Rattlers Razz

By QCS Staff A Rattler reunion is like a large Cheers party televised on a wide screen. And at any moment you expect to hear these lyrics in the background: Be glad there’s one place in the world Where everybody knows your name, And they’re always glad you came; You want to go where people […]

Rangers catch bear at Ute Lake

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun His name is not Yogi, and he was not stealing picnic baskets. Nevertheless, a black bear gave park rangers and a game warden a little trouble Friday in Logan. A 2 1/2-year-old black bear was caught at the Ute Lake State Park in Logan Friday morning, said park superintendent […]

Quay County 12-for-12 on AYP

QCS Staff The Public Education Department said fewer state schools are reaching adequate yearly progress (AYP) under the federal No Child Left Behind Act than in 2006. The department is not, however, referring to Quay County Schools. All three Tucumcari schools, and schools in San Jon, Logan and House, passed the state-established targets for improving […]

Logan bridge on U.S. Highway 54 to be inspected

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By QCS Staff LOGAN — A bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan is one of four steel-truss bridges in New Mexico that will undergo a comprehensive inspection, Gov. Bill Richardson announced Thursday. The bridges are built similar to the one that collapsed Wednesday on 1-35 in Minneapolis, which resulted in four deaths, 79 injured and […]

Nora Webb

Services: 11 a.m. Friday, a memorial service will be held at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Nora Webb, 81, died on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007.   Mrs. Webb was born Aug. 27, 1925 in Springer. She was reared in the Springer. Mrs. Webb had been a homemaker and helped her husband with their horses […]

Bob Franklin

Services: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday there will be a visitation at the Chavez Funeral Home in Fort Sumner. 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Melrose.   Bob Franklin, 82, of Tolar, died Thursday, August 2, 2007 at his home following an illness. Mr. Franklin was was born Dec. 29, 1924 […]

AYP announcement delayed

Secretary of Education Veronica C. Garcia postponed Wednesday’s AYP announcement to allow for more time to get accurate information about the results to school districts before the start of school, according to a department press release. The Public Education Department has until Aug. 5 to report AYP results. “While I am comfortable with the quality […]

August 1934

Between 350 and 450 people turned out for the first games of the softball league. …The Tucumcari Daily News offered a Steam Cooker or an eight-cup Drip-O-labor or a Stew Pan with each paid one-year subscription. … The city approved salary increases for workers and okayed licenses of 14 liquor dealers, wholesalers and retailers. … […]

Schools gear up for sports teams

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers Cross Country team will have a meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Rattler gym. The meeting will be held to discuss the upcoming season and schedule of events. Coach Gary Hittson is inviting all students in the Tucumcari Middle School and High School who are […]

Library sitting pretty, thanks to Altrusa gift

By QCS Staff The Community Service Committee of Tucumcari Altrusa International donated $1,350 in early spring to the Tucumcari Public Library to purchase new sitting area furniture. Now, a three-piece maroon faux-leather brass-tab couch set was purchased from the downtown business of Pajirito Interiors, said an Altrusa officer. “It gives a new look to that […]