Glenrio Welcome Center officially opened

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Chelle Delaney Travelers who ventured into the new Glenrio Visitor Center at the Texas state line gave the new facility a thumbs up. While state officials were inside at a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, visitors such as Eric Smith and his family from Kokomo, Ind., were testing out the facility. “It’s a nice facility. […]

Logan Longhorns take two from San Jon

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns came from behind to beat the San Jon Coyotes Thursday night at Logan. “San Jon is a great team,” said Logan coach Billy Burns. “We know if we play them again, it’s going to be another close game. They have a lot of great players like […]

Put all potential soul mates through the wringer

By Ryn Gargulinski While Santa is always merry and bright and would make a good mate since he has 11 months off to do things like fix the sink, he’s also married. Not to fret. As the end of the year offers time to reflect on relationships that didn’t work, it also offers time to […]

All aboard te Rock Island Line

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun “Do yuh hear that whistle down the line? I figure that it’s engine number forty nine, She’s the only one that’ll sound that way. On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe!” That’s a song that won an Oscar, in a 1946 film starring Judy Garland. The movie? “The […]

11-08-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Some people missed something special when you passed up the fantastic five-course Italian meal at the Country Club last Saturday. Tony Morano and his committee members — Peggy Shipley, Rick and Agnes Morano, Lynn Frost, Gary Lee, Ruth Litchfield, and, of course, Momma Morano — made sure there was great treat for […]

Rattlers lose to Bears by a yard

By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers fell short in overtime for their third loss of the season. The Tucumcari Rattlers lost against the Bears Friday night in Estancia in overtime 18-19. Even with over 100 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the game, Brian Lopez wanted one more yard. He was tackled on the one-yard line […]

Cattlemen have no business in cologne

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist Dear J.D., I just got wind of your latest venture into the entrepreneurial world. It’s odd that if I’d heard you’d merged with Tyson Foods or been arrested transporting Amish across the state line, I’d have shaken my head but taken it in stride. As it was, I sat back […]

Rattlers headed for state-title game

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QCS Staff Tucumcari dominated the line of scrimmage on Saturday and the Rattlers are headed for the state-championship football game for the second time in four years. The Rattlers rolled up 330 rushing yards, limited Lordsburg to 29 yards on the ground, and upended the Mavericks, 19-6, on Saturday at Rattler Stadium. Tucumcari will play […]

Air travel is for the birds

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor The pilots in the air show had it easy — they merely strapped on their helmets, buckled the hatch and off they zoomed into the cloudy gray yonder. We folks who have to rely on commercial airlines for our trips to Guatemala or France (two of the more popular […]

CAD has students racing in school

TV Hagenah There was a time when students racing toy cars in the halls of a middle school might be considered something other than educational. But at Tucumcari Middle School they might disagree with the more traditional notion since they instigated their Computer Aided Design program more commonly referred to as CAD. “This (creating and […]