Country’s pets in need of representation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The presidential debates are getting so bad that the moderators are being criticized. So what do the candidates do about it? They ask for their children’s help. John Edwards, for example, has been bringing his two kids, Jack, 7, and Emma Claire, 9, on the campaign trail with him. […]

Rattler runners claim second place, earn All District honors

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By QCS Staff For the first tine in 16 years, the Tucumcari High School Girls Cross Country team are District 6-2A Runners up. “It’s really a great achievement. The program was done away for three years, it’s only been back for two. They really worked hard all year long,” said Gary Hittson, coach of the […]

Rattler girls take second place in cross country meet

Special to the QCS The Tucumcari High School Rattler Varsity Cross Country team competed in the District 6-2A Cross Country meet in Santa Rosa Saturday. The Rattler girls team captured second place, six points behind Pecos, and will compete today in Rio Rancho. Freshman Lorri Harman finished in fourth place, senior Kaitlyn Romero in fifth […]

Rattler cross country making gains

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers cross country team will be competing at 9 a.m. today at the Robertson invite at Las Vegas. This is the fourth invite that the Rattlers have competed in. Their last invite was at Pecos on Sept. 22 and the girls placed fifth overall. It their best for […]

Love’s $6 million expansion on Mountain Road opens

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The new $6 million Love’s Country Store opened its doors at 8 a.m. Thursday for business. The expansion doubled its diesel lanes to eight and brought its gasoline lanes up to six. The new Love’s opened as scheduled, said Love’s Country Store Public Relations Director Jenny Love Meyer. “The […]

Schools gear up for sports teams

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers Cross Country team will have a meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Rattler gym. The meeting will be held to discuss the upcoming season and schedule of events. Coach Gary Hittson is inviting all students in the Tucumcari Middle School and High School who are […]

Fans turn out for No. 54

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Several hundred fans came out on Thursday to meet their favorite Chicago Bear, Brian Urlacher, in Tucumcari. They came from neighboring Guadalupe County and east from Amarillo, Texas, for the chance to shake hands, to get an autograph and to have their picture taken with linebacker No. 54. “I […]

Afternoon outing puts her sanke alert

By Lnn Moncus While Aggie and I were taking our walk in the country Sunday, one of us had a major nervous breakdown. Yes, we ran head on into a snake, thus scaring the daylights out of me and making Aggie wonder why her leash had become so short. Fortunately, I saw it before she […]

Thankful for those who served

By Debra Whittington “For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for? And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you […]

04-28-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Does anyone have a crystal ball to let us know what the weather is going to do this year? Is there going to be a golf season or not. Boy, we all do need a golf-fixin’ weather soon. Course condition Please bear with us with the watering situation. Bad weather, high winds […]