What a little digital dueling among friends?

By Lynn Moncus Many of us have been enjoying the presence of Harold and Kathy Nichless because they just naturally add a lot to our lives. Some of you may remember that Harold is the cause of my having all these gadgets to play with because he thought I needed to stretch my mind and [...]

Right vs. right calls for tough choices

Two newspapers in Seattle were asked by the FBI to publish a photograph of two men “so that the public might help in identifying them.” “These men have been seen aboard Washington State Ferries … and have exhibited unusual behavior, which was reported by passengers,” conceding that the behavior might have been harmless, the FBI [...]

09-08-07: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, K-Bob’s Restaurant. Call 461-1453. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, [...]

09-08-07: 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 3:35 p.m., a female requested an officer at the middle school on South Fifth. An officer advised that a male juvenile was in [...]

Lucy Vigil

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Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Tucumcari. Lucy Vigil age 46, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, in Tucumcari. .   Lucy Vigil was born Aug. 18, 1961 in Carrizozo, New Mexico. to Jose and Geneva Lueras. She has been an active member of the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari and participated in the Church [...]

Hazel Viola Ward

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Services: 2 p.m. Monday at the Living Word Church in Tucumcari.   Hazel Viola Ward, 86 died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Arbor Springs Nursing Center in Albuquerque following an extended illness.   Mrs. Ward was born Jan. 14, 1921 in New Boston, Texas. She had been a homemaker and a member of the Baptist [...]

09-05-07: 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 for largemouth and smallmouth bass was fair-to-good this past week for anglers using senkos rigged whacky style, [...]

09-05-07: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Here’s the results of the Fallen Soldiers & Wounded Warriors Scramble held on Labor Day: 1st Place Clair Rachor & Jay Carney 2nd Tie Justin Liles and Bob Frost John Liles and Des Griggs Cedar Bowmar and Gabe Montoya Craig Cosner and Bobby Truelock Steve Chapman and Larry Brown Jr. Thank you [...]

St. Mike’s dominates Rattlers

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By QCS Staff SANTA FE – St. Michael’s scored early in Saturday’s match against the Tucumcari Rattlers. And the Horsemen kept up the pace. The Rattlers lost 40-7. “Our kids fought back,” said Rattler coach Dub Smith. The Rattlers, who were hoping to avenge last’s year 41-14 defeat, made some mistakes, said Smith. There were [...]

Rattlers optimistic after defeat by St. Mike’s

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Tucumcari Rattlers are set to face the 4A Espanola Valley Sundevils. The Rattlers had a rocky start to the season with a 40-7 loss to the 3A St. Michael’s Horseman Saturday. “We made some mistakes against St. Mike’s but we are already working on fixing those mistakes,” [...]