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Articles from the November 2, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 2, 2022

Tucumcari STEM team earns grant

Tucumcari High School's STEM team is one of 10 in the United States that landed a prestigious $7,500 grant and other support from the Lemelson-MIT...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 2, 2022

Car, train collision kills two

Two people died Friday night after the car they were riding was struck by a freight train halfway between Tucumcari and Logan, reported a New Mexico...

 

Chicago man dies in U.S. 54 accident

A Chicago man died in a two-vehicle accident Saturday morning on U.S. 54 northeast of Tucumcari. According to a news release from New Mexico State Police, Ervin Burton Jr., 32, of Chicago died at a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 2, 2022

'Next Exit' film premieres in Tucumcari

The Odeon Theatre in Tucumcari last week hosted what is believed to be its first-ever movie premiere - the life-after-death drama "Next Exit," which w...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 2, 2022

Logan fails to attract new banking tenant

The village of Logan has not been able to attract a new banking institution after New Mexico Bank & Trust is scheduled close its branch there in...

 

Calendar - Nov. 2

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday — Navajo Code Talker speech. Thomas H. Begay will talk about his experience in the Marines during World War II and how he...

 

Menus - Nov. 2

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Apple frudel, assorted cereal, graham crackers, fresh strawberries, orange juice, skim, 1% or strawberry milk; Lunch: Ham and egg chef salad, cheesy chicken...

 

Pages past - Nov. 2

On this date ... 1972: Roy Rumbaugh, administrator of Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, made his pitch to The Tucumcari News during an interview about an upcoming three-quarter mill tax levy...

 

There is nothing new under the sun

I’d like you to meet my friend, Herman. He’s super nice. He mows his lawn. He waves when he sees you out and about. He watches the news, at least until it makes him want to throw a brick through...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 2, 2022

County, state COVID-19 numbers continue to climb

Quay County’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose from six to 10 last week, which was the second straight week the region saw a significant increase. The county’s weekly coronavirus cases...

 

Vigilance needed against antisemitic views and ideas

Thursday was the fourth October 27th since the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill, and antisemitism is in the news once again. We are reminded that hatred of the...

 

Promises of politicians impossible

Politicians are always promising to do things politicians can’t do. Either they believe they are magic, or they want you to believe they are. Sometimes they promise things they can’t legally do...

 

Election season has me in a funk

All year long, I’ve had a hard time getting excited about this election year. I’m just not into it this time around. This isn’t normal for me. For decades, I’ve told people that “politics...

 

Lady Rattlers reach win milestone

With its road victory Thursday over district foe Dexter, the Tucumcari High School volleyball program reached a milestone. The Lady Rattlers’ 25-18, 25-13, 25-17 win was their 14th of the season,...

 

Cross country runners shut out of state meet

The Tucumcari boys cross-country team finished sixth Friday in the ultra-competitive Class 3A District 3/4 meet at Cobre and did not qualify anyone for this weekend’s state meet in Albuquerque. The...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 2, 2022

Second quarter dooms Rattlers in finale

A young and inexperienced Tucumcari High School football team failed to earn a win this season, but the second half of a 54-16 home loss Friday to...

 

Melrose ousts Logan from 8-man playoffs

Logan High School’s trip to the postseason was a short one, with a 48-0 loss Friday to district foe and host Melrose in the first round of the eight-man football playoffs. “Guys fought hard, and...

 

Finding my roots already planted in Tucumcari

I blinked, and it’s November. Along with our usual flurry of activity with jobs and life and an eclectic crew of animals, my husband Wayne and I have had the added joy of serving as commissioned...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 2, 2022

MCC's Building A reopens after mold remediation

Mesalands Community College reopened its main Building A after a company eradicated mold contamination there and the college’s executive team determined it could be open to the public and students...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 2, 2022

Doctor will advise on managing diabetes with diet

The Quay County Health Council will host a presentation Thursday by a doctor about managing diabetes with meal planning. Dr. Lisa Taylor of the University of New Mexico’s College of Nursing will...

 

Legislator: Ute pipeline could be a model for the rest of state

Progress is continuing on a pipeline to take water from Ute Lake in Quay County to communities in eastern New Mexico, and officials say completion can...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 2, 2022

DAR gives out annual award

The Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution gave its annual DAR Community Service Award to Diane Morency. According to a news release from the chapter, Morency was honored due...

 

Jail log - Nov. 2

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 25 to Oct. 31: — Daisy Acosta, 27, Tucumcari, criminal damage to property (over $1,000). — Brian Gene Robinson, 46,...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 2

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 24 to Oct. 30: Monday — 2:49 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 400 block of South Dawson Street,...

 

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