Enjoy, then anticipate next Rattler Reunion

By Lynn Moncus Although many of us attend homecomings at universities, none of those can come close to our Rattler Reunion right here in our own home town. Those homecomings are just fine because we get to see a few of the people with whom we attended college and usually know only those who were […]

08-02-08: Police Blotter

Shooting victim out of intensive care

By QCS Staff Nikko Nathan, 19, is out of intensive care at the Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, said his uncle George Aragon on Friday.Nathan was shot Monday night and transported to Amarillo. The gunshot wound entered his left buttocks and ricocheted into his colon, his uncle said.“He’s been up on a walker,” Aragon said. […]

Dunn one of Tucumcari’s oldest continually operating businesses

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari celebrates the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation this year. Dunn Funeral Home has an anniversary of its own. At 90, it’s one of the oldest continually operated businesses in the city. Charles Dunn said his family came to Tucumcari in 1903 when Charles’ grandfather, Elton Dunn, moved from Vernon, Texas, […]

Vows exchange, birtdays and Lone Star Linemen

Vows exchanged…Rochelle Elizabeth Hodge

Schools fail to hit AYP marks

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For the first time, Tucumcari High School and Tucumcari Elementary School failed to meet their Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) goals set by the state’s Public Education Department. The state released AYP results Friday for schools that were tested this spring. THS

Her quick action saves co-worker’s life

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Chelle Delaney Quick thinking by a

Rattler Reunion warming up to old friends

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By QCS Staff This appears to be the largest ever Rattler Reunion with about 560 people attending Saturday’s dinner. A highlight of the evening was the crowning of Norma Jean Crellin as Rattler Queen with a standing ovation and cheer. “I think this is the biggest one ever,” said Crellin who is the