April 26, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Sunday • At 1:44 a.m., an alarm sounded at a business. The building was secured and the alarm was reset. • At 9:33 a.m., a male reported a larceny at a business. A lawn mower [...]

April 26, 2006 Notable Notes

Arts council to present ensemble The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities will present its last event of the season, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble (SYTE), at 7 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. Founded in 1999, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble is comprised of four artists who blend rhythms, world-inspired melodic woodwinds and strings, [...]

April 26, 2006 Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There is no cost. For information, call 461-6186 or 461-2342. Thursday: Housing Authority meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall. Thursday: [...]

Rattlers crush Clayton in doubleheader

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Dustin Russell found a way to break out of a slump. So, too, did the Tucumcari Rattlers. Russell went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and hit a two-run double in a five-run second inning as Tucumcari finished off a Monday doubleheader sweep by beating District 3-2A rival Clayton 13-3 [...]

Tucumcari cruises in home meet

QCS Staff The Rattler track teams had no problems Saturday, taking easy victories in the Rattler Relays at Rattler Stadium. The Rattler boys had nine first-place finishes and scored 201.5 points, more than twice the 92 scored by second-place Dimmitt (Texas). Tucumcari had five of the six top finishes in disus, with junior Brian Lopez [...]

Fortner a fast learner for UNM

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers The way Sandy Fortner competes, it’s easy to forget she’s only a freshman. Fortner, a Fort Sumner grad in her first year at the University of New Mexico, is best on her team and 27th in the nation in the heptathlon. She said coaches from opposing teams often ask her [...]

Lee adjusts to college track

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers University of New Mexico sophomore and House High School alum Haily Lee said if she hits a hurdle in a race, she has a thought that goes through her head to make sure she finishes strong. “I try to dig, literally dig, into the track to try not to hit [...]

Be prepared for code questions

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Show me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Psalm 25:4-5 For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are [...]

4-26-2006 Obituaries

Julia Aragon Services: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Julia A. Aragon, 94, of Clovis, died Monday, April 24, 2006, at her home in Clovis. Mrs. Aragon was born Oct. 27, 1911, in Juan de Dios to Stephen and Serapia Sanchez (Baca). She was a longtime resident of Tucumcari and resided [...]

Altrusa chapter earns national recognition

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The room was hardly fitting a library — a dark, dusty space with shopping carts, exercise equipment and a few boxes of old books. Now, the Pioneer Senior Center Library looks more like a living room, with new shelving, rugs, lamps and furniture to go along with nearly 1,000 [...]