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Articles from the September 15, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 15, 2021 

'Bands' requests $300K for Season 2

City officials seemed receptive to granting a $300,000 lodgers tax funds request last week from the producers of “Bands of Enchantment: Tucumcari Sessions” so they could shoot a second season of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 15, 2021 

Tucumcari receives fire rating downgrade

Tucumcari homeowners likely will see an increase in their insurance premiums this fall due to a fire-protection rating downgrade. The city manager expressed optimism it will have its previous rating r...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 15, 2021 

New murals painted

Two new murals were painted on buildings last week that are part of a larger effort to bring more art and economic development to Tucumcari, with a mu...

 

When misery loves company

Most people likely know the phrase, “misery loves company,” because it’s been used in various forms since at least 400 B.C. I’ve always understood the term meant that when someone is...

 

Pages past - Sept. 15

On this date ... 1971: Tucumcari’s present school enrollment was 2,233, which was 60 fewer than the previous school year, according to superintendent Dave York. Total enrollment in kindergarten was...

 

Menus - Sept. 15

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...

 

Calendar - Sept. 15

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday — Fired Up Friday. The final Fired Up Friday will feature a fiery performance at 8 p.m. by Odd Lab, a mainstay of previous...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    September 15, 2021 

Water, wastewater projects top ICIP

Water and wastewater projects led Tucumcari’s annual Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) for the years 2023 to 2027. The city commission approved the five-year plan at its regular...

 

Pandemic politics is putting freedom on the front lines

You know government is out of control when different entities start talking about suing each other over the best way to control people. Freedom lovers are outraged, for example, over the latest...

 

Best to follow your doctor's advice

Everybody knows that ivermectin, a horse de-worming medicine, should not be used by humans to fight COVID-19. That’s what everybody in the media has been saying. Even a shallow dive into the...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    September 15, 2021 

Biden doesn't much resemble LBJ

Not too long ago, supporters imagined Joe Biden might be the next LBJ, and perhaps they were right — just not how they thought. Biden bears no resemblance to the Lyndon B. Johnson who entered office...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    September 15, 2021 

Raton cruises to 44-6 victory

Despite missing two players and a third starter sidelined early in the game with an injury, state-ranked Raton cruised to a 44-6 victory Friday night...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    September 15, 2021 

Aluminum bats to make 2023 return

The New Mexico Activities Association board of directors during its quarterly meeting Wednesday authorized the return of aluminum bats beginning in the 2023 high-school baseball season. New Mexico,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    September 15, 2021 

Logan goes 1-2 in last week's matches

The Logan volleyball squad went 1-2 in matches last week, which may sound like a bad stretch for a typically strong Lady Longhorns program. However, a...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    September 15, 2021 

Logan prevails over Magdalena

Facing their toughest challenge of the season, unbeaten Logan prevailed 42-28 over visiting Magdalena in non-district eight-man football action on Friday night. Logan coach Dwayne Roberts, back on...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 15, 2021 

Man's body found on frontage road near Bard

New Mexico State Police are investigating after a man’s body was found on a frontage road Sept. 6 near Bard. The as-yet-unidentified man was found in the roadway near a trench about milepost 361...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 15, 2021 

Quay approves ICIP adoption resolution

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a resolution to adopt its $14.5 million Infrastructure Capital Improvements Plan for the 2023 through 2027 fiscal years. The plan serves as a guide for th...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 15, 2021 

Batteries stolen from county vehicle

For a second time, someone swiped batteries from a Quay County Road Department vehicle. According to a report from the Quay County Sheriff’s Office, deputy Dennis Garcia was sent the morning of...

 

Jail log - Sept. 15

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 3 to Sept. 12: • Justin Bradley, 32, San Antonio, Texas, warrant from other counties or states. • Jason Arthur...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 15

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 6 to Sept. 12: Monday • 3:31 a.m.: Shots fired in 100 block of West Gamble Avenue, Tucumcari. ...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 15, 2021 

County sees slight decrease in virus cases

Quay County saw a slight decrease of COVID-19 cases last week with 35 confirmed cases, according to the state’s Department of Health, including four on Friday. Nearly all the cases were in the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 15, 2021 

Tax board delays action on fee increase recommendation

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board on Wednesday delayed action to recommend an increase for Tucumcari Convention Center fees until its next meeting Oct. 6, when a more concrete proposal is...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 15, 2021 

Woman dies in crash west of Tucumcari

A Phoenix woman died in a single-vehicle crash last week on Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari. According to a news release from New Mexico State Police, Catalina Blanco Hernandez, 59, died at a...

 

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