Rattlers edge Lions

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By Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A last-second turnover by the Santa Rosa Lions clinched a 45-42 win for the Tucumcari Rattlers Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. With less than 10 seconds left in the District 4-2A tournament boys game, Lions forward Jason Sanchez saw Robert Zamora alone at the 3-point line. Zamora had […]

Better to look forward to future

Thomas Garcia “Another day older and deeper in debt, Saint Peter don’t call me cause I can’t go I owe my soul to the company store.” OK, so maybe it isn’t that bad that I turned 31 years old on Monday. It has long been the truth and still is that I’m the youngest amongst […]

Press Release: Tres Amigas plan moving forward

SANTA FE, N.M. – March 19, 2010 – Tres Amigas, LLC today announced that it received responses at a hearing on March 18, 2010 on the regulatory filings it submitted with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the Tres Amigas SuperStation. FERC’s orders were as follows:

Nominations sought for cowboy gathering’s heritage award

S The annual Cowboy Gathering is looking forward to

City clerk says she’s looking forward to family time

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Thomas Garcia After two decades of working for the city of Tucumcari and Quay County, Jeannette Maddaford will retire today. Maddaford, who was interviewed earlier this week, is looking forward to starting the new year by catching up with family, friends, and postponed plans and hobbies. Maddaford is married to Rex Maddaford who is part […]

Rattlers are looking forward to all-class reunion

By Lynn Moncus

Rattler wrestlers finishin top five

by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team finished the season with three members in the top five at the state tournament. Rattler seniors Raymond Jimenez and Michael Fazekas each placed third place in their weight class and Wesley Martinez placed fourth on Saturday at the state tournament in Rio Rancho. On […]

Mesalands continues steps toward wind center

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An interconnection application between Xcel Energy and Mesalands Community College for its wind center was reviewed at the Mesalands board of trustees meeting Tuesday night. “This application is another step forward in the development of the North American Wind Research & Training Center here at Mesalands,” said Mesalands president […]

Rattlers get set for new season

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In high heat the Tucumcari Rattlers began their preparation for the upcoming football season. In the heat of the day the Rattlers started out their second session of two-a-day practice in the weight room. The Rattlers partnered up and moved from station to station during their circuit weight training […]

Youth already fair veteran

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers Ten-year-old Kevyn Thompson, of Tucumcari continues a tradition of fair participation in the 100 anniversary of the Quay County Fair. Kevyn has been showing sheep in the Quay County fair since she was 3 years old. She looks forward not only to the competition and awards but the practice and […]