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Articles from the September 14, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Undersheriff lauded for live-saving actions

The Quay County sheriff presented a Life Saving Award to his undersheriff whose quick actions last month likely prevented a woman's death from a...

 

Tucumcari, Logan police to get more than $1M

New Mexico’s governor on Friday announced $41.5 million in grants from the state’s Law Enforcement Recruiting Fund, including more than $1 million total for police departments in Tucumcari and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Crash leaves city with two ambulances

The City of Tucumcari is down to two operating ambulances after one was totaled last month in an accident, the city manager told commissioners during her regular report Thursday. City manager Paula...

 

Tucumcari sees record pot sales once again

One month after seeing record sales of legal marijuana, Tucumcari did it again. Total sales of recreational and medical marijuana in the city of Tucumcari totaled more than $356,000 in August, edging...

 

Pages past - Sept. 14

On this date ... 1972: Wells Fargo announced a plan to build a $2.5 million to $3 million motel complex just east of the KOA Campground off U.S. 66. Each of the two motel buildings will comprise of 17...

 

Calendar - Sept. 14

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Free Museum Day. Take part in free admission at the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum, Tucumcari Railroad Museum, Tucumcari...

 

Menus - Sept. 14

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-...

 

Facts of history support the truth

While I have many ideas for my articles, sometimes I check the internet to see what happened on the expected date of publication in the Quay County Sun. I did so this year for Sept. 14, and here’s...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

County saw high death rate from alcohol

Quay County had the sixth-worst rate of alcohol-related deaths in New Mexico in 2016-2020, which was double the national average, Quay County Health Council members learned during their regular...

 

New cases rise; county still at medium risk

Quay County’s numbers of new coronavirus cases rose somewhat last week, and a website that tracks community risk of the disease’s spread kept the region at “medium” risk. COVID-19 cases...

 

Treed black bear in Logan relocated

State game officials tranquilized and relocated a black bear found in a tree in Logan near Ute Lake on Thursday morning. Logan Police Chief Rodney Paris said his department first received a call...

 

Legislator's policies likely to result in frivolous lawsuits

In a functioning Florida Legislature, state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay, would be an outlier. In this Florida Legislature, he’s dangerously mainstream. Like Republicans in other states, Florida...

 

Liberty trumps rule of the majority

According to a recent poll, a majority of New Mexico voters approve of stiffer anti-gun legislation. This is why the U.S. Constitution exists, and why America was established as a republic, not a...

 

No use losing sleep over nuclear energy

In case you haven’t noticed, nuclear power is back in the headlines these days. Even here in New Mexico, where there are no nuclear power plants, it’s an issue. Not only do we have the Waste...

 

Rattlers pay tribute to fallen Dalhart player

Tucumcari High School athletes paid tribute to a fallen Dalhart football player last week, and players for the Rattlers football team will wear the pl...

 

Lady Rattlers get 2 more wins

The Tucumcari High School volleyball team racked up two more non-district victories last week, giving it its best start in recent memory and earning...

 

Turnovers doom Longhorns at Magdalena

Turnovers — especially in the fourth quarter — doomed Logan during a 32-20 loss Friday at non-district foe Magdalena during eight-man football action. The Longhorns, ranked fifth in the latest...

 

Raton back runs roughshod over Rattlers

The Tucumcari High School football team didn’t have much of an answer for Raton star running back Cayden Walton during a 58-8 loss Friday at the Tigers’ home stadium. Walton, a senior, ran for...

 

Rattler runners compete at big Amarillo meet

Changing up their schedule, the Tucumcari cross-country program headed east and participated Saturday at the sprawling Amarillo ISD Invitational meet. The Rattlers had been scheduled to go south to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Motel funds authorized for new AC at chamber

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday voted to authorize the use more than $6,700 in lodgers tax executive funds to buy a replacement air conditioner and heat pump for the Tucumcari / Quay County...

 

Jail log - Sept. 14

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 2 to Sept. 9: — Dominick Michael Ortiz, 28, Tucumcari, two counts of contempt of court. — Adam Apodaca, 24,...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 14

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 5 to Sept. 11: Monday — 1:48 a.m.: Theft in 1900 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. — 9:47...

 

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