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Articles from the November 23, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 23, 2022

Officer lauded for saving a choking child

Tucumcari's police chief on Thursday awarded an officer a Medal of Valor for his actions in possibly saving the life of a choking infant. Chief Pete...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 23, 2022

Mesalands nursing clears a key hurdle

Mesalands Community College recently received a perfect score after a site visit by a Higher Education Commission team that recommends approval of the college’s forthcoming nursing program, paving...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 23, 2022

San Jon opens second fire station

SAN JON - It took more time and money than anticipated, but the Village of San Jon on Thursday celebrated the opening of a second fire station north... Full story

 
 By Staff report    News    November 23, 2022

Logan bank reduces hours before its closure

About a month before Logan’s only bank is scheduled to close, it reduced its hours of service to only two days a week. Starting this week, New Mexico Bank & Trust will open its Logan branch along...

 

Being thankful for spiritual blessings

Thanksgiving reminds of our bounteous natural resources, our society’s diversity and the faith-based principles upon which our nation was founded. These have led to our great success as a nation...

 

Being thankful for spiritual blessings

Thanksgiving reminds of our bounteous natural resources, our society’s diversity and the faith-based principles upon which our nation was founded. These have led to our great success as a nation...

 

Pages past - Nov. 23

On this date ... 1972: Bettie Ditto, a Tucumcari businesswoman who has owned and operated one of the most successful motels in New Mexico, announced plans to build a new motel, restaurant, apartment...

 

Menus - Nov. 23

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Red beef enchilada with lettuce and tomatoes, Spanish rice, pinto beans, corn with bell pepper, diced mango. Thursday — Closed for Thanksgiving. Friday ...

 

Calendar - Nov. 23

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Kickoff to Christmas. Tucumcari MainStreet will host the annual start of the holiday season at the Tucumcari Railroad Depo...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 23, 2022

Jim Morgan to retire from Mesalands

Mesalands Community College President Gregg Busch announced last week that Jim Morgan, chief operations manager and a key figure in developing its wind-energy program, will retire on Dec. 31 after 23...

 

Journalism act protects quality news, competition

The powers that Google and Facebook have over economic and political power in society – especially over the news industry—has caught the attention of lawmakers in Washington, DC. After a close...

 

US caught up in 'cold civil war'

After World War II, the American and Soviet governments entangled themselves in what became known as “the Cold War.” They lied about each other (and told some uncomfortable truths), used dirty tri...

 

Thanksgiving feast for body, soul

If you ask me, Thanksgiving is better than Christmas, for a whole host of practical, spiritual and personal reasons. For one thing, it hasn’t been commercialized the way the Yuletide has. Black...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 23

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20: Monday — 2:49 a.m.: Civil dispute in 1100 block of South Adams Street, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - Nov. 23

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 15 to Nov. 20: • Gabriel Coronado, 19, Tucumcari, contempt of court, aggravated battery on a household member (fourth...

 

Three Lady Rattlers named all-district

Three Tucumcari High School volleyball players earned first-team honors from District 4’s all-district teams announced last week. The top Lady Rattlers were junior outside hitter Haisley Huffman,...

 

Lady Rattler closes career with all-star win

Tucumcari's Alexus Lafferty closed her high-school volleyball career Saturday by helping the Small School Green Team All-Stars defeat the Red Team...

 

Logan, San Jon volleyball players earn all-district

Three Logan players and one San Jon player made it to the first team in District 6 volleyball honors announced last week. For the Lady Longhorns, junior outside hitter Kaylee Williams, junior middle...

 

Two Longhorns earn first-team all-district honors

Two players from Logan's football team earned first-team honors when District 3 announced its all-district selections in eight-man football last...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 23, 2022

Quay County's COVID-19 numbers double

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

 

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