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Articles from the March 31, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    March 31, 2021

Organizers present plan for Five Mile Park

Organizers of efforts to revitalize Tucumcari’s Five Mile Park introduced a plan that has been more than three years in the making Thursday to the City Commission in a public work session before...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

All New Mexico residents 16+ will be eligible for vaccine Monday

The New Mexico Department of Health announced this morning that starting Monday, April 5, all New Mexicans age 16 and over will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, Phases 1A, 1B, and...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Facilities administer about 250 more doses

Quay County health facilities administered about 250 more doses of COVID-19 vaccine last week as the proportion of residents who had received at least one shot inched towards the one-third mark....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 31, 2021

'Bands' wraps production

A crew from Elkhorn Entertainment tore down sets and camera setups Saturday at Tucumcari's historic railroad depot after wrapping production on eight...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Quay County remains in turquoise zone

Quay County remained in the turquoise zone — or best rating — in COVID-19 risk assessments last week by the New Mexico Department of Health. The county’s average daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000...

 

Looking at the truth of Jesus' resurrection

At Christmastime a couple of years ago, I wrote about Jesus’ virgin birth as a matter of truth stranger than fiction. The Bible clearly states Mary was a virgin, as prophesied long before Jesus was...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Quay records two coronavirus cases

Quay County recorded two confirmed cases of coronavirus in the past week, continuing a weeks-long plateau in its caseload. The total number of coronavirus cases in Quay County since the pandemic...

 

Pages past - March 31

On this date ... 1971: Local resident Raymond Crespin was one among hundreds across the nation who resigned from their local draft boards to show their disapproval of Lt. William Calley Jr.’s...

 

Calendar - March 31

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • April 16-18 — Spay and neuter clinic. A low-cost clinic to spay and neuter pets is being sponsored by Quay County Paws and Claws...

 

Menus - March 31

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the Tucumcari...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Annex Bar and Grill restaurant to reopen

The Annex Bar and Grill restaurant in Logan will reopen at 5 p.m. April 1 after being shuttered for a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re excited about reopened and getting along with...

 

Immigrant workers need protections

Last year, grocery stores might have run out of toilet paper, but the domestic food supply remained strong. Farmworkers, many of them immigrants who entered the country illegally, harvested fruits...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    March 31, 2021

Qualified immunity should stay

It is a valid question whether the civil rights bill the New Mexico Legislature passed in the usual flurry of legislation before its March 20 close protects individual rights or serves as a full-emplo...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    March 31, 2021

Overturning election partisan travesty

Well, the principled stand Democrats took against Congress trying to overturn duly certified elections lasted all of a month or two. After rightly excoriating their Republican colleagues for...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 31, 2021

Tucumcari football season ends in loss

Tucumcari continued to have matchup problems against the other team’s skill players during a 71-24 season-ending football loss Saturday at Raton. The Tigers (2-1) raced to a 35-0 lead in the first...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    March 31, 2021

Logan's state hopes extinguished

LOGAN - Melrose extinguished any remaining hopes that Logan would gain a berth in the Class 1A state volleyball tournament by defeating the Lady...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 31, 2021

Hernandez finishes 37th overall in state championship

Several Tucumcari High School runners took part Saturday in the Class 3A cross-country state championships at Albuquerque Academy. Emmanuel Hernandez finished 37th overall in the 5,000-meter race...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 31, 2021

Rattlers fall to NMMI in last home match

Spiking woes proved to be a detriment for the Lady Rattlers in a 14-25, 17-25, 21-25 loss to New Mexico Military Institute on March 23 during the...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 31, 2021

Rattler basketball teams have little time to prepare

Tucumcari’s two high-school basketball teams will have little time from the end of the school’s abbreviated football and volleyball seasons before their first games. It would have been even less...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    March 31, 2021

Logan falls behind Tatum

Logan fell behind early and never could quite catch up during a 50-34 road loss Saturday to defending state runner-up Tatum in Logan’s season finale of eight-man football action. Miscues by the...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Former Logan coach to get day in court

After nearly four years, it appears former Logan Municipal Schools teacher and basketball coach Rhyan Daugherty will have his day in a Quay County courtroom in late April with his lawsuit against the...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Nurse practitioner joins Logan clinic

Certified family medicine nurse practitioner Tammy Germany recently joined the care team at the Presbyterian Logan Medical Clinic in Logan. “Tammy is a great addition to our team,” said Vickie...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Agencies hosting painted rock scavenger hunt

Altrusa International of Tucumcari, Tucumcari Fine Arts League and the Quay County Health Council are hosting an eight-week scavenger hunt for painted rocks beginning Thursday that include gift cards...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    March 31, 2021

Tucumcari man receives conditional discharge

TUCUMCARI — A Tucumcari man last week received a conditional discharge from jail and 18 months of supervised probation in a plea deal struck regarding his sexual-assault case. Jorge Cosme, 39,...

 
 By Staff report    News    March 31, 2021

Intimate Partner Violence Task Force hosts bystander intervention training

April is Sexual Violence Awareness Month and to celebrate the Quay County Intimate Partner Violence Task Force has planned several activities to mark Sexual Violence Awareness Month in April,...

 

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