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Articles from the September 7, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 7, 2022

New city boss: 'I see things that need to be done'

Paula Chacon said she loved her business specialist job at the 10th Judicial Circuit in Tucumcari, where she had been employed for more than 20...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 7, 2022

Cases stay low; clinic preps for boosters

Quay County’s new cases of coronavirus continued to be at a low and stable level last week. Also, the administrator of Tucumcari health clinic said she expected a shipment of new COVID-19...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 7, 2022

Theater back in business

Early in Thursday night's screening of "Hell or High Water," applause spontaneously erupted from many in the audience as they saw the film's bank...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 7, 2022

Pipeline authority tries to mend fences

SAN JON - Officials with the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority, the agency in charge of building a nearly 100-mile water pipeline from Ute...

 

Church discipline is up to you

When God established his own nation, Israel, the system of government he installed, had no legislature (since it already had the law of God) and no executive branch (someone authorized to use force...

 

Hoping to keep walking in echo of father's footsteps

Growing up, we were taught to always do the right thing, no matter how difficult. We were taught that if we succeeded in something but did so by being dishonest or causing harm to another person or...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 7, 2022

MCC board OKs bid for new museum storage building

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees approved a low bid for a new storage building for its dinosaur museum during a brief special meeting Thursday. College President Gregg Busch...

 

Pages past - Sept. 7

On this date ... 1972: Ellen Peabody, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Peabody, was crowned Pinata Queen by the 1971 queen, Kim Evetts, during a pageant at the Tucumcari Convention Center on Lake Street....

 

Menus - Sept. 7

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 575-...

 

Calendar - Sept. 7

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Paws and Claws Animal Rescue is offering a six-week obedience class starting Saturday. Weekly classes meet at 9 and 10 a.m...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 7, 2022

Event shows virtual restoration of murals

A group of New Mexico Highlands University students and an artist who specializes in "augmented restoration" showed how a faded advertising mural and...

 

Trust, maturity sorely lacking in today's politics

Some would say the 20th century ended at Y2K — midnight on Jan. 1, 2000. Others would say that, as a historical phenomenon, it extended until the shock of Sept. 11, 2001. And others still might...

 

Decide what's most important to you

Do you only care about some things because you’ve been manipulated into caring? There are many things you can’t change about the world. Caring too much about those is going to make your life worse...

 

NM Democrats still running strong

The governor is leading in her bid for re-election, as are other Democrats running statewide races. New Mexicans see crime and inflation as the biggest issues facing the state, and they want judges...

 

Rattlers suffer 54-6 loss at Loving

The youthful Tucumcari football team suffered another loss, but it scored its first touchdown of the season during 54-6 non-district loss Friday at Loving. The Rattlers’ first score of the year...

 

Tucumcari runners compete at Invite

Tucumcari’s runners all saw improvements in their times during Saturday morning’s Lovington Invitational compared their previous week’s season-opening meet, but it didn’t field a full boys...

 

Lady Lions repeat as champs

Logan won the hard-fought battle against Tucumcari but lost the war Saturday night during the Tucumcari Invitational volleyball tournament. A few hour...

 

Longhorns secure win with second-half surge

LOGAN - You wouldn't know it from the final score, but Menaul trailed Logan by only two touchdowns during the second period of Friday's non-district...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 7, 2022

Subway in Tucumcari to close after lease ends

The Subway restaurant inside the Circle K convenience store at 2624 S. First St. in Tucumcari lost its lease and was scheduled to close at the end of the business day on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Diane...

 

Jail log - Sept. 7

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2: — David Royce Shivers, 36, Logan, two counts of contempt of court. — Victoria M. Macias, 47,...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 7

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 29 to Sept. 4: Monday — 1:05 a.m.: Vandalism in 2600 block of South First Street, Tucumcari. — 7:11...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 7, 2022

Teenager's body recovered in Ute Lake after drowning

New Mexico State Police officers are investigating a teen’s drowning at Ute Lake in Logan. According to a news release, state police were sent at 9:53 a.m. Monday to Ute Lake for a 17-year-old boy...

 

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