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Articles from the September 21, 2022 edition

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Logan school board member steps down

The Logan school board last week approved a process to find a replacement for member Scott Osborn, who resigned from his position after nearly a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 21, 2022

Paulita's making products at MCC

In a basketball gymnasium of what was National Guard armory, Paulita's New Mexico began packaging green chile seasoning and other spices about six...

 

Relighting the fire

Light the torches. Tucumcari MainStreet's Fired Up festival returns Saturday after a three-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. MainStreet...

 

Drugstore closes due to lack of pharmacist

Bestcare Pharmacy in Tucumcari closed on Sept. 10 after the store could not find another pharmacist to replace one who recently moved from the area. The closing leaves the city with one drugstore ...

 

Pages past - Sept. 21

On this date ... 1972: Fourteen motorcycle enthusiasts gathered for a meeting at the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce to form a local club. They planned to organize an outing in front of the...

 

Menus - Sept. 21

The Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call 575-487-2287 for more information. Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Bacon and cheese...

 

Calendar - Sept. 21

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Fired Up festival. The free annual event will feature art and food booths, fiery entertainment by Odd Lab, car show,...

 

You have a right to a clean conscience

Who is the master of your conscience? Or, who gets to define for you what is right and what is wrong? Who has the authority to tell you what you must believe to be true? If you could answer those...

 

'Bands of Enchantment' moves production

Those on social media might have noticed the company that produced the “Bands of Enchantment” music television series in Tucumcari about 18 months ago has resumed production in Albuquerque for...

 

Cheese factory's latest honor was 'most special'

Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory has won a number of awards over the years, but a recent one held a lot of significance to its owner. The company’s Ithaki feta cheese earned third-place during the...

 

New cases plummet; risk level falls

Quay County’s number of new coronavirus cases dropped by nearly half last week, and a website that tracks the disease improved the county’s rating to “low” risk of community spread. COVID-19...

 

No water allocated despite lake's rise

Despite increases to Conchas Lake’s levels in the last two months, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District during its regular meeting last week again voted to not allocate water. The district is...

 

Registration deadline for election is Oct. 11

The deadline for Quay County and New Mexico residents to vote in the November general election is Tuesday, Oct. 11. Early voting also begins on that day, according to a news release from the Quay...

 

Justice right to defend Supreme Court legitimacy

The best way for the U.S. Supreme Court to preserve its legitimacy is to ignore public opinion. This month, Chief Justice John Roberts made remarks defending the institution of the Supreme Court. It...

 

Politicians aren't better than you

It seems it should be obvious to everyone by now: those who seek positions of political power can’t even run their own lives; they certainly shouldn’t be allowed to run yours. No one is less...

 

Our differences make us stronger

The other day, I heard a pundit call New Mexico “purple,” as in a balanced mix of “blue” Democrats and “red” Republicans. If that’s the case, we must have some closeted Republicans...

 

Lady Rattlers win bracket at SFIS tourney

The Tucumcari High School volleyball team on Saturday took home its second first-place trophy this season after winning its bracket at the Lady Braves Pink Classic tournament at Santa Fe Indian...

 

Lions maul Rattlers 54-0

Tucumcari's football faced a tall order Friday in slowing a Santa Rosa team that was beginning to click with its offense amid its flurry of fakes and...

 

Blocks ignite Logan over Santa Rosa

LOGAN - The Logan volleyball team looked out of sorts, trailed 17-10 in the first set and seem destined to lose to Santa Rosa for a third time this...

 

Longhorns bounce back with 56-6 win

The Logan football team bounced back after a tough road loss the previous week with a 56-6 non-district victory Friday over visiting Mesilla Valley Christian in eight-man football action. The...

 

Jail log - Sept. 21

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15: — Jerry Ingram, 26, Tucumcari, failure to register as a sex offender and contempt of court. ...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 21

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 12 to Sept. 18: Monday — 12:58 a.m.: Vandalism in 1800 block of South First Street, Tucumcari. ...

 

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