03-11-09: Calendar

Today: 5:15 p.m., The Class of 2012 Parent Committee will meet Tucumcari Elementary School (Side door) 1701 South Ninth St. All parents and student are encouraged to attend. Call 403-8536 or 403-8399.Today:

Remembering Tink Nixon of Nara Visa

By Lynn Moncus Last Saturday, several hundred friends and relatives gathered in Nara Visa to honor Tink Ward Nixon who had passed away on Feb. 3.As I looked around the auditorium at all those people, I noted that Tink had helped many of them during such sad times and during all sorts of emergencies. She […]

8-23 Sports Briefs

Mandatory meeting to be held MondayThere will be a mandatory meeting at 7 p.m. Monday for the parents and the athletes wanting to participate in fall sports at the Rattler Gymnasium. Tucumcari Athletic Director Wayne Ferguson will discuss with parents the rules and regulation of the New Mexico Activities Association. Parents will be able to […]

Alyssa’s arrived

Alyssa Zariah Roybal was born Jan. 1, 2008 in Clovis. she weighed 5 lbs, 15 oz. Her parents are Larry Roybal, Jr. and Myraima Baeza of Portales. Her grandparents are Lucinda and Larry Roybal, Sr. and Julia and Juan Hernandez,

Newborn, Birthday, ’08 THS grad recognized

Newly born…Truitt Gene Everett was born April 3, 2008 in Amarillo, Texas. His parents are Carl and Rhonda Everett; and his brother is Julian, 4.His grandparents are Floyd and Nancy Ayler of Tucumcari, and Carlene Everett and his great-grandmother is Janell McCoy of San Jon. First birthday…Avery McKinney of Tucumcari celebrated his first birthday with […]

06-14-08 Around Town

Baby born…Jason and Theresa Lafferty of Tucumcari are the parents of an 8 lb., 3 oz. baby boy who was born on May 5 in Amarillo, Texas, at St. Anthony’s Hospital. Named Logan Jason Wilbur Lafferty, he has one sister, July, who is 19 months old. His grandparents are Ted and Rose Chavez, Ed and […]

Senior Week: Banquet honors athletes, Class of 2008 paints the street

By QCS Staff Rattler athletes on all of the teams were honored Monday night at a banquet sponsored by the Diamondback Booster Club. Parents and family members crowded the Tucumcari Convention Center for the event which recognized coaches and parents as well as athletes.Coach Dub Smith recieved a standing ovation for his contribution over the […]

Over-the-hill gang can tell fun tales

Quite often, young people seem to have a hard time believing that any of us in the over-the-hill gang were ever young or ever led very active lives. When questioned, they sometimes admit that their parents don’t talk about their youth and what they did for entertainment, thus leading the youngsters to believe that they […]

04-07-2007: Around Town

First Easter with family David Anthony Olguin will be celebrating his first Easter with his parents. David was born Dec. 19, 2006 in Clovis. He weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His parents are Tony and Rosalee Olguin of Tucumcari. His grandparents are Bern and Rose Arellano of Tucumcari and […]

Football team honored

BY QCS Staff QCS Staff On Monday, the parents the Tucumcari Middle School Football Team honored them for their 7-0 season at the Tucumcari Elementary School Cafeteria. Master of Ceremony was James McElroy. He welcomed all the players, friends, and family members to the banquet. After the players and managers were introduced they were given […]