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Articles from the May 25, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 25, 2022

Longtime Mesalands official retires

Natalie Gillard, vice president of academic affairs and a longtime official at Mesalands Community College, retired just before the college’s board of trustees meeting on May 17. A glum Jim...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 25, 2022

Tucumcari man jailed on murder complaint

An argument during a graduation party apparently prompted one Tucumcari man to fatally shoot another in the middle of Quay Road 63 on Tucumcari’s west side on Saturday night. Tyje Garrett, 42, shot...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 25, 2022

Coronavirus cases rise in state and county

A growing number of confirmed coronavirus cases were reported in Quay County and New Mexico last week — signs the pandemic isn’t over. Seven confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported in Quay County l...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 25, 2022

School board discusses anti-bullying efforts

The Tucumcari Public Schools board of education discussed anti-bullying efforts with officials, and the board’s president also asked for a work session to talk about possible revisions to the dress...

 

Pages past - May 25

On this date ... 1972: A New Mexico State Police spokesman said he was advised by the family of Quay County special deputy Travis Haynes he still was in intensive care at a Lubbock hospital after two...

 

Calendar - May 25

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Monday — Memorial Day ceremony. VFW Post 2528 will hold a short Memorial Day remembrance at Tucumcari Memorial Park cemetery at 11...

 

Menus - May 25

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...

 

What counts and who's counting

It seems my articles in the Quay County Sun this year often have fallen close to holidays, which gives me plenty to write about, but I don’t remember it happening much in the past. Next Monday is Me...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 25, 2022

County approves preliminary FY23 budget

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a preliminary budget for fiscal year 2023 that lists $10.7 million in revenue and $16.7 million in expenditures. County finance director Cheryl Simpson...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 25, 2022

Five Mile Park trails kickoff set for June 4

The Quay County Health Council will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and other events on June 4 for its new walking trails at Five Mile Park in recognition of National Trails Day. The ceremony begins at...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 25, 2022

Man's murder trial to begin June 6

A Tucumcari man accused of murder will go to trial in early June after lawyers for both sides met Friday during an online hearing to iron out details. Joshua Braziel’s jury trial is scheduled to...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 25, 2022

House schools staff member honored

House Municipal Schools staff member Teresa Hampton recently received a 2022 Excellence in Student Achievement Award. The award, sponsored by the New Mexico School Boards Association, are presented...

 

Cooperation may help nations identify UAPs

They don’t try to communicate, and they don’t respond when we try to communicate with them. They speed away if we get too close. They move faster than anything known in this world and violate the...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Censorship not the answer to evil

People like the murderer in the Buffalo, N.Y., grocery store will always find justification to be evil losers. He would have found some excuse even if no one had ever suspected that government is...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Big Tech is the new Big Tobacco

If you want to understand the impact that technology is having on us, consider the history of tobacco. Perhaps you know that Native Americans first introduced tobacco to Europeans, who turned it into...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    May 25, 2022

THS wrestling coach retires

Tucumcari High School's wrestling program reached the end of an era when head coach Eddie Encinias submitted his retirement letter last week after 22...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 25, 2022

Six Longhorns named all-district

The Class 1A champion Logan High School baseball team saw six of its players earn first-team all-district honors this season, the most of any squad...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 25, 2022

Two Rattlers earn all district in baseball

As a possible signal of a brighter future for its program, Tucumcari High School baseball saw two eighth-graders earn all-district honors this season. Rattlers coach George Montano said centerfielder...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 25, 2022

Area youths compete in local 4-H contests

Quay County youth, ranging in age from 5 to 18, recently spent two weeks competing in their 4-H county contests. The following lists are contest winners by age division. Novices and juniors will go...

 

Jail log - May 25

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 17 to May 19: — Eugene A. Gonzales, 57, Tucumcari, contempt of court. — Terance Luckett, 51, Tucumcari, contempt of...

 

Police blotter - May 25

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 16 to May 22: Monday — 1:18 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 700 block of West Sunset Avenue, Tucumcari....

 

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