Lions beat Rattlers 42-7

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers lost their regular season finale 42-7 Friday against district rival Santa Rosa. The Lions literally ran away with the game, gaining more than 300 yards of offense and scoring five of their six touchdowns on the ground. Jesus Roybal led the way, with five touchdowns and 245 yards rushing. […]

Bronchos advance

By Eric Butler: QCS Correspondent Logan volleyball coach Heather McGovran didn’t hesitate to use a pair of timeouts early in the second game of a District 4-1A tournament match at Grady on Thursday. Despite a solid start that gave them the first game, the youthful Longhorns began to slip when the host Bronchos raced to […]

Southern states need to supplement federal reservoirs

Freedom New Mexico Did you ever think a time would come when people in this country’s Southeast would be praying for a few more hurricanes? Unfortunately, the normally soggy Southeast is suffering from a very real two-year rainwater drought that could threaten drinking water supplies for metropolitan Atlanta and other cities, and has stirred up […]

Tattoos have mixed, colorful history

By Chelle Delaney The Marine Corps has banned them, particularly “sleeve” tattoos, the “big, garish tattoos” that take up most of an arm. A Marine who gets one risks dishonorable discharge and two years in prison. The other military services also vote against visible tattoos, requiring that they be “small” tattoos. Still, the Army, hungry […]

Pregnant heifer broke dragging records

By Baxter Black Charlie survived and is now a member of that elite group of cowmen who have run the O.B. Chain Marathon. “O.B. chain” for you readers who are poultry producers and might think this refers to manacles worn by Over the Border illegals or a delicate veterinary instrument used to spay heifers by […]

Former student, teacher loved and missed

By Lynn Moncus Although I was not privileged to be a parent, I was most fortunate to be a teacher and to have so many wonderful students through the years. As a teacher, I always drew a magic line between the students and me to let them know that we were student and teacher instead […]

11-3-07 Letter to the editor

Festival committee extends thanks The Six Shooter Siding Festival Committee would like to thank our community for all of its help in producing our recent festival here in Tucumcari. We have had help from businesses, civic organizations, the National Guard, VFW, local clubs, extension, our community college, city of Tucumcari and many individuals. Our goal […]

11-3-07

Today: 8 a.m., Tucumcari Historical Research Institute members field trip to Wind River Ranch, Loma Parda and Fort Union. Meet at the Museum, 416 S. Adams, bring a picnic lunch, cars can make the trip. Call 461-4201. Today: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Christmas C.R.A.F.T. Fair, Quay County Fair Grounds. If you would like a […]

Leland Jay Mecham

Services: At 10 a.m. Nov. 24 there will be a a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari. Leland Jay “Lee” Mecham, 89, of Tucumcari died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007 while on a visit to El Paso,Texas. Mr. Mecham was born Nov. 26, 1917 in Lockerby, Utah, to Leonidas Maroni Mecham and Jesse Bernice […]