TV commercials featuring Mesalands to air


By QCS Staff Commercials about two programs offered at Mesalands Community College will be begin appearing on television, said a spokeswoman for the New Mexico Lottery. Tucumcari and Quay County viewers may recognize area residents and farrier instructor Eddy Mardis, or student artists who were recently studying and working on sculptures in the fine arts […]

Current DWI program set for sunset

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County’s DWI program is winding up its current program so that it can be born again with its services provided by contract. Pending changes in the program’s staff and administration follow a decision made in January by the Quay County Commission to no longer be the program’s fiscal […]

THS seniors paint the town for senior week


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The seniors of Tucumcari High School took to the street to leave an artistic impression. With bright colors and contemporary designs with their own personal touches, the THS seniors painted their names in the road in front of the Snake Pit. “It’s finally here,” said Kylee Barnett. “Seems like […]

Rattlers fall short in nailbiter


by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers baseball team finished the season as region A/AA champions and narrowly missed continued competition in the play offs. “This was a very tough emotional loss for our team,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We went into the game pumped up […]

San Jon breaks 11-year mark

By Eric Butler: Feedom Newspapers It took 11 years for the San Jon baseball team to get back to the state tournament and, unfortunately for the Coyotes, it took all of five innings for the trip to be over. In the quarterfinal round of the Class 1A tourney on Wednesday, San Jon (5-12) was clubbed […]

05-19-2007: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Nara Visa Community Center Rummage Sale at the Nara Visa Community Center Gym. Tables are $10 and all profits go towards the Nara Visa Cummunity Center. There will be a concession stand in the gym kitchen. Today: Start of two day Annual Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales […]

Over-the-hill gang can tell fun tales

Quite often, young people seem to have a hard time believing that any of us in the over-the-hill gang were ever young or ever led very active lives. When questioned, they sometimes admit that their parents don’t talk about their youth and what they did for entertainment, thus leading the youngsters to believe that they […]

Does your name make you rounder than you think?

The things they research these days. Researchers at Miami University think they know why you can remember some people’s names but not others. They think they have shown “quantitatively” (that means by lots of research) that certain names are associated with certain facial features. One example they give is that when people hear the name, […]

THS Senior class scholarship recipients

Tucumcari High School seniors of the class of 2007 have been offered more than $275,000 in scholarships. Seniors offered scholarships for the 2006-2007 school year are listed by the donor and student recepients: David and Sylvia York – Kylee Barnett and Brian Lopez BPO Does – Kylee Barnett and Jacquelyn Lopez Rod David – Rusty […]

05-19-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Tuesday l  At 12:46 p.m., an officer reported possible narcotics at an apartment residence on South Seventh Street. The officer cited a male and female […]