Rattler season ends in Lordsburg

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers closed out the season 6-7 with a loss Saturday, 12-0 to the Lordsburg Mavericks. “Our young men played their hearts out. We knew that Lordsburg was a great team going into Saturday’s game. I am real proud of how the team played and rose to the […]

11-22-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Hopefully the weather is going to stay nice during our winter months so everyone can get out and play and enjoy your course. Another important thought: I will be completing the 2007 Calendar of Events shortly, so if you are planning a special event for next year, contact […]

Logan loses pair, San Jon splits

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns, both girls and boys varsity teams, lost to the to the Des Moines Demons Tuesday night. Both teams had foul trouble throughout the first half, even though the scores stayed close. The Lady Longhorns lost to the Lady Demons 54-58. The Lady Demons took advantage of […]

11-22-2006:Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Friday • At 11:37 a.m., a female reported an unwanted subject at a motel on South First Street. An officer was told that a male […]

11-22-2006: Calendar

Thursday-Friday: Tucumcari City and Quay County government offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. 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 […]

City gets new Senior Olympics director

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Senior Olympics has a new director, Corene Medcalf, who is looking for senior athletes to start preparing for the senior games next year. “A healthy lifestyle for seniors in Quay County is what we are trying to help promote with the Olympics and a workout program,” said […]

Church readies for Thanksgiving

Special to the QCS Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather together around the table for a traditional meal, but for some there is no family. For others, there may not be a chance to get together as a family this year for whatever reason. There are many elderly people who are unable to […]

School Board hires superintendent

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Acting superintendent Aaron McKinney was hired as superintendent of Tucumcari Public Schools by the school board Monday night. He will receive an annual salary of $96,000. McKinney replaces William Reents who was terminated in late July by the board and with whom the board came to a resignation and settlement […]

Wilson arrested

By Quay County Sun New Mexico State Police arrested Grant L. Wilson, 43, of Tucumcari on Nov. 11. He is charged with one count of criminal sexual penetration and criminal sexual contact of a minor, according to a police press release. The arrest warrant in court documents alleges that the crimes occurred when the child […]

Despite gravity we aspire to the heights

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist The natural law of gravity holds the solar system together. The moon orbits the earth because of their mutual gravitational attraction. The moon’s gravity causes tidal changes on earth but it isn’t great enough to lift a feather because earth’s gravity keeps things on earth. Gravity also is […]