Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the August 25, 2021 edition

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 By Staff report    News    August 25, 2021

12th death reported in Quay County

The state’s Department of Health last week reported the 12th death from coronavirus in Quay County as the region continued to see a high caseload of the pathogen. The latest death in the county, rep...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 25, 2021

Mask mandate reimposed

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last week reimposed an indoor mask mandate in New Mexico, and one key motivation for that move was made clear during a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 25, 2021

Mesalands board member considering not running

A member of the Mesalands Community College board of trustees said he is considering not running for election in November if students, staff members and faculty are required by the state to be...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 25, 2021

County holds meeting on infrastructure plan

The Quay County Commission held a public hearing Monday to discuss its infrastructure capital improvement plan for the next four fiscal years that included a new request from the Quay County Family...

 

Wrestle with hard questions

I hope I’m proven wrong, but I think the chances of another lock-down coming in the fall are right around 118%. I sincerely hope we’ve had all...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 25, 2021

Judge denies motion to keep man in jail

A Quay County judge recently denied a motion by prosecutors to keep a Logan man accused of stabbing a woman in the eye with a fork behind bars until his case is adjudicated. Marcus W. Hill, 39, of...

 

Pages past - Aug. 25

On this date ... 1971: The annual Pinata Festival in Tucumcari will include an appearance of Rewa Colette Walsh, who is Miss Teenage America 1971. She will present a 10- to 15-minute talent program...

 

Calendar - Aug. 25

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Sept. 17 — Fired Up Friday. An outdoor concert is scheduled. Food trucks will operate from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. or until the food runs...

 

Menus - Aug. 25

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 461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 

Fixing drawdown debacle will require effort

President Joe Biden’s defense of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan was callous, self-serving and deeply unconvincing. Above all, it was beside the point. The question is no longer whether U.S....

 

No correct decision in Afghanistan

It seems to be the consensus of Monday morning quarterbacks, whether Republicans or Democrats, that President Joe Biden’s decision early this year to pull out of Afghanistan before autumn was a...

 

Left dumbing down education

The left is truly dumbing down America’s kids. It’s nothing new. But based on the insane education policy recently implemented by the state of Oregon, it looks like the future of America’s alrea...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 25, 2021

Interchange completion announced for US 54

District 4 of the New Mexico Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced the completion of the interchange for Interstate 40 and U.S. 54, aka South Mountain Road, in Tucumcari, though other wo...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 25

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 16 to Aug. 22: Monday • 10:16 a.m.: Reckless driving in 32200 block of U.S. 54, Logan. • 1:40 p.m.: A...

 

Jail log - Aug. 25

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Aug. 16 to Aug. 23: • Danford Cross Jr., 36, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Kurtis Russell Morris, 30, Tucumcari,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 25, 2021

Board waits on land deed

The Tucumcari School Board seemed receptive to deeding over land used for the homecoming bonfire to Mesalands Community College but decided against doing so until the college was ready to proceed...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 25, 2021

Report: MCC early enrollment more than quadruples

The president of Mesalands Community College last week reported that early enrollment at the college had more than quadrupled compared to the same time last year. According to data provided by Josh Mc...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 25, 2021

Rattlers fall to Clayton

On paper, it appeared Tucumcari should have earned a relatively comfortable victory over Clayton in both teams' football opener on Friday night....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 25, 2021

Lady Rattlers take loss to Melrose

Beating a typically tough and talented Melrose team is a tall order for any high-school volleyball team. Beating a Melrose team that plays almost...

 

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