Rattlers Rout Yellowjackets 49-7

QCS Staff The visting Tucumcari Rattlers scorched Clayton for 587 yards of offense Friday night and beat Yellowjackets 49-7 in the district opener for both teams. The Rattlers finished with 481 yards rushing and 106 yards passing. Zach Hurd led the Rattlers with 13 carries for 208 yards and three touchdowns. George Montano added 125 […]

Passing through — Dec. 22

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Name: Jim and Cheryl Keys Where we found them: La Cita restaurant on Saturday night Where were they going? Near Lincoln, Neb. where their daughter lives Where did they come from? Corona, Calif.

Passing through —

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Name: Barbara Sewell Where we found her: Tucumcari Historical Museum Where was she going? Back to her home in Tullahoma, Tenn., from her son-in-law’s college graduation in Albuquerque.

Passing through

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Name: Larry and Judie Dibbern Where we found them: Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum. “We wanted to stop along the way and see the site,” Judie said. “We were very surprised and pleased with all the museum had to offer.” Where were they going? They were traveling from Hillsboro, Texas, to California to take their […]

Sometimes, cowboys don’t smile back

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One fall my husband decided to buy extra alfalfa, the idea being we could sell it during the winter and make some extra money. He stacked it behind the house so it would be easy to back trailers down the lane when people bought only a few bales. It worked. By January, people passing by […]

Politics in the classroom get a low grade

By Lnn Moncus Some of us have been following the grade-changing incident in the large city in our state and have hoped that many people will be made aware of what can happen when politics get in the way of education. Having endured a similar experience while teaching down south, I have been particularly interested […]