Articles from the October 13, 2021 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 22 of 22



 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

Three more COVID-19 deaths confirmed

State health officials reported three more confirmed deaths of COVID-19 in Quay County last week, bringing the total to 17 since the pandemic began last spring. The New Mexico Department of Health...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

State imposes rationed healthcare standards

The New Mexico Department of Health on Monday announced it is enacting crisis standards of care for the state’s healthcare systems because of widespread nursing shortages and stubbornly high cases...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

Tucumcari school board candidates square off

Two candidates are facing off against each other for District 3 in the Tucumcari school board in the Nov. 2 election. Cassie Huffman, 40, a mental health counselor, and Robert Lucero, 62, a retiree,...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

Logan school board candidates talk issues

A sitting member of the Logan school board is facing a challenger in the Nov. 2 election. Position 5 incumbent Tom Humble, 57, a signal maintainer for the Union Pacific Railroad, is being opposed by...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

Homicide suspect apprehended near San Jon

A homicide suspect from South Carolina was apprehended early Friday after being the subject of a search for several hours near San Jon. Arrested was David Banacek Tracy, 45, on South Carolina charges...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

Tucumcari woman earns commendation medal

A woman with Tucumcari ties recently earned a commendation medal from the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps for meritorious conduct during COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Kristen Earle, a 2010 graduate of...

 

Don't give up on church attendance

Winston Churchill said we should, “never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense.” Giving in often leads to giving up. Our recently retired preacher taught from the Book of...

 

Pages past - Oct. 13

On this date ... 1971: Capt. William A. Oakley, staff training assistant for the Tucumcari unit of the New Mexico Army National Guard, will be leaving with his family to a new home in Santa Fe....

 

Menus - Oct. 13

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 

Calendar - Oct. 13

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday — Free concert. National Park Radio, an indie-folk, husband-and-wife power duo from the Ozark Mountains, will play a show a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 13, 2021

Special meeting to be held on rental fees

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board on Wednesday scheduled a work session for 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at city hall to make a final recommendation on higher user fees for the Tucumcari Convention Center....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

Hospital to hold drive-through flu shot clinic

Trigg Memorial Hospital will hold a drive-through flu-shot clinic Saturday morning for everyone age 12 and older at the Quay County fairgrounds in Tucumcari. The free clinic will be from 8 to 10:30...

 

Dems should be more prudent with spending

As they prepare to spend $1.2 trillion on a bipartisan infrastructure deal, along with a vastly larger sum on a party-line social-policy bill, Democrats might be expected to defend their ambitions on...

 
 By Walt Rubel    Opinion    October 13, 2021

Voting has power to shape decisions

Every four years, Americans flock to the polls in droves to elect a new president. Last year, more than 155 million people cast their ballots, most of them just happy that the campaign was finally...

 

Progress should be for greater good

“Progress” is a word liberals grabbed to avoid the “liberal” label that those on the right have soiled so effectively. Feel free to call me either; better that than to embrace the stagnation...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 13, 2021

Mesalands crowns champion, co-champion

Mesalands Community College crowned one outright champion and saw another athlete earn a co-champion title during the finals Saturday night of its...

 

Logan takes district win

Logan returned to its winning ways with a 52-22 district victory Friday at Mesilla Valley Christian School in eight-man football action in Las Cruces. The Longhorns blew open a close game that was...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 13, 2021

Remembering a record

RAGLAND - On the edge of the caprock, a father and his teenage son built a makeshift set of goalposts that doubled as a pasture gate behind the villag...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 13, 2021

Lady Rattlers pull off dominating victory against Pecos

The Lady Rattlers pulled off a rarity in volleyball – all 11 players on the varsity roster registered a kill during a dominating 25-10, 25-14, 25-9...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 13

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10: Monday • 1:19 a.m.: Threat in 1100 block of South Second Street, Tucumcari. • 2:16...

 

Jail log - Oct. 13

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 4 to Oct. 9: • Matthew Joseph Dimas, 36, Tucumcari, public nuisance. • Joy Estes, 42, Roswell, contempt of court. ...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 13, 2021

County approves memorandum of agreement with FEMA

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a memorandum of agreement with a Federal Emergency Management Agency program that would send alerts to every cellphone, television and radio in the...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021