Ralph Clifton Richardson

Services: At 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 3 a memorial service will be held at the Center Street Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Ralph Clifton Richardson, 73, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007. Mr. Richardson was born Oct. 6, 1923 to Ralph E. and Vivo Richardson. He attended school in Montoya and then attended school in Tucumcari, where […]

10-24-2007: 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 slow-to-fair using tubes, worms, grubs, crank baits and spinner baits for largemouth and smallmouth bass. A […]

10-24-2007: Tuck’s Turf

Just a few important things coming up in the near future. Thanksgiving Turkey Scramble Nov. 18 12:30 p.m. shotgun entry fee $20 per player, 4-Person Scramble. Teams will be selected by a blind draw by the committee. Deadline to sign up is noon Nov. 17. Sign up today for a lot of great turkeys certificates […]

Rattlers seek victory over Texico

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The 5-3 Tucumcari Rattlers are anticipating a hard-fought victory for their first district game with the 4-2 Texico Wolverines. “Texico is much better than they played against Santa Rosa,” said Rattlers coach Dub Smith. “They turned the ball over four to five times against Santa Rosa.” In a match […]

Watch out, things change faster than you think

I recently remembered an occasion on which I was paddled at school. I’m sure this happened many times; but, frankly, I remember only this one occasion (my parents’ spankings were much more memorable). As best as I can recall, I was just sitting at my desk, minding my own business when my sixth grade teacher […]

10-24-2007: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Today: 6 p.m., Cow Patty Bingo sponsored by Class of 2008. Tickets are $10 for a chance to win $500. Mesalands Rodeo Grounds. Contact Kim Enriquez, 403-6713; Yvette Fazekas, 403-8536; or Jennifer Debord, 403-7865. Thursday: 11 a.m. – […]

Yard & Garden: Fall’s great time to plant shrubs, trees

By Tom Dominguez There’s no better time to plant hardy woody plants than fall. Weather and soil conditions are perfect for root growth and establishment. Trees usually get the attention, but shrubs shouldn’t be overlooked. Here are a few to consider: Glossy abelia An underused, old fashioned, but good shrub is glossy abelia, It is […]

Community Notes: Pasghetti dinner, legal workshop for seniors

Pasghetti, anyone? St. Anne’s annual “Pasghetti” dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Hammond Hall, 5th and Hancock Pasghetti with meat or vegetarian sauce, salad, bread sticks, iced tea or coffee, and sherbet with pizzelles. Adults: $6.50; children ten years and under: $2.50. For carry-outs call 461-3155. Legal workshop for […]

10-24-2007: 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: Friday l At 10:35 a.m., an officer served a warrant at the Magistrate Court on South Third Street. One male subject was arrested and taken […]

Students send off drug-free messages in balloons

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Tucumcari’s elementary students released more than 800 with a “Drug-free” message into the sky from the school on Tuesday. The playground activity was all part of Red Ribbon Week: Oct 23 – 31. Activities are planned for all of Tucumcari’s schools throughout the week. They include everything from the balloon release to a door decorating […]