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Engagements Cady-Hale [image #5, align=left, size=medium] Mr. and Mrs. David Hale announce the engagement of their son, Drew, to Katherine Cady, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cady of Jackson, Wyo. The couple is planning a summer wedding. The groom-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tucumcari High School and a 2010 graduate of New Mexico […]

“Rawhide” drew stars to Tucumcari

By David Stevens: FNM editor From the snowstorm that trapped Jimmy Stewart for a couple of days in 1940 to the reminiscent tour of Old Route 66 that brought Paul McCartney to town two summers ago, Tucumcari has long been a magnet for traveling celebrities. Brenda Lee, Morgan Freeman and Willie Nelson are among the […]

Baseball: Rattlers are regional champs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers are the Region A/AA Champions and are state bound. Friday the Rattlers defeated Mesa Vista and Pecos at Pecos to take the regional title. “This is a sweet victory for the team,” said coach Tony Alarcon. “We had to overcome a lot this season with injuries […]

Drew White to join NMMI football

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Rattler senior Drew White signed his letter-of-intent for New Mexico Military Institute at Roswell Wednesday night. Surrounded by his friends and family, at a dinner celebration at the Pow-Wow, White’s father Ben White gave a short speech about Drew’s hard work and determination to come back from surgery and […]

02-07-2007: Notable Notes

White NMMI-bound, letter-of-intent coming Tucumcari High School senior Drew White will sign a letter-of-intent tonight with the New Mexico Military Institute at Roswell. White played on the varsity football team and is currently playing on the varsity basketball team. He is the son of Ben and Ellen White of Tucumcari. Drew White will be accepting […]

09-02-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker If you missed the results of the 34th Breen Scholarship Tournament played in late July, here they are for the record: First team: Dale English and Gary Lee Second team: Richard Primrose and Sam Marshno Third team: Ray Nunn and Bob White Foruth team: Fred Barnett and Larry Barnett Fifth team: Vicki […]

Turn of card decides election

TV Hagenah “When I saw that I turned over a nine I thought that I had lost,” said Christopher Maestas who was drawing cards against incumbent Jimmy Sandoval to see who would become Tucumcari’s newest city commissioner. “Then I saw that he had turned over a two.” The entire experience of choosing a city commissioner […]

Rattlers falter in second half

William Thompson The Tucumcari varsity squad was in reach heading into the second half, but the Clayton big men overpowered the Rattlers as they did in the previous outing against Tucumcari, leading their team to a 77-50 victory Friday night. Clayton’s 6’7” center, Russell Gallagher, scored 16 of Clayton’s 18 first quarter points. The Tucumcari […]