No. 8 Rattlers to face Eunice

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers, seeded eighth in Class 2A, will travel to Eunice Friday to take on the top-seeded Eunice Cardinals. The Rattlers may be upset-minded, but they are trying to treat the 7 p.m. contest like any other game. “We are not going to treat the Cardinals any different,” Tucumcari coach Wayne Ferguson […]

Expansion in the works for college

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By QCS Staff Further development and expansion of existing programs is the focus of Mesalands Community College’s faculty and staff, said president Mildred Lovato. “The colleges, faculty and staff are a cut above the rest,” Lovato said. Lovato said taking over as president of the college has been everything she has expected and more. “My […]

Tucumcari Train Depot dedication included a Union Pacific steam locomotive

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Thomas Garcia As the ribbon was cut Friday, a wail from the whistle of the Union Pacific’s Steam Locomotive 844’s signaled the official dedication of the Tucumcari Train Depot. More than 150 Quay County residents were on hand for the dedication of the depot and to welcome the centennial locomotive. “It feels absolutely fantastic, it […]

Freedom sells TV stations

Mary Ann Milbourn IRVINE, Calif. — Freedom Communications Inc. has agreed to sell its television division to Maryland-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. It’s a $385 million deal that will leave the company and its newspapers free of debt, Freedom announced Wednesday. Freedom newspapers include the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun. The […]

Our page — Nov. 2

Altrusa announces Cash Party winners Altrusa International of Tucumcari hosted their annual Cash Party on Oct. 29 at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Three hundred tickets were sold to the event with the ticket holder of the last number drawn, taking home $15,000, and the runner up taking home $500. Proceeds of the event benefit […]

Everyone should pursue joy in life

I went to San Antonio for work-related business recently. While riding the bus from the airport to my hotel, a soothing baritone voice came across the intercom saying, “Approaching Joy.” The announcement meant that Joy Street was the next cross street, but it recharged the joyful attitude that I generally experience. God wants us to […]

Logan Longhorns traveling to Tatum

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Thomas Garcia One team in Quay County will be playing football this week as the San Jon Coyotes lost Saturday in the first round of the six-man state playoff and the Tucumcari Rattlers await the 2A state seeding. The District 1 8-man champions Logan Longhorns will travel Friday to Tatum for the first round in […]

School menus — Nov. 2

The following are menus for schools in Quay County:

Southern journey sentimental, worth remembering

Most of you are aware that this woman from Ima is a proud Aggie. As such, I decided to attend homecoming at New Mexico State University to celebrate my 56th anniversary of having graduated from the then New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. Yes, I took one more sentimental journey to the southern […]

Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for Nov. 3-9 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.