Fazekas, Apodaca play in All Stars Game, MCC Rodeo Team members at CNFR

By QCS Staff Fazekas, Apodaca play in All-Star gameRecent Rattler graduates, Michael Fazekas and

Apodaca elected city’s new mayor

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Antonio Apodaca was elected mayor at Thursday night�s City Commission meeting. Apodaca, who served as mayor pro-tem, was elected unanimously by the city�s other commissioners, Jim Lafferty, Robert Lumpkin, Christopher Maestas and Jim Witcher. Lumpkin, who was sworn moments before as a new city commissioner, cast his first vote […]

St. Mike’s dominates Rattlers

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By QCS Staff SANTA FE – St. Michael’s scored early in Saturday’s match against the Tucumcari Rattlers. And the Horsemen kept up the pace. The Rattlers lost 40-7. “Our kids fought back,” said Rattler coach Dub Smith. The Rattlers, who were hoping to avenge last’s year 41-14 defeat, made some mistakes, said Smith. There were […]

Alfonso “Al” Lopez

Services: 7 p.m. Sunday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Tucumcari. A mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Monday at St. Anne’s. Alfonso “Al” Lopez, 86, died in Albuquerque on Wednesday, June 13, 2007, following an extended illness. Mr. Lopez was born Jan. 31, 1921 at […]

It’s promenade time

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By QCS Staff Tis the season of proms and one of the rites of passage for high school seniors. Tucumcari Highs School celebrated Friday night and tonight San Jon will have its prom. In Tucumcari, they dined out, arrived in stretched Hummers or dad’s pickup. At the Tucumcari gym, parents, relatives and friends filled one […]

Fabbie Janie Trujillo

Services: A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday at Our Lady of The Holy Rosary in North Hollywood, Calif. A memorial service will be announced for Tucumcari later. Fabbie Janie Trujillo, 62, died at her home in North Hollywood, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2007, after a prolonged illness. She was born Feb. 8, […]

2007 Basketball homecoming queen to be selected Thursday

The student body of Tucumcari High School will vote for the 2007 Basketball Homecoming Queen on Thursday. The Quay County Clerk, Ellen White, will conduct the election with the help of her office staff. The students will use real ballots for this election. Homecoming queen candidates are Janna Kirksey and Cydnie Rich. • Janna Kirksey […]

Park dedicated to Madrid

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The city of Tucumcari and residents near Northside Park took time Saturday morning to honor former Quay County Commissioner Grace Madrid, dedicating Northside Park in her name. A group of about 30 gathered in the southeast corner of the park, about 100 yards from where Madrid grew up. The […]

Rattlers return to state

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun SANTA ROSA — The question was nearly enough to make Andrez Apodaca spit out his post-game fruit drink. How did Apodaca feel knowing the last time a Tucumcari boys team reached the state basketball tournament in March of 1990, he was still four months away from being born? The […]

Local VFW raises money for Quay County vets memorial

Quay County Sun Staff Quay County veterans are one step closer to being memorialized in granite. VFW Post 2528 members Tony Apodaca and Lydia Fazekas on Friday presented a check to Diane Morton, the local office manager for Glaze Monument Company. The $5,625 check will cover the cost for a veterans monument at Veterans Park […]