07-25-2007: Tuck’s Turf

Hello folks just got back from a trip to Phoenix to see my father and then to Roswell to play in the 17th Sun Classic Charity, where I came in fourth at the tournament. The tournament was sponsored by the Rotary Club and a group of tremendous sponsors. Just like our upcoming 35th Breen Scholarship […]

Highlights of Route 66 fesitval

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Route 66 festivities on Saturday brought out several hundred locals and visitors who participated in the morning parade and enjoyed the day’s activities through the monster truck crush.

Becoming a friend can make improvements at Ute Lake

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Friends of Ute Lake State Park was organized in January of 2007. Its purpose is as a local and private entity to complement, contribute to the Ute Lake State Park. The group was started to assist in the development of the state parks on a local level. By […]

Over-the-hill gang can tell fun tales

Quite often, young people seem to have a hard time believing that any of us in the over-the-hill gang were ever young or ever led very active lives. When questioned, they sometimes admit that their parents don’t talk about their youth and what they did for entertainment, thus leading the youngsters to believe that they […]

Earth Day activities coming up

Earth Day activities plan … School children and the community will have a host of activities to attend on Earth Day, April 26, at the Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom on 11th Street. Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. All are invited to come. A highlight of the day’s events beginning at 8 […]

School’s new drug testing includes more students

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari High School students who engage in school-sponsored extracurricular activities just got a new item on their agenda —random drug testing. The school’s Drug Use in School Activities policy has been updated, revised and presented at a recent school board meeting. In addition to athletes, drug testing will now apply to […]

Elks help Tucumcari Rattlers

William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1172 has donated more than $20,000 in 2004-2005 to various Tucumcari Middle School and Tucumcari High School youth activities. The lodge’s chairman of the board of trustees, Raymond Parker, said helping those in need is what being an “Elk” is all […]

United Way sets plans for numerous activities

TV Hagenah United Way Auction Chairman Amanda Hammer announced recently the annual United Way Auction will be Monday, Nov. 1, at the Well Fargo Bank in Tucumcari from 5:30-9 p.m. According to Hammer, the event will be also be broadcast on KTNM AM/FM radio. Hammer said area merchant’s donations were what made the event possible. Local […]

Rattler reunion rousing success

TV Hagenah An estimated 700 people attended the 2004 edition of Tucumcari’s biggest public event, the Rattler Reunion. “I think it went great,” said co-Rattler Reunion Parade Marshall County Manager Terry Turner. “It’s one of those things that makes Tucumcari very special.” The director of the annual event, Norma Redhage Crellin agreed with Turner as […]

Reading program begins

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Summer Reading program, Readiscover New Mexico, will begin June 21 at Tucumcari Public Library on Second Street, and according to Assistant Librarian Dainetta Kroeker, it promises to be a fun time for the young people taking part in it. “We’re going to have a number of different activities aimed specifically at children,” […]