Our page — Dec. 22

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The Logan Jr. High basketball girls and boys teams won their home tournament the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Our page — Nov. 24

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Kristen Rich, a 2010 graduate of Tucumcari High School, was sworn into the U.S. Navy on Nov. 2. She departed the same day for her training in Great Lakes, Ill. She is the daughter of T.J. and Kim Rich. Her grandparents are Jimmy and Jane Fields and Don and Sharon Rich. — Submitted by Kim […]

House FFA Junior High Creed results

Blake Moon On Oct. 25, House Junior High, after plenty of practice, competed against itself at the House Chapter Creed Contest. After this local competition, the group had the chance to go to Portales on Nov. 1 and compete in the District Creed Contest. The following students competed and placed in the Junior High Creed […]

Mesalands rodeos with high school, college athletes

Kimberly Hanna The Mesalands Community College rodeo team recently claimed the team championship title at the New Mexico High School/College Challenge in Lovington. The Mesalands team ended New Mexico State University’s five-year winning streak by earning 872 points as a team and seized the men’s all-around event championship title. The Mesalands team gave a strong […]

Clerk: Voter turnout high

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QCSun Staff More than 53 percent of Quay County residents turned out at the polls for the 2010 midterm election, according to Quay County Clerk Ellen White. “These numbers are very high for a midterm election,” White said. Of the 5,700 voters, 3,044 casted their ballot for Tuesday’s election. “Overall, I think that New Mexico […]

Work continues at high school

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Thomas Garcia As construction continues at Tucumcari High School, seniors are reminded of their first days at Tucumcari public schools. “We were the first class to start kindergarten at the new elementary on Eleventh Street,” said Chris Arias, THS senior. Arias said it seemed a little fitting he and his classmates would start and end […]

Non-sedentary lifestyle elusive

Russell Anglin As the 2010 Tucumcari Rattlers football, volleyball and cross country seasons loom ever closer, and my colleagues at work and neighbors at home increasingly discuss and debate the finer points of prospective state champions and Super Bowl contenders, I find myself reminiscing more than usual about the days of my youth when I […]

Crews completing work on Tucumcari High School

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Gerald Martin and Pacheco Construction crews were preparing the high school for the start of the 2010-2011 school year on Monday. Tuesday afternoon crews were busy completing construction on the parking lot at Tucumcari High School. “We will be open on Monday,” said Superintendent Aaron McKinney. McKinney said he […]

Teacher remembered for helping with prank

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Thomas Garcia Memories of years past were shared between Rattler alumni but it was the high jinx of the class of 1980 that stole the show. Over 450 Rattler alumni gathered at the Tucumcari Convention Center for the closing banquet of the Rattler Reunion. “I was very pleased with the turnout this year,” said Pam […]

In Tribute: Caton last surviving member of 1933 Forrest hoops champs

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Ben Moffett Oran Caton, 93, the last living member of the 1933 state champion Forrest High basketball team, died Friday at his home in Albuquerque. Caton his brother, Pearl, and former Clovis High and University of New Mexico hoops coach Bill Stockton were members of the 1933 team that defeated Raton, 28-13, for the state […]