Video arcade debuts on Main Street

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Fresh from another galaxy, the 3rd Rock Arcade opened on Monday on Main Street. Inside, against the black background, are the fluorescent neon colors of the moon, planets, stars and space ships that come to life under the black lights. Video game screens flash the latest high scorers and cuts [...]

Board reiews progress statistics

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Tucumcari’s third-graders perform above the goals set by New Mexico’s Public Education Department in reading, math and science, according to a report presented at the Tucumcari School Board meeting Tuesday. However, there is a decline after that, said board member Albert Mitchell. Mitchell has been analyzing test data supplied by [...]

Concurrent enrollment helps build Mesalands student population

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Fall enrollment at Mesalands Community College is up to 545 students, according to a report presented Tuesday at the college’s Board of Trustees meeting. The number is up from last fall’s total of 533 and represents a 2.4 percent increase in enrollment. Contributing to the rise is an increase in [...]

Lt. Governor visits city, promotes small business

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Several years ago, Lt. Governor, Diane Denish, said she tried to generate interest in bringing the state’s small business forum to Tucumcari and the Quay County area. “I couldn’t’ light a fire,” said Denish who was in Tucumcari Thursday and Friday. Today, however, “We need to be here. Things [...]

Junior high team finishes season, 7-0

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers closed out their season 7-0 after a 14-0 win against Robertson Middle School on Wednesday at Las Vegas. The Rattlers were welcomed into Tucumcari with the flashing lights of a police escort. “It was great,” said player Shawn Martinez. “We are very proud of the boys. They [...]

Bears’ Brian Urlacher buys dealership

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There’s a new bear in town. Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales is purchasing the Mills-Strebeck Autoplex on Lake Road. On Wednesday, Cross Country took over the management and is purchasing the dealership, said John Everhart, general manager of the new Cross Country operation. He declined to disclose details [...]

10-14-2006:Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Looks like winter is close and a reminder to all: If we happen to have frost in the morning, the course will be closed until the frost has burnt off. Plan a winter escape Some folks have expressed interest in going to Arizona to play a little golf during the cold months. [...]

Sunny path, straight paths please Aggie

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Since our last visit, the slave has taken me on several scary rides in the country and has caused me to consider taking driveing lessons in order to be able to go where I want to go and when I want to take a trip. I could then [...]

If you can read this you made it through Friday 13th

By Ryn Garglinski: Freedom Newspapers Anyone who can read this should consider themselves lucky — they survived yet another Friday the 13th. Not that I’m superstitious, knock wood, but certain things, like a full moon or the stray black cat that’s been circling my yard, just make me a little wary. This certainly applies for [...]

Flying means getting above it all

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Guy “Doc” Baldwin and Yankee pitcher Cory Lidle. Both men thought that flying was “fun.” Both men died in he skies. But they aren’t the only ones who think flying is “fun.” There are 235,994 private pilots, who fly approximately 200,000 actively registered private aircraft in and out of [...]