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Articles from the November 11, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

County approves official canvass

The Quay County Commission on Monday unanimously approved the official canvass for last week’s general election after the clerk proclaimed it “the easiest we ever had.” County Clerk Ellen White...

 

Governor orders New Mexicans to 'shelter in place,' adds restrictions

New Mexico will begin a two-week "shelter in place" status Monday and take a county-based approach for reopening against worsening COVID-19 infection rates. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Record eight coronavirus cases reported Saturday in county

Quay County set a record Saturday with eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in one day – all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. It was the most since Aug. 20, when the county saw seven cases. The COVID-19...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Two COVID-19 cases reported in House area

The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday reported two more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County – both in the House ZIP code. The new cases in House came two days after House...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Three COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Tucumcari region

Three more confirmed coronavirus cases – all in the Tucumcari ZIP code – were reported Thursday by the New Mexico Department of Health amid another record-breaking day in the state. Quay County al...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

Mitchell retained to post

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

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

Quay just shy of record turnout

Despite record numbers of early voting, Quay County fell just shy of record overall turnout during this year's general election. A total of exactly...

 

Celebrate peace, national and spiritual

This Wednesday is Veterans Day. While veterans are specially honored on Nov. 11, they should be honored at all times. So, thank you multiplied times over, American veterans, for serving our nation to...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Expanded virus testing efforts launched

The state of New Mexico and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week launched expanded COVID-19 testing efforts across the southern part of the state with the goal of driving down po...

 

Pages past - Nov. 11

On this date ... 1970: A Veterans Day ceremony at Tucumcari Junior High School honored Pete Dowell, a veteran of World War II and Korea and a teacher at the school from 1960 to 1970. Other veterans...

 

Calendar - Nov. 11

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Thursday — Virtual Christmas Cash Mob at Mesalands Dinosaur Museum. This event will be broadcast on Facebook Live from 6 to 7 p.m....

 

Menus - Nov. 11

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

No Veterans Day ceremony to be held Wednesday

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528 will not organize a Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday because of the state public health order’s ongoing ban on public gatherings. The state several weeks ago...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Property stolen from fire victims

Not only did a Logan family suffer the misfortune of a residence fire, but items were stolen from their property several days later. According to a news release from the Logan Police Department, a...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Opioid deaths decline in NM

The New Mexico Department of Health reports prescription opioid overdose deaths went down last year but illicit substance overdose deaths went up. Overdose deaths caused by prescription opioids other...

 

Workers, clerks get credit for smooth election

When Americans woke up last Wednesday, they still weren't sure who had won the presidential election as ballots were still being tabulated in several pivotal states. But New Mexico was not one of...

 

Networks practice science, statistics

Watching the election returns trickle in as vote counts drag on is like waiting for a root canal to be over even with two people and four hands working as fast as care allows on a tooth the size of...

 

Plenty of ways to thank a veteran

Honor, dedication, sacrifice and trust are a few words that come to mind when you think about someone who has given so much for not only people they know and love but for millions of other they have...

 

Quay County election results

Quay County election results * means overall winner in state President Hawkins/Walker (G) 17 Jorgenson/Cohen (L) 41 *Biden/Harris (D) 1,170 Tittle/Sandidge (C) 5 Trump/Pence (R) 2,634 LaRiva/Freeman...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Six more cases of COVID-19 reported in Quay

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 Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

Governor warns of 'drastic' restrictions

New Mexico’s governor didn’t sugarcoat the seriousness of a steep rise in coronavirus cases during a press briefing Thursday and said she might impose “drastic” restrictions this week if the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

City logo prototype presented

Officials from New Mexico MainStreet and a graphic designer made a videoconference presentation Wednesday of a late-stage prototype of the city's new...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

Tax board brainstorms ideas to boost tourist spendings

Members of the Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Board brainstormed ideas to boost tourist spending in town, including inserting coupons into a forthcoming visitors guide. Board member Matt Bednorz began the...

 

Woman suspected in homicide captured

FORT SUMNER — A Fort Sumner woman wanted on allegations she killed her grandfather was captured Thursday in Jacksonville, Florida, according to the New Mexico State Police. Candy Jo Webb, 27, was...

 

Jail log - Nov. 11

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 2 to Nov. 9: • Scott Cain Garcia, 21, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Phillip Justin Latham Jr., 38, Tucumcari,...

 

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