Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the October 20, 2021 edition

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 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

Three districts have tax questions

The Logan, San Jon and House school districts each will have similar property tax renewal questions on the ballot for the Nov. 2 election. All three districts are requesting a two-mill tax, or $2 per...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 20, 2021

Boards petition to pause update

The San Jon and Logan school boards, wary of the influence of critical race theory and other concerns, each voted on the same night to petition the state’s education department to “pause” or slo...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 20, 2021

City approves cannabis rules

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a final version of its cannabis regulation ordinance after minor changes regarding outdoor cultivation of the plants. New Mexico legalize...

 

Real life never free of risk

God commands me to love my neighbor. I am not, however, commanded to put any effort into making my neighbor's life risk-free. Biblical love does not...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

Logan joins class-action suit

The Logan Municipal Schools board last week unanimously voted to join in a class-action lawsuit against two e-cigarette-affiliated companies because of the costs and effects of underage use of those p...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

San Jon talks virus, overnight lodging

SAN JON — The San Jon Municipal Schools board last week discussed state COVID-19 regulations regarding overnight lodging for extracurricular activities. Superintendent Janet Gladu said unvaccinated...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

Motorcyclist dies in one-vehicle crash

A Texas motorcyclist died on Highway 209 south of Tucumcari after his vehicle apparently was thrown out of control by a gust of wind, then crashed. Dead was Michael Jay Hair, 63, of Post, Texas, who...

 

Calendar - Oct. 20

Note: Events are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday, Saturday: Mayhem, Mystery and Murder: Main Street Haunted Walking Tours. The Tucumcari ghost tour will meet at 6 p.m. at th...

 

Menus - Oct. 20

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 487-2287...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

Two more virus deaths reported in Quay

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

 
 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

Arch Hurley board looks toward 2022

With growing season coming to an end, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District’s board of directors last week essentially ended 2021 without allocating any water for the year and looked forward to 2022...

 

Pages past - Oct. 20

On this date ... 1971: Pat Burns, technical engineer for the New Mexico Highway Department, informed Tucumcari Mayor Kenneth Schlientz that bids will be let in December for a four-lane highway...

 

Letter to the editor - Oct. 20

Governor should join in making proclamation Since 1955, U.S. presidents have proclaimed Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week, a time to remind all Americans of the important part the Constitution plays...

 

Facts-based journalism still has value

Journalism is a high calling. We’re not too meek to proclaim that. And our profession’s current chapter of disruption and misinformation hasn’t changed that truth. That’s why we’re...

 

Elected officials exploiting death

In less than three months, Jan. 6 will be upon us again. You remember Jan. 6, the day the news media report as the deadliest insurrection since the...

 

NM celebrates multiculturalism

In 2020, the frontline in “the battle for the soul of America” was the election between Joe Biden, who spoke of that battle many times, and Donald Trump, who spoke about how it was all rigged....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

Tucumcari WT student honored

A Tucumcari student was one of 52 attending West Texas A&M University students honored Thursday with a special lunch with the university’s president, Walter V. Wendler. Among the attendees honored...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 20, 2021

Gas company warns of scam

New Mexico Gas Co., which serves the Tucumcari area, is warning customers about a scheme where someone calls customers to demand payment within 30 minutes and threatens to disconnect their natural...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 20

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 11 to Oct. 17: Monday • 9:45 a.m.: Scam in 1700 block of South First Street, Tucumcari. • 10:34...

 

Jail log - Oct. 20

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 12 to Oct. 18: • William Fugett, 51, Tucumcari, warrant from other counties or states. • Angelo F. Galvan, 25,...

 

Hope Christian routs Rattlers

Hope Christian stormed to a 42-0 halftime lead en route to a 48-14 victory over visiting Tucumcari in both teams’ district opener on Saturday afternoon. The Rattlers (1-7) didn’t have an answer...

 

Melrose stays undefeated

Melrose was undefeated going into Saturday’s home match against Logan, and it made sure it stayed that way with a 25-14, 25-16, 25-8 district victory. The Lady Buffaloes, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 20, 2021

Lady Rattlers take home victory

If the Lady Rattlers needed a match to toughen up before they begin district play this week, they got one in a 25-16, 23-25, 25-15, 24-26, 15-6 non-di...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    October 20, 2021

Tatum takes decisive victory over Longhorns

LOGAN - Longhorn turnovers turned what might have been a close district game into a decisive 34-8 victory Friday for No. 1-ranked Tatum in eight-man...

 

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