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 By Staff report    News    November 24, 2021 

Two die, schools go remote as virus spreads

The rapid spread of COVID-19 caused two more deaths in Quay County last week and prompted two area school districts to go to remote-only classes through Nov. 29. These two deaths were reported in the... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 24, 2021 

Officials approve new fee structure

The Tucumcari City Commission spent a chunk of its meeting Thursday on Tucumcari Convention Center matters, including the facility’s first fee increases since 2015. Commissioners approved a new fee...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 24, 2021 

Ballpark plan gets final approval

The Tucumcari Public Schools board last week gave unanimous final approval to a scaled-down ballpark redevelopment plan, set to begin construction...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 24, 2021 

Artists helping with La Plaza project

Tucumcari residents in the next few weeks and months might bump into out-of-town artists who are helping the owner of the long-closed La Plaza Court...

 

Menus - Nov. 24

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 461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 

Calendar - Nov. 24

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Thursday — Mama T’s Road to Ruin restaurant will offer a free Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shut-ins in the Logan and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 24, 2021 

Recount for House tied races to commence next week

(Editor's note: The time for the recount was changed by the Secretary of State after the Quay County Sun's deadline.) County Clerk Ellen White announced during a county commission meeting Monday that...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 24, 2021 

Mesalands board approves letters

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees unanimously approved letters to the Higher Learning Commission to add micro-credential programs and online learning options for all of its classes....

 
 By Staff report    News    November 24, 2021 

Tucumcari man honored in magazine

A Tucumcari man was one of 10 people honored this year as New Mexico Magazine's True Heroes for his work in helping the poor and homeless via the Mini...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 24, 2021 

Suspect faces four felony charges in bear spray incident

A man faces four felony criminal charges after he was accused last week of spraying bear spray on two people, then punching a Tucumcari police officer and trying to grab his weapons. Frank...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 24, 2021 

11-year-old Clovis girl dies in one-vehicle accident

An 11-year-old girl from Clovis died in a one-vehicle accident last week south of San Jon. According to a news release from New Mexico State Police, an 18-year-old woman from Clovis was driving south...

 

Pages past - Nov. 24

On this date ... 1971: To celebrate New Mexico’s 60th year of statehood, publisher L.D. Caldwell of the Tucumcari Daily News and a manager of KTNM radio told the city commission about a local...

 

NM chiles grown in space

Did you know a chile cultivar developed at New Mexico State University is being grown aboard the International Space Station? The NuMex Espanola...

 

Jail log - Nov. 24

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 15 to Nov. 21: • Stephanie J. Coy, 62, Tucumcari, criminal damage to property (under $1,000). • Eric John Lopez, 23, T...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 24

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Nov. 15 to Nov. 21: Monday • 9:06 a.m.: Unattended death in 200 block of Pike Street, Logan. • 9:09 a.m.:...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 17, 2021

Tucumcari man faces charges in shooting

A Tucumcari man faces eight felony criminal charges after he was accused of shooting at city police officers Thursday following an attempted traffic s...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 17, 2021

COVID-19 numbers jump in county

After several weeks of relatively stable coronavirus case numbers, Quay County saw a big jump last week. Sixty cases were reported in the county last week, including a total of 38 on Thursday and... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 17, 2021

Officials hear standards input

State education officials got an earful — both pro and con — from constituents weighing in about proposed new social studies standards for public schools that tentatively are slated to begin next...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 17, 2021

Arch Hurley puts water truck on wishlist

The Arch Hurley Conservancy District last week placed a new water truck for fire-protection purposes on its wish list for state capital outlay funds for 2022. District manager Franklin McCasland said...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 17, 2021

Mesalands president announces veterans center plans

Gregg Busch, president of Mesalands Community College, announced on Thursday on Veterans Day that he plans to add a Veterans Student Center at the college. The Veterans Student Center will create a sp...

 

Pages past - Nov. 17

On this date ... 1971: Nine show dogs owned by people from the Kansas City region escaped from a van involved in a one-vehicle accident near San Jon. Police and residents helped round up the loose...

 

Calendar - Nov. 17

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Nov. 25 — Thanksgiving Day Drive-Through Dinner. The First Baptist Church again will host a drive-through Thanksgiving dinner from...

 

Menus - Nov. 17

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 461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 17, 2021

San Jon approves contract with firm

SAN JON — The San Jon Municipal Schools board last week approved a contract with an Albuquerque architectural firm to oversee repairs and improvements to school facilities, including a roof of...

 

Logan praised for financial soundness

The auditor for Logan Municipal Schools board praised the district in general for its financial soundness but expressed alarm about wild swings and exponential growth of a liability for which it has...

 

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