Logan teams post sweep against Hartley

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Thomas Garcia The Longhorns and Lady Longhorns eached earned their first wins of the season against the Tigers of Hartley, Texas. The Longhorns made 9-of-11 free throws to extend their lead back to double digits in the final two minutes of Monday’s 75-61 win over the Tigers, while the girls rode an aggressive offense for […]

Press release: Person of interest sought in double homicide

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Tucumcari – Through the course of the investigation, New Mexico State Police have identified Muziwokuthula (Muzie) Madonda as a person of interest. Madonda was last seen in a 1996 Chevrolet Astro Van with Illinois license plate H188855. If you have any information as to the whereabouts of Mr. Madonda or the vehicle in question, you […]

Police: Shooting suspect arrested in Texas

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Thomas Garcia A man accused of killing two Tucumcari men was captured after U.S Marshals and Texas Rangers got a tip and set up surveillance at a Conroe, Texas, Denny’s restaurant. Deputy U.S. Marshal Cameron Welch said Muziwokuthula “Muzie” Madonda was arrested without incident Monday. “Madonda surrendered quietly,” Welch said. Welch said Texas Rangers had […]

Here’s to living life in the dental fast lane

I lost a tooth the other day. It was the molar on the northwest side next to my only wisdom tooth that ever came in. Which explains why sometimes I go over the edge of common sense. I mean, how many wise men would pass a policeman on a double yellow line, pass up an […]

Being aware of sin doesn’t mean we won’t get caught in the fray

By Debra Whittingon Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. James 4:7-8

Aim for selecting leaders after His own heart

By Leonard Lauriault It’s a Presidential election year; our senior U.S. Senator is retiring, as is our State Legislator, and several are vying for local offices. We’re likely, therefore, to hear much double talk from those campaigning as well as the news/entertainment media about what America needs. Many promises won’t be kept, sometimes because they […]

Drive to help others motivates blood donors

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Veterans and novices lined up to give blood on Tuesday morning. �I�ve been donating since I was 18,� said Toni Blea, 77. �That�s almost 60 years,� she said. Phlebotomist Tech 1, Samuel Stauffer figured that was at least 10 gallons of blood donated to help others. Blea laughed, adding, […]

Quay 13- and 14-year-olds lose championship to Clovis

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Cameron Mantaro (#9) of Quay County steals second base in the 1st inning of Tuesday evening’s 13- and 14-year-old championship game at Bell Park. Quay County won the first game of the double-elimination final 9-5, but lost the second championship game 31-16.

Rattlers split double header, district 1-1

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers started their district run, 1-1, with a tie for first after a double header with the Texico Wolverines. At Wednesday night’s game, the Wolverines hit a three-run home run in the top of the sixth which gave them the lead after the Rattlers tied it in […]

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,” […]