03-17-2007: Community Notes

City commission to attend groundbreaking Tucumcari’s City Commission will be attending a groundbreaking ceremony at the Glen Rio Visitors Center at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, followed by Department of Transportation (DOT) reception at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pow Wow Restaruant and a state Transportation Commission meeting meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

All aboard te Rock Island Line

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun “Do yuh hear that whistle down the line? I figure that it’s engine number forty nine, She’s the only one that’ll sound that way. On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe!” That’s a song that won an Oscar, in a 1946 film starring Judy Garland. The movie? “The […]

San Jon starts season with mixed results

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Receipts requested Tucumcari Middle School requests residents save cash register receipts from Lowe’s food store. Each receipt collected between Sept. 1 and March 31, 2007 is eligible to help the school earn free educational equipment. Stored receipts might able to give the school an extra boost. Bring Lowe’s receipts, […]

Two coyote packs meet : Girls and Boy’s Basketball

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun SAN JON – Friday night was the battle of the packs. The San Jon Coyotes played the Dora Coyotes in the first boys and girls basketball games in 2A action. The San Jon Lady Coyotes started the season 1-0 with a win over the Dora Coyotes. “It took us […]

Two Rattlers running in state competition

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Two Tucumcari students who placed in the top 10 at the district cross country meet last week will be competing in the 3.1-mile state cross country championships on Saturday at Rio Rancho, said Coach Gary Hittson. Overall, the boys team finished fourth, and the girls team finished fourth in district […]

Rattlers cross country girls take third

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team’s girls placed third overall and the boys placed eighth overall at last Saturday’s East Mountain invite. Their victories were unexpected and a boost to the fledgling team. Rattlers Coach Gary Hittson said, “When we got to the East Mountain invite Rio Rancho was […]

May 6, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark. A small girl communicates telepathically with her kidnapped twin. Oakdale Confidential by Anonymous. When a wealthy hospital donor is found dead on arrival at a gala in his honor, three women suspect murder; […]

March 15, 2006 Notable Notes

Girls softball registrations coming The Tucumcari Recreation Center is taking registrations for girls softball. Girls age 7 to 16 are eligible to play. Signups are through March 24 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Tucumcari Recreation Center, 900 E. Laughlin. For information, call 461-1647. NAYS holding hoops tournament North American Youth Sports announced […]

Logan in Grady for the win

By Eric Butler: Freedom correspondent GRADY — Confidence boosters can come in varying ways. The Logan basketball teams may have gotten just such an injection from both winning and losing Thursday night in Grady. The Longhorns boys basketball team stayed undefeated in District 4-1A and tripped up the only team capable of catching them by […]