Cross country starts Friday

QCS Staff Report The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team will begin its third season Friday at the Clovis Invite. There are 29 Rattlers in cross country this year and 16 of them are newcomers to the program, according to Rattlers coach Garry Hittson.

8-23 Sports Briefs

Mandatory meeting to be held MondayThere will be a mandatory meeting at 7 p.m. Monday for the parents and the athletes wanting to participate in fall sports at the Rattler Gymnasium. Tucumcari Athletic Director Wayne Ferguson will discuss with parents the rules and regulation of the New Mexico Activities Association. Parents will be able to […]

Tucumcari racetrack studies

Freedom New Mexico staff The following reports were purchased by and prepared for Coronado Partners LLC, which hopes to bring a racetrack and casino to Tucumcari. The New Mexico Racing Commission is scheduled to make a decision on Monday. It has received proposals from Tucumcari, Raton and Santa Fe. Draft report Tucumcari Arrowhead Report Tucumcari […]

Replica bell comes through city


By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico The Traveling Liberty Bell was escorted through Tucumcari Wednesday by the American Legion. The bell, cast in 1976, is a replica of the original Liberty Bell, said Belladeer David Hall. It is moved across the country in order for soldiers, veterans and their families to hear the sound of […]

Couple brings cross to town


By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A Clovis couple stopped in Tucumcari as they travel across New Mexico on a mission to share a gift of faith. Gene and Inez Lovato visited the residence of Jimmy and Gloria Rivera with some precious cargo. In the back of a enclosed travel trailer laid a six-foot crucifix […]

Udall hears Hull overpass concerns


By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico U.S. Rep Tom Udall, D-N.M. said Tuesday it was ironic the U.S. government spent money to build bridges in Iraq while the country’s infrastructure, such as the Hull Street overpass, was deteriorating. Udall was responding Tuesday to a statement from Clovis resident Angelina Baca who said, coupled with high […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Fair Results

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Aug. 20, 2008 Fishing Report

Conchas LakeFishing was fair using jerk baits, top water lures, tubes, baby brush hogs and chigger craws for small-mouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using crank baits, grubs, spinners and top water lures for white bass. Fishing was good using liver, shrimp, hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. Fishing for bluegill was […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Briefs

City football comingThe Quay County Junior League Football is accepting registrations for the upcoming season. Registration for grades 4-6 will be held weeknights from 4-9 p.m. at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. The cost to participate is $30 and registration is open until Aug. 29. For information call 461-1647 or Scott at 403-8491.Volleyball signup setThe Tucumcari […]

Aug. 20, 2008 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. Friday • At 12:40 p.m., an anonymous caller on E. Aber Street reported a female subject attempting to run over a male subject with her vehicle. • At […]