Harden speaks at Roundhouse Review

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Local business leaders gathered Tuesday to get a first-hand impression of the 2006 New Mexico Legislature from Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis. Harden was the featured guest of the Association of Commerce and Industry’s Roundhouse Review, one of 25 scheduled sessions in an eight-week period. Sayuri Yamada, the vice president […]

School board talks about master plan

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari School Board members viewed a presentation of the facilities master plan during Monday’s board meeting. Architectural Research Consultants, Inc, of Albuquerque is building a master plan for Tucumcari, and two representatives came to the meeting to present growth and enrollment projections and building utilization, among other items. Stephen […]

Candidates file for county spots

QCS Staff Three county positions will have some type of competition during the primary stage, as candidates filed for six elected offices Tuesday at the Quay County Courthouse. Ballot positions were drawn at 5 p.m. at the courthouse, with candidates drawing capsules. Each capsule included a number for a place on the ballot. No more […]

Weather puts halt to golf, baseball

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Winter hasn’t been a normal visitor to Tucumcari this year, with just a few light snowfalls at the beginning of 2006. But snow and high winds visited long enough to affect a few sporting events for the Rattlers on Monday. Inclement weather cleared up by Monday afternoon, but the […]

Youth nominated for tournament in Hawaii

QCS Staff QCS Staff With one brother playing quarterback for the Tucumcari Rattlers and another at receiver, Lucas Benavidez said he and his family have always been more interested in football than other sports. A few months from now, Benavidez hopes that will change a little. Benavidez, an eighth-grader at Tucumcari Middle School, was one […]

March 22, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Pointer of the Week Five keys to solid wedge play 1. Narrow your stance from your normal iron setup. 2. Play the ball in center of stance. 3. Allow the length of the shot to dictate the length of your swing. 4. Feel like the club face is sliding across the inside […]

March 22, 2006 Obituaries

Maxine Fife Services: 9:30 a.m. today at the Fife Family Ranch Cemetery near Norton. Maxine Fife, 88, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, in Tucumcari. Mrs. Fife was born June 28, 1917, in Norton. Following her graduation, she attained her teaching certificate and was a teacher at the Rose Bud School. She had been active on […]

March 22, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Friday • At 5:52 a.m., an officer reported an open door on Center Street. The gate was locked, but the wood door on the building was not. The officer alerted the person leasing the […]

March 22, 2006 Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Story Time for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 at the Tucumcari Public Library, with registration ongoing. Three sessions will be held on Wednesdays through April 5. Call 461-0295 for information. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society […]

Spirituality has slips and falls

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Preventing spiritual slips and falls The Winter 2006 issue of Risk Reporter, published by Church Mutual Insurance Company), included an article entitled, “Preventing slips and falls in your place of worship.” While reading the article, I thought, “That’s not only a problem for the place of worship; it’s an […]