Tucumcari police officer resigns

QCS STAFF A Tucumcari police officer has resigned amidst a criminal investigation by New Mexico State Police. Tucumcari Police Chief Jason Braziel said the unnamed officer resigned this morning. State Police Public Information Officer Lt. Tim Q. Johnson confirmed the officer was the subject of an investigation, but said “the identity of the officer and […]

Our page — Aug. 4

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[image #1 align=right, size=medium] Donna Isaacs and Leonard Lauriault are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Ivy Corinne Lauriault, to Joshua Adam Braziel, son of Holly Braziel and grandson of Russell and Linda Braziel, all of Tucumcari. The wedding took place on July 24, 2010, at the Logan church of Christ with the […]

Tucumcari Gardsmen return to Tucumcari

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney Quay County Sun There will be much to be thankful for in two Tucumcari households on Thursday. National Guardsmen Sgt. Anthony Lujan and S.Sgt. Jayson Braziel – the first two guardsmen from the Tucumcari-based unit to serve in Iraq – returned home safe and sound Nov. […]

Pass the decorations and the salt, please

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The Nottingham Fair is in town – along with a cast of Disney characters, angels and teddy bears all donned in holiday fare. There’s even indoor ice skating. Of course, it only works if one is about one inch tall, as the ice rink and carnival are among the dozens of […]

Rattlers lose to Wildcats

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers lost 12-2 to the Tularosa Wildcats on Monday in the first round of the Class 2A state baseball tournament at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque. The loss ended the Rattlers’ season at 13-8. Tularosa’s Nash Kowatch hit a three-run homer in the third inning that […]

Clayton blanks Rattlers in District 3 final: Rattlers still have a shot at state tournament

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari High School baseball team had only one hit against the Clayton Yellow Jackets Wednesday as Clayton won the District Three final at Rattler Field, 1-0. The Rattlers will play at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rattler Field against the winner of the Pecos – Navajo Prep game. Pecos […]

Rattler hoopsters named all-district

William Thompson:Quay County Sun Four Rattler players were chosen by coaches from other district teams for honors related to the Class AA District 6 All-District Team. Tucumcari High School basketball players Matt Braziel and Nemi Salvador were recently named to the Class AA District 6 All-District team. Robert Munoz and Nathan McDonald were given honorable-mention […]

Clayton clips Rattlers, 63-52

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers held slim leads at times during the second quarter, but Clayton surged ahead in the third quarter Friday at Rattler Gym to beat Tucumcari for the second time this season. The Yellow Jackets went up by as much as 15 points in the fourth quarter, but […]

Rattlers fall to Springer

By William Thompson Three-point shots gave the Tucumcari Rattlers a slim fourth-quarter lead over the Springer Red Devils on Saturday, but the Red Devils surged ahead to win 66-59. Rattler Matt Braziel, who scored 21 points and hit some three-pointers along the way, shrugged off his three-point shooting. “I’ll remember this loss more than I’ll […]

Rattlers win homecoming

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers gave Coach John Span a birthday present Friday evening— a 62-40 homecoming victory over the Floyd Broncos. Hanging onto a slim lead in the second quarter, the Rattlers began to pull away. The second half turned out to be a cake walk for Tucumcari as they […]