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 By Staff report    News    November 18, 2020

Eight more cases of COVID-19 reported in county

A record-tying eight confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported Thursday in Quay County during another record-breaking day in New Mexico. The county’s total tied a record mark set Nov. 11. A...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 18, 2020

Quay County woman dies of COVID-19; five cases reported

A Quay County woman died from coronavirus as five more cases of the virus were reported Wednesday during another record-breaking day in New Mexico. According to an email from the New Mexico...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 18, 2020

Three more Tucumcari-area COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

Quay County saw three more confirmed cases of coronavirus Tuesday as the state of New Mexico again broke records for most cases and most deaths in one day. The latest cases in the county all were in...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 18, 2020

Logan schools failure rates improve

Logan Municipal Schools saw a decline in its “alarming” numbers of middle and high-school students failing at least one class in remote-learning environments, reported the district’s...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 18, 2020

Draft offers glimpse of secondary school return

A draft from the New Mexico Public Education Department offers possible glimpses of how secondary students might return to in-person classes throughout the state. Logan Municipal Schools...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 18, 2020

Two jailed on felony charges in escape

A Tucumcari woman and a Massachusetts man were jailed on felony charges Sunday after the woman was accused of opening a Tucumcari Police Department squad car door after his initial arrest and let him...

 

Pages past - Nov. 18

On this date ... 1970: The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce gave the Outstanding Citizen Award to Charles Jones of Glenrio. Jones was...

 

Menus - Nov. 18

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...

 

Calendar - Nov. 18

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday — Virtual Christmas Cash Mob at Burns Lumber. This event will be broadcast on Facebook Live ffrom 3 to 4 p.m. at the...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 18, 2020

San Jon school board wraps up quickly

The San Jon Municipal Schools board of trustees managed to finish all its official business in just eight minutes during its monthly meeting last week. After board President Frank Gibson declared the...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 18, 2020

MainStreet organizing decorating contest

Tucumcari MainStreet is organizing a decorating contest with cash prizes as part of Very Merry Tucumcari festivities for the Christmas holiday. The nonprofit organization is encouraging homeowners...

 

Police blotter - Nov. 18

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Nov. 9 to Nov. 15: Monday • 12:26 a.m.: Arrest warrant in 2000 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. ...

 

Jail log - Nov. 18

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Nov. 10 to Nov. 16: • James Dean Cordova, 41, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Casey Gordon, 41, San Jon, encouraging...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 18, 2020

Quay sets case record Saturday

Quay County set a record Saturday with eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in one day — all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. It was the most since Aug. 20, when the county saw seven cases. Three more...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 18, 2020

Virtual ceremony

Students and teachers at San Jon Municipal Schools managed to hold their annual Veterans Day program last week despite ongoing restrictions due to...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 18, 2020

New DoH leader named

Dr. Tracie C. Collins, dean of the College of Population Health at the University of New Mexico, was named as the new leader of the state's...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 18, 2020

Man jailed in sex abuse case

A Tucumcari man was jailed last week after being accused of sexually abusing a girl younger than 13. The alleged incidents occurred five times over a 2 1/2-year period. Ramon Talavera, 42, was...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

County approves official canvass

The Quay County Commission on Monday unanimously approved the official canvass for last week’s general election after the clerk proclaimed it “the easiest we ever had.” County Clerk Ellen White...

 

Governor orders New Mexicans to 'shelter in place,' adds restrictions

New Mexico will begin a two-week "shelter in place" status Monday and take a county-based approach for reopening against worsening COVID-19 infection rates. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Record eight coronavirus cases reported Saturday in county

Quay County set a record Saturday with eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in one day – all in the Tucumcari ZIP code. It was the most since Aug. 20, when the county saw seven cases. The COVID-19...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Two COVID-19 cases reported in House area

The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday reported two more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County – both in the House ZIP code. The new cases in House came two days after House...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Three COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Tucumcari region

Three more confirmed coronavirus cases – all in the Tucumcari ZIP code – were reported Thursday by the New Mexico Department of Health amid another record-breaking day in the state. Quay County al...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

Mitchell retained to post

Area voters decided to retain 10th Judicial District Judge Albert Mitchell Jr. to his post, according to unofficial results Tuesday night from Quay,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 11, 2020

Quay just shy of record turnout

Despite record numbers of early voting, Quay County fell just shy of record overall turnout during this year's general election. A total of exactly...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 11, 2020

Expanded virus testing efforts launched

The state of New Mexico and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week launched expanded COVID-19 testing efforts across the southern part of the state with the goal of driving down po...

 

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