Rattlers, Coyotes host games

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers and San Jon Coyotes look forward to home field advantage as the Logan Longhorns travel across the state to Reserve. The 4-2 Rattlers are happy to be back in front of a hometown crowd after three games on the road, said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. The Rattlers will play […]

Governor recounts lessons learned to Clovis crowd

Kevin Wilson District Attorney Matt Chandler surveyed the audience of about 350 at the Clovis Civic Center Tuesday morning. “This is our biggest crowd,” Chandler said of the seventh annual area breakfast to mark National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, “and I’m glad everybody came to hear me speak.”Chandler and the audience laughed, knowing full well […]

Iron pour brings diverse crowd to Mesalands

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Thomas Garcia Students and guests of Mesalands Community Colleges’ fine arts program prepared for the college’s annual iron pour Tuesday. The event marks a stimulation of creative freedom, a collaboration of expression, all in the wake of pouring molten iron into unique pieces of art. The different styles of artwork, which will take form on […]

History: July 1968

Carol Jean Rowse was crowned Miss Tucumcari. She was honored before a crowd of 350 people and went on to represent Tucumcari in the Miss New Mexico Pageant at Hobbs. Runners-up were Donna Briscoe and Linda Purcell. … Quay County Butane & Tire Co. Held its grand opening. … Grady Huffman resigned as an employee […]

Rattlers win homecoming 39-0 against Loving

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers clipped the Loving Falcons wings for their homecoming celebration. The Rattlers shut out the visiting Falcons 39-0 on Friday night in Tucumcari for the first win of the season. Coach Dub Smith said, “ It was a good game. We stepped it up and dominated the […]

Pep rally revs up Rattler spirit

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Students and athletes rallied under the Rattler banner on Thursday afternoon in anticipation of kicking off the 2006 sports season on Friday night. The Rattler teams were introduced and welcomed by other students and faculty at the high school auditorium to rev up the fans. Each team and player […]

Easter changes as you grow

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Notes from the Church Lady By Debra Whittington “And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. […]

March 25, 2006 Letter to the Editor

First of all, I would like to say how proud I am of the Logan Longhorns. The seniors on our team have been entertaining us for 10 years, and what a great job they have done. To them I say thank you. As fans we are supposed to support our teams, and I guess we […]

Mariachi in Tucumcari

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What: The annual Christmas Mariachi concert, headlining Reynaldo Maestas with special guest Romano Enrique, a professional mariachi from Spain who is Reynaldo’s cousin, along with Mariachi Tenampa, New Mexico’s premiere mariachi group, and the Baila, Baila Dancers. The show was sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, Mesalands Community College and the Elks’ Lodge. […]

New view of first Thanksgiving

TV Hagenah This weekend following Thanksgiving I thought it would be a good time to release a document that was recently discovered by archeologists from the Acme School of Home Archeology near Plymouth, Massachusetts. According to the experts involved with the discovery, this could be one of the most important documents to come out of […]