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Articles from the June 9, 2021 edition

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 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

Quay to remain in turquoise for next few weeks

Quay County will remain in the turquoise zone for COVID-19 risk for the next few weeks, according to state officials during a health briefing last week. All New Mexico counties landed in the...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

Quay vaccinations at a trickle

COVID-19 vaccinations in Quay County continued to slow to a trickle last week, prompting one health provider to consider giving away its leftover...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

Courts rules against compensation

There is no constitutional or statutory requirement to compensate businesses for financial losses and expenses from restrictions imposed by public health emergency orders during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 9, 2021

San Jon schools to receive $258,000 in relief

SAN JON — San Jon Municipal Schools soon will receive more than $258,000 from the third round of federal coronavirus relief. Finding ways to spend in an allotted time is proving to be a challenge...

 

Rallying around the flag

Next Monday is National Flag Day, which commemorates acceptance of the American flag’s design on that date in 1777. Although celebrated for decades, Flag Day wasn’t a holiday until 1916, and it...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

NM sets up vaccine lottery

New Mexico is giving away $10 million in prize money as a way to entice more residents to register for the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, the state’s Department of Health and the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 9, 2021

Pacheco Family Dentistry now open

It took about a year longer than expected because of the COVID-19 pandemic and needed renovations to his facility, but Pacheco Family Dentistry in...

 

Calendar - June 9

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...

 

Menus - June 9

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...

 

Pages past - June 9

On this date ... 1971: The New Mexico National Guard was preparing for the first of two two-week training camps in the Dona Ana Range north of El Paso. Members of the 4th Automatic Weapons Battalion...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

Quay returns to low ebb of cases

Quay County returned to a low ebb of coronavirus cases last week, recording no cases since May 25. That was a far cry from a one-month period starting in mid-April, when more than 80 cases were...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

Free meal programs for children, youth resuming

Free meal programs for children and youth are resuming at more than 700 locations statewide this summer, the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care and Public Education departments announced...

 

Pennsylvania made right move on unemployment

Businesses are scrambling to fill job vacancies as the country continues to reopen from the coronavirus pandemic, but the reality is there simply are not enough people looking for work. The state of...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    June 9, 2021

NRA just isn't what it used to be

I got some mail last week from the National Rifle Association. They wanted money. I would have been inclined to donate years ago, when I remembered the NRA as the sponsor of my gun safety classes...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Election law isn't voter suppression

The Democratic opposition to legislative minorities using whatever leverage they have to block legislation is highly situational. In Washington, D.C., where Democrats control the White House and both...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    June 9, 2021

Logan girls dominate Relays

The Logan girls track team dominated the 11-team Ute Lake Relays at Logan on Saturday, scoring 110 points more than runner-up Clayton. Meanwhile, Clay...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    June 9, 2021

Longhorns sweep Cimarron

LOGAN - The Longhorns baseball team ran its record to 10-0 after a doubleheader sweep Friday against Cimarron. Aided by the strong pitching of...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    June 9, 2021

Tucumcari baseball team swept in doubleheader

The Tucumcari baseball team continued to take it on the chin in district play with a doubleheader sweep Wednesday by Sandia Prep. Sandia Prep won the opener 25-0 in five innings. The Rattlers managed...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    June 9, 2021

East Mountain makes life difficult for Tucumcari

One East Mountain player in particular made life difficult for the Tucumcari softball team during its district-opening doubleheader last week....

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

Road work leading to slow traffic

Motorists should be aware of slowdowns due to the latest roadwork that began this week on Mountain Road south of Tucumcari Boulevard in Tucumcari. Construction began Monday on roadway rehabilitation...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

Atzmus Taekwondo earns 15 medals

Atzmus Taekwondo of Tucumcari brought home 15 medals during a May 29 tournament hosted by Humble Warrior Taekwondo of Albuquerque, featuring 80 competitors. Dinhora Ogutu earned a gold medal in...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 9, 2021

House student graduates with certificate

Justin Downey of House recently graduated with a welding certificate in basic processes from South Plains College in Levelland, Texas. Downey was among more than 1,300 students recognized for their...

 

Jail log - June 9

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 28 to June 6: • Lawrence R. Arias, 60, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Seth A. Chavez, 33, Tucumcari, contempt of...

 

Police blotter - June 9

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 24 to June 6: May 24 • 9:11 a.m.: Pursuit at milepost 331, Interstate 40, Tucumcari. • 9:48 a.m.: Ille...

 

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