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Articles from the March 30, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    March 30, 2022

City barely passes Logan bank measure

A Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday barely approved a resolution that asks New Mexico Bank & Trust to rethink the planned closing of its Logan branch later this year. The resolution split by a 3-2...

 

Police blotter - March 30

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from March 21 to March 27: Monday — 10:38 a.m.: Accident with injuries at milepost 343, Interstate 40,...

 
 By Grant McGee    News    March 30, 2022

Legislators hope for quick session

CLOVIS — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has called the state Legislature back to Santa Fe for a special session slated to start April 5. Legislators wrapped up their regular session Feb. 17. “We...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 30, 2022

Mother Road music

A South Carolina-based music composer recently was in Tucumcari to soak up inspiration for his forthcoming "Route 66 Suite" orchestral composition....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 30, 2022

Tucumcari native writes book on city's history

Semi-retired history professor David H. Stratton was 75 years old when he began his research into the history of Tucumcari, his hometown. Twenty years...

 

Calendar - March 30

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Sunday — Wranglers 4-H Club political candidates forum. Quay County candidates have been invited to this forum at the Quay County...

 

Menus - March 30

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...

 

Pages past - March 30

On this date ... 1972: Local merchants and shoppers again will be given the opportunity to study plans for the downtown area and decide whether they want the present closed-mall design, a modified...

 

Take God seriously on April Fool's

This Friday is April Fool’s Day; I hope everyone survives. The origin of this holiday has been widely disputed, and it’s considered an official holiday only in Odessa, Ukraine. I wonder if they...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 30, 2022

Five new COVID-19 cases reported

Only five cases of COVID-19 were reported last week in Quay County by the New Mexico Department of Health, extending a weeks-long low ebb of the disease. The total number of confirmed cases in the cou...

 

Strong bipartisan vote best answer to Hawley, Cruz

Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee worked overtime to trip up Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson or capture a gotcha moment for the cameras during her marathon confirmation...

 

Life too short to govern others

Life is too short to waste it trying to govern other people. If you’re honest you’ll admit you have enough to keep you busy just controlling – governing -- yourself. Even if you have it all...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    March 30, 2022

Remembering a lower court judge

All this national news about Supreme Court judges has me thinking about the judges who make day-to-day differences in our lives, namely, the lower court judges who live and die among us. As a...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 30, 2022

State offers online diabetes-risk test

Because an estimate 300,000 people in New Mexico are diabetic and 640,000 are prediabetic, the New Mexico Department of Health is encouraging residents to take a free online test to screen themselves...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 30, 2022

Altrusa sets up fifth site for Li'l Library

The Tucumcari chapter of Altrusa International recently set up its fifth site of its Li'l Libraries in Quay County. Altrusa members converted an old...

 

Jail log - March 30

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 21 to March 27: • Jonathan R. Baros Y Dow, 31, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Pete Ottis Risper, 47, Tucumcari,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 30, 2022

Tucumcari girl advances to Elks Hoop Shoot finals

Tucumcari second-grader Trinity Gonzales recently won the Elks Regional Hoop Shoot national semifinals in Texas and is advancing to next month's...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 30, 2022

Logan track teams win again

LOGAN - The Class 1A track and field championships are weeks away, but Logan already appears to be strong contenders. Both of Logan's boys and girls...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 30, 2022

Lady Rattlers down Santa Rosa

The Lady Rattlers softball team grabbed a big early lead, then held on during the last few innings for an 11-8 victory on March 22 to hand Santa Rosa...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 30, 2022

Logan and Gateway split two in 1A title rematch

In a rematch of last season’s Class 1A championship game, the Logan and Gateway Christian baseball teams split a doubleheader Friday at Roswell. Logan, the defending 1A champ, won the opener 4-3, an...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 30, 2022

Rattlers edge closer to first win

The Tucumcari baseball team suffered four more losses last week but inched closer to its first victory since 2019. At the West Las Vegas Tournament, the Rattlers (0-5) barely dropped the opener 4-3 to...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 30, 2022

Dora sweeps twinbill from Lady Longhorns

A Logan softball team that virtually is rebuilding from scratch dropped its season-opening doubleheader to Dora by scores of 17-1 and 27-5 on Friday. The Lady Longhorns played their first game since...

 

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