San Jon Coyotes football, volleyball schedule

Football Aug. 24 4 p.m., Vaughn Aug. 31 3 p.m., Arber Christian Sept. 7 4 p.m., House Sept. 21 1 p.m., Hondo Sept. 28 2 p.m., Hondo Oct. 6 1 p.m., Lake Arthur Oct. 13 1 p.m., Roy Oct. 20 2 p.m., New Mexico School for the Deaf Oct. 27 3 p.m., Evangle Christian Nov. […]

Rattlers to begin two-a-days

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers football team is getting ready for the upcoming season. Two-a-day practices will begin Monday and full-contact practice will start on Thursday. The annual Purple and Gold Scrimmage will be at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, said coach Dub Smith. The Rattlers could be ranked in the top […]

Quay County Fair: Centennial, Schedule

Special to the Quay County Sun As the Quay County fair readies for its 100th year celebration here are some of the highlights and preparations entrants will want to know about. And a calendar of activities for fair-goers. For more information, refer to your fair book, or contact Brenda Bishop at 461- 0562. Fair started […]

Going down memory lane with Rattlers

By Lnn Moncus Talk about “a sentimental journey”! The weekend of Rattler Reunion was just that and one of the most enjoyable gatherings yet. The Class of 1977 created a magic spell with “The Wizard of Oz” theme and made us much aware that ”There’s no place like home.” Because I cut my teeth on […]

Fort Sumner man found guilty

By QCS Staff A Quay County jury found a Fort Sumner man guilty Thursday of killing his wife three years ago outside their home. The jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding Jose Garcia, 42, guilty of murder in the second degree, tampering with evidence and using a firearm in the commission of […]

08-11-2007: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901 for information. Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, K-Bob’s Restaurant. Call 461-1453. Monday: Noon, regular monthly meeting, The Quay County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) Coalition, K-Bob’s Restaurant. All interested persons […]

Bridge where the keys are thrown away

There’s this bridge in Rome — not for cars, just for people — where lovers have been chaining padlocks, first to a lamppost, then to other posts, and,  then, “locked together,” throw the key into the Tiber River below. The idea— They are locked together; they will never leave each other.  This is not an […]

Nora Romero

Services: At 7 p.m. Sunday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. Monday a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Nora Romero, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2008, in Albuquerque following an extended illness. Mrs. Romero was born Aug. 22, 1922 in Curevo, […]

08-11-2007: 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: Sunday • At 11 p.m., an officer reported two suspicious subjects behind a retail store on West Route 66. The officer advised that two juveniles […]

Carole Keith elected chamber president


By QCS Staff The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce, for the first time in over a year, has a full board of directors, according to a press release from the chamber. Several slots on the board have been vacant through attrition, the release said. The nine member board consists of four newly elected members: John […]