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Articles from the March 23, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    March 23, 2022

MCC to host Paulita's pilot plant

Paulita’s New Mexico will use Mesalands Community College’s armory building as a pilot manufacturing and worker-training facility while it looks for a more permanent site to relocate in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 23, 2022

Logan bank closing delayed to December

New Mexico Bank & Trust announced Friday it would extend the closing date of its Logan branch by another six months, giving local leaders more time to find another banking tenant there. A spokeswoman...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 23, 2022

Mesalands OKs four-day week

Mesalands Community College will move to a four-day week for employees and students after spring graduation. The Mesalands board of trustees during its March 15 meeting voted to approve the four-way...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 23, 2022

Mountain View School may be given to state

The superintendent of Tucumcari Public Schools said he was considering donating or selling for a nominal sum the Mountain View Elementary School prope...

 

Jesus Christ our model for marriage

In the Bible book of Ephesians, the apostle famously (or infamously, depending on your outlook) tells wives to submit to their husbands (5:22-24). That instruction would not have shocked any resident...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 23, 2022

Lodgers tax board receives $117K in aid requests

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board last week received more than $117,000 in aid requests from tourism entities or festival organizers for the 2023 fiscal year and heard pitches from two of them...

 

Pages past - March 23

On this date ... 1972: Most of the 30 to 40 business owners at a meeting of the Urban Development Board voiced opposition to an approved plan to build a closed mall in downtown Tucumcari. Merchants...

 

Menus - March 23

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...

 

Calendar - March 23

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • April 13: Circus. Performances at 5 and 7:30 p.m.; tickets will be available at Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce, 404 W....

 
 By Staff report    News    March 23, 2022

Only six COVID-19 cases reported last week

Confirmed COVID-19 case numbers continued to percolate at a low level in Quay County last week. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quay County last week was six. That compares to eight...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 23, 2022

Rescued climber had been denied access

A Tucumcari man rescued from a steep ledge on Tucumcari Mountain after becoming stranded there for hours last week had been denied access by one of the mesa’s owners earlier that day. Daniel W....

 

Pandemic should still be treated with concern

Almost exactly two years after the entire world shut down due to the initial threat of COVID-19, the state of New Mexico’s Department of Health has made it clear it no longer views it as a...

 

'Law' always benefits the elite

It’s aggravating that New Mexico’s Supreme Court decided the petitions aimed at possibly holding the New Mexico governor accountable for her COVID overreach were “legally invalid.” Aggravating...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Reading great education contribution

I firmly believe that the greatest contribution to my daughters’ education wasn’t in helping them get through high school or even college. It was in teaching them a love for reading. Often it...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 23, 2022

Man sentenced for high-speed chase

A Tucumcari man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in state prison, with all but nine months of that suspended, in a plea deal after he was accused last summer of speeding dangerously on city...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 23, 2022

Logan board OKs school re-entry rules

The Logan Municipal Schools board last week approved revised re-entry school procedures that reflect waning case numbers in the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Dennis Roch said masks no longer are...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 23, 2022

3 Rattlers named all-district in hoops

Three Tucumcari boys basketball players recently made the first team on the all-district selections. The 8-17 Rattlers, which won their district tournament and qualified for their first postseason...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 23, 2022

Logan captures Rattler Relays

The Logan boys and girls track and field squads showed they'll be a regional power again by besting 17 other teams and winning the season-opening Ratt...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 23, 2022

Four Lady Rattlers earn all-district honors

Four players from the Tucumcari girls basketball team earned all-district honors in District 4 of Class 3A. Three players from Logan and two from San Jon also were named to the all-District 6 team in...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 23, 2022

Lady Rattlers go 3-2 during week

The Tucumcari girls softball team salvaged a so-so showing during the Santa Rosa Tournament with a 24-5 victory Saturday over Estancia after two...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 23, 2022

Tucumcari games suspended by rain

Umpires on Thursday suspended Tucumcari baseball's home-opening doubleheader against Mora after one inning due to persistent rain. The games will be r...

 

Police blotter - March 23

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from March 14 to March 20: Monday — 2:22 a.m.: Accident in 2000 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - March 23

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 14 to March 19: — Daniel W. Pennison, 43, no address listed, criminal trespass (posted) and resisting, evading or obstr...

 

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