Increasing taxes won’t stabilize U.S. economy

Freedom New Mexico That queasy feeling Americans had in September 2008 when the bottom fell out of the financial markets has returned. Is the American economy slipping back into recession? Last week, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 699 points, or 5.75 percent. After the stock market closed Friday, Standard & Poor’s, one of the […]

Comments from the Canyons: State rivalry contests bring back memories

Lynn Moncus A number of us in this area are either Lobo or Aggie fans and have enjoyed the competition through the years. We certainly had to have our senses of humor intact last week when the football game was advertised nationally as a “pillow fight.” Several of us enjoyed some laughter as we talked […]

THS wins first game vs. Texico

By QCS Staff The Rattlers won the first game of the varsity double header 10-5 against Texico on Monday. The second game, with the Rattlers on top, 4-2, was called because of lightning. It will resume at 5 p.m. today at the bottom of the second inning. “Our defense improved greatly, along with key hits,” […]

Rattlers lose squeaker to Lordsburg

William Thompson The Lordsburg Mavericks defeated the Tucumcari Rattlers 15-14 in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday to end Tucumcari’s hopes of a state baseball championship in Albuquerque. The Rattler hitters displayed a knack for big hits at the right moments, but the solid hitting was not enough to make up for several crucial […]

Baseball team headed to Albuquerque

William Thompson Nearly 100 Rattler supporters turned out to see the Tucumcari High School baseball team defeat the Mora Rangers 6-5 to advance to the state tournament in Albuquerque next week. Joseph Hurley hit the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the seventh inning. Hurley had been in a hitter’s slump in recent games, but […]