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Articles from the July 21, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

Small settlements may be vulnerable to virus

A breakdown of Quay County’s COVID-19 vaccination rates by ZIP code show the settlements of San Jon, McAlister and Grady may be particularly vulnerable to the more-contagious and rapidly spreading...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

Street work, zoning hot topics

The troubled Second Street project and zoning for future recreational marijuana shops were hot topics of discussion during Tucumcari MainStreet’s annual meeting last week. Attendees of the July 13...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

San Jon board discusses handbook changes

SAN JON — The San Jon Municipal Schools board of trustees last week discussed proposed changes in the high school and middle-school student handbook — including ones that bar online students from...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

Arch Hurley declines to allocate water

Despite recent rainstorms that raised Conchas Lake’s levels, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District board voted again last week to not allocate any water to its irrigation system. Franklin McCasland,...

 
 News    July 21, 2021 

Menus - July 21

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...

 
 News    July 21, 2021 

Pages past - July 21

On this date ... 1971: A blue-ribbon committee of educators, lawyers and businessmen said society should continue its attempts to deter marijuana...

 
 News    July 21, 2021 

Calendar - July 21

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • July 30-31 — Quay County 4-H Rodeo. Competition begins at 5 p.m. daily. This event remains Quay County 4-H’s biggest fundraiser....

 

Wholly owned and operated by God

I’ve seen advertisements for businesses that were wholly owned and operated locally. These are generally smaller, independent, family-run businesses that, although they make all the decisions based...

 
 By Tampa Bay Times    Opinion    July 21, 2021 

Trump should advocate for vaccinations

Dear former President Trump, We have an important request, one that only you can pull off. It will take some salesmanship, but that’s in your wheelhouse, “The Art of the Deal” and all of that....

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 21, 2021 

Facing reality of virus saves lives

Last week Ron DeSantis, the fantasy-oriented governor of Florida, said Dr. Anthony Fauci should not be believed or heeded because he was not elected. Huh? It is still true, I think, that the last...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    July 21, 2021 

Cuba revolution a courageous one

It’s not easy to run a hideous dictatorship and still have fans and defenders in fashionable quarters, but the Castro regime has managed it for decades. The mass, spontaneous protests that broke...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 21, 2021 

Logan board extends contract

The Logan Board of Education last week unanimously voted to extend the school district superintendent’s contract to June 2023. The action by the board followed a nearly 90-minute closed session to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

Court overturns easement ruling

A New Mexico appellate court last week unanimously overturned a district court decision that ruled Quay County didn't hold an easement over a section...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

Officials approve '30x30' resolution

The Quay County Commission on Friday unanimously approved a resolution stating its opposition to the federal government’s “30x30” land-preservation goal because it would cause “significant har...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 21, 2021 

Tucumcari schools receives grant for music program

Tucumcari Public Schools recently received a $6,614 state grant for its elementary school music program. Andrew Kesten, the elementary school’s music instructor, said in an email the grant will be...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 21, 2021 

Voter registration initiative under way

The Quay County Clerk’s Office stated in a news release Friday a voter registration update or cancellation initiative is underway in New Mexico and in many adjoining states. All 33 counties in New...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 21, 2021 

United Way gives money to local organizations

The United Way of Eastern New Mexico last week gave a total of $5,000 to four nonprofit organizations in Quay County. Erinn Burch, executive director of the organization, gave checks to Helping Hands...

 
 News    July 21, 2021 

Jail log - July 21

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 9 to July 16: • Heaven Nichole Hendren, 21, Tucumcari, contempt of court and felony possession of a controlled...

 
 News    July 21, 2021 

Quay reports two confirmed cases

Quay County last week experienced two confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one on Friday. One case was reported in the Logan ZIP code, and the other was in the San Jon ZIP code. The county's...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 21, 2021 

Tucumcari EDC receives $20,000 grant

The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation was one of 15 economic development organizations in New Mexico to receive a grant through Local Economic Assistance and Development Support, the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

Trigg among hospitals to receive grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week announced it would award more than $3.1 million to 12 small rural hospitals in New Mexico, including Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 21, 2021 

Officer videoed body slamming suspect

Click Here for Video The actions of two Tucumcari police officers will undergo an internal review after one was seen on video picking up and slamming a suspect to the ground during an arrest Saturday...

 

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