Local woman facing forgery charges

Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari Police Department investigation into counterfeit money led to the arrest a local woman, who has been charged with 18 felonies. On Friday, police arrested Shari Evans, 39, of Tucumcari, said Officer Reyes Gonzales. Gonzales said a search warrant was issued for Evans’ residence, where police found several items of interest. “There […]

Local agency to fund counseling services

Thomas Garcia A local agency opted to fund Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health counseling services after legislature cutbacks led to statewide budget cuts.

Teacher uses newspaper as educational tool

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Heather Massey wants her third-grade students to know what’s going on around town. So she uses the Quay County Sun to help teach them. Her efforts have led to her selection as the county’s Newspapers in Education teacher of the year. “The newspapers help the students to stay informed […]

Tucumcari loses to Eunice

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Turnovers doomed Tucumcari in its 48-27 loss against Eunice on Friday night. The visiting Rattlers (4-2) turned the ball over four times, which led to 14 points for the Cardinals. Tucumcari got within eight in the fourth quarter but was never able to get any closer. “That run that […]

Former Trigg leader to take over in Clovis

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A New Mexico hospital administrator with a history of tending to hospitals in need volunteered to lead Plains Regional Medical Center. Officials from the hospital — scrutinized earlier this year by several regulatory agencies and bogged down by board member resignations — announced Hoyt Skabelund landed the position Wednesday, ending […]

Longhorns advance to regional championship

By Eric Butler: QCS Correspondent LOGAN — Sometimes it takes only a minute for a dream of reaching the state tournament to vanish. The Melrose Buffaloes held a lead for most of the first half in a Region A playoff game at Logan on Thursday. But the host Longhorns used a 7-0 spurt at the […]

Rattler bite Demons

By Albert Trujillo On Tuesday the Rattlers made the long trek to Dexter to take on the Demons. Drew White led the Rattlers with 27 points in their 67-54 win over the Demons. Despite the long bus ride, the Rattlers jumped to 20-13 lead at the end of the first period. In the second period […]

Rattlers rake homecoming win against Estancia

The Tucumcari Rattlers culminated their week of basketball with a homecoming win against the Estancia Bears on Friday. Contributing to the final score of 52-41, Nathan McDonald led the Rattlers with 15 points. To kick off the game, the Rattlers started fast scoring 14 unanswered points. Defensively, the Rattlers held the Bears scoreless until 1:53 […]

Lady Rattlers face trio of losses

The Lady Rattlers varsity had a tough week with three losses. They visited Floyd on Jan. 27 to battle in a non-district ball game where the Lady Broncos prevailed with a 51-46 win. Starting out fast, the Lady Rattlers held a 14-2 lead at the end of the first period. In the second period the […]

Rattlers win fifth in a row

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Drew White again leads the Rattlers to their fifth win in a row with 27 points against the Floyd Broncos and final score of 63-56. Starting out slow and down 17-12 at the end of the first quarter. The Rattlers were able cut the Bronco lead to 21-19 at intermission. Second […]