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Articles from the October 7, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 7, 2020

In-person learning expanding

Tucumcari, Logan and House public schools announced they would expand in-person classes to fifth grade this week after Quay County landed in the green zone last week for the state's school-reopening...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

NMAA cancels all sports events set for Saturday

The New Mexico Activities Association announced Wednesday afternoon to all member schools that all sports events scheduled for Saturday would be canceled, citing the state's current public health...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

Fall prep sports delayed until 2021

Citing a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases statewide, New Mexico's governor said Thursday she wouldn't update the state's public health order regarding high-school sports, thus effectively delaying all...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

Two COVID-19 cases in county Saturday

The New Mexico Department of Health on Saturday reported two confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County on the second-worst day in the state since the pandemic began. The latest cases were male...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

New boards put into service

San Jon Municipal Schools recently put into service high-tech Promethean boards from prekindergarten through 12th grades at a time when many schools a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 7, 2020

District 8 candidates weigh in on issues

Northern Quay County voters will have to an unfamiliar sight when they receive their ballots for the November election — an opponent for longtime District 8 Sen. Pete Campos. Campos (D-Las Vegas), w...

 

Quay County state fair results

Quay County results at New Mexico State Fair 4-H LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS Market Swine Addie Lafferty, second place, Class 5 crossbred Addie Lafferty, fourth place, Class 7 crossbred Addie Lafferty, third...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

Businesses taking part in fundraisers

Loretta’s Burrito Hut and Tractor Supply Co. of Tucumcari will participate in fundraisers for the Quay County 4-H Youth program as pat of National 4-H Week. Loretta’s at 321 E. Route 66 Blvd....

 

Calendar - Oct. 7

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Oct. 16 and Oct. 30 — Fall Vendor Market. Tucumcari MainStreet will host three local vendor markets for local food and craft vendors...

 

Menus - Oct. 7

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...

 

Pages past - Oct. 7

On this date ... 1970: “Drugs of Abuse,” the subject of a slide show and talk, was the program presented by Surplus City pharmacist Bob McClelland during the Noons Lions Club meeting at the Ramada...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

Farming second-most favorable in NM

The farming and ranching industry was found to be the second-most favorable industry in the state of New Mexico, according to a recent survey conducted by The Garrity Group Public Relations firm. The...

 

There is no king in United States

The book of Judges is a thrill-ride. It's filled with the stuff of great storytelling: courageous heroes; despicable antagonists; amazing miracles;...

 

Next debate should be in remote format

Before President Donald Trump contracted COVID-19, a strong case could be made for modifying the format of the remaining debates from face-to-face to remote. Now it’s essential. It may seem...

 

Don't want California to become cinder

Just in case I was missing life in Southern California, eastern New Mexico has been getting a little bit of California in the air over the past several weeks. Westerly winds have carried smoke from...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    October 7, 2020

Trump needs plan for healthcare

“If you want to make God laugh,” Woody Allen once famously said, paraphrasing a Yiddish proverb, “tell him about your plans.” That’s not an issue for President Donald Trump, at least not on...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 7, 2020

Tucumcari Elementary staff member tests positive

A Tucumcari Elementary School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The state's Department of Education reported Monday the afflicted staff member hadn't been on school grounds since Sept....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

State mental health chief anticipates surge of mental illnesses

The chief of the state’s mental-health agency said last week he anticipates a surge of mental illnesses this fall in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Neal Bowen, director of the New Mexico...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 7, 2020

State police shut down Tabletop Cooperative Harvest Fest

Threatening to write a citation for “inciting an event” during the coronavirus pandemic, New Mexico State Police on Saturday shut down the Tabletop Cooperative Harvest Fest at Tucumcari’s...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

Wrongful death suit filed in falling death

A Texas woman whose son died after falling from a Tucumcari home’s roof in November has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the property owner. Nancy Crum, who resides in Van Zandt County,...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

Class of '69 awards scholarship

The Tucumcari High School Class of 1969 announced Saturday it awarded its first-ever Gary Morton Scholarship to recently graduated senior Tianna Peterson. Peterson is attending New Mexico State...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 7

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4: Monday • 1:04 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 900 block of South Monroe Street,...

 

Jail log - Oct. 7

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4: • Evangeline Corinne Baca, 55, Tucumcari, aggravated stalking (violation of protective order),...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 7, 2020

Tucumcari man wins rodeo title

Jerry Koile of rural Tucumcari is older than many of his fellow rodeo competitors, and he competes in only two events. That didn't stop him from...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 7, 2020

Logan board to join lawsuit

The Logan Municipal Schools board unanimously voted last week during a special meeting to join as a plaintiff in a not-yet-filed lawsuit against New Mexico Education Secretary Ryan Stewart and the...

 

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