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Articles from the October 21, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    October 21, 2020

Logan raises remote learning concerns

The superintendent of Logan Municipal Schools, one of the best-performing districts in the region, said a substantial percentage of students using remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic are...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

Two coronavirus cases reported in county

Two more cases of coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Quay County, bringing the total to 95 since the pandemic started. One of the cases was a person in their 80s in the Tucumcari ZIP code....

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

New case confirmed in county, at TES

Another new COVID-19 case was reported Thursday in Quay County, and the state's Public Education Department also reported a COVID-19 case – earlier identified as a Tucumcari Elementary School...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 21, 2020

Six new cases confirmed

The New Mexico Department of Health on Thursday reported six confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County the same day the state set a short-lived...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 21, 2020

Local PRC official weighs in on amendment

It’s safe to say Jefferson Byrd won’t have a “Yes on 1” yard sign at his rural Tucumcari home during this election season. That’s because the District 2 commissioner for the New Mexico Publi...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 21, 2020

TV show's principals have deep roots in NM

Though the production company involved in the upcoming "Bands of Enchantment" television show in Tucumcari has offices in Los Angeles, Chicago and...

 

Triumphal Christian faith defended

If it please the court, I rise in defense of “triumphalism.” This has been a term of ridicule within Christianity for a quite a while. The too-triumphant man is a fool. He is, in the immortal...

 

Letter to the editor - Oct. 21

Administration has done harm The scientists have been telling us for some time what pollution by fossil fuels is going to do to our world. Global warming is here and growing faster than scientists pre...

 

Pages past - Oct. 21

On this date ... 1970: New officers were elected to the National Highway 66 Association, including Harry Eichelburger of Tucumcari. The group also voted to rename the organization the Main Street of...

 

Calendar - Oct. 21

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

 

Menus - Oct. 21

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...

 

Best government secures blessings of liberty for all

Longtime readers have seen this editorial before, so please excuse the repetition. But it’s important: Our newspaper does not endorse political candidates. That’s primarily because few reflect...

 

Quiet races aren't insignificant

If you get your news from New Mexico commercial TV, you would think there are two U.S. congressional races in the state, not including the one in the Third Congressional District that includes Quay Co...

 

Look back at first woman on court

Watching the Senate confirmation hearing of Amy Coney Barrett reminded me of the promise my father made to my sister Maureen to put the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. It's a great piece of...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

San Jon school district ranked third in state

San Jon Municipal Schools was ranked as the third-best school district in New Mexico by Niche.com. San Jon received “A” grades in academics, teachers, diversity, health and safety,...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

Logan, other districts file suit against education secretary

Logan Municipal Schools and at least seven other school districts filed a lawsuit against Education Secretary Ryan Stewart and the New Mexico Public Education Department, alleging they overstepped the...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

State police capture Kentucky fugitive

New Mexico State Police in Quay County recently captured a fugitive from Kentucky who led officers on a high-speed chase, then a foot pursuit after his vehicle crashed. According to news release last...

 

Jail log - Oct. 21

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 12 to Oct. 17: • Amanpreet Singh, 39, no address listed, abuse of 911 calling and disorderly conduct. • Jamie Angel...

 

Police blotter - Oct. 21

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 12 to Oct. 19: Monday • 12:09 a.m.: Accident in 2000 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. ...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 21, 2020

Governor announces new hotel restrictions

Citing a rise of coronavirus cases statewide, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on last week announced an extension of the public health order and new restrictions on hotel occupancy limits, a...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

Motorist arrested after chase

Police arrested a Tucumcari motorist after he was accused of refusing to pull over his vehicle, leading to a high-speed chase on city streets that ended when the suspect’s vehicle spun out of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 21, 2020

San Jon schools approves plan to allow in-person classes for all students

SAN JON — The San Jon Municipal Schools board of trustees on Oct. 12 unanimously approved a micro-district re-entry plan that allows the district to begin offering in-person classes to all students...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

Pesticide safety program workshops offered online

The pesticide safety education program at New Mexico State University is offering workshops two ways online. Pesticide applicators may earn continuing education units by attending a webinar series or...

 
 By Staff report    News    October 21, 2020

More business rules imposed; 6 COVID-19 cases in county

New Mexico's governor on Tuesday announced new health COVID-19 regulations designed to keep businesses open but with the hope they would flatten a huge surge of cases in recent weeks. Also, six new...

 

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