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Articles from the April 21, 2021 edition

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 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

Logan schools close campus for two weeks

Logan Municipal Schools on Thursday closed 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 distr...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

Parts of Logan schools to reopen Monday

Parts of Logan Municipal Schools will reopen to in-person classes sooner than expected after at least two COVID-19 cases were reported there. School superintendent Dennis Roch wrote in a letter posted...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

County barely stays in turquoise zone

Quay County stayed in the turquoise zone during the latest two-week COVID-19 risk assessment announced Wednesday but by a much less comfortable margin. The county recorded 6.8 daily cases per 100,000...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 21, 2021

Arch Hurley board declines to allocate irrigation water

Facing a persistent drought, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District’s board of directors on April 13 voted to not allocate any irrigation water to area farmers for the time being. It was the first...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 21, 2021

Tax board recommends money for ads, guide

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board during a special meeting Wednesday recommended allocating $25,000 to pay for magazine advertisements and a visitors guide for the city. The board also...

 

Ancient Israel was open to migrants

In my last column, I said the Bible’s attitude toward the “alien” or immigrant is univocal. We are to love him as ourselves, and treat him as a...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

Quay records two confirmed cases

Quay County on Friday recorded two confirmed coronavirus case in the Logan ZIP code. However, it appeared the county might remain in the turquoise zone when COVID-19 risk assessments are announced...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

Health providers administer fewer than 100 vaccines last week

Quay County health providers administered fewer than 100 people with COVID-19 vaccines last week, though rates remained at a high level statewide despite a pause with the single-shot Johnson &...

 

Pages past - April 21

On this date ... 1971: Tucumcari was preparing to host the 42nd annual state convention of the New Mexico Elks Association. Glenn R. Miller of Logansport, Indiana, who is the Grand Exalted Ruler of...

 

Menus - April 21

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...

 

Calendar - April 21

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...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 21, 2021

San Jon board approves extended-learning calendar

SAN JON — The San Jon Municipal Schools board of trustees last week unanimously approved a 2021-2022 extended-learning calendar that adds eight more instructional days and six more in-service days...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

Self-defense demonstrations being hosted

The Intimate Partner Violence Task Force is hosting self-defense demonstrations at noon Friday or 4 p.m. Sunday for women and girls. Each session is limited to 10 and they will be in person sessions...

 

Capitol Police reforms require bipartisan look

It long has been clear that Capitol Police were woefully unprepared for the Jan. 6 assault on Congress by rampaging supporters of then-President Donald Trump, who were bent on overturning the results...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    April 21, 2021

Removing cost devalues college

Beyond basic skills and exposure to the required amount of shared knowledge in history and citizenship, education should be something worked for and prized. Making it free, I think, reduces its... Full story

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    April 21, 2021

DeSantis: what post-Trump GOP should be

If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ever sets up a presidential exploratory committee, it should have to disclose an enormous in-kind contribution from CBS News. The recent “60 Minutes” segment alleging...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 21, 2021

Wrestling district meet rescheduled

In the space of a single day Thursday, Tucumcari’s wrestling team was put through an emotional wringer when New Mexico suspended the sport, then reinstated it hours later. The whipsaw event also...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 21, 2021

Tucumcari falls to Dexter

The Tucumcari boys basketball team missed a 3-point shot at the buzzer that would have given the Rattlers a district victory over Dexter and their...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 21, 2021

Lady Rattlers take district loss

A shooting slump in the second half proved fatal to the Tucumcari girls basketball team during a 34-23 district loss Thursday to New Mexico Military...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    April 21, 2021

Young Tucumcari baseball team resumes play

Tucumcari baseball was scheduled to resume Tuesday after nearly the entire 2020 season was wiped out by COVID-19. The Rattlers played only two games...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 21, 2021

Logan Longhorns triumph over San Jon

The Logan boys basketball team mauled San Jon 86-33 during a district game April 13 before the Longhorns’ season was paused later that week because of at least one COVID-19 case in the school distri...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 21, 2021

Lady Longhorns hand San Jon district loss before season pause

The Logan girls basketball team handled San Jon 68-29 during a district game April 13 before the Lady Longhorns’ season was paused later that week due to at least one coronavirus case in the...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

Logan school board approves levy question

The Logan Municipal Schools board of trustees last week unanimously approved a resolution for a November ballot question that would renew the district’s two-mill property tax levy. “The proceeds...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 21, 2021

Bookmobiles returned to road last week

The state’s three bookmobiles, including one in Tucumcari, under the state’s Rural Services Program returned to the road last week. Based in Tucumcari, Cimarron and Los Lunas, the three...

 

Jail log - April 21

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 14 to April 18: • Nicholas Davis, 23, Fort Sumner, parole violation and warrant from other counties or states. ...

 

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