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Articles from the November 10, 2021 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 10, 2021

County offices testing out four-day week

All Quay County offices will switch to a four-day work schedule after New Year’s as part of a trial program after county commissioners unanimously approved the proposal Monday. Current hours at the...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 10, 2021

Tucumcari man accused of shooting at officers

A Tucumcari man faces eight felony counts after he was accused of shooting at city police officers Thursday after an attempted traffic stop. No one...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 10, 2021

Virus cases down slightly

Quay County saw a small decrease in confirmed coronavirus cases last week while cases continued to surge statewide past the 1,000 mark for three days in a row. Twenty cases were reported in the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 10, 2021

Maestas takes judge position

Christopher Maestas, a retired educator, prevailed in a three-way race for the City of Tucumcari's municipal judge position in last Tuesday's local el...

 

General election results

Local vote totals from the Nov. 2 election. An asterisk (*) indicates the winner. CITY OF TUCUMCARI District 4 *Christopher Wallace Arias 50 District 5 *Michael W. Cherry 120 Municipal judge Tommy L....

 
 By Staff report    News    November 10, 2021

Health council giving diabetes presentation

The Quay County Health Council will give a presentation next week on how to reduce the stress of dealing with diabetes. Dr. Lisa Taylor of the University of New Mexico’s College of Nursing will...

 

Pages past - Nov. 10

On this date ... 1971: The L.E. Perry family of Albuquerque, who previously owned the Cactus Club in Tucumcari, donated to the Tucumcari Historical Museum a mahogany and maple roulette table that was...

 

Calendar - Nov. 10

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday — Native American Heritage Month at Mesalands Community College. This free event at noon in the college’s Building A...

 

Menus - Nov. 10

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 10, 2021

Police seek person using possible bear spray

The Tucumcari Police Department issued an alert last week asking residents to be on the lookout for a white person who inexplicably is using what is believed to be bear spray on passersby and passing...

 

Raising minimum wage won't solve worker shortage

There are more than 10 million job openings in America right now. The worker shortage is contributing to goods shortages, rising prices and supply network problems. One solution often proposed now is...

 

Social studies standards an improvement

Our state is on the verge of a long overdue update to our schools’ social studies standards, and it has some New Mexicans needlessly worried. The proposed new standards are posted on the Public...

 

NM major attraction to investors

The port city of Glasgow in southern Scotland is a happening place right now. So much so that even the governor of a small state feels she must be there. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham went to Glasgow...

 

Lady Rattlers earn first district title in 40 years

Sirens heard in Tucumcari late Tuesday weren’t because of a fire or a wreck on the interstate. Those sounds from first-responder vehicles served as a welcome-home celebration and an escort for a...

 

Tatum ends Logan's football season

Top-seeded host Tatum decisively ended Logan’s season Friday during the eight-man football semifinals with a 52-0 victory that was halted in the fourth quarter by the mercy rule. Logan, a fourth...

 

Logan defeats No. 1-ranked Melrose

LOGAN - The No. 1-ranked Melrose volleyball team won't have an undefeated season. Logan made sure of that Saturday with a 25-23, 25-20, 12-25, 25-23...

 

Volleyball playoff pairings announced

Tucumcari went on the road this week for its play-in match at the Class 3A state volleyball tournament, while Logan hosted its first-round contest in the Class 1A tourney. The Lady Rattlers (9-11),...

 

Tucumcari senior finishes 47th at meet

Tucumcari senior Manny Hernandez finished 47th overall during the Class 3A boys cross-country state championships Saturday morning at Albuquerque Academy. Hernandez, who finished third at the...

 

Jail log - Nov. 10

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 1 to Nov. 6: • Terry A. McKnight, 33, Fort Sumner, three felony counts of contempt of court. • James Dean Cordova,...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 10

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Nov. 1 to Nov. 7: Monday • 8:09 a.m.: Theft in 2600 block of South First Street, Tucumcari. • 9:02 a.m.:...

 

Hoping to be nation at peace

I occasionally reuse themes or phrases from my previous articles without reusing articles in their entirety. To commemorate Veterans Day over the past three years, I’ve written about the increasing...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 10, 2021

Tax board recommends pricing structure

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board on Wednesday formally recommended a new pricing structure for use of the Tucumcari Convention Center, along with a few additions that included a rental fee...

 

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