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Articles from the April 20, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    April 20, 2022

Chamber hired as events coordinator

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday approved a short-term contract with the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce to serve as the city’s events coordinator through June, with the option...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 20, 2022

San Jon schools to shop for new bank

SAN JON — Board members vocally authorized the superintendent of San Jon Municipal Schools to shop for a new bank this summer after she described rude or indifferent treatment by Citizens Bank of...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 20, 2022

35-bed mental-health facility envisioned

A company hired to perform a feasibility study on building a regional mental-health center in eastern New Mexico has envisioned a 35-bed facility...

 

Authority and law: Religious concepts

Issues of power and authority are inescapably religious. Why do you get to boss me around? What if I don’t comply? How far does your authority extend? What if you command something immoral? How...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 20, 2022

Museum to host free well water testing

The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health will host a free domestic well water testing event April 30 at the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 20, 2022

Chief justice sworn into Supreme Court

Justice C. Shannon Bacon was sworn in last week as chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court. She was elected to the post by her colleagues on the five-member court and will serve a term through...

 

Pages past - April 20

On this date ... 1972: The City of Tucumcari announced it would resubmit an application to the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation for facilities at a new park rodeo area on the city’s west side. The...

 

Calendar - April 20

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday-Saturday — 21st annual Chuckwagon Cookoff at Ute Lake State Park, Logan. The Saturday meal is $15. Call Bucky Stone at (575)...

 

Menus - April 20

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...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 20, 2022

No water allocated to canals for second spring

The Arch Hurley Conservancy District last week began its second straight growing season of not allocating water to its irrigation system due to persistent drought. The district’s board of directors...

 

US should shore up its mineral supply chains

There may have been a time when lawmakers could look at the source of a shipment of imported uranium and ignore it.  But that’s ancient history now. Nearly 50 percent of the uranium used at...

 

Tolerance pushers most intolerant

Tolerance has a proper time and place, but this time and place isn’t all the time nor is it everywhere. Nor does everything have to be tolerated. Even the most tolerant person won’t tolerate every...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    April 20, 2022

Mentoring uplifting and rewarding

One of the most uplifting things to receive, and rewarding things to give, is mentoring. It’s certainly been an important part of my career. I was in my 30s when I met my first journalism mentor....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 20, 2022

Lady Rattlers notch dramatic win over Mora

Tucumcari sophomore Amaya Infante smacked a game-winning RBI single with two out in the last inning to give her softball team a 20-19 come-from-behind victory against Mora on Saturday. The comeback...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 20, 2022

Logan no-hits Grady twice

The Logan baseball team handed host Grady its first losses of the season with consecutive no-hitters during a district-opening doubleheader on Thursday. The Longhorns blanked the Bronchos by scores...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 20, 2022

No. 1 Sandia Prep routs Rattlers

Sandia Prep's baseball team rose to the No. 1 ranking in Class 3A a few days before its district matchup at Tucumcari, and it played like a...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 20, 2022

San Jon boys basketball to go JV-only next season

The San Jon school board voted last week to let its boys basketball team play only junior-varsity games during the 2022-2023 season in effort to rebuild the program. The Coyotes amassed a 1-18 record...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 20, 2022

Lady Lions overwhelm Lady Longhorns

The Logan softball squad fell to a strong Santa Rosa team by a 23-3 score on the road on April 11 in a game shortened to three innings by the mercy rule. Santa Rosa pitcher Daelyn Pacheco allowed...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 20, 2022

Logan girls third at Fox/Vixen Relays

The Logan girls track team finished a distant third behind a dominant Melrose squad during the 19-team Fox/Vixen Relays meet Friday at Fort Sumner. The Lady Buffs steamrolled over the competition by...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 20, 2022

Rattler golfers compete at Lovington

The Tucumcari boys golf team took a full contingent to a five-team tournament Thursday at the Lovington Invitational. Though the Rattlers finished fifth with a score of 539, coach Justin Garcia said...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 20, 2022

Logan student wins state speech title

A Logan High School student recently won the state title at the New Mexico American Legion High School Oratorical Constitutional Public Speaking...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 20, 2022

Plateau to end TV services

Cable television is coming to an end for one carrier in the region. Plateau Telecommunications announced their cable service, Plateau TV and the television Plateau Stream, will cease at 11:59 p.m....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 20, 2022

Tea business opens along Route 66

Kandel's Street Sips Tea Shack and More opened earlier this month in a food trailer in the parking lot of a long-closed Tucumcari gas station on...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 20, 2022

3 COVID cases reported; health order extended

Three more cases of COVID-19 were reported last week in Quay County by the New Mexico Department of Health, raising the official total to exactly 2,000 since the pandemic began two years ago. The...

 

Jail log - April 20

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 11 to April 18: — Ernest Lee Arguello Jr., 30, Tucumcari, charge not listed. — Ernest Lee Arguello, 71, Tucumcari,...

 

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