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Articles from the November 25, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    November 25, 2020

Governor's order creates local ripple effect

The governor’s stay-at-home order and skyrocketing coronavirus cases continued to create ripple effects in Quay County with closed schools, city offices and businesses, plus at least one...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Fifth COVID-19 death, 17 cases reported in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Monday reported the fifth death from COVID-19 in Quay County, along with a record-high 17 confirmed cases. According to an email from the agency, the latest...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Four coronavirus cases reported Sunday in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Sunday reported four confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. The age breakdown of the latest cases in the county one age 20...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Seven coronavirus cases reported Saturday in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Saturday reported seven confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County. Five of the cases in the county were reported in the Tucumcari ZIP code, with one each in...

 

State announces reopening criteria

SANTA FE — The state will relax many of its public health restrictions on Wednesday, but details of a county-based COVID-19 risk system show reopening will be a slow process. The office of Gov. Mich...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Fourth COVID-19 death reported in Quay County

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday reported the fourth death in Quay County from COVID-19. According to an email Friday from the agency, the latest death was a woman in her 60s who had unde...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

State reports one new COVID-19 case Thursday in Quay County

The state Department of Health on Thanksgiving reported one confirmed case of coronavirus in Quay County. A woman age 20 to 29 was the latest case, according to the state’s website. It wasn’t...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Six coronavirus cases reported Wednesday in county

Six more confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari area. Four males and two females in the county were reported as the new cases Wednesday. The age...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Two COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday in Quay County

Two more confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported Tuesday in Quay County. One case was in the Tucumcari ZIP code, and the other was in the House ZIP code. The age breakdown was one age 70 to 79...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Quay sees 15 new cases Saturday

Quay County saw a record-breaking 15 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, and it recorded its third death from the disease last week. The county’s total broke the previous mark of nine, set...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 25, 2020

Possible film locations scouted

Two principals who are producing "Bands of Enchantment" spent two days in Tucumcari last week to scout possible film locations and gather promotional...

 

NMAA delays high school sports again

The New Mexico Activities Association again has delayed high-school sports — this time to at least February — because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tucumcari High School athletic director Wayne Fergus...

 

Menus - Nov. 25

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...

 

Calendar - Nov. 25

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Thursday — First Baptist Church Thanksgiving Drive-Thru Dinner. The annual dinner will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m....

 

Pages past - Nov. 25

On this date ... 1970: A Tucumcari gas station, Joe Long Shell, signed an agreement with the New Mexico attorney general that its owner and employees will not violate the terms of the Unfair...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    November 25, 2020

Commission votes to spend money on promotional items featuring logo

To promote the city's new logo, the Tucumcari City Commission voted to spend $5,000 in lodgers tax funds to help produce promotional items sporting...

 

Thanksgiving quiz chance to honor holiday heritage

Because of the pandemic, this Thanksgiving will be different than most, but it will still include many familial and national traditions. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland...

 

Democracy put in danger in 2020

The last time our election results were as fraught as they are today was in 1877, when a candidate who lost the popular vote in 1876 won the election quite literally by an act of Congress. Of the four...

 

Holiday rules stupid, unscientific

Californians have suffered greatly in our crazy war against the China virus. Our economy is a wreck. Restaurants are dying off by the hundreds. Schools are half closed. Disneyland is a ghost town....

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Parade of lights to be stationary

Instead of the annual Parade of Lights, the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce instead is hosting a drive-through Christmas Community Light Display the evening of Dec. 12 in the parking lot of...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 25, 2020

Recall issued on Express Kit Caesar Supreme packages

Fresh Express has issued a recall of expired Express Kit Caesar Supreme 10.5-ounce packages because of potential health risk. The packages come with a use-by date of Nov. 8 and product code S296. The...

 

Jail log - Nov. 25

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 16 to Nov. 21: • Brandi Marie Johnson, 38, Tucumcari, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. • Miguel Castillo, 29,...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 25

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Nov. 16 to Nov. 22: Monday • 7:16 a.m.: Fraud in 200 block of North Seventh Street, San Jon. • 10:45 a.m.:...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 25, 2020

Official says 12,000 children unaccounted for

Tucumcari Public Schools’ assistant superintendent, citing the state’s education chief, said during the school board’s meeting last week about 12,000 children in New Mexico, or nearly 4% of the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 25, 2020

Lawmakers prioritize unemployment insurance

Two area lawmakers said replenishing the state’s depleted unemployment insurance fund would be a high priority during this week’s special session of the New Mexico Legislature. Gov. Michelle...

 

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