Horses have deep relationship with owners

One of the most difficult questions every Christmas for Horse Lovers is what to get for that family member that brings you the most joy, is always there when you need him, and understands you better than anyone … No, not your horse clinician, barista or Pilates personal trainer, no. It is Equus domesticus propios, […]

Sen. Udall staff member to meet with citizens

QCSun Staff David Williams, a staff member for U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico, will be available on Sept. 15 at Santa Rosa City Hall at 9 a.m., Fort Sumner City Administration Building at 11:30 a.m., and Portales City Hall at 2:30 p.m. He will be available Sept. 16 at the Clovis City Library […]

Quay County 4-H member wins big at rodeo finals.

In Tribute: Caton last surviving member of 1933 Forrest hoops champs

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Ben Moffett Oran Caton, 93, the last living member of the 1933 state champion Forrest High basketball team, died Friday at his home in Albuquerque. Caton his brother, Pearl, and former Clovis High and University of New Mexico hoops coach Bill Stockton were members of the 1933 team that defeated Raton, 28-13, for the state […]

Our page — May 19

Honors Bridget Breen was inducted into the Chi Omega Sorority at Eastern New Mexico University at Portales. Breen is a freshman at ENMU majoring in Elementary Special Education. She is an active member of the Associated Students Activity Board. Her GPA for her first semester at ENMU was 3.42. She is a 2009 graduate of […]

Rep. Roch to serve on Legislative Education Study Committee

By QCS Staff State Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) said Friday he was appointed as a voting member of the Legislative Education Study Committee, one of several interim legislative committees which meet between legislative sessions. “This committee was my first choice,” Roch said, “and I’m pleased that my colleagues recognized the contributions I can make to […]

School board selects contractor for phase one new THS

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education awarded a $4 million contract for the construction of the first phase of the new Tucumcari High School to Gerald Martin Ltd. of Albuquerque. The contract was awarded at a special meeting on Thursday. Before the vote, school superintendent Aaron McKinney advised the board that Gerald […]

Arch Hurley approves strategic plan

By QCS Staff The Arch Hurley board of directors approved Tuesday a list of long term and short term goals for its strategic plan. One board member, however, did not approve the

School board OKs raise for superintendent

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Editor The six-figure salary of Tucumcari Schools Superintendent Aaron McKinney inched up a little higher Monday night. The majority of Tucumcari School Board members approved a $4,000 increase, raising McKinney’s salary to $104,000 and extending his contract through the 2009-2010 school year. School board members have said in the past […]

Community Notes: Rattler seeking missing 1958 grads

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School class of 1958, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at this year’s Rattler Reunion, is trying to locate and contact missing class members, said Don Newman, a member of the 1958 class who now lives in Georgia. “We are trying to contact every class member that we […]