April 19, 2006 Obituaries

Tommy Joe Bryant Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Tommy Joe Bryant died Saturday, April 15, 2006, at her home in San Jon. Mrs. Bryant was born March 12, 1935, in Amarillo to Earl and Rose Beggs. Mrs. Bryant was preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Bryant is survived by [...]

April 19, 2006 Notable Notes

Scholarship available from wool growers May 15 is the deadline for students to apply for the New Mexico Wool Growers Inc. annual scholarship. All 4-H and Future Farmers of America members graduating from New Mexico High schools are eligible for the annual $750 scholarship. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to major in [...]

April 19, 2006 Calendar

Today: Altrusa business meeting at noon at Caravan Xpress and Grill. 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 St. There is no charge. For information, call 461-6186 [...]

Rattlers swept at Santa Rosa

QCS Staff If the Tucumcari Rattlers baseball team does indeed have ups and downs like coach Tony Alarcon said, Tuesday was a down for the season. The Rattlers were never in a doubleheader at Santa Rosa on Tuesday, as the host Lions scored seven unearned runs in a 10-0 rout, then beat the Rattlers 12-2 [...]

All activities can teach about God

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist The accomplishments of our school’s athletic teams are readily acknowledged, with trophies finding a place of honor in the halls of academia. This is good because individual and team sports help develop good citizenship including community involvement and service to others. Athleticism also should be supported as a means [...]

April 15, 2006 Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Tuesday: Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce annual membership meeting, noon at La [...]

Chicago’s got noting on these windy cities

By Ryn Gargulinski: Guest Columnist Whomever dubbed Chicago the “Windy City” had it all wrong. That nickname should have been reserved for Clovis, and other eastern New Mexico places with equally windswept plains, where someone once told me the wind whips so hard it blows over freight trains. (I believed them for months and refused [...]

Razor wars are not progess

By Kevin Wilson I have a problem with technology. Or maybe it has a problem with me. I sometimes marvel at just how far we’ve progressed. You could look at the video games we play now, with voice actors and story arcs that are far reaches from Pac-Man and Pong. You could look at our [...]

Dry year means rough rides

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Because I had heard colorful descriptions about how rough some of the county roads are, I decided to do a little driving to be sure the people knew the meaning of rough roads. Well, they surely did! Aggie and I spend much time driving on dirt roads every week, and [...]

Tucumcari man holds martial arts title

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When you take a look at Abel Cullum, it’s a stretch to assume the 5-foot-7, 135-pound man is an accomplished mixed martial arts fighter. But then again, that’s what inspired him when he was 15. “I was a fan,” Cullum said. “Seeing all of the little guys … it [...]