Commission approves grants

QCS staff Tucumcari City Commission approved the submission of two Tucumcari Community Development grant applications for 2011. The commission approved the grant submission to the New Mexico Energy and Natural Resources Department and the New Mexico Forest Re-Leaf Program for $6,000. The money will be used to plant 60 trees at the city softball fields, […]

Who am I

I was born and raised in Quay County. …. I enjoy a good game of golf. … I have no indoor pets but some outdoor animals. … My favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate. Send your guesses to thomas_garcia@link.freedom.com or call him at 461-1952. Last week’s answer: Yvette Fazekas was born in Tucumcari, the second […]

Fazekas, Apodaca play in All Stars Game, MCC Rodeo Team members at CNFR

By QCS Staff Fazekas, Apodaca play in All-Star gameRecent Rattler graduates, Michael Fazekas and

Recycling: Grant helping city to launch green pla

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $10,000 grant for office recycling containers will put the city of Tucumcari in green mode. The grant to Tucumcari was one of 10 grants, totaling $260,000, awarded by the New Mexico Environment Department to communities and pueblos. The money is to be used for recycling and illegal dumping […]

Science club takes recycling lead

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The science club at Tucumcari High School hopes to turn its school green. It’s not a chemistry experiment, but a recycling project. “Right now, we’ve started as a high school. We want students to get concerned, then they can tell their parents and friends that the high school is […]

The Tucumcari Rattlers lose to the undefeated Dexter Demons 32-14

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Dexter Demons stayed undefeated, handing Tucumcari a 32-14 loss Friday night. The Demons jumped out to a 25-6 lead at the half and won handily despite 18 penalties for 185 yards. “Dexter is a good ball club and our team did not play well in the first half,” […]

St. Mike’s dominates Rattlers

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By QCS Staff SANTA FE – St. Michael’s scored early in Saturday’s match against the Tucumcari Rattlers. And the Horsemen kept up the pace. The Rattlers lost 40-7. “Our kids fought back,” said Rattler coach Dub Smith. The Rattlers, who were hoping to avenge last’s year 41-14 defeat, made some mistakes, said Smith. There were […]

04-28-2007: Letters to Editor

Support appreciated As we – players on the seventh and eighth-grade girls basketball traveling team – return from the 17th annual spring basketball tournament in Albuquerque, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the following: The Elks Lodge, Frank Gillard, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, (Lydia Fazekas, Donna Madrid, Rita Pacheco and Mary Marquez), Jerry […]

7-8th graders take 4th at NAYS event

By QCS Staff The seventh and eighth grade girls from Tucumcari placed fourth Saturday in the eighth grade division of the annual North American Youth Sports basketball tournament held in Albuquerque. The first game was lost against the Raptors, the second game was won against the Lady Eagles and the third game was lost against […]

Park improvements planned for funds

By Quay County Sun Staff This summer, a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) grant will make improvements possible at Jennings Park and provide funds to hire six youths. The $25,561 YCC grant will be used at the softball complex to pave walkways and create a platform next to the bleachers, said Yvette Fazekas, project coordinat Construction […]