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Articles from the August 11, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 11, 2021

County to receive money for road improvements

Quay County's road superintendent told county commissioners Monday it will receive $1.5 million from the state to make safety improvements to the...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

No carnival for Quay County Fair

For the second straight year, this week’s Quay County Fair will not have a carnival on the west side of the fairgrounds, mostly due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this year’s fa...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 11, 2021

Rattlers reunited

A bigger-than-expected crowd of an estimated 450 to 500 Tucumcari High School alumni descended on the city over the weekend for the 50th edition of...

 

Scientism: Another false religious belief

On the whole, I’m a science guy. I’m not afraid of science, nor do I perceive any threat from it. As a Christian man, I have no worries that...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

FFA students named national finalists

Tucumcari FFA students MiKayla Klinger and Ashton Smith recently were named national finalists for their hydroponic tomato perception research...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

Quay County Health Council to hold mental health first aid training

The Quay County Health Council will offer a virtual mental health first aid training session next month. "The pandemic has brought to light the need for mental health support for many in our communiti...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

Alert issued for teen missing since May

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children issued an alert Thursday for a Tucumcari teen who's been missing since May. The center issued...

 

Pages past - Aug. 11

On this date ... 1971: Penny Hartley of Roy was named first runner-up Saturday in the National High School Championship for Rodeo Queens in Twin Falls, Idaho. She took top honors at the pageant for...

 

Calendar - Aug. 11

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Thursday-Saturday — Quay County Fair. The rabbit, poultry and swine shows will be Thursday. The goat, sheep and cattle shows will be...

 

Menus - Aug. 11

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested in grab-and-go should call the Tucumcari facility at 461-2307 or the Logan...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

COVID-19 infections still rising in Quay

Quay County last week continued to see exponential growth in number of coronavirus cases with 31, including eight confirmed by the state’s Department of Health on Friday. That compared to 14 cases...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

Intersection turned into four-way stop

Road construction crews this week turned the intersection of East Tucumcari Boulevard and U.S. 54 into a four-way stop as part of the multiyear Mountain Road reconstruction project. The traffic...

 

Healthcare too expensive for Americans

American healthcare is too expensive. Exhibit A is a new study of Americans’ medical debt published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. That debt is twice as large as had previously...

 

Coronaviruses are not political

Recently, I have heard some thoughtful arguments against COVID-19 masks and the requirements to wear them. I respect the opinions I have heard, but I still think they are dangerously wrong in the...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    August 11, 2021

Joe Biden has no political presence

Teddy Roosevelt fervently believed that the president of the United States should be at the center of the political universe, constantly attracting attention to himself. But he’d never met Joe...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

4-H rodeo results

Seventy 4-Hers and their families traveled to Tucumcari on July 30-31 to participate in the Quay County 4-H Rodeos at the fairgrounds Arena. Contestants from all over the state earned prizes provided...

 

Jail log - Aug. 11

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Aug. 2 to Aug. 4: • Michelle Gloms, 51, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Amber Osborn, 29, Logan, contempt of court. ...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 11

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 2 to Aug. 8: Monday • 8:22 a.m.: Disturbance at West Aber and South Third streets, Tucumcari. • 9:13...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 11, 2021

Filing day for November elections set for Aug. 24

The lone filing day for candidates for November elections for seats on local municipalities, villages, schools, colleges and soil and water conservation districts is approaching. Filing day at the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 11, 2021

Field day back in the fields

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted businesses and people's lives throughout the courntry in the last 18 months or so. The ripple effects of the virus als...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    August 11, 2021

Floyd school board suspended for disregarding protocols

The Public Education Commission on Wednesday suspended the five board members for Floyd Municipal Schools for voting to disregard COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming school year. The department also...

 

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