Articles from the April 14, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    April 14, 2021

Cannabis could work in Tucumcari's favor

Tucumcari could be poised to prosper from newly legalized marijuana, at least one city commissioner and City Manager Mark Martinez agree. Two factors work in Tucumcari’s favor, District 1...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Logan closes schools after COVID-19 case

Logan Municipal Schools is closing its campus for two weeks after at least one employee or student tested positive for COVID-19. “Because of the possibility of widespread exposure, our district is...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 14, 2021

Colorado mayor offers cannabis advice

Legalized recreational marijuana likely is coming to Tucumcari and Quay County. The mayor of Trinidad, Colorado, passed along some advice to the region after the experiencing the effects of legal...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Magistrate judge resigns

Tucumcari Magistrate Judge Timothy O'Quinn resigned Thursday after serving on the bench for about 4 1/2 years. Marion Payton, CEO of the 10th...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 14, 2021

County lobbyists frustrated

Quay County's lobbyists expressed frustration to commissioners with the format and results of the recently completed New Mexico Legislature session,...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Jury duty rules change for seniors

A new state law will make it easier for senior citizens to permanently excuse themselves from jury service. The new law applies to residents age 75 and older who have been summoned to jury duty. They...

 

Calendar - April 14

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Sept. 25 — Fired Up Festival. A variety of booths, live entertainment and a fireworks show are on tap at the Historic Railroad Depot...

 

Menus - April 14

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...

 

What's in your hands?

We worshiped out of town on Easter Sunday and, although the Jesus’ resurrection wasn’t the focus of the sermon, that’s always the basis for gatherings of Christians on every first day of the wee... Full story

 

Pages past - April 14

On this date ... 1971: Cliff Copeland of Nara Visa, who goes to Amistad schools, was named the New Mexico Junior Cattleman of the Year at the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association convention in Santa...

 

Let's play ball, and keep game free from politics

Major League Baseball has decided it won’t play its annual all-star game in Atlanta this summer. That’s because, it alleges, Georgia lawmakers are engaged in voter suppression. Texas Gov. Greg...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    April 14, 2021

Hope wiser heads lead GOP again

Ex-president Donald Trump’s influence over the disturbing 70-plus million people who voted for him is still powerful. It is disturbing because the party Trump hijacked, the Republicans, now...

 

Georgia voting laws no 'Jim Crow'

Will someone please lend President Biden a history book? He thinks Georgia’s new voting integrity law is “Jim Crow on steroids.” And Georgia’s pretend ex-governor Stacey Abrams says it’s ...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 14, 2021

Rattlers fall behind Longhorns

Logan's basketball team found its shooting touch, and Tucumcari is trying to find its primary point guard. That summarizes the Longhorns' 71-36...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 14, 2021

Logan girls take loss

A shooting slump by the Logan girls basketball proved fatal during a 43-30 district loss Saturday at Fort Sumner. “We went dry in the second half,” Logan coach Glynna Strand said. “Couldn’t bu...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 14, 2021

Lady Rattlers fall 60-14 to Logan

One thing is for sure: The Tucumcari girls basketball team will gain a lot of experience against full-court presses this season. The Lady Rattlers got...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Quay cases increase but county remains turquoise

Quay County remained in the coveted turquoise zone again after COVID-19 risk assessments were announced Wednesday afternoon by the state’s Department of Health. The county saw a small increase in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 14, 2021

Vaccine events get shots to nearly 270

Two events in Tucumcari last week helped get COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of nearly 270 residents as more than one-third of New Mexicans were...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 14, 2021

Video producer asks for funding assistance

Another video producer asked for funding assistance from the Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board for a proposed travel show during the board’s meeting Wednesday. Santa Fe-based musician and actor...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

First Christian Church pastor departs

The pastor at First Christian Church in Tucumcari known for his motorcycle gang past has departed barely two months after being chosen to lead that congregation. Stephen Mason, who began pastoring...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Health council hosting suicide prevention presentation

The Quay County Health Council is hosting an online community presentation about suicide prevention at 6 p.m. Thursday. Presenters from the New Mexico Department of Health’s Office of Injury...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Officials investigating vehicle crash

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a vehicle crash on U.S. 385 just south of Vega that killed a Tucumcari woman on April 6. Theresa Clark, 72, was driving west in a...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 14, 2021

Coronavirus case confirmed in county

Quay County on Friday recorded its first confirmed coronavirus case since March 26, continuing a low ebb of the disease. The breakdown of COVID-19 cases by ZIP code was 329 in Tucumcari, 61 in Logan,...

 

Jail log - April 14

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 5 to April 9: • Mark A. Beckham, 38, Tucumcari, criminal damage to property (under $1,000). • Naomi D. Eschete, 43,...

 

Police blotter - April 14

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 5 to April 11: Monday • 1:32 p.m.: Disturbance in 100 block of East Main Street, Tucumcari. • 1:57...

 

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