Rattlers return from break

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A long holiday break should not affect the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team as they prepare for the St. Michael’s tournament. “We got right back into it on Monday,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “The team has a great recuperation time.” Encinias said the team had a […]

Recent calamities reminder to prepare for end

“Heaven and earth shall pass away…But of that day and hour knoweth no man…but my Father only.” Matthew 34:35, 36

Parents, students cope with first day of school

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Thomas Garcia As the school year begins, some parents are dealing with the emotions of their child starting kindergarten, while others prepare for a senior’s graduation. “It was heartbreaking, but I want him to spread his wings,” said Erin Merrill of Logan. Merill said it was hard to let go and walk away as her […]

Prepare for best when it comes to eternity

Parents often advise their children to prepare for the worst. Before Jesus’ crucifixion he mentioned two prepared places. In John 14: 1-3, he mentioned a place he’ll prepare in heaven for the elect who’ll be gathered from throughout the earth when he comes the second time (Hebrews 9: 27, 28). He’ll take them then unto […]

Press release: Local students prepare to graduate

Two students from the Quay area are candidates for graduation from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales this fall.

Rattlers prepare for state play

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Thomas Garcia After a strong showing in district play, the fourth-seeded Longhorns and sixth-seeded Rattlers prepare for the first round of state play.

Tucumcari senior Olympians prepare for summer games

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Medal hopefuls from Tucumcari are preparing for the New Mexico Senior Olympic Summer Games at Las Cruces. “Currently, there are nine athletes registered to compete in the summer games and we are trying to raise the funds for one more,” said Suzann Martin, director Quay County senior programs. The […]

Mock accident part of safety drill at lake

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun An inter-departmental drill at Conhas Lake Tuesday tested the skills of emergency rescue teams. It also helped them to prepare for Memorial weekend that kicks off the busy summer season, agency offiicals said. “I was very, very pleased with what I saw today,” said San Miguel County Deputy Sheriff […]

‘Young Leaders’ prepare for D.C. trip

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Six Tucumcari Middle School students have been nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. this summer. Eliano Chavarria, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Grap, John Martinez, Olana Romero and Genisis Rodriguez will be leaving June 14 and returning June 19. For many it will be their […]

Teens prepare Thanksgiving baskets

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Teens from St. Anne�s Catholic Church filled 75 Thanksgiving food baskets Monday night for distribution on Tuesday. It�s a tradition that is about 15 years old at the church, said Clara Rey, coordinator of the church�s teen youth group. Different organizations in town provide names of families, the church writes letters and asks the families […]