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Articles from the November 4, 2020 edition

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 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Mitchell keeps district judge seat in election

Area voters decided to retain 10th Judicial District Judge Albert Mitchell Jr. to his post, according to unofficial results Tuesday night from Quay, De Baca and Harding counties. Republican...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Five coronavirus cases reported in Tucumcari area

The New Mexico Department of Health on Saturday reported five more cases of COVID-19 in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. According to the DOH's website, the latest cases were three men and...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Five more COVID-19 cases reported in Tucumcari area

The New Mexico Department of Health on Sunday again reported five more cases of COVID-19 in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. The agency has reported 10 coronavirus cases in the Tucumcari...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

House schools closes until Nov. 30 because of COVID-19 case

House Municipal Schools in southern Quay County will be closed until Nov. 30 after a student or employee there tested positive for the coronavirus. Also, a Tucumcari Elementary School staff member or...

 

Six more COVID-19 cases reported Monday in Tucumcari

The New Mexico Department of Health on Monday reported six more cases of COVID-19 in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. The agency has reported 16 coronavirus cases in the Tucumcari area in t...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Three cases reported, including first in House

The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday reported three more cases of COVID-19 in Quay County, including the first in the House ZIP code. According to the DOH's website, the latest cases were...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 4, 2020

Senator says he'll try for bail reform bill

State Sen. Pat Woods said he’d try to submit a bill during the New Mexico Legislature’s upcoming session in January to reform the judicial’s system’s so-called “catch-and-release” bail...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 4, 2020

Smaller voting crowds possible

Quay County's clerk said she wouldn't be surprised if crowds at polling places Tuesday for the general election were smaller than usual because so...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 4, 2020

Providers raise space concerns

The chief medical officer of New Mexico’s biggest healthcare provider said Thursday that hospitals may have to resort to MASH-style medical tents in their parking lots by mid-November if the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 4, 2020

Restaurant damaged in blaze

Loretta's Burrito Hut will be closed indefinitely after the Tucumcari restaurant sustained major damage from a fire early Saturday. The owner has vowe...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Motel ranks fifth in USA Today

The Roadrunner Lodge Motel in Tucumcari finished fifth in a list of Best Roadside Motels compiled by USA Today. According to USA Today, a panel of...

 

Menus - Nov. 4

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...

 

Pages past - Nov. 4

On this date ... 1970: Bruce King, a rancher from Stanley and former speaker of the New Mexico House of Representatives, won the governor’s seat by defeating Pete Domenici, a Republican, by nearly...

 

The kingdom is in the world

The idea that when Jesus showed up on the Earth, he brought the kingdom of God with him, is oddly controversial, even among Christians who say...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

MainStreet, Chamber partnering to offer 'cash mob' event

Tucumcari MainStreet is partnering with the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce to offer virtual “Cash Mob” events later this month and December to help small businesses during Very Merry...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Residents urged not to wait for high-dose flu shot

If you’re waiting for a high-dose influenza shot, don’t. Any flu shot is better than none. The New Mexico Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend getting...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Two Amarillo residents die in single-vehicle crash near Tucumcari

Two Amarillo residents died last week in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari. According to a news release from New Mexico State Police, the accident occurred about 7 a.m. Oct....

 

Jail log - Nov. 4

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Oct. 27 to Nov. 1: • Daniella Jean Pacheco, 30, Tucumcari, criminal trespass (posted), resisting, evading or obstructing an...

 

Even science is saying to let kids play

With its lethal potential, the coronavirus has injected itself into almost every facet of our lives the past seven months. And the efforts to combat it have triggered no end of arguments over...

 

No predictions, just two brief columns

With the image dancing in my head of a triumphant Harry Truman holding up the newspaper headline “Dewey Defeats Truman” after he defeated Dewey, I refrain from predictions. So I am writing two...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Opinion    November 4, 2020

Biden plan assault on common sense

Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the past several decades and drive it into the ground. He would turn his back on the stupendous wealth represented by proven...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Six COVID-19 cases reported in Quay on Sunday

The New Mexico Department of Health on Sunday reported six new cases of coronavirus in Quay County, the largest increase since a similar number was reported Oct. 20. Five of the cases were in the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 4, 2020

Snowstorm buries Tucumcari area

An unusually potent storm nearly two months before the official start of winter dumped at least 10 inches of snow last week in Tucumcari and more in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 4, 2020

Clerical error leads to high bill

A Tucumcari woman received an unexpectedly high bill of $148,000 for her property taxes, but the county treasurer and assessor’s office said it was an isolated clerical error and not a computer...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 4, 2020

Homeowner says he has no responsibility in death

A Tucumcari homeowner who is the subject of a wrongful-death lawsuit stated in a recent court filing he wasn’t home at the time of the accident and that the deceased man may have been intoxicated...

 

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