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Articles from the May 26, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 26, 2021

County approves preliminary budget for year

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a preliminary budget of $15.08 million for the upcoming fiscal year that includes $1-an-hour pay increases for county employees. The budget for the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 26, 2021

Mesalands president highlights activities

Gregory Todd Busch presided over his first regular meeting of the Mesalands Community College board of trustees on May 18, less than three weeks after he took over as president of the institution....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 26, 2021

Area students cross stage

A crowd estimated at more than 900 people gathered at Rattler Stadium on Friday morning to see 43 Tucumcari High School students walk across a...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 26, 2021

Quay in danger of falling out of turquoise

Quay County would have tumbled from the turquoise to the red zone if state COVID-19 risk assessments had occurred in the county in mid-May, New Mexico Human Services Secretary David Scrase said...

 

Pages past - May 26

On this date ... 1971: “Breath of Life,” a 10-minute film dealing with the art of life-saving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, was screened during the Noon Lions Club meeting at the Ramada Inn in...

 

Menus - May 26

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 - May 26

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • June 18 — Fired Up Friday. An Open Mic Night will be held for poets and entertainers. Food trucks will operate from 11 a.m. to 8...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 26, 2021

Dog's death leaves trauma, hard feelings

There's an adage in journalism: "When dog bites man, that's not news. When man bites dog, that's news." When a report came over that a local man had...

 

Become a living memorial to God's love

Well, school’s out, and next Monday is Memorial Day, which often is associated with the beginning of the summer vacation season. First, congratulations graduates! The junior and senior years of...

 

Cybergangs need to be treated as threat they are

“Wake-up call” is perhaps one of the most over-used phrases in the English language. And one of the most ignored. The recent shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline because of hackers, apparently a...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    May 26, 2021

Events need separate investigations

Yes, a special commission should be to set up to probe what happened before and during the Jan. 6 attempt by rioters supporting former President Donald Trump to usurp the proper functioning of the...

 
 By Michael Reagan    Opinion    May 26, 2021

Foster system scandalous failure

Most of the country has seen video of the tragic death of Ma’Khia Bryant. She’s the 16-year-old girl from Columbus, Ohio, who was shot four times on April 20 by a police officer as she was about...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 26, 2021

'Bands' producers announce air dates

The producers behind the "Bands of Enchantment" music television series that was shot in Tucumcari on Friday announced dates when episodes will air...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 26, 2021

Clovis motorcyclist dies in accident

A Clovis motorcyclist died in a one-vehicle accident May 12 on Highway 469 south of San Jon. According to a news release Monday from the Quay County Sheriff Russell Shafer, the accident occurred betwe...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 26, 2021

County vaccination numbers creep up

Quay County’s full vaccination numbers against coronavirus continued to creep up last week, but about 20 percentage points behind the statewide pace. According to state Department of Health data, Qu...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 26, 2021

Nyoka Marimba Band holds public performance

The Nyoka Marimba Band at Tucumcari Elementary School recently held its first public performances in more than a year after being sidelined by the...

 

Police blotter - May 26

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 17 to May 23: Monday • 9:53 a.m.: Arrest at South Sixth Street and West Gamble Avenue, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - May 26

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 17 to May 23: • Charles Camerino, 31, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Daniel Edward Lott, 55, Tucumcari, aggravated...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 26, 2021

Tucumcari wrestler captures 1-3A title

Tucumcari 220-pound senior wrestler Dyson Clark stunned the defending heavyweight champion from St. Michael’s to capture the District 1-3A title Wednesday and earn an automatic berth to this week...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 26, 2021

Logan boys, girls win titles

LOGAN - Quickly filling out to midseason form, Logan boys and girls track teams each won titles at their 12-team meet Saturday. The meet also included...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 26, 2021

THS golfers show improvement

The Tucumcari High School boys golf team finished third of three teams but showed vast improvement during its only home meet this season May 17 at...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 26, 2021

Logan students named to all-state teams

Logan’s Kaden Riggs was named to the Class 1A boys basketball all-state team last week. Riggs, a senior, averaged 14.8 points and 9.5 rebound per game for the Longhorns (4-2). Other first-team...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 26, 2021

Logan continues dominance

The Logan baseball team continued its early-season dominance with a lopsided doubleheader sweep Friday at Clayton, including another no-hitter. The Longhorns (5-0) blanked the Yellow Jackets 15-0 in...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 26, 2021

Santa Rosa defeats Tucumcari

Little went right for Tucumcari, including the weather, during a 34-0 loss May 17 at Santa Rosa. The start of the game was delayed for about an hour because of a storm system rolling through the...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    May 26, 2021

Robertson victorious over Lady Rattlers

Tucumcari proved to be no match for a highly touted Robertson team and its starting pitcher, Taylor Quintana, during a 33-0 loss May 18 at Robertson. Quintana, an eighth-grader, threw a no-hitter...

 

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