Rattlers wresting team state bound

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team is state bound. All of the team members qualified for the state competition, set for this weekend in Rio Rancho. The Rattlers will compete at noon on Friday for the New Mexico State Wrestling championship at the Santa Ana Star Center. “I am really […]

Emergency lane leads to love

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Some people find love on the Internet. Greta Estes and Ron Siegel found love on the Interstate. Estes, the Dean of Student Services at Mesalands Community College, said romance was the last thing on her mind when she pulled off of Interstate 40 because of a problem with a tire. […]

High school basketball roundup

Texico sweeps THS Junior Casey Crist went 7-for-7 from the free throw line and scored a career-best 21 points to help Texico clinch a tie for the District 6-2A regular-season title with a 68-41 win over visiting Tucumcari. Junior Daniel Schueler added 19 points for the Wolverines (21-3, 5-0), who built a 20-point lead late […]

Two Rattlers tapped for North vs South football game

By QCS Staff Two Rattler football players have been chosen to play in the 1A/2A 2007 North vs. South Football game. They are seniors Josh Villegas and Drew White. Villegas was selected to play as an offensive tackle and White as a defensive downman. Josh Villegas, a defensive tackle, had 56 tackle assists, 12 tackles, […]

Drew White to join NMMI football

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Rattler senior Drew White signed his letter-of-intent for New Mexico Military Institute at Roswell Wednesday night. Surrounded by his friends and family, at a dinner celebration at the Pow-Wow, White’s father Ben White gave a short speech about Drew’s hard work and determination to come back from surgery and […]

Lions hold Rattlers without district win; Logan Longhorns take two

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers can- not seem to get over district hump. With four straight losses since the beginning of their district play, the Rattlers are still in search of a mark in the winning column after Friday night’s losses Girls The Lady Rattlers faded fast during Friday night’s 61-22 […]

02-10-2007: Calendar

Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting of the Quay County Commission, Quay County Courthouse. Monday: 5:15 p.m. regular meeting, Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., Convention Center. Monday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Board of Trustees of San Jon Municipal Schools, ITV Room, San Jon Schools. Mondays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. […]

Cyberspace won’t overtake snail mail’s traditional nook

By Lynn Moncus As most of you have gathered through the years, this woman from Ima is more than a little slow in keeping up with technology or almost any changes that might cause me to remove self from those comfortable ruts I’ve worked so hard to build. Just playing with computers and various gadgets […]

Let faith lead to the first steps, let the Lord do the rest

By Debra Whittington eek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually. Remember his marvellous works that he hath done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth; 1 Chronicles 16:11-12 Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be […]

‘Friendly rivals’ can net greater benefits

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun When Terry Turner died on Aug. 30 he left Quay County without a manager. When Richard Primrose took the county manager post, he left Tucumcari without a city manager. He doesn’t make the move until March 1, but the City Commission hasn’t hired a new city manager yet, either. […]