Honor rolls —

San Jon All A’s Seventh Grade Marcelina Acosta Fifth Grade Andrew Erwin Leilani Guiterrez A/B Seniors Jenna Morris Ashlynn Myers Justin Pullen Sophomore Charlotte Young Eighth Grade Rylee Key Kevyn Thompson Seventh Grade Julee Alden Alexis Quintana Sixth Grade Alexxus Gallegos Brevin Stoner Jacob Thurman Fifth Grade Skyler Block Andy Cordova Anthony Lujan Fourth Grade […]

Group donating school supplies

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Thomas Garcia The Ministry of Hope is purchasing school supplies for every Tucumcari Elementary student in Kindergarten through Fifth grade. “This is our way of helping the local families with the cost of returning to school,” said Ministry Director Doyle Fraiser. Fraiser said the idea behind the donation is to have the students focus on […]

State Police search for sixth suspect in homicide

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QCS Staff State police have arrested a fifth suspect and are asking the community for help in locating a sixth suspect in connection with the slaying of 33-year-old Shirley Pacheco, said Sgt. Tim Johnson. Henry Martinez, 19, of Tucumcari, was arrested at his place of employment in Tucumcari on Tuesday. Johnson said Martinez was booked […]

Acts of warfare require approval by Congress

Now in the fifth day of America’s third war, President Barack Obama has failed to offer Congress or the American people a reasonable and thorough justification for operation Odyssey Dawn, or a definition of the mission and success in Libya. He sought support from European nations and the Arab League in concert with the United […]

Elementary students raise cancer awareness

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Kindergarten through fifth grade students at Tucumcari Elementary hold up the posters their class designed as part of cancer awareness. The posters will be displayed at the Relay for Life on June 3 and 4 at Rattlers Stadium. The posters were a part of an outreach program designed to raise cancer awareness to children. —Submitted […]

Rattlers ready to wrestle

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Thomas Garcia After a fifth-place finish in the Capital wrestling tournament in Santa Fe, the Rattlers were hard at it Tuesday preparing for their home tournament Saturday at the Snake Pit. “The guys did great in Capital, but I am pushing, maybe a little to much,” Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias said. Encinias said even […]

Easter tradition continues

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area church will continue an annual tradition Saturday by hiding 12,000 plastic eggs for area youth. The First Assembly of God Church in Tucumcari will hold its fifth annual egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Dunn Park. “The eggs come to us unassembled,” said Gail Owen, volunteer coordinator. […]

Sign up for Girls Junior Softball League set

Recreation center taking registrationsThe Tucumcari Recreation Center is taking registrations for girls Junior League Softball. If you are in first grade through fifth grade, you are eligible.

2007 A/AA track results for Quay high schools

QCS Staff Several Quay County athletes placed first in state competiton. In fact, because of her performance, Sara Lee of House was invited to participate on June 2, in the 32nd annual Great Southwest Track and Field Classic held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Lee placed first in the 300 meter hurdles, […]

Rattlers win by 10-rule

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By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers beat the San Jon Coyotes 14-4 Monday night at Tucumcari. The game ended after the fifth inning as the umpires called the game over with the 10-run rule. “We managed to hit the ball consistently through the line up and played good defense,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We […]