exactly what Russia President Vladimir Putin...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 2, 2022

School board mulls changes to comment policy

The superintendent of Tucumcari Public Schools said he would present proposed revisions to the school board’s public comment policy — including possibly allowing constituents submit written...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 2, 2022

COVID numbers continue declining

Confirmed COVID-19 cases numbers last week continued their slide in the state and region and were approaching the lower levels seen before the Delta and Omicron variants arrived last year. The total...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 2, 2022

Grady woman dies in wrong-way crash on I-40

A Grady woman died early Friday in a wrong-way collision on Interstate 40 east of Tucumcari. According to a news release Monday from New Mexico State Police, the accident at 12:38 a.m. killed Kayla...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 2, 2022

Rattlers nab first district tourney since 2016

The Tucumcari boys basketball team captured its first postseason berth since 2016 by overcoming a double-digit deficit to defeat host Dexter 64-55 in the title game of the District 4 tournament Friday...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 2, 2022

Lady Rattlers stun Dexter in district final

It took three tries, but the Tucumcari girls basketball team finally got the best of Dexter. And it couldn't have come at a better time - in the champ...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 2, 2022

Melrose ousts Lady Longhorns in district semifinal

LOGAN - The Melrose girls basketball team continued its hot streak at the 3-point line, hitting seven shots behind the arc during a 48-46 victory...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 2, 2022

Foxes stop Longhorns' run in district tourney

Fort Sumner-House ended the Logan boys basketball team’s run in the district tournament with a resounding 75-39 victory Thursday in the semifinals. The Foxes, which improved to 16-4, ended...

 

Jail log - March 2

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 21 to Feb. 28: — Jose Tiznado, 54, Avondale, Arizona, disorderly conduct. — Paul James Mead, 53, Tucumcari, violation...

 

Police blotter - March 2

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Feb. 21 to Feb. 27: Monday — 3:04 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 4100 block of Quay Road 62.9, Tucumcari. ...

 

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