Voters get ready with updated information

QCS staff Voters need to update their registration now, with any change of addresses and other information, according to a release from the Quay County clerk’s office. The deadline for state or county candidates to change their party affiliation is Jan. 30; the deadline for other voters to change their party affiliation is May 9 […]

House honor roll: fall 2005

Disclosure Statement: The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). A Honor Roll Seniors: Cara Hendrickson and Joe Ben Snipes. Juniors: Sara Lee. Sophomores: Sarah Sparks. Ninth grade: DeeAnna Henson. Third and fourth grade: […]

Mesalands dean’s list: fall 2005

Mesalands Community College Dean’s list for fall 2005: Myra Amparano, Graham Ansell, Yolanda Aragon, Laura Bason, Kyla Bell, Christina Benavidez, Ankita Bhakta, Daniel Brashear, Ginger Carabajal, Consuelo Chavez, Amanda Chisholm, Bennie Didway, Danelle Earle, Tommy Evans, Lori Eylicio, Scotty Gates, Jo Ellen Goldston, Tammy Hall, Shawnie Hazen, Samuel Hennig, Mark Hitchcock, Connie Jackson, Jon Luse, […]

What is really in the way

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS columnist I usually do my non-work-related reading and writing (like these articles) in my easy chair at home. The chair has wide armrests convenient for resting my Bible on leaving my lap open for writing or reading other resources. Recently, having finished working on a writing project, I’d put all the […]

Rattlers one for three in Santa Rosa

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Tucumcari Rattlers were away at the Santa Rosa Invite Thursday through Saturday. They kicked off the tournament Thursday afternoon by being defeated by the Tularosa Wildcats. Despite being down 28-44 at halftime, the Rattlers fought back to take the game into overtime, but to no avail. The final score was […]

Lady Rattlers down three in Albuquerque

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers were in Albuquerque to play in the Sandia Prep Invitational last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. In the first round of the invite, the Lady Rattlers were defeated by Rehoboth, unable to recover from a 15-1 first quarter score. The final numbers had the Lady Ratters losing 54-36 […]

Logan hoops it up for championship at EPAC tourney

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Logan Longhorns defeated Texico’s Wolverines for the championship in the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference (EPAC) Tournament o Saturday in the Eastern New Mexico University gymnasium at Portales. The EPAC Tournament began in 1958 and the Longhorn’s have been a part of EPAC for its entire 48 years. “This was the […]

1/11 Obituaries

Celia Chavez Services: 2 p.m. on Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Celia M. Chavez, 83, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, in Tucumcari. She was born May 15, 1922, in Newkirk and had been a longtime Tucumcari resident. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church and had been a homemaker who loved […]

City seats up for grabs, candidates ready

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Longtime City Commissioner Bettie Ditto will be vacating her seat and two other city positions are also up for grabs in Tucumcari’s municipal election to be held March 7. Filing Tuesday for Ditto’s position as city commissioner for district five were James Lafferty and Norma Jean Crellin. Mary Mayfield filed to […]

Quay employees see bonuses — finally

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Quay County Clerk Ellen White got a surprise this holiday season she’s never seen before — an employee bonus. “We’ve never gotten bonuses since I’ve been here,” said White, a county employee since 1998. “It was a nice surprise,” White said of the $125 allotted each of the county’s 87 employees, […]