The highway has come a long way

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Those of us who grew up along Highway 66 during its heyday had no idea that it would become Historic Route 66. Nor did we realize when we were swimming at Metropolitan Park, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, that it would fall into such disrepair. We even thought Main [...]

Rattlers will need depth at state meet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Depth is never a bad thing for a track team. It just might be a necessity for the Tucumcari High boys. Going into the state track and field championships, the 2005 Class 2A runner-up has 16 members competing in 16 different events. The girls’ squad, meanwhile, has 12 girls [...]

Weather puts halt to golf, baseball

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Winter hasn’t been a normal visitor to Tucumcari this year, with just a few light snowfalls at the beginning of 2006. But snow and high winds visited long enough to affect a few sporting events for the Rattlers on Monday. Inclement weather cleared up by Monday afternoon, but the [...]

March 15, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker High School results The following are the scores for Monday’s golf meet at Hobbs: Boys: Justin Alvarez 93, Stephen Smith 94, Anas Badshah 96, Qasim Badshah 96, Drew Hale 109, team score (top four scores) 379. Girls: Oliva Mitchell 105. The team resumes play next Monday for its home meet, starting at [...]

1/7 Calendar

CALENDAR Calendar Today: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a cake walk from 2 to 4 p.m. at the VFW Post 2528 at 105 E. Main St. Call Kathy Lopez at 461-7825. Saturdays ongoing: N.A. meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. at [...]

11/12 Calendar

Today — A Christmas Bazzar will be held at the Clayton Civic Center, corner of Broadway and Front streets, downtown in Clayton, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (MST). At 1:30 p.m. a free military program and display will be at the Herzstein Memorial Museum, at the corner of South Second and Walnut streets. Monday [...]

8/13 Calendar

Monday — Tucumcari Middle School football practice begins at 4 p.m. Prospective players must have had physical. Monday — Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. in the administrative office conference room. Tuesday — The Quay County Republican Party will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. at Dean’s restaurant. Dutch [...]

7/27 Calendar

Today — Commodities will be distributed to qualified recipients at 9 a.m. at the Old National Guard Armory, 900 E. Laughlin. Today — New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission (ISC), Ute Reservoir Committee, and the Ute Lake Ranch (ULR) development are hosting a public meeting at 10 a.m. at the Logan Civic Center, 101 2nd St., [...]

7/23 Calendar

Wednesday through July 31 — Montosa Camp meeting begins Wednesday at 6 :30 p.m. at the campsite 3 miles east of Datil, N.M. The event will include family camping, church services, and activities for children and youth. For more informaation, call 535-2409 or 866-1217. Today — Bluegrass Music Program, Quay County Exhibit Hall, 7 p.m., [...]

7/20 Calendar

Wednesday — M.E.O. Ranger Ronald Carter will show the fundamentals of boating from 9 to 10 a.m. at Conchas Lake State Park. Wednesday — Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority will meet at Melrose High School at 10 a.m. Monday — Quay County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners Chambers located in [...]