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Articles from the August 24, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

Pipeline entity files flurry of petitions against landowners

A regional entity that seeks to build a 120-mile water pipeline from Ute Lake has filed 17 legal filings against landowners in Quay County – including the county’s road commissioner – to seek...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

TPS board declines to impose phone policy

The Tucumcari Public School board last week declined to implement a cellphone-use policy after apparently being satisfied with administrators’ varying approaches to students with their devices....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

MCC breaks ground on remodel project

Mesalands Community College on Thursday held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a $1.2 million remodel of its Academic and Student Success Center the...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 24, 2022

County sees steep drop in COVID-19 cases

As quickly as coronavirus cases rose in early August, they dropped last week. Quay County COVID-19 cases totaled 15 last week, compared to 67 during the previous week reported by the New Mexico...

 

Arguments on Griner case examined

My last article here, about the injustice done to WNBA player Brittney Griner, resulted in a few angry responses. These were not responses to me personally, but to the friend who posted it on his soci...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 24, 2022

County OKs economic development plan

Quay County Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved an economic development plan that would make state funding available for some businesses in unincorporated parts of the county. County manager...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 24, 2022

Health council to offer overdose-reversal training

The Quay County Health Council has scheduled two training sessions on how to use Narcan, a drug that can reverse potentially fatal overdoses of fentanyl, Oxycodone and other opioids. The first session...

 

Pages past - Aug. 24

On this date ... 1972: Tucumcari native Donald Greer, 19, died in an automobile accident near El Paso, Texas, on Interstate 10. Three other people — many of them about to enroll at New Mexico State...

 

Calendar - Aug. 24

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Down at the Depot. This event will feature live music, food trucks, arts and crafts booths and an open-mike night in the...

 

Menus - Aug. 24

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...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 24

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 15 to Aug. 21: Monday — 12:39 a.m.: Vandalism at South First Street and East Delk Avenue, Tucumcari....

 

Jail log - Aug. 24

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Aug. 18 to Aug. 21: -- Drury Jay Kinkade, 58, Tucumcari, contempt of court. -- Fatima Rivas, 45, Tucumcari, contempt of court....

 

Visa delays only hurt US image and economy

A Colombian family hoping to visit Disney World right now might have to wait more than two years to get their visas. The same goes for a Nigerian investor looking to close a funding round in Silicon...

 

Letter to the editor - Aug. 24

Likely to be hard to staff a hospital If you build it, he will come … that was the line in the movie “Field of Dreams.” It doesn’t necessarily work that way when the topic is building a new ho...

 

Government not worth trade-off

Do you believe you need to be governed? I mean you, as an individual. If you didn’t feel like government was watching over your shoulder all the time, would you steal, kidnap, or murder? I’m...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    August 24, 2022

State-ranked Jal blasts Rattlers in opener

Jal came into its home-opening game ranked second in the Class 2A coaches poll, and it largely justified it during a 65-0 drubbing Thursday of a young and inexperienced Tucumcari team. The game ended...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    August 24, 2022

Logan blasts Alamo Navajo in grid opener

Logan’s defense scored four touchdowns on interception returns during a 74-0 season-opening rout Saturday of host Alamo Navajo in eight-man football action. The game near Magdalena ended at...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    August 24, 2022

Tucumcari fields full boys team for cross country

New Tucumcari cross country coach Tim Clark apparently made a successful pitch to the boys in his high school to participate in the sport. The gist is, if you go out for cross country, it will get...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 24, 2022

San Jon spikers fall in season opener

SAN JON - The host Lady Coyotes struggled with their serve-receive game during a season-opening volleyball loss Saturday against Roy-Mosquero, but a...

 

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