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Articles from the April 13, 2022 edition

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 By Staff report    News    April 13, 2022

$35,000 in pot sales recorded in city in one week

Tucumcari saw more than $35,000 in cannabis sales during the first week of legal recreational marijuana in New Mexico. According to data supplied by the state’s Cannabis Control Division, the city...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 13, 2022

Lodgers tax board makes funding suggestions

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Board last week recommended using nearly $70,000 in promotional motel tax funds for festivals or tourism entities in the 2023 fiscal year, plus another $23,200 in executive m...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 13, 2022

Sacred survivor

NARA VISA - Sacred Heart Catholic Church is a survivor. The small but picturesque white chapel that sits on a hill overlooking the northeastern Quay...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 13, 2022

County OKs bid for Old Route 66 bridge

The Quay County Commission on Monday chose the lowest of three scaled-back bids to build a low-water bridge on Old Route 66 over San Jon Creek that...

 

Pages past - April 13

On this date ... 1972: A Texas couple and two of their small children sustained serious burns when a lantern caught their tent on fire at the KOA campground near Tucumcari. The 22-month-old child,...

 

Menus - April 13

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 13

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday — Culpepper & Merriweather Circus. Performances at 5 and 7:30 p.m.; tickets will be available at Tucumcari/Quay County...

 

Light at the end of the tunnel

Two weeks ago, I wrote about waking up in the dark due to the time change. The Bible says a lot about light, especially pertaining to God being the light at the beginning and end of this dark world...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 13, 2022

Three COVID-19 cases reported in county last week

Only three cases of COVID-19 were reported last week in Quay County by the New Mexico Department of Health, continuing a weeks-long trend of single-digit numbers in the region. The total number of...

 

Jail log - April 13

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 4 to April 8: • Clayton John Martinez, 46, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Adam Apodaca, 24, Tucumcari, aggravated...

 

Countless families face struggles with loss from cognitive impairment

Many families struggle with a loved one facing encroaching cognitive impairments – and the decision points serve as heartbreaking reminders of life’s fragility. More than simply taking the keys...

 

Liberty remains essential principle

Liberty, as a principle, will always prove true. Respecting liberty always works, violating it always hurts. The truth doesn’t care whether you like this or not. Government’s very existence violat...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    April 13, 2022

Jackson part of line of great Black women

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court got me to thinking about other African-American women who have made their mark on American history. There are many, including...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 13, 2022

Lady Rattlers win two from Logan

The Tucumcari softball team in a workmanlike fashion swept a doubleheader Thursday by 15-0 and 17-7 scores against a visiting Logan squad that's...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 13, 2022

Ranked baseball teams down Tucumcari

The East Mountain baseball team showed last week why it is ranked fourth in Class 3A. Tucumcari baseball showed it still has a lot of work to do. The...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 13, 2022

Logan girls finish second at meet

The Logan girls track team finished runner-up Friday at the 16-team Mario Martinez Qualifier event at Fort Sumner. Melrose won an area invitational event for the second straight week, totaling 103 poi...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 13, 2022

Logan wallops Questa in baseball

The Logan baseball team took a 10-1 lead after three innings and coasted to a 21-2 non-district victory over Questa on April 4. Aydin Kotara earned the win for Logan, striking out nine and allowing...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 13, 2022

Santa Rosa overwhelms Logan in softball

Logan proved to be no match for a strong Santa Rosa club, with the visiting Lady Lions sweeping a doubleheader by 19-0 and 20-1 scores on April 4. Kassie Padilla pitched a no-hitter in the first...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 13, 2022

Rattler golfers improve during second meet

Tucumcari High School’s boys golf coach said he saw improvement with his two athletes who made the trip Thursday to Roswell for the Dexter Invitational at New Mexico Military Institute’s course....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 13, 2022

Clinic opens in Saltz building

Technically, the newly opened Huffman Counseling and Wellness LLC is at 325 S. First St. in Tucumcari. However, the co-owner simply tells prospective...

 

PRC member's survey annoys board

Four public regulation commissioners Wednesday scolded a fellow commissioner from Tucumcari for sending an energy-related survey that inaccurately connected them to it. Jefferson Byrd said he would...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 13, 2022

Health council receives $55K from junior bill

The Quay County Health Council will receive $55,000 from a so-called “junior bill” approved by the New Mexico Legislature during a one-day special session last week. The 71-page bill states the...

 

Police blotter - April 13

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 4 to April 10: Monday – 2:03 a.m.: Threat in 2300 block of South First Street, Tucumcari. – 2:46...

 

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