Sen. Harden announces plans to retire

Kevin Wilson State Senator Clint Harden, R-Clovis, has announced he will not seek a fourth term and plans to retire following 10 years in the state Legislature. “It’s something I’ve been thinking about during the interim, basically since last session,” said Harden, who was appointed to the position in 2002 by then-Gov. Gary Johnson. His […]

Fourth annual Pecan Treasures Food Show results

The fourth annual Pecan Treasures Food Show was held Friday with 15 delicious entries.

American citizenship precious to all

Baxter Black What a country! July Fourth, Indepen-dence Day 2010 — as dissent and malaise fill the headlines, and bitter diatribe and blame mongering flood the airwaves, the question we should each ask each ourselves is, “Where would we rather be?” Would I have a happier life if I took my family and moved to […]

History of Fourth of July important

Thomas Garcia Recently I was buying fireworks for the upcoming celebration of the Fourth of July, our nation’s independence/birthday day. While I was looking over the selection of the artillery cannons I overheard a group of teens who were talking about their plans for the holiday. I turned to them and asked if they would […]

Tucumcari Elementary School honor roll

Tucumcari Elementary Fourth Nine Weeks Third Grade All A’s • Jaxon Arguello • Dwight Brown • Mauryn Bruce • Alexandra Chavarria • Joshua Chavez • Andy Cordova • Rod Dunlap • Kaylee Epperson • Nicholas Garcia • Kirsten Gonzales • Ashley Hall • Kaleb Hayes • Hayleigh Holweg • Nadia-Ranae Lujan • Isaac Marquez • […]

Tucumcari Elementary School Honor Roll

Fourth Nine Weeks Third Grade All A’s Jaxon Arguello Dwight Brown Mauryn Bruce Alexandra Chavarria Joshua Chavez Andy Cordova Rod Dunlap Kaylee Epperson Nicholas Garcia Kirsten Gonzales Ashley Hall Kaleb Hayes Hayleigh Holweg Nadia-Ranae Lujan Isaac Marquez Michaela Martinez Amaya Munoz Amberlee Nunez Mark Padilla Jenae Portillo Magdalena Rodriguez Abigail Smith Landon Stewart Skyler Wallace […]

Rattler cheerleaders take fourth

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The fourth place Tucumcari Rattlers Cheerleaders were 1.5 points behind third place Texico in the 2A State Spirit Competition in Rio Rancho. “We did not realize we were so close to beating Texico,” said Rattlers Cheerleader coach Christine Montano. Montano and the seven member Lady Rattlers fell short of […]

Mesalands teams finish fourth

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Strong performances from the men’s and women’s rodeo teams at Mesalands Community College earned them a fourth-place finish at the Second Annual Mesalands Intercollegiate Rodeo last weekend. “We could have done better as a team,” said C.J. Aragon, Mesaland’s rodeo coach. “We had some good individual performances.” Aragon said […]

Tucumari mayor charged with animal cruelty

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca, accused of dragging a dog alongside his car, has been charged with one count of cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor charge, according to court records. Apodaca’s attorney, Donald Schutte, said the mayor is innocent of the charges. “There is a rational explanation to what occurred […]

Tucumcari Elementary School honors

The following students made the fourth 9-weeks Honor Roll