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 […]

Dance camp starts Aug. 28

Dance camp coming to city next week There will be an All Star Dance Camp Extreme from Monday through Thursday in Tucumcari. Boys and girls are welcome from age 4 through the 5th grader. Program includes a T-shirt, an extreme dance routine, instruction and a parent performance. Proceeds will benefit local UCA All Star Cheerleaders […]

Country rocks plant world

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari High School senior Nikki Harman found southwestern folks aren’t the only ones who thrive on country music. Plants like it, too, she said, as her award-winning science experiment found bushy bean plants subjected to the twangy tunes grew better than those that listened to other types of music. Harman’s other […]

Local groups offer assistance to tsunami victims

William Thompson Americans are contributing in a big way to disaster relief in Asia in the wake of massive tsunamis. Tucumcari’s St. Anne’s Catholic Church collected more than $1500 in donations from churchgoers last weekend, and a group of youths in conjunction with Center Street United Methodist Church, have been assembling health and hygiene kits […]

Science fair commences

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Municipal School’s annual Science Fair has convened at the Tucumcari Convention Center and budding scientists from fourth through 12th grades are displaying their scientific knowledge ranging from growing plants to making thermometers, to discussing magnetic fields. This year’s fair even has active volcanoes and baking soda in bottles blowing up balloons. According […]

Local youth excels in science know-how

TV Hagenah Nikki Harman,a freshman at Tucumcari High School, competed in the Southeastern New Mexico Regional Science and Engineering Fair in Portales, March 6. As she has done before, for that matter as most of her family has done before, she did well. The 15 year old received second place in her division of Environmental […]