Rattler track teams win prestige at Dexter

William Thompson:Quay County Sun Boys The Tucumcari High School boys track team won a 17-team track meet Friday at Dexter. They finished with a score of 89.5, 23 points ahead of the next closest team, Capitan. Rattler Nemi Salvador was the high-point individual, scoring 21.5 points Salvador finished first in the triple jump with a […]

Rain hurting cotton in Quay County

TV Hagenah When it comes to cotton this season in Quay County, farmer Herman Lopez put it succintly. “There ain’t any, “ said Lopez, one of the leading cotton producers in Quay County. Lopez said the fact is that the ground is so wet that cotton farmers are unable to get into the fields to […]

Show to display 150 Quilts

TV Hagenah Little more than a generation ago, quilting was just a craft something that a person did to make a bed look a bit better, but it has become more than that and nowhere is that change of what quilting has become more evident than Tucumcari’s 2004 Quay-Z Quilters Quilt Show which will run […]

Agriculture welcomes summer rains

William Thompson The recent steady rainfall in the Tucumcari area which began late Friday evening and lasted until Saturday afternoon, was welcomed by Quay County farmers and ranchers. Although some parts of the county received more rain than others, the rain was steady in and around Tucumcari. Leonard Lariault, an agronomist for the NMSU Agriculture […]

Weather turns moist in February

TV Hagenah According to the Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari which is part of the New Mexico State University System, temperatures were creeping near the normal average level and precipitation is above the normal level. Patricia Cooksey of the Agricultural Science Center said the temperature and precipitation were a welcome change from past years. The […]