Rattlers place for consolation place

The Tucumcari Rattlers will play at 1:30 p.m., against the Hope Christian Huskies of Albuquerque for the consolation place in the Santa Rosa Tournament. In their first match on Thursday, the Rattlers lost 18-6 to the defending 1A state champions Gateway Christians Warriors of Roswell. They came back on Friday to win 22-2 Friday against […]

Former Quay Athletes compete for UNM

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Identical twins Sandy and Kelly Fortner are starting their second season with the University of New Mexico’s Lobos track and field team. Last year Sandy finished in fifth place at the outdoor and sixth in the indoor Pentahlon event at the Mountain West Conference Championships and with a NCAA […]

Quay area students to compete in design contest

By QCS Staff Of the 62 students to compete in an upcoming contest, 40 are students from the Quay County area making up more than half of the students and over half the teams. Students from House, Logan and San Jon high schools in Quay County and from Grady High School in Curry County and […]

Surviving a tornado is amazing, magical

By Bunny Terry, Guest Columnist Once upon a time, long ago, I lived in Liberal, Kan., which, besides being an oxymoron, was tornado alley.  We spent the summer watching the skies, bottles of water in the basement with blankets, Coleman lanterns and matches that I checked weekly to be sure they were dry.  We also […]

Photographs hold our memories that go beyond the whirl of tornadoes

A tornado is a terrible thing – as many people in Logan and Clovis have come to know first-hand. Those winds, which the National Weather Service said peaked at 105 mph, did terrible damage to Logan. They took off roofs, slapped houses on top of cars, spread people’s belongings far, far away. Insurance, aid from […]

03-31-2007: Holy Week Services

The following are special Easter services planned by several churches in Tucumcari. Wednesday 7 p.m., Hammond Hall. St. Anne’s Catholic Church is having a Passover seder meal. Cost is $10 per adult and $5 for children under 10. Pre-paid reservation only by Monday at St. Anne’s Rectory. (Dress is Sunday best.) Holy Thursday 7 p.m., […]

Jose Enriquez Quintana

Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Jose Enriquez Quintana, 60, died Monday, March 26, 2007, at a Farmington hospital following an illness. Mr. Quintana was born May 25,  1946 in Tucumcari to Antonio and Mary Romero Quintana. He worked construction for many years and […]

03-31-2007: 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: Tuesday l At 2:51 p.m., an officer arrested one male subject for an outstanding municipal warrant for probation violation at a residence on South Monroe […]

03-31-2007: Calendar

Today: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Annual Arts Festival Exhibit, includes work from area artists, display of vintage quilts and art from children of all ages, Tucumcari Convention Center. Admission is free. Today: 6 p.m., Benefit dance for Joni Jones, $2 donation per person, Del Norte Center. Sunday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.,Annual Arts Festival Exhibit, includes […]

March 1975

Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, awarded $200 scholarships each to Carol Bugard, Kathy Hunnicutt, Cathy Coughenour, Karen Osborn and Mary Jane Bell. … The New Mexico State Police made four drug seizures for the month of March. Officers seized: 50,000 amphetamine pills following a vehicle registration check about give miles west of Tucumcari; 150 kilos […]