Rattlers win homecoming 39-0 against Loving

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers clipped the Loving Falcons wings for their homecoming celebration. The Rattlers shut out the visiting Falcons 39-0 on Friday night in Tucumcari for the first win of the season. Coach Dub Smith said, “ It was a good game. We stepped it up and dominated the […]

Parents upset guidelines have change for Mr., Miss THS

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Parents aired complaints about the pending selection of Mr. and Miss TSH, food service and registration fees at Tuesday night’s Tucumcari School Board meeting. And a board member told those attending that test scores and the levels of proficiency in core subjects such as reading and math is not […]

Quay County to celebrate Heritage Dayze

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS Quay County Heritage Dayze starts on Friday and continues through Saturday at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Festival-goers will find entertainment, history, hands-on activities and food and beverages for all. On hand will be the Paseo del Norte Pistoleros with a true Western re-enactment including Calamity Jane. Trick […]

O.B. Coffey

O.B. Coffey Services: Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at the Steed-Todd Funeral Home in Clovis. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday at the First Baptist Church in Melrose. O.B. Coffey, 68, of Logan died Sept. 15, 2006. He was the youngest of 12 children born to […]

San Jon Methodist Church to celebrate 100 years

Special to the Quay County Sun The San Jon Methodist Church will celebrate 100 years of ministry on Sunday. As its history demonstrates, the small San Jon Methodist congregation first had to meet in people’s homes or a general store for Sunday services. And then it had to face several fires which burned its structures […]

09-20-2006: Calendar

Today: Quay County Commissioners will be out of town for a meeting of the Interstate Stream Commission. 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 […]

09-20-2006: Police blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County based at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Saturday At 10:48 a.m., a female reported damage to property at a business on East Tucumcari Boulevard. Officers were told that a vehicle had struck […]

NM Game Commission to meet in Tucumcari to adopt new big-game hunting rules

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Sept. 28-29 in Tucumcari to adopt new big-game hunting and trapping rules for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons, and to consider higher civil penalties for poaching, the commission announced Tuesday in a press release. The meeting will be from 8 […]

Mesalands Rodeo Team faces first match in Portales

Lawrence Harmel, a member of Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team, practices bull riding for the team’s upcoming match, Thursday through Saturday, at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. “We have a good nucleus of returning team members and a lot of strong first-year numbers as we prepare for competition,” said rodeo team coach Shawn Patrick. […]

Rattlers to play Falcons at homecoming

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County Sunup against the 2A Loving Falcons at 7 p.m. on Friday at Tucumcari. “I’m excited and ready to play. It’s homecoming and we are going to win,” said freshman Jon Gonzales. The Rattlers go into Friday night’s game 0-4 after a loss to Albuquerque Academy on Sept.16, […]