Articles from the July 22, 2020 edition

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Deputy accused of thefts

An investigation into a deputy’s missing duty weapon has led to theft charges, other criminal allegations and the loss of the deputy’s job at the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office. Chris McCasla...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

New COVID-19 case in county; total rises to 31

Quay County added another confirmed coronavirus case Sunday, bringing the total to 31 since the pandemic began. The number of total cases in the county on June 26 was six — a more than fivefold...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Two new cases reported; COVID-19 team referred to Love's truck stop

The state's Department of Health on Saturday reported two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quay County, and the state sent its rapid-response team to address a case at Love's Travel Center in...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Governor delays in-person teaching through Labor Day

New Mexico's governor announced Thursday the delay of in-person classes at public schools through Labor Day because of a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in recent weeks. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Two more Quay coronavirus cases; total has quintupled in a month

The state's Department of Health on Wednesday reported two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quay County, bringing the total to 28 since the pandemic began. They were the 20th and 21st cases...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Two more COVID-19 cases in county, including young child

The New Mexico Department of Health on Tuesday reported two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 – including a young child – in Quay County, bringing the total to 26 since the pandemic began. They...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 22, 2020

One last step

Virtually all the paperwork has been signed. All that remains for Tucumcari MainStreet to take over operations of the Tucumcari Railroad Museum is an...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 22, 2020

Self-guided Tucumcari Talking Tour debuts

The self-guided Tucumcari Talking Tour debuted Wednesday afternoon with a brief live message on social media at the New Mexico Route 66 Museum. The...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Judge issues restraining order on health order

An Eddy County judge late Monday morning issued a restraining order against the New Mexico governor's amended health order, allowing restaurants and breweries to reopen to indoor dining at 50% capacit...

 

Calendar - July 22

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Aug. 12-15 — Quay County Expo. Young exhibitors from across the county and beyond will gather to show livestock. The carnival was can...

 

Menus - July 22

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Michael Vigil named NM's chief justice

Justice Michael E. Vigil was sworn in Wednesday as chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court. He was elected to the position by colleagues on the five-member court and will serve a term ending in...

 

Pages past - July 22

On this date ... 1970: The Tucumcari All-Stars advanced in Little League baseball play with two victories at Raton. They defeated La Plaza of West Las Vegas 7-1 behind the pitching of Tommy Darnell....

 

Honor Lewis' memory by heeding his words

Few life stories are as humbling as that of John Lewis, a civil rights icon and longtime Democratic congressman from Georgia who died Friday at age 80. Hoping to provoke this country to renounce the...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 22, 2020

NM fortunate in its leadership

The question of opening schools is one of the most troubling we have ever faced. On one hand, President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are pressuring states to pack the kids into cla...

 

Schools should reopen for kids' sakes

Can we all agree the kids living in our biggest cities don’t get a good education? Can we all agree it’s a travesty that upwards of 75 percent of the kids in our inner-city schools aren’t able t...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Six more confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported

Six more confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in six days in Quay County, bringing the total to 22 overall since the pandemic began. The 13th, 14th and 15th cases in the county were reported...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 22, 2020

San Jon Schools superintendent doubtful on in-person classes

The superintendent of San Jon Municipal Schools said late in the school board’s meeting last week she doubted schools would reopen to in-person classes in mid-August. Superintendent Janet Gladu...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 22, 2020

Logan board approves reopening plan

The Logan Municipal Schools board last week approved a fall reopening plan but rejected an option for additional instruction time if schools close because of COVID-19 and the district is forced to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    July 22, 2020

NMAA releases calendar

The New Mexico Activities Association on Wednesday released its radically altered sports calendar for the coming school year in response to the...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

San Jon track proposal gets favorable response

An informal proposal from San Jon High School’s track coach to refurbish the school district’s track received favorable reaction from board members during their meeting last week. Brad Bryant, a f...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 22, 2020

Former Mesalands president files lawsuit against college

The former president of Mesalands Community College filed a lawsuit against the college after his firing there in April, alleging whistleblower violations and retaliation. In the eight-page suit,...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 22, 2020

Deadline for COVID-19 relief Aug. 28

It’s not too late for New Mexico farmers and ranchers to apply for financial relief from the coronavirus pandemic. The deadline to apply for the United States Department of Agriculture’s...

 

Don't let anything stop you from voicing rights

We’ve heard a lot lately about peaceful protests and riots that were relatively unhindered, including looting and destruction, with First Amendment constitutional rights claimed to do whatever they...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 22, 2020

Donut shop to reopen by early August

Tucumcari Donuts will reopen by early August under a new name and manager after it closed more than 18 months ago and its previous operator was accused of stealing its equipment. Rotha Chhin, an...

 

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