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 By Steve Hansen    News    December 9, 2020

City approves TV agreement

The Tucumcari City commission on Thursday approved an agreement with organizers of the proposed "Bands of Enchantment" television series through...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Five coronavirus cases reported Sunday in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Sunday reported five confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County. Four of the cases were reported in the Tucumcari ZIP code, with one in the Logan ZIP code. Th...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Four COVID-19 cases reported Saturday

The New Mexico Department of Health on Saturday reported four confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County. Three of the cases were reported in the Tucumcari ZIP code, with one in the Nara Visa ZIP...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Eight COVID-19 cases reported Friday in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday reported eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, pushing the total to the 300 mark since the pandemic began in March. One case was not accoun...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Five coronavirus cases reported Thursday in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Thursday reported five confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. Four females and one male were infected in the county. The...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Three new coronavirus cases reported in county

The New Mexico Department of Health on Tuesday and Wednesday reported a total of three confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. The agency did not report its...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Logan going remote

Logan Municipal Schools on Saturday became the fourth school district in Quay County to have in-person classes disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The district stated in a text message Saturday aft...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

15 confirmed cases reported

The New Mexico Department of Health on Sunday reported 13 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. The age breakdown of the confirmed cases in the county was one...

 

Revisionists challenging Thanksgiving history

Those trying to revise our history and destroy America’s greatness were at it again at Thanksgiving. Some even promoted their anti-Christian agenda by calling the early European Americans...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Former Logan man pleads in teen-sex case

A 34-year-old former Logan resident faces three years in prison after accepting a plea deal last week in connection with allegations he had sex with a 14-year-old girl. Joshua Lee Roubieu, 34, listed...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Emergency COVID-19 amendment in place

The New Mexico Environment Department adopted a second emergency amendment to state workplace safety laws that requires employers to report positive COVID-19 cases among employees to the agency...

 

Pages past - Dec. 9

On this date ... 1970: Bud Doss of Tucumcari Industries told the Noon Lions Club his garment factory had produced more than $1.5 million in merchandise during its third year of operation. Doss said...

 

Calendar - Dec. 9

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday — Virtual Christmas Cash Mob at Motel Safari. Tucumcari MainStreet is partnering with the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of...

 

Menus - Dec. 9

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 Ron Warnick    News    December 9, 2020

Tax board gives green light on marketing firm

Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board members informally gave the city manager a green light to issue a request for proposals to hire a new marketing firm to oversee the city’s tourism efforts....

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Courts expand dispute resolution service

New Mexico courts are expanding a free Online Dispute Resolution service to money-due disputes in landlord-tenant cases, adding features such as text capabilities to make it more convenient for...

 

Nuclear deal must be approached with caution

After the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist last month, President-elect Joe Biden is coming under renewed pressure to quickly resume negotiations with the regime. He should slow down and...

 

Biden's top priority reaching out

One of President-elect Joe Biden’s top priorities should be determining what ignited the mania for President Donald Trump and keeps it aflame, then finding ways to address the unmet needs of the74...

 

Golf is a COVID-19 safe activity

The state of California has felt like a minimum-security prison for eight months. In the name of fighting the pandemic and preventing our hospitals from being overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, the pol...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Quay in red zone on COVID-19 map

Quay County and 31 other New Mexico counties last week landed in the red zone on the state’s COVID-19 map that would guide economic reopenings in the coming weeks. Neighboring San Miguel County,...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Testing partnership extending to include Tucumcari

The New Mexico Department of Health and the Curative firm are further expanding their COVID-19 testing partnership to include 10 locations in southeast New Mexico, including Tucumcari. Curative...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

CARES Act grant applications close Dec. 18

The grant application for Small Business CARES Relief Grants for New Mexico businesses opened Monday and will close at noon Dec. 18. The grant application and information on guidelines are available a...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 9, 2020

Food stamp holders to receive maximum amount

New Mexico households receiving food stamps will receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of December as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are e...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    December 9, 2020

Groesbeck refiles lawsuit

One week after his initial lawsuit was dismissed, the former president of Mesalands Community College filed a new whistleblower and retaliation complaint in Quay County against his former employer....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    December 9, 2020

Chamber executive director resigning

The executive director for the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce is resigning her post in mid-January after a little less than three years. Carmen Runyan said during a telephone interview...

 

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