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Articles from the December 28, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    December 28, 2022

Tucumcari Ranch Supply owners prep it for sale

Earlier this spring, a sign went up behind the sales counter at Tucumcari Ranch Supply that stated: "THIS BUSINESS IS FOR SALE." That effort to put...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 28, 2022

Year in review: Tucumcari goes to pot

In the first half of 2022, much of the talk and business activity in Tucumcari centered around legal pot coming to New Mexico. First, the Tucumcari...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 28, 2022

Grady incident 'not swept under rug'

GRADY – A schoolteacher who allegedly told students they would burn in "the embers of hell" for various behaviors remains on the job,...

 

Take up your cross this new year

As we stare another new year right in its face, it’s helpful to gaze back for a moment. I mean all the way back, before the beginning. The Scripture says that a few things happened even before the...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 28, 2022

Cases rise in county, decline in state

The total number of new COVID-19 cases in Quay County last week rose to 16 by Friday, compared to 10 in the previous week, while case rates in New Mexico continued to decline. According to the COVID...

 

Pages past - Dec. 28

On this date ... 1972: Former U.S. president Harry S. Truman was scheduled to be buried today in a secluded courtyard behind his office at the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Missouri. Presid...

 

Menus - Dec. 28

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Green chile enchilada casserole, pinto beans, crackers, pears and cottage cheese. Thursday — Chicken with mushroom gravy, rice pilaf, green beans, roll with...

 

Calendar - Dec. 28

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Jan. 7 — Basic dog obedience lessons. Tucumcari MainStreet is hosting a six-week course on how to train a dog. Classes will meet...

 

Police blotter - Dec. 28

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Dec. 19 to Dec. 25: Monday — 8:53 a.m.: Disturbance in 400 block of Fifth Street, Nara Visa. — 9:25 a.m.:...

 

Court order big deal for chimps and taxpayers

You don’t have to be an animal lover to appreciate why a recent federal court order involving the future of more than 30 chimpanzees at an Alamogordo research facility is a big deal. The case is as...

 

Hope you can make best of new year

As seems to happen more and more frequently, the curtain is dropping on yet another year. Rather than looking back at the year as it winds down, I want to look ahead without trying to predict...

 

Year another one of existential crisis

Wow. Another “existential” year. It seems they all are these days. COVID hit in 2020 and we, as a nation, argued over masks. Then 2021 brought vaccines and deeper divisions after an attempted...

 

Logan puts on a clinic at Tucumcari

The Logan boys basketball team put on an offensive clinic during its 77-55 non-district victory over Tucumcari last week before Christmas break. The...

 

Lady Longhorns prevail over rival Lady Rattlers

A tough loss the previous night to Santa Rosa built the foundation for the Logan girls basketball team gutting out a 44-35 non-district victory last...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 28, 2022

Funding available via crop program

Over $500,000 in funding is available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture is holding virtual workshops in...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 28, 2022

FBI warning of increase in sextortion reports

The FBI in New Mexico is warning parents and children about a significant increase in the number of sextortion reports during the past year. From Jan. 1 to Dec. 19, the FBI’s National Threat...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 28, 2022

Man's lawsuit against Flying J settled

A Texas man who said he was injured when an air pump hose exploded in his hand at the Flying J Travel Center in Tucumcari has settled his lawsuit against the company. Mikhail Franklin of El Paso...

 

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