Local buildings windows damaged

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Doreen Lopez, manager of the Sun Comm satellite dish office on East Route 66 Boulevard, took down a banner on the front window of the store Thurday morning and found two holes in the glass. “When I took (the banner) down I saw what looked like bullet holes,” said […]

No one can make renegaed horses good

By Baxter Black Sometimes a cowboy will ride a good lookin’ bad horse for longer than it makes sense. This flawed thinking may have a more universal application; i.e., hangin’ on to a pickup, dog or girlfriend long after they’ve bit you or conked out. It’s even worse when the injured party thinks he can […]

Bible changes lives, guides action

Debra Whittington All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalms […]

Drug suspension policy fair, athletes should learn lesson

Letters to the editor Ben White (Feb. 16 letter to the editor) feels our school’s drug/alcohol policy is unfair. I say those who agree to abide by the policy should accept any resulting consequences. How does White propose to teach that forbidden acts have consequences, and that signed commitments are to be honored? When does […]

2/26 Obits

David Arellano David Arellano died Feb. 23, 2005. He was preceded in death by his father Bernabe Arellano in 1997. Survivors include his mother Rose Arellano of Tucumcari; brother Patrick Arellano and sisters Roselee Arellano and Carolee Arellano. Rosary will be at 7 p.m Sunday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Mass of the […]

2/ 26 Meeting notes

County Commission meeting • County Commissioner Frank McCasland gave a presentation on the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority. He said that the county needs to decide how much of their 1,000 acre/feet of water they have reserved in Ute Lake they would like to commit to the pipeline project and how much they would […]

Coyotes fall in overtime

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The San Jon Coyotes took the Grady Bronchos into overtime Wednesday, but an 8-0 run in overtime lead the Bronchos to a 74-62 victory. Although San Jon’s season is over, Athletic Director Waymond Ragland said the Coyotes left it all out on the floor. “Our guys played their hearts […]

Lions handle Rattlers, 63-49

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari High School boys basketball team came up short Tuesday in its quest to make it to the state tournament in Albuquerque. Santa Rosa ended the Rattlers’ season 63-49 in a game marked by frequent Rattler turnovers. Tucumcari finished with 18 turnovers while the Lions took care of […]

Clayton ends Lady Rattlers’ season

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun It was do or die for the Lady Rattlers at Clayton Monday, but Tucumcari’s offense never came to life as the Lady Yellow Jackets rolled to a 76-30 district tournament victory, ending Tucumcari’s season. Tucumcari played Clayton a lot closer just a few days earlier giving fans reason to […]

2/23 Obituaries

David R. Fister David R. Fister, 70, passed away in the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque on Feb. 17, 2005. Fister was born Dec. 11, 1934 in Brush, Colo. to Floyd and Lois Fister. He was a heavy equipment mechanic and taught diesel technology at Casper Communiy College in Casper, Wy, Laramie Wy. and at Pueblo […]