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Articles from the September 8, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 8, 2021

Census: Tucumcari's population drops

Tucumcari’s population dropped slightly during the 2020 census compared to 10 years ago, but its percentage decline was smaller compared to many of the city’s previous census counts. The actual...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 8, 2021

San Jon school boss files for trustee position

The superintendent of San Jon Municipal Schools last week filed as a write-in candidate for one of two open positions on the village’s board of trustees for the Nov. 3 election. Another candidate...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 8, 2021

Museum sees increase in visitors

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and a recent storm that damaged a storage building, Mesalands Dinosaur Museum director Loni Monahan is smiling p...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 8, 2021

Numbers show tentative plateau in virus cases

Quay County and New Mexico showed tentative signs the latest surge of coronavirus cases was plateauing or possibly slowing. Quay County saw 37 confirmed cases of COVID-19 last week, according to the...

 

Conscience should not be coerced

As you’re reading your Bible, note the instances in which people try to coerce, bribe, or threaten others into complying with their will. I think...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 8, 2021

Appliance store changing hands

Tucumcari's only home appliance store is undergoing its first ownership change in nearly a half-century. Love's Appliance Sales & Service at 117...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 8, 2021

Quay County On the Move hosting scavenger hunt

Quay County On the Move is inviting residents to spend an afternoon exploring Tucumcari’s four museums from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 as part of a scavenger hunt. Venues participating are the New Mexico...

 

Pages past - Sept. 8

On this date ... 1971: Gov. Bruce King attended and gave a speech at the New Mexico Municipal League and Urban Renewal Association conferences in Tucumcari. The governor and his entourage arrived at...

 

Calendar - Sept. 8

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 fe...

 

Menus - Sept. 8

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 8, 2021

Longtime Grady mayor dies at 81

GRADY — Wesley Shafer, Grady's longtime mayor, died Aug. 29 at the age of 81. "Mayor Shafer was a dedicated and supportive leader in the Village of Grady, who was extremely knowledgeable in...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 8, 2021

Intimate Partner Violence Task Force hosts bystander intervention training

Anyone who has run across a potentially violent situation but refrained from intervention because of uncertainty should take bystander intervention training at noon Sept. 22, hosted by the Quay...

 

Answer muddled on America's safety after war

Is America safer after its 20-year war on terrorism in Afghanistan has resulted in the Taliban’s victory? The answer, like the war itself, is muddled. The lack of resolution should cause...

 

Divisions weakening democracy

In three days, we will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center that killed more than 3,000 Americans who were peacefully going about their business. As the nation watched in...

 

Scheller an example of leadership

By now, most readers will have heard the name of Marine Lt Col. Stuart Scheller. He is the infantry battalion commander who went on Facebook to...

 

A shot in the dark

A Hail Mary in the darkness delivered the Rattlers out of the darkness of a near-certain loss. Tucumcari quarterback Andrew Henderson-Clark connected...

 

Logan shuts out Menaul

Logan’s eight-man football squad shut out Menaul 50-0 on Friday night in a road game at Albuquerque that was halted during the third quarter due to the mercy rule. Hayden Judd scored three...

 

Santa Rosa captures Invitational

The Santa Rosa volleyball team came from behind to conquer previously unbeaten Logan 18-25, 25-14, 25-22, 25-21 on Saturday to capture the Tucumcari...

 

Santa Rosa coach makes his return

SANTA ROSA — After a four-year hiatus as head basketball coach at Santa Rosa High School, “Coach Eska” is back. Joe Esquibel soon will be trading in his job as principal of the middle school...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 8

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5: Monday • 7:14 a.m.: Property damage at East Tucumcari Boulevard and South Choctaw...

 

Jail log - Sept. 2

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3: • Caroline Gay Bailey, 53, San Jon, criminal trespass (unposted). • Matthew Braziel, 34, Tucumcari, no...

 

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