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Articles from the June 22, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    June 22, 2022

City taps lodgers funds for fireworks

The Tucumcari City Commission authorized the use of about $9,600 in lodgers tax executive funds to help pay for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display at the Elks Lodge, but it didn’t pass a...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 22, 2022

Health council receives grant

The Quay County Health Council last week was awarded an $85,000 grant from the New Mexico Department of Health’s Better Together program to help area young people combat misinformation on social med...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 22, 2022

Two eyesores draw no takers

The Quay County Treasurer's Office last week held its biggest auction in at least a decade for tax-delinquent properties, selling more than one-third...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 22, 2022

County's coronavirus cases plunge

Quay County’s new cases of COVID-19 plunged last week as much as they skyrocketed the previous week. A total of eight confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported in Quay County last week — a big...

 

Prescriptions for salvation

I had influenza A recently, and although the meds my doctor prescribed were effective, I was still weak with no appetite for a few days. To justify not eating, I read up on feeding colds and starving...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 22, 2022

Former Tucumcari police dog dies

Aries, a retired Belgian Malinois dog that worked for the Tucumcari Police Department for more than six years, died on June 12 at the age of 8. Logan... Full story

 
 By Staff report    News    June 22, 2022

Arch Hurley board votes not to allocate water

The Arch Hurley Conservancy District board again voted last week to not allocate water to its irrigation canals as Conchas Lake continued to shrink due to summer heat and a prolonged drought....

 

Pages past - June 22

On this date ... 1972: Tucumcari school officials opened bids to build a new high school cafeteria to replace one destroyed by fire. Among the seven bidders, Forrest Currell Co. of Tucumcari...

 

Calendar - June 22

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Down at the Depot. This event will feature live music, food trucks and arts and crafts booths in the Tucumcari Historic...

 

Menus - June 22

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 22, 2022

Racing commission defers action on Coronado proposal

The New Mexico Racing Commission apparently will decide later whether to approve or reject Coronado Partners’ application for a sixth license that would allow it to build a horse-racing track and...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 22, 2022

Be on the lookout for wayward bears

Due to drought conditions, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is urging residents to be aware of increased chances of encountering bears and...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 22, 2022

San Jon board meets to discuss candidates

The San Jon Municipal Board of Education convened for about an hour last week in closed executive session to discuss candidates to replace departing superintendent Janet Gladu. The board did not take...

 

DACA recipients deserve path to citizenship

On June 15, 2012, President Barack Obama stood in the White House Rose Garden and changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. By his executive order, the Deferred Action for...

 

Poor choices can be entertaining

Do you ever get to the point where you feel like sitting back and watching the show while people suffer the consequences of their bad choices? I do, and I remember the biblical story about Jonah...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    June 22, 2022

Title IX giant step in opportunity

Credit the Albuquerque Journal for launching a series on Title IX and its impact on sports, as this culture-shifting law turns 50 this year. The series is just getting started, and the Journal says it...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    June 22, 2022

MCC bull rider finishes fourth at CNFR

Andy Guzman of Mesalands Community College finished fourth in bull riding overall Saturday at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming. Guzman also earned men’s Rookie of the Year...

 

Roosevelt citizens to audit 2020 ballots

PORTALES — A group of Roosevelt County citizens, most noting their Republican party affiliation, plan on auditing county ballots for the 2020 presidential election this week. The matter came up...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 22, 2022

Bait shop holds soft opening

Tommy Snapp held a soft opening Saturday for his 4 Corners Bait, Tackle and Sporting Goods in Tucumcari, though it will be at least a few more weeks...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 22, 2022

Chix on 66 tour stops in Tucumcari

About 40 women on motorcycles made an overnight stop on Saturday in Tucumcari as part of a two-week cruise on the length of Route 66, called Chix on 6...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    June 22, 2022

Retired Logan coach a finalist for national honor

Recently retired Logan High School track and volleyball coach Robert Young received notice Monday he’s a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s National Coach of the...

 

Police blotter - June 22

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from June 13 to June 19: Monday — 2:13 a.m.: Prowler in 500 block of North Dawson Street, Tucumcari. — 10 a.m.:...

 

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