Local doctor helps in Afghanistan

William Thompson Dr. James Saltz, a long-time Tucumcari physician, has helped set up schools and medical clinics in Afghanistan, and is planning to return to Afghanistan this July to offer more assistance during a month-long stay. Saltz said he and his wife got involved with a Filipino humanitarian group that oversees programs designed to curb […]

District 4 1-A All-District Released

TV Hagenah Nineteen Quay County basketball players were named to the all-district lists for 2003-04. House had three girls; senior Hailey Lee, junior Lindsey Lee and senior Krista O’Steen and two boys; junior Nathan Foust and senior Jorden Jennings, named to the team with one boy, senior Seth Webb named on the honorable mention lists. […]

Two San Jon girls win sportsman’s award

TV Hagenah Two San Jon High School senior girls, April Pullen and Shasta Slutz have been named the New Mexico Athletics Association Class A Sportsmen of the Year. The two were acknowledged as the Sportsmen of the Year in a special ceremony held at the halftime of the District Girls’ Championship basketball game held in […]

Girl Scouts hold tea

Girl Scout Neighborhood 55 took part in a “Tasting Tea” which was held Saturday, Feb. 21. According to Neighbood Chair Donna Lauriault, a Tasting Tea is an annual event where the girls of the Girl Scouts learn about different countries or areas of the world. Lauriault said this year the girls and leaders had a […]

House girls take Logan

HOUSE – As good as the Logan girls were behind Nicole Rogers, they simply were not good enough to take out the House Lady Cowboys on Thursday night as they lost 59-38. Simply put the House girls were dominating in their command of the court and their fierce shooting from inside. Most spectacular for the […]

Girls fall to Texico

William Thompson The Tucumcari girls’ varsity played Texico a little closer this time around but couldn’t overcome Texico’s three-point shooting as the Lady Wolverines went home with a 59-32 victory on Senior Night. Lady Rattler coach Alicia Trujillo was pleased with Tucumcari’s first quarter performance. “We played a great first quarter,” she said. “That shows […]

San Jon girls win

TV Hagenah SAN JON – On Saturday evening the San Jon girls won their second district game of the season as they overcame the Lady Pirates of Mosquero 55-43. According to San Jon head girls coach Clare Rocker the win was a welcome one that all of his girls were happy to see. “Well, we […]

Logan girls outlast Lady Pirates

TV Hagenah LOGAN – Logan’s girl’s basketball team beat their Mosquero counterparts Thursday evening 29-26, but it was not an easy win for the Longhorn girls as the game came down to the final seconds of play, before the outcome was decided. It should be granted that at no time in the entire game did […]

Rattler teams gear up for February

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School varsity boys and girls basketball teams, and the school’s wresting team are all heading into a serious month with district tournaments looming on the horizon. Boys The Tucumcari Boys Basketball Team, with an 11-4 record, still controls its own destiny. Coach John Span said although in the tournament every […]

Listing of events

• Jan 27 – The USDA will be distributing commodities to qualified recipients in Tucumcari at: Wautonomah Hall (behind Circle K), Mountain View apartments, Quay Apartments, and the Quay County Fairgrounds (north entrance). Distribution begins at 9 a.m. • Jan. 27 – Quay County Tourism Council will meet at 11:45 at the Quay County Extension […]