Rattler bite Demons

By Albert Trujillo On Tuesday the Rattlers made the long trek to Dexter to take on the Demons. Drew White led the Rattlers with 27 points in their 67-54 win over the Demons. Despite the long bus ride, the Rattlers jumped to 20-13 lead at the end of the first period. In the second period […]

Aging not a popular thought

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Aging seems to have taken its place along side the seven deadly sins these days. We are battered by all sorts of information about products that will prevent it and are learning that the young fear even the thought of growing old. Of course, to them old may be 25, […]

Candidate close-up: Mayfield

By Mary Mayfield: Guest columnist Caring for Tucumcari, my friends and neighbors who live here is second nature to me. Tucumcari is my hometown. We live here because we want to live in a wonderful, warm community. For 20 years prior to running for city commission, I attended as many city commission meetings as possible. […]

2/8 Honor roll

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). Tucumcari A honor roll Seniors:Deanna Alvarez, Brandi Arenas, Jessica Barton, Clay Beevers, Brittany Rodgers. Sophomores:Taylor Cordova, Ariel Crocker, Andre DeBord, Michael Martinez, Wesley Martinez, Caitlyn […]

Candidate close-up: Lafferty

By James Lafferty: Guest columnist In the next 30 days, five individuals will be working to earn your confidence. The candidates will be communicating their desire to represent you on the city commission. As a district five candidate with 15 years city government experience, I would like to take this opportunity to express my view […]

Candidate close-up: Crellin

By Norma Jean Crellin: Guest columnist I came to Tucumcari in 1938 with my parents, Oscar and Nora Redhage, from Kansas City, Mo., entered third grade at Four Points, and graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1948. After attending Kansas City Business College, I worked as a legal secretary for Rowley, Breen and Bowen for […]

Answer or appeal, pledge or plea, response or request

By Leonard Lauriault : QCS columnist Read 1 Peter 3:21, as well as all scriptures when cited. Various Bible versions use different words — pledge (NIV), answer (KJV, NKJV), response (NIV footnote) — to indicate that baptism is something done after salvation as an outward sign of an already received inward grace, as some today […]

Rattlers strike Red Devils

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Tucumcari’s junior Drew White’s 18 points and freshman Aric Trujillo’s 15 points led the Rattlers past the Springer Red Devils on Saturday with a final score of 62-58. The Rattlers started slow being down 20-15 after the first quarter and down 25-33 at the end of the second period. After the […]

Annual Quay County 4-H awards

Honorary 4-H member awards: Danny Estrada, Danny Garcia, Diane Davidson Meritorious service awards: Great Plains Electric, Steel Electric Friend of 4-H awards: Nate Allen, Roy Davidson “I dare you” leadership awards: Wayce Waller, Lisa Chesher Cloverbud record book awards: Jordan Runyan, Ashlee Bradley, Wyatt Bishop, Dillon Massy, Peyton Ray Leader awards First year leaders: Robin […]

County elections on the way for Quay

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It’s time for Quay residents who want to run for county office to start stamping out some election promises and campaign buttons. The date to file for candidacy with the county clerk is March 21. Six seats are up for grabs in Quay, according to the state’s 2006 Candidate Guide. These […]