Soccer league registration up

QCS staff Tucumcari Youth Soccer League’s Spring registration is running now through Tuesday. Cost is $25 per child ages 4-13, with registration forms avaialbe at Tucumcari Recreation Center, Tucumcari Elementary and Radio Shack. Forms and money must be turned in to Radio Shack.

Community briefs — Jan. 18

Youth soccer registration open Tucumcari Youth Soccer League’s Spring registration is running now through Jan. 31. Cost is $25 per child ages 4 to 13, you can pick up registration forms at Tucumcari Recreation Center, Tucumcari Elementary and Radio Shack. Return the forms and money to Radio Shack.

Englishman writes novel set in Tucumcari

QCSun staff QCSun staff Manchester, England native and researcher for BBC Radio Manchester, Brendan Yates was looking for contact information for Tucumcari book stores on Monday to see if they would carry copies of his novel, “The Devil’s Dust,” an adventure tale published in late 2010 with a climax set in Tucumcari. Yates sent a […]

Podcast: Sen. Jeff Bingaman talks to N.M. radio reporters

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about a variety of topics, including his decision to support Senator Obama for president. Click herefor the podcast. 00:00 – Bingaman talks about his decision to announce his support Senator Obama for president. 04:25 – Bingaman talks about the Senate Democratic Policy […]

Remembering the days of radio

In the olden days folks who lived in the boonies didn’t have many formal entertainment choices. We could see a movie in town on shopping day, usually Saturday. The local theater kept the same movie a couple of weeks, so except for the Saturday afternoon serials (that always ended with a cliffhanger to get us […]

Romance not the cowboy way

By Glenda Price Cowboys are romantic, they say. Uh-huh. Every one I know can get downright eloquent when discussing a new baby calf, his favorite using horse or his best cow dog. We females find that quite attractive. But what about us? My theory is they like human female companionship, but they just don’t know […]

James Warren Vinall

Services: No services will be held. James Warren Vinall, 79, of Willcox, Ariz., after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, died at his home, in Bonita, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2007. He was born in Tucumcari on March 21, 1928 and grew up there. As a young man he worked the wheat harvests from New […]

Bobby McAda

Services: Private services scheduled. Bobby Eugene McAda, 75, formerly of Tucumcari, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Niceville, Fla. Mr. McAda was born in 1932 in Floydada, Texas, to Grady and Bernice McAda. He was a graduate of Tucumcari High School and operated Gulf Gas Stations on Route 66 in the 1960s and 1970s. He […]

New tax proposed for back up of 911 system

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose proposed a sales tax increase in Quay County to cover the costs of radio back up system for the county’s consolidate dispatch, or 911 system, at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting. Primrose said the system currently has no back up and that it “extremely critical […]

Community forum focuses on teen troubles

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Teens are notoriously troubled — a fact easily backed by statistics from the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council. A 2003 survey of county high school students reported 32 percent were so sad and hopeless every day for a two-week period it affected their usual behavior. Nineteen percent said […]