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 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

Logan school board member steps down

The Logan school board last week approved a process to find a replacement for member Scott Osborn, who resigned from his position after nearly a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 21, 2022 

Paulita's making products at MCC

In a basketball gymnasium of what was National Guard armory, Paulita's New Mexico began packaging green chile seasoning and other spices about six...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

Relighting the fire

Light the torches. Tucumcari MainStreet's Fired Up festival returns Saturday after a three-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. MainStreet...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

Drugstore closes due to lack of pharmacist

Bestcare Pharmacy in Tucumcari closed on Sept. 10 after the store could not find another pharmacist to replace one who recently moved from the area. The closing leaves the city with one drugstore ... Full story

 

Pages past - Sept. 21

On this date ... 1972: Fourteen motorcycle enthusiasts gathered for a meeting at the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce to form a local club. They planned to organize an outing in front of the... Full story

 

Menus - Sept. 21

The Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call 575-487-2287 for more information. Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Bacon and cheese... Full story

 

Calendar - Sept. 21

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Fired Up festival. The free annual event will feature art and food booths, fiery entertainment by Odd Lab, car show,...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

'Bands of Enchantment' moves production

Those on social media might have noticed the company that produced the “Bands of Enchantment” music television series in Tucumcari about 18 months ago has resumed production in Albuquerque for...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

Cheese factory's latest honor was 'most special'

Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory has won a number of awards over the years, but a recent one held a lot of significance to its owner. The company’s Ithaki feta cheese earned third-place during the...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

New cases plummet; risk level falls

Quay County’s number of new coronavirus cases dropped by nearly half last week, and a website that tracks the disease improved the county’s rating to “low” risk of community spread. COVID-19...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

No water allocated despite lake's rise

Despite increases to Conchas Lake’s levels in the last two months, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District during its regular meeting last week again voted to not allocate water. The district is...

 
 By Staff report    News    September 21, 2022 

Registration deadline for election is Oct. 11

The deadline for Quay County and New Mexico residents to vote in the November general election is Tuesday, Oct. 11. Early voting also begins on that day, according to a news release from the Quay...

 

Jail log - Sept. 21

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15: — Jerry Ingram, 26, Tucumcari, failure to register as a sex offender and contempt of court. ...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 21

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 12 to Sept. 18: Monday — 12:58 a.m.: Vandalism in 1800 block of South First Street, Tucumcari. ...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Undersheriff lauded for live-saving actions

The Quay County sheriff presented a Life Saving Award to his undersheriff whose quick actions last month likely prevented a woman's death from a...

 

Tucumcari, Logan police to get more than $1M

New Mexico’s governor on Friday announced $41.5 million in grants from the state’s Law Enforcement Recruiting Fund, including more than $1 million total for police departments in Tucumcari and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Crash leaves city with two ambulances

The City of Tucumcari is down to two operating ambulances after one was totaled last month in an accident, the city manager told commissioners during her regular report Thursday. City manager Paula...

 

Tucumcari sees record pot sales once again

One month after seeing record sales of legal marijuana, Tucumcari did it again. Total sales of recreational and medical marijuana in the city of Tucumcari totaled more than $356,000 in August, edging...

 

Pages past - Sept. 14

On this date ... 1972: Wells Fargo announced a plan to build a $2.5 million to $3 million motel complex just east of the KOA Campground off U.S. 66. Each of the two motel buildings will comprise of 17...

 

Calendar - Sept. 14

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Saturday — Free Museum Day. Take part in free admission at the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum, Tucumcari Railroad Museum, Tucumcari...

 

Menus - Sept. 14

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 575-461-2307 or the Logan facility at 575-...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

County saw high death rate from alcohol

Quay County had the sixth-worst rate of alcohol-related deaths in New Mexico in 2016-2020, which was double the national average, Quay County Health Council members learned during their regular...

 

New cases rise; county still at medium risk

Quay County’s numbers of new coronavirus cases rose somewhat last week, and a website that tracks community risk of the disease’s spread kept the region at “medium” risk. COVID-19 cases...

 

Treed black bear in Logan relocated

State game officials tranquilized and relocated a black bear found in a tree in Logan near Ute Lake on Thursday morning. Logan Police Chief Rodney Paris said his department first received a call...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 14, 2022

Motel funds authorized for new AC at chamber

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday voted to authorize the use more than $6,700 in lodgers tax executive funds to buy a replacement air conditioner and heat pump for the Tucumcari / Quay County...

 

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