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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020 

New nursing home guidelines announced

The state on Thursday announced new guidelines that would allow family members to have outdoor visits this week with residents of long-term care facilities in 21 counties, including Quay. Earlier...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

Three more cases reported in Logan on Friday

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday reported three more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Logan ZIP code. Logan has seen nine confirmed cases in the last three days....

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

COVID-19 case likely to delay school start at Logan

The scheduled start of classes Monday at Logan Municipal Schools likely will be delayed after a staff member tested positive this week for COVID-19 and two other staff members are showing symptoms of...

 

Four more cases of COVID-19 reported, with three in Logan

The New Mexico Department of Health on Thursday reported four more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, with three in the Logan ZIP code. A total of six cases have been reported in Logan in...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

Three coronavirus cases reported in Logan

The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday reported three confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Logan ZIP code. According to the DOH website, the latest cases are two males...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

Ute Lake State Park closes after employees show COVID-19 symptoms

Ute Lake State Park in Logan closed Wednesday after several employees displayed coronavirus-like symptoms. New Mexico State Parks posted Tuesday night on its Facebook page the park would be...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020 

Field Day goes virtual

COVID-19 wasn't far from the minds of those involved with the Rex E. Kirksey Agricultural Science Center's annual field day. It wasn't just because...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020 

Smaller 'expo' to take place of county fair

Though this year's county fair in Tucumcari contains a longer name, it is a scaled-down affair from previous editions because of COVID-19 restrictions...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020 

Tax board discusses future tourism

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory board and city officials on Wednesday discussed future tourism initiatives that included securing more billboards, erecting banners on the city’s light poles,...

 

Calendar - Aug. 12

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday-Saturday — Quay County Expo. Young exhibitors from across the county and beyond will gather to show livestock. Quay County...

 

Menus - Aug. 12

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...

 

Pages past - Aug. 12

On this date ... 1970: Vickie Helker, 16, of Forrest won the National All-Around High School Champion Cowgirl title at the National High School Rodeo in Fargo, North Dakota. She gave much credit to...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

NM's average number of confirmed cases drops

New Mexico saw the average number of confirmed coronavirus cases drop sharply in the past week, averaging below the 200 mark. On Monday, the total number of cases was 132, bringing the total to 22,444...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020 

Supreme Court rules in governor's favor on fines

The New Mexico Supreme Court last week ruled the governor is authorized to impose stiff fines for violations of the state’s public health order during the coronavirus pandemic. The unanimous...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

Campaign announced to raise awareness about helpline

The New Mexico Human Services Department, Behavioral Health Services Division and the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line announced a campaign last week to raise awareness about the availability of a...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

Tucumcari schools posts reopening plan

Tucumcari Public Schools recently posted its reopening plan for when the school year begins Aug. 17. Classes would begin remotely only on Monday because of the state’s coronavirus restrictions. The...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020 

Quay receives update on general election procedures

Quay County’s clerk gave the county commission an update Monday on general election procedures, including a political action committee’s mass mailing that has sparked confusion among many voters....

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

New Trigg chief named

Vickie Gutierrez was named Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital’s new hospital chief executive effective Aug. 5. Gutierrez served most recently as the hospital’s chief nurse executive and associate...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

Sailor likely to have baseball field named after him

A member of the U.S. Naval Reserves who died in a 1951 plane crash near Tucumcari likely will have a baseball field in Marlborough, Massachusetts, named after him. The Marlborough City Council’s...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 12, 2020 

House students to begin with remote learning

Students in House Municipal Schools will begin the school year Monday with remote learning only except for students in kindergarten through third grade whose parents opt to have their children start...

 

Jail log - Aug. 12

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Aug. 4 to Aug. 9: • Larry Hinsley, 64, McAlister, battery upon a healthcare worker. • Charlene Lunt, 49, Albuquerque,...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 12

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Aug. 3 to Aug. 9: Monday • 2:25 a.m.: Noise complaint at North Side Park, Tucumcari. • 8:54 a.m.: Civil...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020 

Quay County Expo postponed due to COVID-19 case

The Quay County 4-H/FFA Expo scheduled to begin in Tucumcari today has been postponed indefinitely after a fair board member tested positive for COVID-19. Fair board Chairman Justin Knight said during...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 5, 2020

Governor extends current health order

This month’s coronavirus regulations will be like last month’s. New Mexico's governor on Thursday extended the current health order through Aug. 28 with the hope the number of cases would fall....

 
 By Staff report    News    August 5, 2020

New guidelines issued for outdoor visits at nursing homes

The state announced new guidelines that would allow family members to have outdoor visits with residents of long-term care facilities in 21 counties, including Quay, as soon as next week. Earlier in...

 

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