M esalands Community College Dean’s List Fall 2007

Mesalands Community College Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes students for academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at Mesalands, successfully complete 15 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and have no outstanding incomplete grades for the academic […]

Lowell Michael “Mickey” Potter

Services: At 2 p.m. Monday at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. Lowell Michael “Mickey” Potter died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, in Albuquerque. Mr. Potter was born May 5, 1946 in Canyon, Texas. He attended public schools in Tucumcari and graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1964. He was an all-star athlete at Tucumcari […]

Quay County Artisans: Michael Crane

By QCS Staff Since moving to Tucumcari, New Mexico, three years ago, Michael Crane said many people have asked him: “‘Why here?’ as if no one would move to this little corner of the world on purpose.” Well, Crane did move here “on purpose” he said. “I usually refer them to the unique opportunity offered […]

Christopher Stull

Services: Have been held. Christopher Stull, 23, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2007 in Gulfport, Miss. Mr. Stull was born Nov. 5, 1983 in Tucumcari. He and his family moved to Mississippi when he was six months old. He graduated from Harrison Central Highs School in 2002. He was employed by Knesal Engineering in Gulfport. Survivors […]

Rattler wrestling team places in top five

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wresting team had several of their wrestlers place in the top five of their weight class and the team took fourth place overall in points on Friday and Saturday at the Saint Michael’s Al Salazar Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Santa Fe. Rattler Raymond Jimenez was voted […]

Wrestlers warming up for district play

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers wrestled yesterday and are to compete today at Saint Michael’s Al Salazar Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Santa Fe. They have been competing against 24 teams ranging from 3A to 5A schools. This is the Rattlers first competition since the Tascosa invite at Amarillo on Dec. 15 and […]

Beatrice LaVern Wilson

Beatrice LaVern Wilson Services: 2 p.m., Thursday in te Dunn Memorial Chapel. Beatrice LaVern Wilson, 69, died in Amarillo, Texas, at Baptist St. Anthony Hospice on Sunday Dec. 31, 2006. Mrs. Wilson was born May 3, 1937 in Tucumcari. She had been a home maker. Surviving Mrs. Wilson are four daughters: Judy (Joe) Callison of […]

Rattlers wrestlers take No. 8 spot

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team placed eighth overall at the Randall Greater Gold invite at Amarillo. “We are very happy with how we did on our first outing. We wrestled against some tough Texas schools. Randall’s coach was suprised at how well we […]

Larry Stull

Larry D. Stull, 45, of Gulfport, Miss., died Saturday, May 28, 2005. He was born on Sept. 27, 1959, in Tucumcari, to Doug and Carolyn Stull. He attended and graduated from the Tucumcari school system in 1977. He was the computer systems administrator for the Gulfport, Miss. library. He was preceded in death by a […]

Terri Schaivo case and coverage brought out best and worst of us

4/2 Editorial Terri Schiavo’s case was one that received a tremendous amount of judicial and media attention and forced America, and perhaps the world, to ponder life and death and the complexities of relationships. Schiavo died on Thursday morning. Her burial will not end the debates. Some people called it a killing, a murder. Others […]