Tuck’s Turf

Howie Tucker Quick golf notes: The finals are set for the Match Play Championship — Steve Mills vs. Larry Roybal Srin in the Mesa Flight and Frank Gutierrez vs. Vicki Frost in the Country Club Flight. Special note for all junior high and high school students: Get in touch with Howie Tucker at 461-1849 for […]

Rattlers kick off grid season Saturday

QCS Staff Six starters return both ways, an all-state running back is back to lead a potent offense and more than 50 players came out to compete for a spot on veteran coach Dub Smith’s tradition-rich team. It’s no wonder most of New Mexico expects Tucumcari will contend for another state title this football season. […]

Fair comes to close

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff So what was your favorite part of last week’s Quay County Fair? The frequent live bluegrass music? The curly fries? The rides? For Megan Thompson, it may have been the four belt buckles she received for her fine array of livestock, namely a heifer named Muffin. Not only did Thompson, […]

Road repairs top roundtable discussion

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari community, business and education leaders got their voices heard and their ideas carried off to lobbyists in Washington, D.C., when the Association of Commerce and Industry of New Mexico headed a recent roundtable luncheon at the Holiday Inn. With two elected officials and nearly 30 Tucumcari advocates on […]

Alcohol involved in fatal wreck

By QCS staff A weekend car wreck killed two people, sent 12 people to the hospital and left one man in jail facing vehicular homicide charges. The accident happened at 10 p.m. on Saturday, 14 miles west of Tucumcari on Interstate 40. New Mexico State Police reported an eastbound Ford passenger car lost control and […]

Attempt made to gain access to jail

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun The Quay County Detention Center experienced a jail break over the weekend. No inmates attempted to escape, but Detention Center Administrator Anthony Elebario said there is evidence someone tried to break in. The report at the Quay County sheriff’s office states “vandalism” and “criminal damage to property” occurred to […]

8/24 Obituaries

Rita Weisdorfer Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Roy, N.M. Rita Claire Weisdorfer, 77, of Roy, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Alta Vista Hospital in Las Vegas, N.M. She was born on July 10, 1928, in Lyndhurst, N.J. She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in […]

8/24 Calendar

Wednesdays and Fridays ongoing — “La Voz” Hispanic radio program airs on KTNM 1400 AM radio on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday— The Quay County Zero Gravity Youth Center is hosting an alcohol, drug and tobacco-free dance for area youth at 118 E. Main St. from 7 to 10 p.m. Contact […]

We have the freedom to obey or disobey

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS columnist “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free” (Galatians 5: 1). Often when we think of Jesus’ purpose in coming to earth, we concentrate on our sin and the freedom we can have from experiencing its eternal consequences (Romans 6: 23; John 3: 16, 17). This is true […]

8/24 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Friday • At 10:27 p.m., a female reported a screaming neighbor in an apartment complex. Police arrived to find the neighbor had stopped screaming and told the neighbor if they were called again the neighbor […]