Engagement announcement, birthdays, scholarship awarded

Ready to wed…Del and Beverly Choate of Tucumcari are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Choate of Canyon, Texas, to Miles Zachary, also of Canyon.The bride-to-be is a graduate of San Jon High School and plans to complete her master’s degree in accounting from West Texas A&M University in 2009. She is […]

Jack E. Ready

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Services: Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Mora Valley Baptist Church in Cleveland. Jack E. Ready, 82, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at the Taos Living Center in Taos. Mr. Ready was a resident of Tres Ritos Valley for the past 10 years and a former resident of Pendaries Valley and […]

Former Quay trainer leads horses to safety from wildfires

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By QCS Staff QCS staff Clarissa Czuprynski, 23, a 2001 graduate of House School, moved to California three years ago to train horses, said her mother, Margaret Czuprynski, who lives in Tucumcari and works at Dan Trigg Hospital. Clarissa Czuprynski is a former Quay County 4-H Rodeo Queen and worked for several years training horses […]

Rattlers ready for St. Mike’s

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With a new look, the Tucumcari Rattlers are traveling today to Santa Fe to play Saint Michael’s. This week the Rattlers were issued new home and away uniforms from the school. The uniforms have slight but distinctive differences. “The team is starting a new season with a new look […]

Rattlers ready to roll for Rattler Reunion

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Getting ready for the annual Rattler Reunion parade at 9 a.m. on Saturday are Alvin Cawthon (1944), parade marshall, and his wife, Beca Thomas Cawthon (1957). And sure to be an attention-getter is “Fang,” the Rattler mascot, aka Nathan Andrada (2010).

Windy season making clean sweep

By Lynn Moncus When the Scottish broom begins to bloom in February, or even earlier, many of us have the notion that spring can’t be far behind and begin to look for other sighs of the coming of that special season. We see the greening of some delicate looking weeds and know they are a […]

There’s no business like snow business

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City, county and state officials say they are prepared for today’s changing weather and stranded motorists – if this weekend’s storm should force motorists off of I-40, again. On New Year’s weekend, 7,500 motorists and truckers sought refuge in Tucumcari when a snow storm caused the closure of I-40. […]

Visit provides peace, perspective

Lynn Moncus After the reception at Tucumcari Historical Museum in recognition of the publication of our book, I loaded Aggie into the car the next day and headed to the canyons in order to enjoy the memories and to return to reality. As most of you know, I go out home during mental emergencies or […]

Logan ‘ready to get better’

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By Ryan Lengerich For the Longhorns, trying to forget Friday’s one point loss to Melrose would be the easy thing to do. Head coach Billy Burns won’t let that happen. “We talked about the fact that the game was ours and we lost it,” Burns said. “We could have won but we kind of gave […]

Being Christian requires maintenance

Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady “Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.” Psalms 16:11 “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and […]