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Articles from the September 1, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 1, 2021

Plenty of contested races in Quay

It appears Quay County will see contested races for Tucumcari municipal judge and for at least one seat each in Tucumcari, Logan, House and San Jon...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    September 1, 2021

Asphalt warranty earns city approval

A three-year warranty on asphalt work on downtown Tucumcari’s Second Street rebuilding project Thursday received the city commission’s approval. The warranty does not mean the city has closed out...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 1, 2021

Storm causes outages, flooding

A severe thunderstorm system that parked itself over the Tucumcari area on Saturday evening for several hours caused power outages, flooding and...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 1, 2021

Quay sees 55 confirmed cases of virus

Quay County continued to see strong growth in the spread of coronavirus with 55 confirmed cases last week, including 12 on Friday, according to the state’s Department of Health. That compared to 42...

 

Labor Day reminder of accomplishments

Next Monday will be Labor Day, the national holiday celebrated each first Monday in September since the late 1800s to commemorate the social and economic achievements by American workers that led to...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 1, 2021

Woman files lawsuit against Lowe's Market

A Quay County woman filed a lawsuit against Lowe’s Market of Tucumcari after she said she tripped, fell and was injured while shopping in the grocery store nearly three years ago. Georgia Griego...

 

Pages past - Sept. 1

On this date ... 1971: Tucumcari police officers were called to investigate a burglary of a room at the Holiday Inn. A tenant from San Gabriel, California, left his room for about 30 minutes and...

 

Calendar - Sept. 1

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Sept. 17 — Fired Up Friday. The final Fired Up Friday will feature a fiery performance by Odd Lab, a mainstay of previous Fired Up...

 

Menus - Sept. 1

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...

 

Jail log - Sept. 1

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Aug. 23 to Aug. 28: • Mario Baudillo Armijo, 51, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Michael Lee Armijo, 31, Tucumcari,...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 1

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 23 to Aug. 29: Monday • 1:09 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 1900 block of South Mountain Road,...

 

Odds in favor of getting the COVID-19 shot

Doctors and nurses have cajoled and pleaded, talking about how they are watching patients struggle to breathe before they ultimately go on a ventilator and die. The governor has offered cash...

 

May be time to reconsider job design

Henry David Thoreau, one of America’s literary giants, once proposed that people should work one day a week and rest on the other six, instead of the work-six, rest-one arrangement commanded in the...

 

Afghanistan withdrawal a disaster

Those who know me well will tell you that I have defended to a fault, the leadership of the United States military. I have always maintained that,...

 

Chargers shred Rattlers' defense

Albuquerque Academy’s passing game shredded Tucumcari’s defense during a 51-0 Chargers victory Saturday afternoon in a game that ended at halftime due to the mercy rule. Chargers quarterback A.J....

 

San Jon earns volleyball victory

The San Jon volleyball squad earned its first victory in years with a marathon 21-25, 25-15, 23-25, 25-17, 15-13 victory Aug. 24 over visiting Elida. The Coyotes went 0-10 in its abbreviated previous...

 

Lady Longhorns steamroll tourney

LOGAN - The Lady Longhorns steamrolled through their season-opening, eight-team Logan Invitational volleyball tournament, including a 25-20, 25-11,...

 

Longhorns dominate Dulce

LOGAN - The host Longhorns in their home opener Friday so dominated Dulce, they took a two-touchdown lead before running an offensive play from the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 1, 2021

Residents hope to preserve house

Dozens of concerned residents have joined a Facebook group to brainstorm ways to secure and preserve one of Tucumcari's oldest houses that has sat...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 1, 2021

Cannabis license applications being accepted on website

The Cannabis Control Division of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department on Wednesday announced it is accepting applications for cannabis producer licenses via an online system. “We are...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 1, 2021

Governor signs order to conserve lands

New Mexico’s governor on Wednesday signed an executive order to conserve at least 30% of all lands in in the state by 2030, despite opposition from from at least two entities in Quay County and...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 1, 2021

Floyd school board member reports he has the virus

PORTALES — A Floyd school board member suspended for bucking Public Education Department mandates for COVID-19 mitigation is reporting on social media that he has contracted the virus. Board Vice Pr...

 

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