Altrusa Fiesta Cash Party, birthdays

$15,000 is in your future?… Altrusa of Tucumcari will have its “2007 Fiesta Cash Party” on Oct 20 at the Elk’s Lodge. At 6 p.m. a Mexican dinner will be provided by the Elk’s Lodge. After dinner, at 9 p.m. you can dance to the music of Limited Edition. Tickets are $100. The top prize […]

Much always wants more

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What’s wrong with these people? You know, the people who make headlines because they’ve done something wrong. The problem may be that they’ve done so many things right – and risen to positions of power and authority. So, naturally, we expect a lot of them. But, like the rest […]

She recoils at thought of rattler

By Lynn Moncus Often while trying to think of a subject for this column, I discuss it with friends and hope for many good suggestions. This time, I asked my friend, Jo Priddy, for a little help, but she said she couldn’t think of anything I hadn’t already written about (probably numerous times). She didn’t […]

09-01-07: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901. Monday: 8 a.m. -5p.m., City Offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a depression support group, 1005 S. Monroe St. Call 461-6122. Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics […]

School Menus: Sept. 3-7

House Monday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Hamburgers, tater tots, beans, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Biscuits/jelly, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Cheese pizza, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Turkey/noodles, rolls, mixed vegitables, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. […]

Rattlers compete at invitational track meet

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Rattler runner Lorri Harman competed on Friday at the Clovis Invitational at Ned Houk Park .The Tucumcari girls were ninth out of nine teams and the boys were eighth out of eight teams.

Elm leaf beetle taking bite out area elm trees

By Tom Dominguez In the recent days I have had a flood of calls asking, “Why are the elm trees in Tucumcari all dying out?” Another question overflowing the answering machine is, “What are these little yellow and black beetles in my yard and house?” Well, after much observation, collection, calling and research, I have […]

Lady Rattlers lose to Elida

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Lady Rattlers started their volleyball season with a loss Thursday to the Elida Tigers. The Rattlers lost in three sets to the Tigers, 10-25, 11-25 and 17-25. In the third set the Rattlers began to limit the Tigers ace scoring with returns.. Elida served up a strong game […]

Longhorns put on strong offensive show to win

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns started their season strong with a 44-18 victory against the Springer Red Devils Friday night. The Red Devils were unable to stop the Longhorns’ offensive advances as host Logan took a 24-6 halftime lead. “Our defense could not stop the Longhorns run,” said Red Devils coach […]

Lucretia A. Wells

Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Royal Estates, El Paso, Texas. Lucretia A. Wells, 94, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007. She was a long time El Paso resident after moving here from Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by husbands, Josh Babers and Clyde L. Wells and son Charles T. Babers. She is her survived by […]