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Articles from the April 15, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    April 15, 2020

Resident may be Quay's first case

Tucumcari resident Richard Lewis has survived diabetes, two strokes, several heart surgeries and even being struck by lightning. Family members say...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 15, 2020

Second coronavirus case reported in Quay County

A second case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Quay County, according to a daily news release Saturday afternoon from the New Mexico Department of Health. The person who contracted coronavirus in...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 15, 2020

Appointing interim president listed on Mesalands agenda

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees placed the appointment of an interim president on its regular meeting agenda for Tuesday, according to a fax sent by the college Friday afternoon. Tha...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 15, 2020

High court rejects mail-in primary, orders mailing of absentee applications

The New Mexico Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously rejected a request to hold mail-in voting for the June 2 primary election but ordered the Secretary of State and county clerks to mail applications...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 15, 2020

Learning from home

Superintendents at Quay County schools last week reported a mostly smooth transition to online learning for students at home in the wake of canceled...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 15, 2020

COVID-19 victim 'a man of values'

Warren Frost called him “the consummate farmer and rancher, always on the cutting edge of new developments.” Thom Moore said he was “a man of values. Just an upstanding citizen. A huge... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 15, 2020

Easter at a distance

The latest directive Saturday from New Mexico's governor to stem the spread of coronavirus expanded the state's public-gatherings ban to places of...

 

Deadlines and extensions

Today is April 15, and your taxes would normally be due TODAY. But, in light of COVID-19, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has extended the filing deadline to July 15, and, believe it or not, there...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 15, 2020

Woman launches senior group

A local woman recently launched a Quay County Adopt-a-Senior group on social media to recognize area high-school seniors whose final academic year was drastically altered because of the coronavirus...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 15, 2020

Tucumcari student inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

Daniel Holguin-Caldera of Tucumcari recently was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Holguin-Caldera was...

 

Pages past - April 15

On this date ... 1970: SPACE CENTER, Houston (UPI) — The stricken Apollo 13 spaceship is slightly off course and its astronauts will miss the Earth by 80 miles and soar off into a distant, fatal...

 

Calendar - April 15

Note: Events subject to change due to the coronavirus pandemic. • June 25-28 — Rockin’ Route 66. This festival in Tucumcari will be packed with live entertainment, a classic car and hot rod...

 

Menus - April 15

Quay County schools will be closed through the rest of the school year because of the coronavirus pandemic. For information on children’s meals provided at each school, go to new...

 

Governor needs to reconsider business closings

These are extraordinary times. They call for extraordinary measures. But let’s not give up our liberty — especially when government’s “help” in trying to save us from ourselves doesn’t mak...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    April 15, 2020

COVID-19 freeze will change things

Some day soon, we hope, we’ll wake up to learn that the COVID-19 viruses have gone to that place in the cosmos where the nanometer-size undead go when they can’t cause diseases any more....

 

Debate on reopening a false choice

Right now, America faces greater economic pain than at any time since the Great Depression. Tens of millions of people have applied for unemployment — including tens of thousands here in New Mexico...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 15, 2020

Tax board considers assistance requests

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board on Wednesday wrestled with a trimmed-down budget because of the coronavirus pandemic when considering assistance requests to events for the 2021 fiscal year. T...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 15, 2020

Quay-area students among 36 scholarship recipients

Several Quay County-area students were among 36 recipients who received over $131,000 in scholarships from the Plateau Education Foundation last week. These area students received $3,000 Banner...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    April 15, 2020

Tucumcari interim city manager signs contract

After only 18 months, Mark Martinez again has officially become Tucumcari’s interim city manager. At Thursday's Tucumcari City Commission meeting, Martinez signed a contract to become Tucumcari’s...

 

Police blotter - April 15

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 6 to April 12: Monday • 2:57 p.m.: Accident with property damage at First Street and Tucumcari Bouleva...

 

Jail log - April 15

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 6 to April 11: • Linda Uvalle Romero, 53, Logan, aggravated battery (no great bodily harm). • Gene Anthony Vargas,...

 

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