Rattler wrestlers place at Cardinal Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Seven Rattler wrestlers placed at the Cardinal Classic Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Las Vegas. The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team competed in the two-day, round-robin event at Robertson High School. The 2A Rattlers were up against teams from 4A Belen, 4A Shiprock, 5A Los Lunas and Liberal, Kan., […]

Birthdays, anniversaries and science fair

Golden anniversary… The children of Paul and Yolanda “Jolly” Chavez joined with friends and neighbors in the celebration of their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 5 at the fellowship hall of the First Spanish Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Paul and Jolly were married 50 years ago in the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari. First […]

Letter to Editor: Spreading the word

Start spreading the word Lots of thoughts and remembrances are spinning through my head as I return from Bettie Ditto’s funeral this afternoon. But, the one thing that we can all do as a tribute to Bettie is to take up where she left off. As the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce president this year, […]

Pastor celebrates 20th, learn health history tree, essay contest for high schoolers

Pastor celebrating… Wes Stewart, pastor of Temple Baptist Church, will be celebrating his 20th anniversary as pastor of the church. Friends and members of the church are invited to join in the celebration at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Temple Baptist, 124 W. Aber St. Essays wanted… The State Bar of New Mexico is accepting […]

MCC Rodeo Team cinches $32,500 in scholarships

Special to QCS Special to QCS Thirteen of the 38 students on the Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team have received $32,500 (total) in fall semester scholarships from the Rodeo Council and Gov. Bill Richardson’s Rodeo Initiative, according to a press release from the college. Recipients are Frank Alguire, Tara Archibeque, Mike Bates, Jayson Cloud, Dominic […]

Rattler runners claim second place, earn All District honors

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By QCS Staff For the first tine in 16 years, the Tucumcari High School Girls Cross Country team are District 6-2A Runners up. “It’s really a great achievement. The program was done away for three years, it’s only been back for two. They really worked hard all year long,” said Gary Hittson, coach of the […]

Rattler girls take second place in cross country meet

Special to the QCS The Tucumcari High School Rattler Varsity Cross Country team competed in the District 6-2A Cross Country meet in Santa Rosa Saturday. The Rattler girls team captured second place, six points behind Pecos, and will compete today in Rio Rancho. Freshman Lorri Harman finished in fourth place, senior Kaitlyn Romero in fifth […]

10-31-2007: Community Notes

Making a difference Forty people attended the “Make a Difference Day” at the Tucumcari Municipal Library on Saturday. The celebration was hosted by the Tucumcari Altrusa’s Literacy Committee, which donated $250 to the library. The donation was used to purchase Spanish reference books, including encyclopedias and a medical dictionary. Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca spoke at […]

Community Notes: Opening new Logan school performing arts, DAR awards

Performing Arts Center at Logan to debut At 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 8, the Logan Municipal School will host an open house to celebrate the new Performing Arts Center, at Logan schools. The school will recognize all key individuals who contributed to the success of the new construction projects at Logan schools. DAR recognizes Constitution […]

State Fair results: 4-H Horse Show

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The following are the 4-H results for the New Mexico State Fair Horse Show:  Senior Division  Desirae Evans: Showmanship – 8th place; Western Pleasure – 4th place;  Western Horsemanship – 7th place; Hunter under Saddle – 5th place; Hunt Seat Equitation – 3rd place; Trail – 4th place.  Georgia Mitchell: Hunter under Saddle – 2nd […]