Two Rattlers tapped for North vs South football game

By QCS Staff Two Rattler football players have been chosen to play in the 1A/2A 2007 North vs. South Football game. They are seniors Josh Villegas and Drew White. Villegas was selected to play as an offensive tackle and White as a defensive downman. Josh Villegas, a defensive tackle, had 56 tackle assists, 12 tackles, […]

Fabbie Janie Trujillo

Services: A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday at Our Lady of The Holy Rosary in North Hollywood, Calif. A memorial service will be announced for Tucumcari later. Fabbie Janie Trujillo, 62, died at her home in North Hollywood, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2007, after a prolonged illness. She was born Feb. 8, […]

All Stars also means new beginnings

By Thomas Garcia Thursday night’s game in Albuquerque was a chance for some athletes to relive some old rivalries and possibly settle some old scores. But the outcome, some said, was quite different than they expected. It all happened when the North played the South in the high school men’s All Star basket ball game […]

Anaya set for North-South baseball game

QCS Staff Gabriel Anaya isn’t sure if he’s going to be playing baseball in a few months, but it’s certainly a part of his immediate future. Anaya, who graduated from Tucumcari High School earlier this month, was the only senior on the Rattler baseball squad. Likewise, he’s the only representative in this weekend’s North-South All-Star […]

April 29, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra. Clues in the “The Last Supper” reveal Da Vinci’s heretical beliefs. The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult. When his teenage daughter is date-raped, a comic book artist is overwhelmed by rage he thought he had buried […]

All-star football team announced

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) recently selected the All-Star team and six members of the Tucumcari Rattler State Runner-up team. On the offensive side of the ball, Josh Benavidez was chosen at quarterback and Eric Holt at running back. Defensively, Marc Salas will line up as a down man, Nathan […]

City to honor former commissioner

By William Thompson City honors former county commissioner By William Thompson Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission unanimously approved a proposal Thursday to designate North Side Park “in memory of Grace Madrid.” Friends and family members of Madrid, the Quay County commissioner who died May 18, had asked the city to rename the park […]

All-stars named from Logan, San Jon

By William Thompson John Allen Maestas, J.D. Estrada and Wesley James of Logan High School’s football team have been selected to play for the Class A North All-Stars six-man football team. San Jon High School football player Trey Rusk was also named to the team. Logan’s Coach Billy Burns said he has coached the all-star […]

Four Rattlers named all-stars

By William Thompson Four Tucumcari High School football players were recently named to the Class 1A/2A North All-Star Team. The all-star team is open only to graduating seniors. Players were selected by high school coaches. Chris McCasland was selected as a free safety, Justin Garcia as a center, Matt Braziel as a defensive back and […]

Senate race Bob Frost

TV Hagenah Bob Frost 1. What makes the district special to you? 1. District 7 is special to me because it is “home”. That may seem to be too simple of an answer but when I started my family and my business, I chose to locate in Eastern New Mexico. This decision was made because […]