Rattler cheerleaders take fourth

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The fourth place Tucumcari Rattlers Cheerleaders were 1.5 points behind third place Texico in the 2A State Spirit Competition in Rio Rancho. “We did not realize we were so close to beating Texico,” said Rattlers Cheerleader coach Christine Montano. Montano and the seven member Lady Rattlers fell short of […]

Press release: Quay County 4-Hers place in national contests

Freedom New Mexico Quay County 4-Hers Place in National Contests

Class book priceless gift to former teacher

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist The 2009 Rattler Reunion has taken its place in the 39-year history of the gathering and was just as much fun as that first one so long ago. Of course, as we grow older, each reunion becomes more priceless because we tend to grow closer to each other. We have […]

Tucumcari police chief placed on administrative leave

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By Thomas Garcia and Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into last week’s Taser shooting of a teenage girl. Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose issued a brief press release stating the leave is by “mutual agreement.” Rose said […]

Seredipity: Brings friends together at right time

By Lynn Moncus Being in the right place at just the right time can bring about most pleasant experiences — the kind that really cannot be planned.For instance, a couple of weeks ago, Mrs. Dorothy Randals said she was going to spend part of the day keeping the museum open so the Moores could go […]

County retains fire ban indefinitely

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas GarciaQuay County Sun The Quay County Commissioners voted to keep a fire ban in place indefinitely in Quay County at Wednesday’s meeting. “If we continue to get rain and the conditions improve, the commission could vote to lift the ban at their next meeting,” said Donald Adams, Quay County Fire Marshal. […]

4-Hers compete in county elimination contest

Special to the QCS Quay County 4-Hers recently competed in their County Elimination Contests at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The 4-Hers spend hours studying and preparing for the contests. The novices and juniors will be competing at district level contests on June 17-18 in Capitan. The seniors will be traveling to Las Cruces in July […]

Bowling results for March 27

Here are the March 27 results for the “Friday Night Out” mixed-league bowling teams.Team placing1st place, Blind Luck2nd place Odd Balls 3rd place, Channel Surfers4th place, Denny’s Crew 5th place, MLK-Must Love Kids6th place, Team 5 High Scratch GameMenPaul Bell, 258 Chris Carl, 217

Bowling League results for March 6 and 11

Here are the March 6 results for the “Friday Night Out” mixed-league bowling teams. Team placing1st place, Blind Luck2nd place, Odd Balls3rd place, Denny’s Crew 4th place, Channel Surfers5th place, MLK-Must Love Kids6th place, Team 5 High Scratch GameMenChris Carl, 254Adrian Chavarria, 211WomenHeather Baker, 164Gabriela Ramirez, 164TeamChannel Surfers, 531Blind Luck, 518

Taking time to know your local retailers

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have called this place home throughout our lives tend to try to shop here as much as possible and to make the best of the changes through which our town has gone. Once upon a time we had several grocery stores and a few meat markets in which […]