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Articles from the April 6, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    April 6, 2022

Brighter 'T' on Tucumcari Mountain proposed

The city's Lodgers Tax Advisory Board heard a funding proposal from Rotary Club of Tucumcari to refurbish the big "T" on Tucumcari Mountain so it's br...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 6, 2022

Green day: Cannabis sales begin with a few hiccups

The era of legal recreational marijuana began Friday morning in Tucumcari, but not without a few hiccups due to supply shortages and one business'...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 6, 2022

Options to renovate, replace Trigg explained

An engineer explained to county commissioners three options on dealing with an aging Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari - building a new...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 6, 2022

Democratic candidate for sheriff withdraws

The lone Democratic candidate for Quay County sheriff withdrew from the primary election race last week. Reyes Gonzales, a Tucumcari police officer who made a previous unsuccessful run for sheriff on...

 

Pages past - April 6

On this date ... 1972: Fourteen striking workers at the Tucumcari Power Plant went back to work following a two-day walkout after the Power Board and city commissioners heard their complaints....

 
 By Gordon Runyan    Opinion    April 6, 2022

Trust puts skin in the game

In Christian circles, we have a tendency to develop “jargon,” a technical short-hand way of speaking. We use words, and we just assume everybody knows what we mean. They don’t, however, and the...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 6, 2022

Local COVID-19 infections slow to a trickle

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Quay County have slowed to a trickle. Only two cases of COVID-19 were reported last week in the county by the New Mexico Department of Health, continuing a weeks-long...

 

Menus - April 6

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 - April 6

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Quay County Little League opening ceremonies. The 70th anniversary of Quay County Little League will take start at 10...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 6, 2022

Mesalands joins collaborative group

Mesalands Community College announced Thursday it has joined the Collaborative for Higher Education Shared Services, or CHESS. CHESS, a nonprofit organization, will expand access to Mesalands...

 
 By Las Vegas Sun    Opinion    April 6, 2022

Political figures don't deserve public harassment

Just weeks after two right-wing extremists verbally assaulted and appeared to threaten violence against Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and his wife at a restaurant in Las Vegas, a left-wing radical...

 

Texas marijuana laws are failure

An excellent measure of whether a “law” is good or bad is to see if it prohibits something that isn’t prohibited elsewhere -- especially, right next door. If something is clearly bad enough for...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    April 6, 2022

Mills Canyon hidden treasure of state

It’s starting to feel more and more like summer, a time that’s ripe for weekend getaways. And if you’re like me and enjoy the “hidden treasures” of our state, here’s one you might enjoy:...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 6, 2022

Rattlers earn first baseball win since 2019

The Tucumcari baseball team notched its first win of the season last week and snapped a 41-game losing streak that dated to 2019. The Rattlers won the first game of a March 29 doubleheader at Clayton...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 6, 2022

Three area girls named all-state in 1A

The Logan girls basketball team that advanced to the Class 1A semifinals saw two players named to the New Mexico High School Coaches Association’s all-state first team. A House student who played...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 6, 2022

Gateway edges Logan in extras

LOGAN - Gateway Christian and Logan's baseball teams may face each other again later this spring during the Class 1A playoffs, including a possible re...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 6, 2022

Melrose edges Logan at Texico meet

The Logan boys and girls track teams looked strong Saturday, but district rival Melrose looked stronger at the Wolverines Relays in Texico. The Buffaloes prevailed over the Longhorns 106-89 in points...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 6, 2022

Pecos sweeps twinbill from Lady Longhorns

Pecos swept a doubleheader Friday from the visiting Logan softball team by scores of 19-4 and 7-6. In the first game, Lizzy Horner had a single and two RBI for the Lady Longhorns. In the nightcap,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 6, 2022

Rattler golfers struggle in season opener

The Tucumcari boys golf team struggled with nerves and wind during its season-opening meet March 29 at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course in Roswell. The Rattlers finished last of seven...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 6, 2022

Police agencies nab hiding suspect

Multiple law-enforcement agencies were involved in the apprehension last week of a wanted Tucumcari man who hid from police in a residence. Michael Anthony Romero Jr., 30, was charged last week with...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 6, 2022

Health council offers gift cards for survey participants

The Quay County Health Council is taking part in the 2022 New Mexico Community Survey that’s offering a gift card for selected participants. The survey lets the people have a say in the data about...

 

Police blotter - April 6

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from March 28 to April 3: Monday — 4:52 a.m.: Reckless driving at milepost 310, U.S. 54, Tucumcari. — 7:35...

 

Jail log - April 6

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 28 to April 2: — Danford Cross Jr., 36, Tucumcari, contempt of court. — Michael Anthony Romero Jr., 30, Tucumcari,...

 

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