Rattlers to host Timberwolves Thursday

QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia Rattlers Cody Ryen is boxed in by Bears defenders after recovering his own rebound. The (6-4) Tucumcari Rattlers and (3-9) Lady Rattlers will host the (2-9) East Mountain Timberwolves and (5-7) Lady Timberwolves at 6 p.m., Thursday at Rattler Gym. On Thursday they won, 73-51, against the (3-4) Estancia Bears and […]

Rattler wrestler takes first

Tucumcari Rattlers wrestler Dillon Wood was named outstanding wrestler with a first place finish at Saint Michael's tournament. Woods' first place finish was in the 132-pound division a higher weight class than what he normally competes in at 126. "It gave me a chance to compete against some stronger opponents," Woods said. Woods said moving […]

Mobile Vet Center visiting Thursday

The Department of Veterans Affairs-Readjustment Counseling Services, or Mobile Vet Center for short, will be at Mesalands Community College 10 a.m.–3 p.m. on Thursday for veteran outreach. Courtesy photo The Mobile Vet Center offers free counseling to returning veterans and their families in dealing with the effects of war, including post traumatic stress disorder, military […]

Menus – Jan. 16

The following are the menus for schools and seniors in Quay County for Jan. 17-23 Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza Lunch: Cheeseburger, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, French fries, pears, milk Snack: Peanut butter, pretzel sticks Monday Breakfast: Waffles Lunch: Cheese quesadila, refried beans, salsa, fresh cauliflower, apple, milk Snack: Bagel, juice Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza Lunch: […]

Calendar – Jan. 16

Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Cemetery Advisory Board at Noon, City Hall Sunday VFW Ladies Auxillary enchilada dinner starting at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 22 City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall Jan. 24 Housing Authority Board at 5 […]

Column: Communication crucial, even when it’s easy

I don't think I am alone when I say communication is crucial, especially considering how easy communicating should be in these days of technological advancements. There are more people online, Facebooking, Twittering, YouTube-ing and God knows what other social medium. Cell phones have 4G capabilities, which as far as I know allows me to get […]

Comments from the canyons: Pleasant experiences mean more to look forward to

As we have reiterated through the years, living in a rural area is just great. We never know what will happen next, but we can bet we will have a new adventure or two almost every day. Those who have not lived here very long will learn how much fun we can have while just […]

Notes from the church lady: Technology won’t replace face-to-face

"Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together…" Hebrews 10:25 How much has technology advanced? This week there was a post on Facebook that talked about what it would be like if you were talking to someone 40 years ago? What if you told that person you had a device you carried with you that could […]

Police blotter – Jan. 16

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At noon a woman reported fraud at a bank on the 300 block of South First Street. At 1:12 p.m., a woman was arrested for a warrant on the 100 block of […]

Text of Gov. Martinez’ state of the state address

SANTA FE — The following is the prepared text of the State of the State Address delivered by Governor Susana Martinez from the chamber of the New Mexico House of Representatives on January 15, 2013. Lieutenant Governor; Senate President Pro Tem; Mr. Speaker; Democratic and Republican leaders; esteemed members of the New Mexico Legislature, especially […]