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Articles from the April 27, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    April 27, 2022

Quay County imposes indefinite burn ban

Just days after wildfires burned tens of thousands of acres in northern New Mexico, Quay County Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance that issues a burn ban for an indefinite perio...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 27, 2022

Tucumcari city manager steps down

Tucumcari’s city manager is stepping down from his current position but will remain employed by the City of Tucumcari in his previous roles as assistant city manager. City Manager Mark Martinez...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 27, 2022

Paulita's seeks to begin production at MCC in late May

One of the principals for the Paulita's New Mexico food company was busy washing windows Thursday in the gymnasium of the former armory building now...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 27, 2022

Odeon won't host Rawhide film fest

A new film festival for this weekend's Tucumcari Rawhide Days was supposed to serve as a soft reopening of the city's historic Odeon Theatre, which...

 

The light finally came on

I’ve written a lot about light lately because the Bible says a lot about light in relation to God that cannot be covered in a single article. John 1:1-5 states of Jesus, “In him was life and that...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 27, 2022

Four coronavirus cases reported locally

Four more cases of COVID-19 were reported last week in Quay County by the New Mexico Department of Health. The total number of the county’s confirmed cases during the previous week was three. The...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 27, 2022

TA Travel Center coming to First Street

A TA Travel Center is being planned to open in spring 2023 on South First Street near Interstate 40 in Tucumcari. A news release from Ohio-based TravelCenters of America stated a franchise agreement...

 

Pages past - April 27

On this date ... 1972: Perry Wells, who lives outside of city limits near Tucumcari’s east edge, said he was “pretty hot under the collar” after a city sewer line collapsed near his home,...

 

Menus - April 27

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 27

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday-Sunday — Tucumcari Rawhide Days. The event will include a Texas longhorn show, a film festival, gunfighter show, chuck...

 

Eastern NM counties not alone in opposing redistricting map

LORDSBURG — The Hidalgo County Commission has adopted a resolution officially opposing the congressional redistricting adopted by the New Mexico Legislature and signed into law by the governor....

 

Clovis district judge makes wise decision on congressional maps

Despite the best efforts of the New Mexico Citizens Redistricting Committee to draw nonpartisan, fair districts for key state elections, the Legislature couldn’t dodge a lawsuit over redistricting....

 

Be cure to government's disease

Joe Biden has done us a favor. One he didn’t intend to do and one his supporters probably haven’t noticed and wouldn’t like if they did. If America can survive Biden, in his mentally degraded...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Climate change getting personal

If you’re like me, you’ve gone through a range of emotional reactions to the pressing issue of climate change. For me, now that wildfires are raging throughout this Land of Enchantment, it’s...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 27, 2022

Two more pot shops open

The second and third recreational cannabis dispensaries opened in Tucumcari last week. Puff on 66 on East Tucumcari Boulevard (aka Route 66) opened last Monday, and Downtown Dispensary on Second...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 27, 2022

Tucumcari girl wins scholarship

Tucumcari senior Amber Owen recently received word she has received a $2,500 P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2022-2023 school year. The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 27, 2022

Mountain View transfer faces bigger hurdle

A proposed transfer of the Mountain View Elementary School property to a daycare center is proving to be more complicated than the school superintendent initially believed. Tucumcari Public Schools...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 27, 2022

East Mountain ace beats Lady Rattlers again

East Mountain pitcher Olivia Ford again bedeviled a shorthanded Tucumcari softball team during a 13-8 district loss Thursday at East Mountain. Ford struck out 13, walked three and allowed five hits...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 27, 2022

Longhorns blast Melrose in baseball

The Longhorns cruised to an 11-1 district victory on April 18 at Melrose in a game shortened by the mercy rule. Logan scored in four of its five innings, including five in the finale to secure the...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 27, 2022

Melrose teams dominate EPAC meet

LOGAN – The Logan girls and boys teams performed well at the EPAC Varsity Meet, but district rival Melrose performed better. The Buffaloes and Lady...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 27, 2022

Rattlers' rally against Dexter falls short

Down by as many as seven runs, the Tucumcari baseball team made a game attempt at a comeback but fell short in a 15-12 district loss Saturday to Dexter. Josh Griego went 4-for-5 for the Rattlers....

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 27, 2022

Rattler golfer breaks 100 at Clovis tourney

The Tucumcari boys golf team last week saw its first player score under 100 during an 18-hole round at the Clovis Christian Conflict tournament at Colonial Park Golf Course in Clovis. Dylan Owen shot...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    April 27, 2022

Pecos tops Lady Longhorns 9-3

The Lady Longhorns dropped a 9-3 non-district decision against visiting Pecos on April 18. Logan coach Dustin Robertson said Lizzy Horner pitched all seven innings against the Lady Panthers and...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 27, 2022

Mesalands graduation to be virtual again

Josh McVey, Mesalands Community College’s vice president of public relations, told the college’s board of directors during its April 19 meeting that spring commencement would take place virtually...

 

Police blotter - April 27

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 18 to April 24: Monday — 10:10 a.m.: Civil dispute in 500 block of East Main Street, Tucumcari. ...

 

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