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Articles from the July 14, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Hansen    News    July 14, 2021

Nuisance ordinance showdown postponed

A showdown over parts of Tucumcari’s nuisance ordinance was at least postponed Thursday as the Tucumcari City Commission tabled a public hearing and final vote on eliminating language involving...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 14, 2021

Cooperative bearing fruit

The Table Top Food Cooperative that aims to mentor novice farmers and produce more local food appears to be bearing more fruit this year. David...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 14, 2021

Health Council launches gun-lock campaign

The Quay County Health Council is launching a gun-lock campaign to reduce immediate access to firearms in an effort to reduce suicide deaths in the...

 
 By Gordan Runyan    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Generational guilt: Real, but treatable

The current race debate highlights the issue of generational guilt. Does it really exist? What should be done about it? One side is sure it exists,...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    July 14, 2021

Tax board hears remodel proposal

The Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce building would double as a visitor center in a proposal the chamber’s director sketched out generally Tuesday to the city’s Lodgers Tax Advisory Board. Scott...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 14, 2021

Officials complete management program

Three public officials, including Quay County’s assessor, completed the New Mexico Certified Public Management Program and were recognized at a virtual graduation last month. New Mexico State...

 

Calendar - July 14

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday — Fired Up Friday. The Quay County Health Council will host a chalk art contest. Food trucks will operated from 11 a.m. to 8...

 

Menus - July 14

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 - July 14

On this date ... 1971: Telephone workers nationwide, including CWA representatives in Tucumcari with the Bell Telephone System, were striking for better retirement benefits, wages and working...

 

Proposal needed fine-tuning, not rejection

Work on the results of the decennial census in New Mexico has gotten off to a rocky start, and the members of the newly appointed Citizen Redistricting Committee missed a golden opportunity to boost i...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Hope people see opportunity here

I spent the best part of last week in Clovis, where I am taking on temporary editing duties for Clovis Media, the company that owns the Quay County Sun. I live in Tucumcari and the contrast between...

 

Berry should remember black patriotism

When hammer-thrower Gwen Berry turned her back on the American flag at the Olympic Trials, it made me think of Sgt. William Carney. Berry probably doesn’t know who Carney was. Neither, I bet, do...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    July 14, 2021

Lake levels rising across central eastern NM

CLOVIS — Lakes in central eastern New Mexico have been looking less thirsty as the region has enjoyed a reawakening of the monsoon season. The level rise at Conchas Lake, about 30 miles northwest of...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 14, 2021

Community Narcan training set for July 19

The Quay County Health Council next week is offering free training on how to use Narcan to revive those who have overdosed on opioids. The council is offering the training at 3 p.m. July 19 at the...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 14, 2021

Ranch selected for award semifinals

A Quay County ranch has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2021 New Mexico Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of conservationist Aldo Leo...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 14, 2021

New cases reported in Quay County on Thursday

Quay County on Thursday experienced its first confirmed cases of coronavirus in more than two weeks, with two in the San Jon ZIP code. No cases were reported in the county on Friday. The county's...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 14, 2021

Extension service announces project aimed at ag women

The New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension in Quay County will bring a risk management and empowerment program for women in agriculture starting in January. Farm and ranch women are generat...

 

Jail log - July 14

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 2 to July 8: • Devin William Apodaca, 18, no address listed, speeding (over 11-15 mph), no evidence of registration and...

 

Police blotter - July 14

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from June 28 to July 11: June 28 • 12:31 a.m.: Fireworks at East Center and South Monroe streets, Tucumcari. ...

 

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