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Articles from the October 5, 2022 edition

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 By Staff report    News    October 5, 2022

Commission candidates weigh in on issues

The race for the Quay County Commission’s District 3 seat is one of the very few local contested races in next month’s general election. The race pits Republican nominee Brian Fortner, 63, a retir...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 5, 2022

Fast TV Network moving into Kmart building

The Fast TV Network announced during a news conference Wednesday it will move from Albuquerque into the vacant Kmart building in Tucumcari that will...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 5, 2022

Quay County's COVID cases fall to two

Quay County’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases fell to just two last week, and New Mexico’s governor rescinded six executive orders related to the pandemic but not the public health...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 5, 2022

Logan teen given NMAA Spirit of Sport Award

The New Mexico Activities Association last week gave Ace Whitson, a freshman at Logan High School, the organization's inaugural Spirit of Sport Award...

 

Sink into the riches of the Lord

Psalm 37:4 says, “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desire of your heart.” The word “delight” puzzled me, as I dug into the original Hebrew of the text. When it’s used...

 

Smart watches may be smarter than me

I need to hire a kid. STAT! I had the bright idea to get smart watches for us after seeing a news story about a woman whose watch alerted her to a dangerous medical condition. The watch detected an...

 

Water authority finalizes Ute Lake pact

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority board officially socked away a nearly $672.4 million agreement during a special meeting Sept. 29 that guarantees 75% of the funds needed for...

 

Menus - Oct. 5

The Logan Senior Center offers 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...

 

Pages past - Oct. 5

On this date ... 1972: The Tucumcari Retail Merchants Committee is planning an annual Moonlight Madness Sale from 7 to 9 p.m. in mid-October. Clerks and store managers will be dressed in night apparel...

 

Calendar - Oct. 5

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday-Saturday — First Presbyterian Church rummage sale. The biannual sale runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at 306 E. Aber St....

 

Register to vote - and watch out for mailers

Brace yourself. Election season is picking up momentum, and citizens can expect at least another month’s worth of robocalls from campaign phone banks and blaring TV ads. You may have also found...

 

Be glad about what's not going wrong

It’s easy to focus on our problems; on what’s going wrong. It’s harder to notice what’s not going wrong right now. It’s good to find a balance between the two. I’m thankful we didn’t...

 

We should laugh about differences more

Maybe you’ve read my brother Don’s column, something I run weekly in my Guadalupe County News because, well, he loaned me money. That’s why we call his weekly column “The One Percenter,...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 5, 2022

Ruidoso tops Tucumcari 45-0 in district opener

State-ranked Ruidoso cruised to an unsurprising 45-0 victory over a young and winless Tucumcari squad, but the Rattlers’ coach saw encouraging signs from his squad. The Warriors, which improved to...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 5, 2022

Lady Rattlers notch two more wins

The Tucumcari High School girls volleyball continued to roll, earning three-set victories over Pecos and Estancia last week. The two wins improved...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 5, 2022

Defense lifts Logan in district opener

LOGAN - The Longhorns' high-octane offense continued to excel, but it was their defense that saved the day during their district opener against a...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    October 5, 2022

Mesalands to host its annual rodeo this weekend

Mesalands Community College will host its 14th annual Grand Canyon Region rodeo on Friday and Saturday at the Quay County Fairgrounds rodeo arena in Tucumcari. Stampede coach Matt Hughes said he’s o...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 5, 2022

Logan schools chief receives NMAA honor

Logan Municipal Schools superintendent Dennis Roch recently received a Distinguished Service Award from the New Mexico Activities Association. Roch, J...

 

Jail log - Oct. 5

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1: — Hector Gonzales, 26, no address listed, criminal damage to property (over $1,000) and battery against...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 5

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 26 to Oct. 2: Monday — 11:10 a.m.: Threat in 700 block of West Sunset Avenue, Tucumcari. — 12:05 p.m...

 

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