Anaya set for North-South baseball game

QCS Staff Gabriel Anaya isn’t sure if he’s going to be playing baseball in a few months, but it’s certainly a part of his immediate future. Anaya, who graduated from Tucumcari High School earlier this month, was the only senior on the Rattler baseball squad. Likewise, he’s the only representative in this weekend’s North-South All-Star […]

Rolling Thunder arrives tonight

QCS Staff Tucumcari is set to hear Rolling Thunder tonight, with a 7 p.m. performance set for the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. The group is on the way to Washington, D.C., with the aim of highlighting the plights of prisoners of war (POWs) and those missing in action from current and previous military services. “Our […]

Mesalands says “Way to go,” to graduates

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun A college graduate can look ahead to the opportunities they’ve just created for themselves. That same graduate can also look back at the sacrifices made to earn that diploma. Still, others choose to just live in the moment. That was one of many pieces of advice doled out Friday […]

Aggie speaks again

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist I, Aggie, have locked all the doors so the slave won’t know I am writing and hope she doesn’t find the keys until we have finished our visit. She has been more selfish than ever by refusing to let me sit at the computer, but she has mentioned that a […]

Rattlers will need depth at state meet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Depth is never a bad thing for a track team. It just might be a necessity for the Tucumcari High boys. Going into the state track and field championships, the 2005 Class 2A runner-up has 16 members competing in 16 different events. The girls’ squad, meanwhile, has 12 girls […]

Always be thankful for a big brother

By Lyn Moncus: QCS Columnist Those of us who had an older brother were very fortunate, even though they might not have agreed because they have fairly constant shadows during our early years. Clough, my brother, was eight years older than I, but he was the only one who knew the difference when we lived […]

District 4 candidates have different ideas for improving city

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun All three candidates for the Tucumcari District 4 City Council seat have been in the city long enough to experience what they’d call good times and bad times. With that in mind, all three think Tucumcari can do better in the next four years. “I believe we have some […]

Quay County resolutions match most popular ever

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Jim Davis said he’s not going to make a New Year’s resolution. “I don’t have to,” he laughed, “I don’t have any bad habits.” Although he quickly added he may need to change his answer to “quit lying,” he’s among the dozens of Quay County denizens who said they shalt […]

Fire fighters deployed to hurricane territory

By Ryn Garguilnski Logan’s Rex Stall and Brenda Rivale are going on a business trip. Instead of a briefcase and palm pilot, however, they’re packing sleeping bags and flashlights. The firefighters are being deployed to an unknown location ravaged by Hurricane Katrina after answering a call from the Federal Emergency Management Association on the Internet. […]

City gets new police chief

By William Thompson Tucumcari has a new police chief. Lawrence Ham, a 13-year veteran of the Silver City Police Department, was hired Tuesday. He last worked as lieutenant and operations commander for Silver City police. Ham, who said he wants people in the community to call him “Larry,” said he is tough on crime and […]