City striving to meet deadline for new state animal law

Chelle Delaney With a June 19 deadline looming for all animal shelters to use lethal injections to put down animals, Tucumcari is striving to find ways to meet that state requirement. The city of Tucumcari currently uses a carbon monoxide gas chamber to put down dogs and cats in its pound. By Friday that process […]

Board of NMAA to revisit state competitions schedule today

By QCS Staff The board of the New Mexico Activities Association was to meet this early morning to discuss the lifting of the suspension of the state athletic competitions. Sports events were postponed Sunday because of the cases of H1N1, or swine flu, in New Mexico. However, the NMAA Board of Directors were to meet […]

11-12-2008: Community Notes

Rattler Reunion sets planning meetThe class of 1979 Rattler Reunion planning meeting will be at 1 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Elks Club.St. Anne’s to dish out “Pasghetti” dinner SaturdaySt. Anne’s annual “Pasghetti” dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hammond Hall on the corner of Fifth Street and Hancock […]

Community Notes: Reunion planning, Commodities distribution, Bookmobile schedule

Reunion planners meet SundayThe Tucumcari Rattlers class of 1978 will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Convention Center to plan for the 2008 reunion.“Come out if you can,” said an organizer, “Your ideas and assistance are needed.” Commodities distribution set for May 28Commodities will be distributed to qualified recipients from 9 a.m. to […]

05-03-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m., the Great American Cleanup. Meet at Kvols Park.Today: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free Dumping at the city landfill for the Great Ameican Cleanup No batteries or hazardous waste can be taken.

Rattlers compete at invitational track meet

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Rattler runner Lorri Harman competed on Friday at the Clovis Invitational at Ned Houk Park .The Tucumcari girls were ninth out of nine teams and the boys were eighth out of eight teams.

Weather cancellations

This weekend’s weather has caused cancellations. • The “Tucumcari’s Got Talent” show, to be presented by the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium scheduled for 7 p.m. today has been canceled. • The Tucumcari High School wresting team’s meet this weekend at the Sierra Blanca Invite at Ruidoso also […]

Rattler reunion planning to begin

Rattler Class of 1997: Time to plan Rattler Reunion The class of 1997 will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Pow Wow Restaurant & Lizard Lounge. The meeting is to plan events for the Rattler Reunion. For more information, call Heather Ferguson at 815-9276.

Church celebrates first Christmas

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Members of The Divine Connection church community celebrated their first Christmas in their new home on Monday. “God has blessed us with a place to meet,” said Fidelia Severance, a member of the community. “We’re in transition. We’re getting the building up and running.” “I just have to pinch […]

Rattlers play final rounds of Route 66 Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers are playing the final rounds of their Route 66 Classic basketball tournament with games begining at 11:30 a.m., today at Tucumcari. The Rattlers next game is 4 p.m., Dec. 29 against the Raton Tigers at Tucumcari. Rattler Wrestling Ten Tucumcari Rattler wrestlers placed in the top […]