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Articles from the November 3, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 3, 2021

Officials consider ball park plan

Tucumcari school board members during a special work session last week seemed to come to a consensus to renovate four existing ballparks instead of...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 3, 2021

Maestas wins Tucumcari municipal judge race

Christopher Maestas prevailed in a three-way battle for Tucumcari municipal judge among a flurry of local races decided during the local general election Tuesday. Maestas, a retired teacher, gained 24...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 3, 2021

Tucumcari switches insurers

The City of Tucumcari faced a significant rate increase and less coverage with its current liability insurance company when its policy was scheduled to renew on Nov. 1. Instead, the city went with...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 3, 2021

FFA students national champs

Two Tucumcari FFA members were crowned national champions last weekend in the Social Science 2 division during the National FFA Agriscience Fair at...

 

Jonas Moya appointed NM USDA director

The Biden Administration recently appointed Jonas Moya as the new state executive director for the USDA New Mexico Farm Service Agency. Moya joined the New Mexico FSA team on Oct. 11. Born and raised...

 

Major vaccine objection explained

As a pastor, I have helped people write their requests for religious exemptions to the COVID vaccines. (And I am happy to do so for anyone who needs...

 

Pages past - Nov. 3

On this date ... 1971: New Mexico voters approved seven of 10 proposed constitutional amendments and defeated two. The fate of one proposal may not be determined until votes in 13 ballot boxes...

 

Calendar - Nov. 3

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Veterans Breakfast, from 7 to 9 a.m. Sponsored by Tucumcari Elks Lodge 1172, this event is open to the public. Breakfast...

 

Menus - Nov. 3

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 3, 2021

Altrusa donates 'comfort chair' to hospital

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Altrusa International of Tucumcari recently gave a "comfort chair" to the Dan C. Trigg Memorial...

 

Banning books will only raise interest in them

We’d like to thank Texas Republican state Rep. Matt Krause of Fort Worth for launching an inquiry into the books lining the shelves of public schools across Texas. No, really. Thank you. Sometimes...

 
 By Walt Rubel    Opinion    November 3, 2021

Standards about critical thinking

A great nation is able to teach its history honestly, celebrating its triumphs and correcting its mistakes. That’s what the New Mexico Public Education Department is trying to accomplish with its...

 

Good, bad exist in all facets of US

The divisions in our nation mostly lie along urban and rural lines. Why is that? Recently I spent a week in Memphis. It’s famous for Beale Street and the Blues, Elvis’s Graceland and Dr. Martin Lu...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 3, 2021

Tax board hammers out fee increases

Members of the Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board and city officials during a special work session Wednesday hammered out a more specific set of proposed fee increases next year for the Tucumcari...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 3, 2021

Confirmed COVID-19 cases up in Quay

Quay County saw an uptick in confirmed coronavirus cases last week but no COVID-19 deaths for the first time since September. Twenty-four cases were reported in the county last week, including four...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 3, 2021

Logan secures win against Magdalena

LOGAN – The Longhorns scored the go-ahead touchdown with less than five minutes left, then their defense stopped Magdalena in Logan territory to...

 

NMMI takes district title

A playoff-bound New Mexico Military Institute football team captured a district title with a solid 42-11 victory Friday over Tucumcari in the regular-season finale at Roswell. NMMI improved to 7-2...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 3, 2021

Tucumcari victorious over Dexter

Tucumcari put itself in the driver's seat for a district volleyball title with a 25-14, 25-17, 23-25, 25-12 home victory Thursday over Dexter that ave...

 

Tucumcari senior earns all-district honors

Tucumcari senior Emmanuel "Manny" Hernandez earned all-district honors by finishing third at the Class 3A district cross-country meet Friday at...

 

Lady Coyotes withstand Grady for road victory

The San Jon volleyball team withstood a challenge from district rival Grady during a 25-6, 18-25, 25-14, 25-19 road victory on Saturday. Bailey McEwen of the Lady Coyotes served 10 straight points...

 

NMAA features Logan athlete

The New Mexico Activities Association last week featured a Logan student-athlete who is playing football in spite of a partial amputation of his leg...

 

Jail log - Nov. 3

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 25 to Oct. 29: • Samantha Alexis Montano, 27, Tucumcari, two counts of contempt of court. • Mariah Meier, 30, Clovis,...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 3

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 25 to Oct. 31: Monday • 10:12 a.m.: Arrest warrant in 300 block of South Third Street, Tucumcari. ...

 

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