Celebrate, share memories of the season

By Lynn Moncus While listening to a group of people talk about their favorite Christmases, my mind just naturally wandered into the past and the times we celebrated Christmas in the canyons. It then ambled to those years during which we lived in the courthouse, and finally landed on the adult years. To select one […]

Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon

Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon, 86, died at his residence in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Mr. Alarcon was born March 7, 1920 in Tucumcari. He […]

12-23-2006: Calendar

Holiday closings Tucumcari City Offices will be closed Dec. 25-26; Quay County Offices will be closed Dec. 25-26. Wednesdays ongoing: Al-Anon Unity Group meeting 5:30 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at […]

Write-in candidates sought for House

Because nobody filed to run for the school board in House, persons interested in running for those positions may still file as a write-in candidate, according to a press release from the Quay County Clerk’s Office. The filing day for write-in candidates is Jan. 2, the release stated. According to state law, any member of […]

Road construction partially completed

By Quay County Sun Staff Construction workers were out in full-force on First Street Friday working to complete as much of they road as they could. Road contractor A.S. Horner had advertised that First Street would be open on Friday. However, the snow storm cut in the project’s schedule, said Joshua Lucero, project inspection supervisor […]

Traffic stop leads to pot bust

By Quay County Staff QCS Staff Suspicious activity by a driver at a Tucumcari truck stop led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of about 125 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday night, according to a press release from the Tucumcari Police Department. Cpl. Darrick Shaw observed a male subject acting suspiciously at […]

Coach aids hoops teams

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers had the opportunity to train Thursday with a former NBA player development coach and a current assistant coach for the Lobos. Scott Peterson was an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs in the 2002-003 season in which the Spurs won the NBA title. Peterson worked […]

Rattlers, Cowgirls take third in Route 66

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Elida Tigers swept Tucumcari Rattlers Route 66 Classic basketball tournament taking first place in the boys and girls brackets. “We really enjoyed this tournament and hope they invite us again next year,” said House coach Aprile Lee. “This gave our girls a great opportunity to play against some […]

Man convicted in famous case dies

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers A man convicted of brutally raping and murdering a Clovis convenience store clerk more than 30 years ago died Tuesday in a state prison. Stanley Deon Melton, who suffered a long battle with cancer and was seriously ill, was 66, prison officials said Friday. Melton died Tuesday while in long-term […]

From cradle, to cross, to second coming

by Leonard Lauriault Throughout this year’s Christmastime, I’ve been reminded of the familiar saying, “Jesus is the reason for the season.” We need reminders of Jesus’ historical life because so many people are trying to distort it, taking the “Christ” out of Christmas and all of life (1 Timothy 4: 1, 2; 2 Peter 2: […]