Spellers get set for bee

By Mickey Winfield Letters and syllables will be flying across the Clovis Community College stage Saturday morning in the 2007 Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico Regional Spelling Bee. Three dozen participants representing schools in Roosevelt, Quay and Curry counties ranging in age from 8 to 14, will compete for a trip to the National Spelling […]

Friday’s 4-H Horse Show Results

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Undaunted by Thursday night’s threat of rain, 4-H riders from across the state arrived at dawn on Friday at the Quay County Fairgrounds. They were there early to get ready and to compete in the State 4-H Horse Show and 4-H Quay County Rodeo, hosted by the Quay County 4-Hers. At each of the trailers, […]

12/7 Calendar

Today — Advent lunch is at Immanuel Baptist Church from l1:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. with donations going to Ministry of Hope. Today — Altrusa will have its Christmas Party by the Courtesy Committee and announce “Retired Woman of the Year” at La Cita at noon. Call Glenda Reid at 461-2244. Wednesdays ongoing — Story […]

12/3 Calendar

Today — Tucumcari Public Library will host the final day of its Scholastic Book Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents, children, teachers and community are invited to explore books and learning products or to shop for Christmas. Call 461-0295 for more information. Today — Girl Scouts are having a paper drive — no […]

11/26 Calendar

Monday — Tucumcari Recreation Board will meet at the Recreation Center at 6 p.m. Monday-Dec. 3 — Tucumcari Public Library will host its Scholastic Book Fair during library hours from Monday through Saturday beginning Nov. 28. Parents, children, teachers and community are invited to explore books and learning products or to shop for Christmas. Call […]

11/23 Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing — Story Time for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 continues at the Tucumcari Public Library, with registration ongoing. Three sessions will be held on Wednesdays through Dec. 14. Story Time will begin again Jan. 18 and continue through April 5. Call 461-0295 for more information. Wednesdays and Fridays ongoing — “La Voz” […]

Rattlers lose two at Santa Rosa Invite

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari vs. Estancia The Rattlers baseball team lost 8-1 Thursday morning to the Estancia Bears at Santa Rosa field. Rattler Coach Anthony Alarcon said Tucumcari was in good shape until the fifth inning. “It was snowing when we started playing. It was a pitcher’s duel until the fifth inning,” […]

Regional spelling bee on Saturday

By Leslie Radford: Freedom Newspapers  Carol Nash has been participating in spelling bees for nearly 50 years. She won the Quay County spelling bee as a San Jon student in 1957. Then when she became a first-grade teacher at now-defunct Eugene Fields School in Clovis, her principal asked her to help out by pronouncing words […]

Wrestlers take fifth

QCS staff The Tucumcari High School wrestling team recently finished fifth at a tournament in Albuquerque. Several Tucumcari wrestlers placed well against competition from big schools that included Albuquerque High School, Bernalillo High School and Highland High School. Coach Eddie Encinias said Brian Lopez is undefeated this season and heavyweight Justin Garcia pinned three opponents […]

TES names top students

Tucumcari Elementary School released their honor roll for the first nine weeks recently for the third through fifth grades and 84 students appeared on the list. All “A” honor roll Third grade Phillip Alden, Ashley Apodaca, Amy Baxter, Eliano Chavarria, A.J. Chavez, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Garp, Carlos Marquez, Kambri Martinez, Cody Massey, Brianna Molinas, Destanie […]