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Articles from the November 16, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 16, 2022

County OKs website about hospital project

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a so-called Hospital Story Map website that aims to inform the public and stop “misinformation” about the county’s bid to build a new hospital in Tu...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 16, 2022

County clerk: Effort to register non-citizen to vote fails

A former chair of the Republican Party of Quay County took a non-U.S. citizen to try to register to vote during the last week of early voting of the just-completed general election. Quay County Clerk...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 16, 2022

Fortner wins county commission seat

Republican candidate Brian Fortner breezed to an easy victory over Democratic challenger Tommy Wallace for the Quay County District 3 commission seat...

 

Election results

*signifies overall winner County commissioner at large Position 3 Tommy Wallace (D) 995 Brian Fortner (R)* 1,980 County sheriff Dennis Garcia (R)* 2,567 County assessor Janie Hoffman (R)* 2,462 Magist...

 

See the signs, change your mind

The Bible says a lot about prayer. Many other books have been written, talking about what the Bible says about prayer. Space would fail me here to scratch the surface of the topic. I’m not even...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 16, 2022

Officials discuss mural, theater projects

Tucumcari officials came up with a rough plan of action Thursday to begin restoration of murals throughout the city. Any sort of plan for the long-clo...

 

Pages past - Nov. 16

On this date ... 1972: Members of the Tucumcari School Board talked about the possibility of building vocational school for the area and approved a feasibility study to look into the matter. Among...

 

Calendar - Nov. 16

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Dec. 3 — Glow on 66 Christmas Light Parade. The annual parade on Second Street and Route 66 will include a $500 prize for best...

 

Menus - Nov. 16

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Bacon and cheese frittata cup, toast, assorted cereal, graham crackers, apple juice, skim, 1% or strawberry milk; Lunch: Turkey roast, turkey gravy, dinner...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 16, 2022

Clovis man second person killed in collision

New Mexico State Police last week identified a Clovis man as the second person killed in a car-train accident that occurred on Nov. 4 between Tucumcari and Logan. Abraham Riquiac-Gonzalez, 30, of...

 
 By PETA    Opinion    November 16, 2022

Biden has chance to point groups toward more ethical testing

There is no love lost between Anthony Fauci and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA repeatedly objected to the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...

 

Libertarians aren't splitting vote

After the election, I saw a few bitter Republicans on social media blaming the failure of Republican candidates to get elected -- the fizzled “red wave” -- on libertarians. It’s a silly...

 

Election proves democracy strong

Did America’s fever just break? Last week’s general election provided strong evidence that democracy remains strong in our nation, as just about all those who lost their respective elections...

 

Legacy Academy ends season of Logan spikers

RIO RANCHO - Logan's volleyball team surged to a double-digit lead in the first set of its match Friday against Legacy Academy and seemed poised for...

 

Tucumcari falls in 3A tourney

RIO RANCHO - One of the most successful seasons in Lady Rattler volleyball history ended Thursday with successive losses to Bosque and Santa Fe...

 

Tucumcari senior named to All-Star volleyball team

Tucumcari senior Alexus Lafferty was named to the Small School Green All-Star volleyball team by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. Lafferty, a libero who was a four-year starter for the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 16, 2022

Conchas Lake levels see minimal rise

Conchas Lake experienced a minimal rise in water levels in the past month, reported the manager of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. Manager Franklin McCasland informed the district’s board of...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 16, 2022

County COVID-19 numbers stay stable; risk rises

Quay County’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases remained stable last week as infections and hospitalizations continued to rise in New Mexico. The number of COVID-19 cases in the county last...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 16, 2022

Mesalands gets $5,000 for student emergency fund

Mesalands Community College recently was awarded $5,000 from the Educational Credit Management Corporation Emergency Aid Program to help students in financial emergencies. Mesalands maintains an...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 16

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Nov. 7 to Nov. 13: Monday — 8:17 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 800 block of East Rankin Avenue, Tucumcari....

 

Jail log - Nov. 16

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 8 to Nov. 13: — Teresa Russell, 34, Tucumcari, trespassing, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer and three...

 

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