Area basketball capsules

By Chris Schmaedeke and Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun Boys Tucumcari Last season: 7-17 overall Coach: John Span Returning starters: Juniors Jakus Martinez and Dalton Wood; sophomore Travis Garcia Outlook: The Rattlers have a lot of speed but are lacking in size. Tucumcari has the athletes to run opponents up and down the court. Quote: […]

Commission will discuss Taser shooting case

QCS staff Three executive sessions have been scheduled for Thursday’s City Commission meeting at City Hall. One of the sessions pertains to threatened or pending litigation against the city and includes discussion about Kailee Martinez, the Tucumcari teenager shot with a taser by Police Chief Roger Hatcher this summer. The agenda was not clear as […]

Upcoming funerals

TuesdayDan Martinez: 9 a.m., Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas. WednesdayWanda Marie Purcell: 10 a.m., First Assembly of God in Tucumcari.

It’s never easy letting go

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Marvin Reese Jr. is growing up. Maybe a little too fast, according to his mother. Mandi Martinez of Logan said it won’t be easy sending her son to preschool for the first time on Monday. “My biggest fear is him not getting along with the other children,” Martinez said. […]

Tucumcari police chief Tasers 14-year-old

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By Chelle Delaney: QC Sun staff A 14-year-old Tucumcari girl is recovering at an Albuquerque hospital after being shot in the head with a Taser dart by Tucucmari Police Chief Roger Hatcher. Now, her parents say they want the police department to review its policies for using the Taser. The girl was hit in the […]

Kids wind up Softball League season

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The Tucumcari Softball League tournament marked the end of the kids league on June 6. Placing first were the Diamond Divas coached by Shawn Martinez. The

THS class of 1969 searching for classmates

Special to the QCS Members of the class of 1969 are preparing for their 40-year reunion and are seeking addresses and/or phone numbers of class members. If anyone has information as to how to contact the following individuals, please call Jeannette Maddaford at (575) 461-1913 or email newzelander@rocketmail.com Here are the missing classmates from our […]

Tucumcari man charged with murder

QCSUN Staff A Tucumcari man has been charged with an open count of murder in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy, a spokesman for the State Police said. Marcos Martinez, 22, is charged in connection with child’s death on Sept. 19, said State Police spokesman Lt. Eric Garcia. He is being held without […]

THS Honor Roll: Fourth nine weeks for 2007-2008 school year

Tucumcari High School recently announced the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks forthe 2007-2008 school year. To be listed onthe honor roll, a student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4 point scale. The following students made all As for the fourth quarter: SeniorsAnchondo, JesusMcKinney, MistyRomero, Caitlyn JuniorsPatel, Roshan […]

04-09-2008: Wedding, birtday and sisters are top piano players

Wedding vows exchangedLewis and Vivian Martinez of Tucumcari announce the marriage of their son, Lewis Jr., to Jacqueline Wong today in Long Beach, Calif. Jacqueline is the daughter of Daniel and Maria Wong of Long Beach. Lewis Martinez Jr. is a 2001 graduate of Tucumcari High School. The newlyweds are both serving in the U.S. […]