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Articles from the March 11, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    March 11, 2020

'Red flag' resolution approved

During a Quay County Commission meeting so crowded with spectators it was moved from its usual chambers to a district courtroom upstairs,...

 
 By staff report    News    March 11, 2020

Governor announces closing of all public schools for 3 weeks

All New Mexico public schools, including those in Quay County, will be closed for three weeks beginning Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a news release Thursday evening from...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 11, 2020

Two Tucumcari city commissioners file for county seat

Two sitting Tucumcari city commissioners will face each other in the Republican primary for Quay County Commissioner District 2 on June 2. District 5 city commissioner Todd Duplantis and District 4...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 11, 2020

State basketball tournament to go on without fans

Amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, the New Mexico State Basketball Tournaments will proceed without the general public being allowed to attend. The New Mexico Activities Association...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 11, 2020

Commission chair asks for road resolution

The Quay County Commission's chairman on Monday asked road superintendent Larry Moore to draft a resolution requesting safety improvements at U.S. 54...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 11, 2020

Crowd expected for iron pour

The loss of higher-education foundry programs is the gain of Mesalands Community College's annual Iron Pour, now in its 22nd year this week. Joel Kise...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 11, 2020

State takes steps for coronavirus

Though coronavirus hasn’t been reported in New Mexico yet, state health officials and one of the region’s key health providers have taken steps to prepare for it or prevent it. The New Mexico...

 

Pages past - March 11

On this date ... 1970: A dog-bite case was dismissed in Tucumcari municipal court after the judge ruled the black German shepherd showed no evidence of prior viciousness but ordered the dog’s...

 

Menus - March 11

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage and cheese breakfast bagel, assorted cereal, cinnamon graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Salisbury steak, turkey and cheese hoagie, mashed...

 

Calendar - March 11

• Today through Saturday — 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...

 

Changes need to be made to primary system

Being a voter in New Mexico during the presidential primary election is a little like being a Cleveland Browns fan during the Super Bowl. It’s interesting to watch, but it would be a lot more fun...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    March 11, 2020

Libel standard should stay in place

In 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a gift to the idea of freedom of expression with its ruling in the New York Times v. Sullivan case. It is important to point out that the case could just...

 

Establishment still holds power

Everyone talks about the power of the Republican and Democrat party establishments. It’s real — just ask Bernie. He quickly found out how powerful the Democrat establishment is last week when...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 11, 2020

Tax board approves forming of local tourism committee

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Board on Wednesday unanimously approved its chairman’s plan to form a local tourism committee in place of an Albuquerque marketing firm, but not before an argument between...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 11, 2020

Tucumcari girls earn victory on road

The Tucumcari girls basketball team nabbed an impressive 58-39 victory on the road Friday night at Laguna Acoma in the first round of the Class 3A girls basketball tournament. The ninth-seeded Lady...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 11, 2020

Logan boys out of tourney

A depleted Logan boys basketball team’s run in the Class 1A state tournament came to an early end with a 61-41 opening-round loss Saturday at Elida. The Longhorns were without junior guard Dante...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 11, 2020

Logan girls take down Dora

LOGAN - The top-seeded Logan girls basketball team took care of business quickly during a 63-20 victory in the first round Friday of the Class 1A...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 11, 2020

Grady/San Jon takes loss to Quemado

GRADY - The Grady/San Jon boys basketball team lamented a top scorer's foul trouble, allowing nine 3-point shots and a brief but critical scoring...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 11, 2020

Baseball team drops season opener

The Tucumcari baseball team dropped its season-opening doubleheader Saturday at West Las Vegas by scores of 7-0 and 18-3. Rattlers starting pitcher Ryan Birch took the loss in the first game,...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 11, 2020

Three House students qualify for state FFA competition

Three students from the House High School chapter of the FFA qualified for the state competition, including one who single-handedly competed against four-person teams, during judging competition Feb....

 

Jail log - March 11

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 2 to March 6: • Tyje Ji-Tu Garrett, 39, Tucumcari, charge not listed. • Maury Mauzy, 64, Albuquerque, contempt of cou...

 

Jesus has eyes like flame of fire

In his letter to the pastor and people in the church at Thyatira, Jesus describes himself as, “the Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of...

 

Police blotter - March 11

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from March 2 to March 8: Monday • 2:09 a.m.: Noise complaint in 500 block of East High Street, Tucumcari. ...

 

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