Chuckwagon cookoff draws crowd to Logan

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Attendance and participation were higher during Logan’s 10th annual Chuckwagon Cookoff despite an earlier start date. “We served 270 meals during the cookoff,” said Sharon Reid, cookoff coordinator. Reid said the cookoff is usually held on the fourth weekend of April. She said this year Easter falls […]

Man charged in Tucumcari killings wanted for two slayings in Ohio

QCSun staff New Mexico State Police said Friday that a man accused of killing two men in a Tucumcari hotel is also a suspect in two Ohio slayings. Muziwokuthula Madonda, 33 of Chicago, is awaiting extradition from Conroe, Texas. He is charged with two open counts of murder and tampering with evidence connected to the […]

Victoria Martinez sends her family to Super Bowl

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Thomas Garcia A wife and mother’s generosity allowed father and son to experience the Super Bowl together. Many fathers and sons enjoy spending time together talking, fishing, hunting and watching or playing sports. However, Esteban Martinez II and his son, Esteban Martinez III, had the opportunity of a lifetime to attend Super Bowl XLV in […]

Rattler wrestlers place high in district

Thomas Garcia B y Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team placed second in the district 2-3A competition Saturday at West Las Vegas. “This will be a district tournament I will remember for a long time to come,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. Augustin Sandoval (152) and Trenton Ward (112) won […]

Rattlers fall short to Portales in Tuesday night action

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers lost a pair to the Portales Rams Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. The (8-6) Rattlers saw action first on Tuesday night as they hosted the (12-5) Rams. Travis Garcia and Jantzen Darnell each hit three pointers in the last minute of the game […]

Officials investigate treatment of dog

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun City officials are investigating an alleged violation of Tucumcari’s animal control policy concerning the euthanizing of a dog. Quay County resident Betty Pettigrew said she contacted Tucumcari Animal Control officer Mike Martinez Nov. 29 with the intention of adopting a dog which she said been placed in […]

Holiday rituals under way

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun There is no reason for concern about the low number of entries in the 21st annual Christmas Light Parade and Christmas lighting contest, said Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce officials. “Each year we see a rush of entries come in on Friday,” said Bob Beaulieu, chamber executive director. […]

THS football players reminisce

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Teams gear up for Friday football contests

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Honor rolls

Tucumcari 4.0 or higher Seniors: Samantha Bauler, Jeffery Bray, Cole Cooper, Christy Kincade, Misty Kincade, Dedra Lopez, Kristen Rich, Casey Romero Juniors:Taylor Atwood,Holly Binkley, Lorri Harman, Katie Lamm, Megan McKinney, Georgia Mitchell, Natalie Nieto,Layla Nugali, Matthew Pacheco, Sagar Parikh, Kenneth Perkins, Sharayah Sisneros, Rebecca Vega, JJ Vigil Sophomores: Sonam Bhakta, Kirsten Dunlap, Himali Patel, Matthew […]