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Articles from the October 12, 2022 edition

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 By Staff report    News    October 12, 2022

Familiar face appointed to Logan school board

The Logan Municipal Schools board last week unanimously appointed a new member last week who is a familiar face. The board during an Oct. 3 special meeting appointed Tom Humble, who served on the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 12, 2022

County vacates land for Glenrio developer

The Quay County Commission on Monday voted to vacate a section of land in the border town of Glenrio so a developer could build a recreational marijuana dispensary and other projects there. Gabrielle...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 12, 2022

Kmart to be vacant no more

The empty Kmart building in Tucumcari soon will be empty no more. Principals from the Fast TV Network announced at a news conference last week it...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 12, 2022

County voting machines certified

Quay County Clerk Ellen White and her longtime voting machine technician took a few hours last week to certify Dominion vote tabulators for next...

 

Pages past - Oct. 12

On this date ... 1972: Beth Martinez, a senior at Tucumcari High School, was named Homecoming queen and will reign over the Rattlers’ Homecoming football game on Friday night. She is a cheerleader,...

 

Find unity in the blood of Christ

My pocket calendar says today (Oct. 12) is a Mexican holiday called, “Day of the Race.” Having no clue what it was, I looked it up on the internet and found it’s called by various names in...

 

Calendar - Oct. 12

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Altrusa International of Tucumcari’s Holiday Party. This event at Elks Lodge 1172 will include dinner, a dance and the...

 

Menus - Oct. 12

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, graham crackers, orange, orange juice, skim, 1% or strawberry milk; Lunch: Ham and egg chef salad, chicken...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 12, 2022

County's COVID cases stay at a low rate

Quay County’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases remained at a low level, with just three reported by state health officials last week. COVID-19 cases totaled two in the county the previous week,...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 12, 2022

Another record for Tucumcari pot sales

Another month, another record for Tucumcari cannabis sales. Tucumcari in September set its third straight record for legal marijuana sales, with more than $369,000 in recreational and medical sales,...

 
 By Tom Lopach    Opinion    October 12, 2022

Most important thing is helping voters to vote

With midterm elections fast approaching, we should be doing everything we can to help the people of New Mexico participate in our democracy and have their voices heard at the ballot box. That’s why...

 

Don't care about fake laws, crimes

Being political leads to unfortunate outcomes. Politics never makes people act smart. I don’t think federal agents -- FBI or anyone else -- have any business digging for things over which to...

 

Climate change takes color from season

This is altogether anecdotal, so I won’t pretend it’s based on scientific observation, but I’ve noticed something in my annual trips to Arkansas for a Thanksgiving get-together in the Ozark...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 12, 2022

Logan falls to No. 1 Fort Sumner 40-20

LOGAN - Down by one touchdown early in the second half, the host Longhorns moved the ball past midfield and were poised to tie their game against No....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 12, 2022

That championship season

The Snake Pit arena at Tucumcari High School contains dozens of banners commemorating various titles its teams have won over the decades. On the...

 

Lady Rattler spikers fall to Clayton

The Tucumcari High School volleyball team ended up on the wrong end of a five-set, non-district loss Saturday at Clayton. The Yellowjackets prevailed 12-25, 25-19, 13-25, 25-22, 15-11 over the Lady Ra...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 12, 2022

Stampede's saddle bronc rider wins Mesalands title

A Mesalands Community College saddle bronc rider won an individual title during the finals Saturday of the college's 14th annual Grand Canyon Region...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 12, 2022

City may use lodgers funds for ballpark lights

Tucumcari’s city manager said she was exploring an idea of using lodgers tax funds to help pay for new lighting for Tucumcari Public Schools’ ballpark redevelopment project. Paula Chacon said duri...

 

Jail log - Oct. 12

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 3 to Oct. 9: — Anthony D. Montano, 26, Tucumcari, contempt of court. — Steven P. Sandoval, 42, Tucumcari, probation...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 12

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 3 to Oct. 9: Monday — 8:41 a.m.: Arrest warrant in 300 block of South Third Street, Tucumcari. ...

 

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