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Articles from the September 23, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 23, 2020

County preps for CARES Act disbursement

Quay County businesses, nonprofit organizations and civic groups should know by Friday how to apply for reimbursement of their COVID-19 expenses. The county recently was authorized to receive to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 23, 2020

MCC likely to enter horse partnership

Mesalands Community College likely will enter into a partnership with Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico to foster wild horses for...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 23, 2020

Quay numbers improve, but not enough

Quay County's coronavirus numbers improved during the first half of September, but not enough to expand in-person classes in the region's public schools this week. It was the second time the county...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 23, 2020

New guidelines concern Logan officials

The superintendent and board of education for Logan Municipal Schools voiced consternation for the state’s new COVID-19 guidelines about face coverings, class sizes, random testing and climate-contr...

 

Pages past - Sept. 23

On this date ... 1970: The San Jon Future Teachers of America will host the annual Miss San Jon Pageant on Saturday in the San Jon Sportatorium....

 

Calendar - Sept. 23

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Altrusa International COVID Cash Drawing. This year’s reverse raffle from 3 to 6 p.m. will be conducted via a Facebook...

 

Menus - Sept. 23

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the Tucumcari...

 

San Jon not charging for home games

Mindful of COVID-19 public health regulations, San Jon Municipal Schools won’t charge admission for at least the first few home volleyball games. The district’s school board decided during its...

 

Census count totals improving

New Mexico’s count totals for the U.S. Census have improved in recent weeks, but state officials implored residents to make sure their friends, family and neighbors have been counted before the end...

 

Ginsburg's loss a double blow in 2020

The loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a double blow. It will be felt as a personal loss by millions of Americans, and it will stress America's politics at a moment when its fabric is already threatening...

 

More to blame than just Trump

Ross Douthat is a New York Times columnist who occasionally throws cold water onto the Times' generally red-hot liberal editorial opinions. Douthat's Sept.12 column, to me, was one of his most...

 

Fire season regular feature of California

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed...

 

Two new coronavirus cases reported in Quay

Two new coronavirus cases also were reported Sunday in the Tucumcari ZIP code. The latest coronavirus cases in Quay County reported were a male and a female each age 50 to 59 in the Tucumcari ZIP...

 

Self government is biblical government

“Pastor, God never instituted a particular form of government in the Bible!” Actually, he did. When God took ownership of the nation of Israel,...

 

Free drive-through flu shots to be offered

Free drive-through flu shots will be offered the morning of Oct. 3 in Tucumcari and Logan. The Tucumcari drive-through immunization clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon at the Quay County fairgrounds at...

 

Bookmobiles back on road

New Mexico State Library’s three bookmobiles, based in Tucumcari, Los Lunas and Cimarron, are back on the road with limited services. The bookmobiles will support the 2020 Census count efforts as...

 

Partnership formed to protect seniors at nursing homes

The state of New Mexico has created a new partnership between the state’s attorney general, auditor and ombudsman to protect seniors and specialized-care individuals at nursing homes and long-term...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 23, 2020

Camping, practices will be permitted

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced during a Thursday health briefing that overnight camping would be allowed for New Mexico residents in state parks starting Oct. 1 and that youth sports practices...

 

Former daycare owners granted release pending case appeal

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Supreme Court, in a 3-1 decision, ordered two former Portales daycare owners be granted release from prison pending an appeal on their 2019 convictions. Sandi and Mary...

 

Jail log - Sept. 23

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 14 to Sept. 21: • Ignacio George Armijo Jr., 61, Tucumcari, public nuisance. • Christopher Allen Clark, 37,...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 23

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 14 to Sept. 20: Monday • 6:02 a.m.: Recovered property in 10100 block of Highway 104, Tucumcari. ...

 

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