12/31 Calendar

Today: Everyone’s Federal Credit Union will be closed today and Monday, Jan. 2, with regular hours resuming on Tuesday. Call 461-0433. Saturdays ongoing: N.A. meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Call 449-7409 for more info. Monday: The Quay County Courthouse will be closed […]

12/31 Game time

Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers basketball Jan. 5-7 TBD, Santa Rosa invitational tournament, VB, Santa Rosa Jan. 5-7 TBD, Sandia Prep invitational tournament, VG, Albuquerque Jan. 10, 3 p.m. — Raton, JV, V, B & G, away Jan. 13, 4 p.m. — *Santa Rosa, JV, V, B & G, home Jan. 14, 4 p.m. […]

12/28 Calendar

Wednesdays upcoming: Story Time for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 will soon begin again at the Tucumcari Public Library, with registration ongoing. Three sessions will be held on Wednesdays beginning on Jan. 18 and continuing through April 5. Call 461-0295 for more information. Wednesdays and Fridays ongoing: “La Voz” Hispanic music radio program airs […]

The January that was


By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. To begin at the beginning, it’s time to tromp through January 2005. Jan. 1: Police said the previous evening’s activities didn’t even raise an eyebrow. “There were hardly any cars out […]

Willie Ennis

Willie Clinton Ennis, 77, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, in Cheyenne, Wyo. He was born on Jan. 17, 1928, in Coalgate, Okla., to Arson and Evelyn Ennis. He married Roxie Williams Townsend on Jan. 24, 1945, in Ada, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; […]

Stabbing victim found, testifies

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man police say disappeared after he was stabbed Jan. 9 has been located and has given taped testimony against his attackers, officials said. Dustin Raines left an Amarillo hospital sometime in mid-January without notifying the Quay County District Attorney’s office and could not be found until Feb. […]

2004-2005 Tucumcari Rattlers scores

William Thompson 2004-2005 Tucumcari Rattlers Dec. 7 Tucumcari 47 Fort Sumner 62 Dec. 10 Tucumcari 80 San Jon 64 Dec. 11 Tucumcari 55 Logan 73 Dec. 16 Tucumcari 79 Elida 46 Dec. 17 Tucumcari 63 Lake Arthur 20 Dec. 18 Tucumcari 71 Mountain View 29 Dec. 18 Tucumcari 72 Fort Sumner 67 O/T Jan. 6 […]

calendar for Jan. 29, 2005

• Jan. 29 – Center Street United Methodist Church will host a healing seminar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 461-2661 to register. • Jan. 29 – American Legion Post 19, fund-raising dinner for Sara Miller, 6 p.m. • Jan. 31- Last day for businesses in Quay County outside Tucumcari, San Jon, Logan and […]

David C. Smith obit

David C. Smith David C. Smith, 81, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Smith was born March 26, 1923 in Hornesville, Mo. He lived in Tucumcari for the past 37 years. He was a retired school bus mechanic for the Tucumcari Public School System. Smith also served in […]

Raymond M. Mares obit

Raymond M. Mares, 44, of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005 at his residence. Mares was born on April 27, 1959 in Tucumcari to Dorothy Mares-Vigil and Jimmy Chavez. He graduated from Tucumcari High School and entered the U.S. Air Force. For the past few years, Mares had worked in Albuquerque in the healthcare field. […]