Tucumcari seniors greet future

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Thomas Garcia Prepared to take their first steps in the next chapter of their lives, 73 Tucumcari High School graduates were reminded that they are the future. As the music played, the graduates began to file one by one into the Snake Pit Friday night. Senior Dalton Wood was once again at the end of […]

Tucumari, Logan stay alive in playoffs

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Thomas Garcia After more than a decade, the Lady Rattlers advanced past the first round of the District 4-2A playoffs by beating their rival Santa Rosa Lady Lions 40-30 Monday night at the Snake Pit. “I am so proud of these girls,” Lady Rattlers head coach Gary Hittson said. “It has been a long time […]

Rattlers hold down hardwood at Snake Pit

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Thomas Garcia The Rattlers came away with a pair of big wins against East Mountain Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. It was an offensive showcase for the Rattlers as their perimeter shooters lit up the scoreboard with nine 3-pointers in their 70-44 win over the Timberwolves. “We needed this win,” said Rattlers head coach […]

State Tournament Update

Go to varsitynow.com for game stories and photos BoysCLASS 5AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsThursdayLa Cueva 70, Eldorado 63Highland 63, Las Cruces 56ChampionshipSaturdayLa Cueva vs. Highland, 8:30 p.m. CLASS 4AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsThursdayArtesia 58, Espnola Valley 56, 3 OTRoswell 69, Deming 64ChampionshipSaturdayArtesia vs. Roswell, 4:30 p.m. CLASS 3AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsFridayHope Christian 64, Sandia Prep 60St. Michael’s […]

09-27-08: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 8:50 a.m., a male reported that someone had broken into his truck and removed his GPS after he moved his truck from a fuel island on […]

Logan Rebuilding

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Combined with the hard work of the community and federal programs, life in Logan for many tornado victims is returning to normal, said a Village of Logan official. Many of the damaged residences and buildings have been repaired and many of those that were lost in the March 23 […]

Animal Control officer shoots pit bull

QUAY COUNTY SUN A pit bull was shot on Saturday morning by a Tucumcari animal control officer after the dog tried to attack him, Police Chief Larry Ham said. Animal Control Officer Mike Martinez came into contact with the dog when he responded to a call about a dog growling and barking at a woman […]

KFC manna from heaven — for goats

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Just as the food of the gods is billed as ambrosia — whatever that is — I recently discovered the food of the goats. Contrary to the months of sweet grain, hand-fed and carefully sliced carrots side-dished with fresh corn tortillas, this breakfast had them licking their chops from […]

Fire stations recruiting volunteers

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Area fire departments have their sirens blaring for some basic necessities, according to Quay County Fire Marshal Donald Adams at Monday’s Quay County Board of Commissioners meeting. The biggest alert goes out for volunteers, Adams said. While the county has about 250 volunteers, “they’re not always there when you […]