Former Trigg leader to take over in Clovis

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A New Mexico hospital administrator with a history of tending to hospitals in need volunteered to lead Plains Regional Medical Center. Officials from the hospital — scrutinized earlier this year by several regulatory agencies and bogged down by board member resignations — announced Hoyt Skabelund landed the position Wednesday, ending […]

May 6, 2006 Calendar

Today: Girl Scout newspaper drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mesalands Community College. Information, call 461-4421. 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., […]

Sheriff race features experience

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is one in a series related to the June 6 primary elections. This story focuses on the Democratic primary for county sheriff between Joe Schallert and John Barreras. John Barreras wants another chance as the Quay County Sheriff. Joe Schallert wants his first. The two men, […]

Rattlers will need depth at state meet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Depth is never a bad thing for a track team. It just might be a necessity for the Tucumcari High boys. Going into the state track and field championships, the 2005 Class 2A runner-up has 16 members competing in 16 different events. The girls’ squad, meanwhile, has 12 girls […]

Rattlers fall short of state berth

QCS Staff QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers picked a bad day to have a sub-par performance on their home golf course. Needing a first-place finish to earn a state tournament berth, the Rattlers finished in third place during Monday’s district golf meet at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Teams can qualify for the state tournament […]

Baskett catches on with Vikings

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers CLOVIS — Hank Baskett III watched and waited for 14 hours over two days as 255 players were picked in the National Football League draft. His name was not one of them. Although Baskett, a wide receiver from the University of New Mexico, did not get selected in pro football’s […]

Amistad to perform at Cinco de Mayo

Special to the QCS There will be a new sound coming from the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration held at Mesalands Community College this year. The musical group Amistad has been selected to provide the live entertainment. “We like the group’s wide variety of musical selections, and feel they will offer something for just about […]

May 3, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Monday • At 3:07 a.m., a female reported juveniles drinking at a convenience store. The caller said four juveniles were traveling together in a vehicle and had possibly been drinking. No contact was made. • […]

May 3, 2006 Notable Notes

Candidate supper set for Saturday Candidates for the June 6 Quay County primary elections have been invited to an enchilada supper from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nara Visa Community Center Gym. All candidates will be given an opportunity to speak, and the event will conclude with a pie auction. Proceeds will […]

May 3, 2006 Calendar

Today: Altrusa program meeting at noon at Pow Wow Restaraunt. To include literacy committee vote on Program of the Year and Woman of the Year. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Kiwanis meeting. Noon, K-Bob’s Restaurant. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets […]