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 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022 

Mesalands repeals vaccination mandate

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees last week essentially repealed the college’s new COVID-19 vaccination mandate in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on the...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 26, 2022 

Two COVID deaths reported in county

Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Quay County last week as the state continued to see case numbers at or near record-highs. According to the New Mexico Department of Health, the latest deaths...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022 

San Jon play returns after COVID hiatus

SAN JON - After more than a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Jon Municipal Schools and the Missoula Children's Theatre hosted their...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022 

Man gets more jail time in shooting

A Tucumcari man was sentenced to about 100 more days in the county jail and five years of probation after injuring two people with a shotgun blast last spring during a neighborhood spat. District...

 

Menus - Jan. 26

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...

 

Pages past - Jan. 26

On this date ... 1972: District Judge J.V. Gallegos sentenced three juvenile defendants from Oklahoma for their roles in the burglary of Cromers Grocery in Logan and stealing a pickup truck there...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022 

Logan EMT, firefighter wanted in Texas

Potter County, Texas, has issued an arrest warrant for a volunteer firefighter and EMT in Logan accused of groping a 17-year-old girl in an Amarillo hotel room last summer. The alleged victim also...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022 

County switches IT agreement to Plateau

Quay County commissioners on Monday approved the county manager’s request to switch its internet technology master services agreement to Clovis-based Plateau from an Albuquerque firm. County...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 26, 2022 

School board may relax public comment policy

Several members of the Tucumcari Public Schools board discussed loosening its two-year-old policy regarding public comment at meetings. The board in November 2019 changed its policy regarding public...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 26

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 17 to Jan. 23: Monday — 8:54 a.m.: Fraud in 1800 block of Cemetery Road, Logan. — 12:30 p.m.: Civil...

 

Jail log - Jan. 26

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23: — David Rosales, 26, Asheboro, North Carolina, criminal damage to property (over $1,000). — Devin...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 19, 2022

Dozen cannabis applications filed in city

More than a dozen cannabis business applications for the Tucumcari area have been filed with the city or state so far as the legal sale of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 19, 2022

Officials back away on proposed $400 fee

Tucumcari city commissioners during a work session and the first reading of a revised cannabis ordinance on Thursday backed away from a proposed $400 fee for cannabis business licenses. City Manager M...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

COVID-19 leads to 4 deaths, remote classes

A new surge of COVID-19 cases last week in Quay County prompted three educational institutions to go to remote learning or delay classes. Four...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 19, 2022

Legislators begin session with money to spend

Two local lawmakers began the New Mexico Legislature’s 30-day session this week with state coffers awash with money — and not just from a record-high $8.4 billion budget due to oil and gas...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 19, 2022

No improvement in lake levels

Conchas Lake saw no improvement in water levels in December, dimming hopes the Arch Hurley Conservancy District board of directors would allocate water to farmers in the early spring. District...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

Eight graduate from ENMU

Eight Quay County students graduated from Eastern New Mexico University at the end of the fall 2021 semester. According to a news release from the university, these area students received degrees on...

 

Pages past - Jan. 19

On this date ... 1972: Bill Rouse of Glenrio returned home after a brush with death due to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. Rouse was taken by car to San Jon, where he was met by state police...

 

Menus - Jan. 19

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

Tucumcari MainStreet earns $400,000 grant

Tucumcari MainStreet learned last week it earned a $400,000 grant from the state’s MainStreet program and New Mexico Economic Development Department for the Great Blocks revitalization project in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 19, 2022

San Jon swears in new member, but seeking to fill another seat

SAN JON — The San Jon school board last week officially swore into office a new member who won his election in November but is soliciting letters of interest to fill a second open seat. Board...

 
 By Staff report    News    January 19, 2022

Logan failure rates improve

The superintendent of Logan Municipal Schools during a school board meeting last week reported significantly lower failure rates among its students compared to a year ago. Superintendent Dennis Roch...

 

Police blotter - Jan. 19

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Jan. 10 to Jan. 16: Monday • 1:27 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 4200 block of Quay Road 66, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - Jan. 19

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Jan. 10 to Jan. 13: • Bobbie Warfield, 44, Santa Rosa, probation violation. • Jeanne Marie Benavidez, 39, Tucumcari,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 12, 2022

COVID-19 home tests to be given out at event

The administrator of the Quay County Family Health Center told county commissioners Monday her clinic would give away about 300 home COVID-19 tests during a mass-vaccination event Thursday at the...

 

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