Officials brace for fire season

Firefighters and emergency management teams across eastern New Mexico are preparing for a disaster many believe is just one careless mistake away. All ingredients are in place in eastern and northern New Mexico for an active and potentially dangerous wildfire season, fire officials said. “You just have to drive down the road and you can […]

Everyone’ s anticipating the Rattler reunion

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun columnist With the publication of “The Rattler” each year, excitement begins to build for the coming reunion scheduled for August 3,4, and 5. Such an outstanding newspaper revives our Rattler pride while letting us review last year’s reunion as we look at the 56 pages of pictures and articles. […]

May 13, 2006 Library Books

The following materials are available for checkout at Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith. The seventh novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, featuring Mma Ramotswe and her assistant, Grace Makutsi Shiver by Lisa Jackson. A New Orleans detective tracks a serial killer. Tomb of the Golden […]

Aggie reunion brings back 50 years

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist For a few weeks, we have been visiting about the past in order to lead into just one more special event in the aging process — that of becoming a Golden Aggie from New Mexico State University. Being inducted into that society takes nothing more than longevity, but to many […]

Military man flew aircrafts, wife rescued wounded

By Ryan Lengerich Walking his golden retriever outside Denny’s restaurant and waiting for his wife to pick up the food, George LaFrance was stopping in Tucumcari on his way to Arizona. All he did before arriving here is serve more than 30 years in the military, fly major military aircrafts, survive one term in Korea […]