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Articles from the August 3, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 3, 2022

City settles on $1.50 raises for workers

A divided Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday settled on $1.50-an-hour raises for all city employees for fiscal year 2023 after considering $2.50-an-hour hikes for those workers or exclusively...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 3, 2022

Rattler Reunion seeks to draw '500 or more'

After unexpectedly large attendance last year, organizers for the 51st Rattler Reunion are hoping to piggyback on that success and draw even larger numbers of Tucumcari High School alumni this week....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 3, 2022

Lodgers board urges bid for music grant program

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board voted last week to recommend up to $20,000 to participate in the New Mexico Music Commission’s new cost-share grant program. Carlos Medina of Santa Fe,...

 

A tale of two camps

Our grandson spent a week at two church camps this summer — one in northern New Mexico and one in southern New Mexico, both in the mountains. When we dropped him off at the second camp, I mentioned...

 
 By Patti Dobson    Opinion    August 3, 2022

August means double helping of memories

I’ve been thinking about my dad more so than usual. Probably because it’s August, his birth month. August has always been a time of celebration because of my dad’s birthday. I’d start practi-b...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 3, 2022

Health Council offers 'stress buster' workshop

The Quay County Health Council is hosting a community presentation this week by Brenda Bishop on ways to deal with stress. With county fair, getting in that last summer trip, back-to-school activities...

 

Calendar - Aug. 3

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Thursday — Stress Buster Workshop. The Quay County Health Council will help you learn ways to reduce stress with this fast-paced...

 

Menus - Aug. 3

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...

 

Pages past - Aug. 3

On this date ... 1972: Tucumcari city officials will meet this week with state highway engineer L.G. Boles in Santa Fe about the possibility of adding a fifth interchange to the Interstate 40 bypass...

 

Jail log - Aug. 3

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 26 to July 30: — Reese Smith, 18, Nacogdoches, Texas, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. ...

 

Basketball legend a prolific winner and societal leader

Celtics legend Bill Russell, on the Mount Rushmore of Boston sports with a whopping 11 titles as a player and two championships as the first Black head coach in North American pro sports, died on...

 

Needs should be met by the people

People see me say I don’t want government doing something and often jump to the conclusion I don’t want that thing done at all. Sometimes they are right, as in the case of legislation...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    August 3, 2022

Hoping we'll survive beyond 2100

Downsizing for an old-school media junkie involves lots of newspapers and magazines, the hardcopy kind, where the first draft of history was laid out for all the world to consume through linear...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 3, 2022

30 coronavirus cases reported in county

Quay County for the fourth straight week saw elevated case numbers of COVID-19, with 30 confirmed by the state last week. That compares to the 34 cases reported during the previous week. It was the...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 3, 2022

Nara Visa motorcyclist dies in U.S. 54 crash

A local motorcycle rider died Saturday after crashing into a semi-tractor trailer on U.S. 54 near Nara Visa. About 8 p.m., New Mexico State Police officers were sent to U.S. 54 milepost 351 east of...

 

Couple dies in crash near Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA — An Oklahoma couple died in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer July 25 on Interstate 40 in Guadalupe County, according to New Mexico State Police. The collision occurred at about...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 3, 2022

Fort Sumner woman pleads

CLOVIS - A Fort Sumner woman accused of killing her grandfather and hiding his remains in a toolbox in August 2020 pleaded guilty to second-degree...

 

State police officer died of natural causes

SANTA ROSA — Off-duty New Mexico State Police officer Omar Carrasco, 24, died of natural causes, State Police announced last week. “No foul play was suspected,” State Police Officer Dusty...

 

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