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Articles from the November 9, 2022 edition

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 By Staff report    News    November 9, 2022

Two people die in car-train collision

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

 
 By Staff report    News    November 9, 2022

Fortner breezes to county commission win

Republican candidate Brian Fortner cruised to an easy win over Democratic challenger Tommy Wallace for the Quay County District 3 commission seat in unofficial election results Tuesday. Fortner, 63,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 9, 2022

State accepts city's late FY2021 audit

The City of Tucumcari’s 10-months-late audit for the 2021 fiscal year was publicly released by the state last week, and the city manager “guaranteed” during a city commission work session...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 9, 2022

'Living history'

An estimated crowd of more than 1,000 people descended into Tucumcari High School's gymnasium to listen to a speech Wednesday by Thomas H. Begay, one...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 9, 2022

'Average' early voter turnout for election

Quay County Clerk Ellen White said Friday she was seeing "average" turnout in early voting for this week's midterm election. At the end of early...

 

Pages past - Nov. 9

On this date ... 1972: Officials broke ground for the new site for First National Bank of Tucumcari at First and Aber streets. The Tucumcari High School band played music as bank President G. Wilbur...

 

Menus - Nov. 9

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Sausage breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, graham crackers, red grapes, skim, 1% or strawberry milk; Lunch: Turkey and cheese sandwich, hamburger steak with...

 

Calendar - Nov. 9

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Friday — Veterans Day ceremony. Officers with VFW Post 2528 will hold a ceremony at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park at Railroad Avenue and...

 

Not-so-hidden treasures of the Bible

Previously, I’ve written that I tried to keep my little stretch of road clean by picking up the trash a couple of times each year. So, I developed a keen eye for trash. Even a small piece sticks...

 
 By Stan Hartt    Opinion    November 9, 2022

Best days still coming for Tucumcari

I found myself in Tucumcari at the very beginning of 2021, having decided to leave Albuquerque, but unsure of how the next part of my life should go. I had wandered between Las Cruces and Amarillo,...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 9, 2022

Health council offers holiday stress workshop

The Quay County Health Council’s Intimate Partner Violence Task Force with United Way of Eastern New Mexico is hosting holiday communication workshops to share information on how to deal with...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 9, 2022

Stone Ranch Steakhouse opens in K-Bob's space

Stone Ranch Steakhouse, located in the old K-Bob's building in Tucumcari, had one heck of a soft opening Wednesday. Faye Kolman, chief financial...

 

Alaska voting system could change the structure of elections

For a nation torn apart politically, a cure is emerging, of all places, in Alaska. On Tuesday, voters in the 49th state went to the polls to elect a U.S. senator and representative in a new way. The...

 

Don't base your life on politicians

Why would anyone bother confronting politicians? Do they really believe politicians matter in their daily life? You protect your rights by exercising them -- by putting them into practice -- not by be...

 

Searching for reason for optimism

Sometimes I feel like an optimist in search of a reason to still feel that way. I want to believe in what’s good about this world, but writing about the issues of our time can be depressing. I’m...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 9, 2022

County coronavirus cases fall somewhat

Quay County’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases fell somewhat last week, while cases and hospitalizations continued to rise in New Mexico. The number of COVID-19 cases in the county last week...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 9

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 31 to Nov. 6: Monday — 12:13 a.m.: Disturbance in 700 block of West Sunset Avenue, Tucumcari. — 6:58...

 

Jail log - Nov. 9

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 1 to Nov. 5: — Danny Martinez, 59, Tucumcari, charge not listed. — Adam Lee Starks, 27, Gilbert, Arizona, aggravated...

 

Tucumcari lands 11th seed in 3A tourney

Tucumcari landed the No. 11 seed in the Class 3A volleyball tournament and open play against sixth-seeded Bosque on Thursday morning. The Lady Rattlers (16-7) will battle the Bobcats (15-8) at 8 a.m....

 

No. 1 Melrose blasts Logan in regular season finale

MELROSE - Melrose's unbeaten volleyball team already had won a district title before its regular-season finale Saturday against arch-rival and state-r...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    November 9, 2022

Lady Rattlers take second in district

The Tucumcari High School volleyball team celebrated more than normal after its 25-22, 25-14, 21-25, 25-11 district victory last week over New Mexico...

 

Logan earns sixth seed in 1A tournament

The Logan volleyball team earned a No. 6 seed in the Class 1A state tournament and will face 11th-seeded Alamo Navajo in the first round on Thursday morning. The Lady Longhorns (15-7) play the...

 

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