07-07-2007: Around town

Arya arrives … Arya Elizabeth Bogart arrived on June 6, 2007. Arya weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and is a “star spangled baby,” according to her outfit. She’s the daughter of Tiffany Evans and Roy Bogart of Tucumcari. Her grandparents are Lynda Sills of Tucumcari, Robert Evans of Nara Visa and Leroy and Christi Bogart […]

Stargazing

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By QCS Staff Ashley Lopez and her family met the cast of the television series “Law and Order: SVU” on June 27 in New Jersey. The trip was made possible through the New Mexico Make-a-Wish organization. An added bonus of the meeting with the actors of Law & Order Special Victims Unit was that Ashley […]

No place like home on high plains for Rattlers

By Lynn Moncus Each time the Rattler Reunion paper arrives, those of us who are alumni of Tucumcari High School take time to go through it page by page and picture by picture because we are eager to recall the great time we had last year and know that we are now gearing up for […]

Bataan survivor inspires spirit

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By Bunny Terry, guest columnist Webster’s dictionary defines a hero as “a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities.” We all live our entire lives in the midst of unknown heroes – the guy next door, maybe the lady in the post office. There are people of exceptional […]

Summer Menu Program

The newly formed Manna Ministries, similar to Angel Food Ministries, is providing food in bulk for the second time this year. The program provides food that is more affordable to area residents, said Cora Lucero, a program specialist with the Community Services Block Grant program in Tucumcari. The basic menu is guaranteed to be worth […]

He runs to help others

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By QCS Staff Even before Anthony Macias went to Tucumcari High School he was biking, swimming, and running. He’s an athletic type, one who takes being fit very seriously. The THS graduate, after attending the University of New Mexico, joined the Air Force at 21. And, today, he’s SSgt. Anthony Macias and stationed at Barksdale […]

Tuck’s TurfL: Scramble Results

Results of the Mesa Legends Scramble on July 4 are below: Front 9 First team score 30 Ed Shipley, Frank Gutierrez and Chipper Breen Second team score 31 John Liles, Justin Liles and Bob Frost Third team tie score 32 Howie Tucker, Jay Carney and Claire Rachor Randy Lease, Dave Hein and Clay Beevers Matt […]

Herman Aragon

Services: At 7 p .m. today a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. Friday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Herman Aragon, 54, died Monday, July 2, 2007, in Albuquerque following an extended illness.   Mr. Aragon was born Aug. 19, 1952 in […]

07-04-2004: Tuck’s Turf

This week starts off with a bang. The Annual Legends of Mesa CC 3 Person Scramble is at 12:30 p.m. today. The tournament is held each year to remember or departed members and friends from the past. I have been here two years and the families and friends have donated or purchased Pine Trees behind […]

07-04-2004: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing was good for anglers using small poppers, worms, minnows and small jigs for bluegill. Fishing was fair-to-good […]