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 News    May 5, 2021

Menus - May 5

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...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

NM Supreme Court justice to retire

New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Barbara J. Vigil, the longest-serving member of the court, announced last week she plans to retire at the end of June. Vigil joined the state's highest court in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    May 5, 2021

Governor: Restrictions to be lifted at 60% vaccinated

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday said New Mexico’s red-to-turquoise COVID-19 restrictions would be lifted once 60% of the state’s residents are fully vaccinated against the disease. That...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

Judge in MCC whistleblower case orders parties into mediation

A district judge has ordered both parties into mediation regarding a former Mesalands Community College president’s whistleblower and retaliation lawsuit after college fired him last year. If...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

Talking tour launches fundraiser

The Tucumcari Talking Tour on Saturday launched a fundraiser to help restore the city’s historic neon signs by selling vintage ceramic tile salvaged from the Cactus RV Park that was demolished in Ja...

 
 By Staff report    News    May 5, 2021

Man accused in robberies apprehended

A California man accused of robbing convenience stores in Tucumcari and San Jon on Saturday morning was apprehended later that day in Texas. New Mexico State Police said in a news release Monday that...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Jail log - May 5

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 29 to May 2: • Adrianna Danielle Romero, 38, no address listed, battery on a household member (third offense). ...

 
 News    May 5, 2021

Police blotter - May 5

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 26 to May 2: Monday • 11:13 a.m.: Fight in 900 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. • 11:24 a.m....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 28, 2021

Mesalands board chooses president

Mesalands Community College has a new president. The college's board of trustees announced Friday afternoon after a brief executive session via...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 28, 2021

One injured, one in custody after shooting

A man was taken into custody after being accused of shooting another man with a shotgun after an altercation Saturday night in a south Tucumcari...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 28, 2021

Officials approve lease for festival

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a lease agreement with Tucumcari Rawhide Days so the festival can use the fairgrounds for the 2022 festi...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 28, 2021

Date set for Tucumcari High graduation

It appears Tucumcari High School’s graduation ceremony tentatively will occur at 11 a.m. May 21 at Rattler Stadium — if weather permits. Discussions over graduation took up a chunk of the school...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    April 28, 2021

City to set up cannabis task force

The Tucumcari City Commission likely will set up a task force to get ahead of the state’s developing legalized recreational cannabis regulatory structure as it prepares to capitalize on the recent...

 

Pages past - April 28

On this date ... 1971: New Mexico authorities arrested two suspects in the early morning killing of an Amarillo service station attendant during a robbery. Earl Mabry Jr., 25, of Mount Dora, Florida,...

 

Calendar - April 28

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Sept. 25 — Fired Up Festival. A variety of booths, live entertainment and a fireworks show are on tap at the Historic Railroad Depot...

 

Menus - April 28

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...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 28, 2021

Mesalands approves computer purchase

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees approved a purchase requisition of 300 Chromebook computers and sleeves that will be given to students as part of a pilot program this summer. Larry...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 28, 2021

Quay risks falling out of turquoise

With more than a dozen confirmed cases of coronavirus in Logan in less than 10 days, it appears Quay County will be hard-pressed to stay in the turquoise zone when COVID-19 risk assessments are...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 28, 2021

Last week's COVID-19 margin less comfortable than usual

Quay County stayed in the turquoise zone during the latest two-week COVID-19 risk assessment announced Wednesday, but by a much less comfortable margin. The county recorded 6.8 daily cases per...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 28, 2021

Officials recommend lifting halt on vaccine

Federal health officials on Friday recommended lifting the temporary halt on the use of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The New Mexico Department of Health and Public Education Dep...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 28, 2021

Man accused in high-speed chase

An Arizona man was detained in the county jail last week after being accused of engaging in a chase with law enforcement at speeds of over 100 mph on Interstate 40 in Quay County. Bryan Scott...

 
 By Staff report    News    April 28, 2021

Gas price increase proposed

New Mexico Gas Co., which supplies the city of Tucumcari, last week filed an application with the state’s Public Regulation Commission a proposal to recover natural gas costs associated with...

 

Jail log - April 28

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 19 to April 24: • John Albert Bagley, 66, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • John E. Cruze, 81, Tucumcari, contempt of...

 

Police blotter - April 28

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from April 19 to April 25: Monday • 11:16 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 100 block of West Tucumcari Boulevard, Tu...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    April 28, 2021

Lawmakers express frustration over session

Two lawmakers who represent Quay County told about their few successes and numerous failures and frustrations from the recently completed New Mexico...

 

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