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Articles from the May 5, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 5, 2021

Man accused of injuring two with shotgun

Police arrested and jailed a Tucumcari man after he was accused of injuring two people with a shotgun blast Saturday night after an argument in a south Tucumcari neighborhood. Juan Rubio, 40, has...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

County remains in turquoise zone

Quay County remained in the coveted turquoise zone in the latest COVID-19 risk assessments announced today by the New Mexico Department of Health despite an upswing in cases since mid-April. Quay...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

County may lose turquoise

Because of recent coronavirus outbreaks, Quay County could lose its weeks-long turquoise status this week despite the recent loosening of standards with the state’s COVID-19 assessment criteria. The...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 5, 2021

Jury fails to reach verdict

A Quay County jury failed to reach verdict Friday afternoon with a former Logan Municipal Schools teacher’s whistleblower and retaliation lawsuit against the district’s superintendent, resulting...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

Tucumcari High selected as finalist in challenge

Tucumcari High School has been selected as a finalist in the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam challenge with its plan to develop a small-scale and portable emergency alarm button. Lemelsom-MIT InvenTeams are...

 
 By Gordan Runyan    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Objections to biblical immigration answered

In my last two columns, I highlighted the Bible’s view of immigrants. That is, they are to be welcomed and loved as brothers. Foreigners in Israel...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Pages past - May 5

On this date ... 1971: A 7-year-old child was pronounced dead on arrival at Trigg Memorial Hospital and three family members from Duncan, Oklahoma, were admitted for evaluation after the child...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Calendar - May 5

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...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Menus - May 5

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

NM Supreme Court justice to retire

New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Barbara J. Vigil, the longest-serving member of the court, announced last week she plans to retire at the end of June. Vigil joined the state's highest court in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 5, 2021

Governor: Restrictions to be lifted at 60% vaccinated

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday said New Mexico’s red-to-turquoise COVID-19 restrictions would be lifted once 60% of the state’s residents are fully vaccinated against the disease. That...

 

Texas should be cautious with development

Texas has a lot to celebrate when it comes to growth and prosperity, and we can now add to that celebration the number two, as in two additional congressional seats that the state picked up in the...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Taking a few cues from Hemingway

I need to write a column and nothing is grabbing me. So, I have now completed Ernest Hemingway’s first advice on writing when you’re not sure about what to write. “Write one true sentence,...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Biden plans arrogant, bound to fail

There’s believing your own press releases. And then, there’s believing your own delusions of grandeur. Joe Biden should look at the mirror every day and see a president elected on the basis of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 5, 2021

Tucumcari, San Jon basketball seasons cut short

COVID-19 cases cut short the already abbreviated seasons for the Tucumcari and San Jon basketball programs last week. At Tucumcari, one case among a student forced the school district to send 52...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 5, 2021

Wrestlers salvage tie against Moriarty

The Tucumcari wrestling team salvaged an 18-18 tie against Moriarty on Saturday during a meet at Robertson despite the Rattlers missing five athletes due to a COVID-19 quarantine. Tucumcari coach...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 5, 2021

Logan loses postseason to COVID-19

LOGAN - The Logan boys basketball team on Friday not only lost a chance to down undefeated and defending Class 1A champion Melrose, but it also lost...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 5, 2021

Lady Longhorns fall to defending champ Melrose

LOGAN - COVID-19 outbreaks took away a sizable part of the Logan girls basketball team's schedule and its head coach on Friday. It also effectively...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 5, 2021

THS golfers finish 11th

The Tucumcari High School golf teams completed their first tournament of the season Friday at the Texico Tournament at Farwell Country Club in Farwell, Texas, with Dennis Birch finishing 11th...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

Judge in MCC whistleblower case orders parties into mediation

A district judge has ordered both parties into mediation regarding a former Mesalands Community College president’s whistleblower and retaliation lawsuit after college fired him last year. If...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

Talking tour launches fundraiser

The Tucumcari Talking Tour on Saturday launched a fundraiser to help restore the city’s historic neon signs by selling vintage ceramic tile salvaged from the Cactus RV Park that was demolished in Ja...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

Man accused in robberies apprehended

A California man accused of robbing convenience stores in Tucumcari and San Jon on Saturday morning was apprehended later that day in Texas. New Mexico State Police said in a news release Monday that...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Jail log - May 5

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 29 to May 2: • Adrianna Danielle Romero, 38, no address listed, battery on a household member (third offense). ...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Police blotter - May 5

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 26 to May 2: Monday • 11:13 a.m.: Fight in 900 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. • 11:24 a.m....

 

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