Lady Rattlers wins season opener

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Lady Rattlers opened the season with a hit and miss Tuesday night against Floyd’s Lady Broncos. The Varsity team won their season opener, three to one over the Floyd team, while the JV team lost to the Broncos. The Varsity won the first set 25-17. Senior Cori Wilson […]

Spotlight on Rattlers Volleyball Team

A look at the Tucumcari varsity volleyball team: Coach: Kaylene Davis Education: Eastern New Mexico University, 1996 Master’s degree in secondary education and administration. Years Coaching: Seven in junior high school, junior varsity and varsity volleyball. Expectations this season: For each team member to show respect for each other, the team as a whole and […]

Team Liberty plans to join the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Shawn Davis of Tucumcari and eight other horsemen from Quay County are setting their sights on The Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race of September 2007. Entered as Team Liberty, they will be one of the inaugural teams riding in the first race. The 13-day event from Sept. 3 […]

Tuscon residents want mission moved to Cannon

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A group in Tucson, Ariz., is searching for some quiet. And deliverance could be available in the wide, open spaces of eastern New Mexico. Land up for grabs at Cannon Air Force Base is under evaluation by members of the Military Community Compatibility Committee, according to Tahnee Robertson, a contracted […]

March 8, 2006 Obituaries

Joe Elevario Services: Have been held. Joe H. Elevario, 58, died Thursday, March 2, 2006, in Albuquerque. Mr. Elevario was born April 19, 1947, at Newkirk. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. He was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad. Mr. Elevario was preceded in death by a brother, […]

10/5 Just passing through

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Who: Stony Davis — yes, it’s on his ID — and his friend Tyler Smith from Wheatland, Wyo. Where they’re going: Davis said they were trekking to Fort Worth where some relatives of his promised them a job. He also said this was their first lengthy trip in the car they were driving, which had […]

Treasure hunting at garage sales

By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN Tucumcari resident Mary Ann Molinas laughs when she admits it, but, yes, she once bought a bed pan at a garage sale. “It was made out of that blue and white speckled tin like they used in old dishes,” she said of her 50-cent purchase. “I was going to […]

Rattler volleyball team set to start

TV Hagenah It could be a very good year for the Tucumcari High School Volleyball Team. Head volleyball coach Alicia Trujillo said she thinks that the 2004 volleyball season could develop into a strong year for the team she coaches. “We’re still young and we are still rebuilding,” said Trujillo, “but we could surprise some […]

Allen E. Walters, James Davis, Rowena A. Daniels

Rowena A. Daniels Rowena A. Daniels, 49, Satanta, Kan. Died Monday, July 12, 2004 at the Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kan. Rowena Daniels was born April 1, 1955 at Las Vegas, N.M.. She moved to Satanta as a child. She graduated from Satanta High School in 1973 and attended Hutchinson Community College. She was […]

Police: Bad decision cause of Ute Lake drownings

By Angela Peacock Two Portales men who drowned in Ute Lake last August made a “bad decision” to leave their boat and try to swim through unfamiliar waters in the dark, a state police official said Monday. Toxicology reports released Monday show small amounts of alcohol were present in the bodies of both victims, but […]