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Articles from the June 8, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    June 8, 2022

Judge: State must act on racino request

An Albuquerque judge ordered the New Mexico Racing Commission to act within 90 days on whether to accept or reject Coronado Partners’ request for a racing license so it could build a track and...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 8, 2022

Garcia, Fortner win local GOP races

Undersheriff Dennis Garcia easily won the Republican nomination for Quay County sheriff, and Brian Dale Fortner prevailed in a five-way race for the GOP nod in the District 3 county commissioner race...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 8, 2022

More charges filed against murder suspect

The suspect in a fatal shooting following a spat at a Tucumcari graduation party faced additional charges, including another felony, as he made his fi...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 8, 2022

It's a hit

Not bad for just five weeks of planning. A steady stream of people Saturday checked out the festivities of the Pinata Fiesta in the Tucumcari...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 8, 2022

Pandemic allows Iron Pour to add new twists

The year off that Mesalands Community College's Iron Pour took in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic gave the organizers a chance to rejigger the...

 

Thoughts about the concept of hope

New Mexico’s primary election will be over by the time this article is published but, while the outcome isn’t known as I write, the results have likely been widely reported on radio, television...

 

Quay County extension agent heads to Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA — Guadalupe County finally has a new extension agent. Susann Mikkelson’s first day on the job was June 1. A New Mexico native, Mikkelson comes to town by way of Tucumcari and Quay Count...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 8, 2022

Possible threat prompts class cancellation

A teenager’s possible threat on social media prompted Tucumcari Public Schools to cancel summer school for the day on Friday. According to a news release from New Mexico State Police, local law...

 

Pages past - June 8

On this date ... 1972: Three serious traffic accidents were reported in the region. A Memphis, Tennessee, man died in a crash two miles west of San Jon that also hospitalized his wife. Another man fro...

 

Calendar - June 8

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Through Friday — Mesalands Iron Pour. The annual Iron Pour returns to Mesalands Community College after a coronavirus hiatus. Dozens...

 

Menus - June 8

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...

 

Study: Lockdowns cause more harm than good overall

An analysis of studies of the effects of lockdowns on COVID-19 mortality has just been released by a team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University, and their conclusion is depressing. “Our study...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Opinion    June 8, 2022

People's rights are not negotiable

Politicians speak most passionately about things they understand the least, like guns. This is especially dangerous when they talk about what they believe your rights are. President Biden has...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    June 8, 2022

Found classics among cassettes

We Americans like to accumulate stuff through most of our lives, then somewhere around old age we start trying to get rid of it. At least that’s true for me. I’ve been working to downsize my...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    June 8, 2022

Logan eighth-grader to compete at rodeo nationals

A Logan eighth-grader will be one of New Mexico's representatives at a national rodeo competition in Georgia later this month. Rylan Montoya, a...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 8, 2022

Superintendent departing San Jon schools

The superintendent of San Jon Municipal Schools is taking a position at another unnamed school district, according to the school board’s president. Board President Frank Gibson said superintendent...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 8, 2022

Tucumcari sees growth in cannabis sales in May

Cannabis sales in Tucumcari continued to show robust growth in May compared to April, the latter which was the first month recreational marijuana could be legally sold in New Mexico. Total cannabis...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 8, 2022

County's COVID-19 cases drop; rates still high

Quay County saw its number of COVID-19 cases decline last week, but most of the state’s counties, including Quay, landed in the red zone for risk of the disease spreading. Ten confirmed COVID-19...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 8, 2022

Man avoids jail in animal cruelty case

A former Tucumcari resident accused of extreme animal cruelty and felony drug charges avoided jail time but must pay fines of $7,000 and is forbidden from owning pets for three years in his...

 

Police blotter - June 8

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 23 to June 5: May 23 — 1:10 a.m.: Noise complaint in 800 block of East Rankin Avenue, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - June 8

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 28 to June 3: — Charles Camerino, 32, Tucumcari, three counts of felony contempt of court. — Travion Chavez, 22,...

 

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