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.

Golf more recreation than work

By Karl Terry: Freedom columnist Bob Hope once said “If you watch a game it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” I guess it’s recreation because I think my golfing partners on a recent outing will attest that I wasn’t working all that hard at the game. […]

Teens spruce up recreation center

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Local youth are working to improve the image of the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Six area teens on Friday planted flowers and plants in one of the two newly constructed planters in front of the center. “The guys built the planters,” said Scott Simpson, center director. “They have been giving […]

Shelter opened for stranded travelers

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Chelle Delaney About 80 travelers found shelter Friday night at the Tucumcari Recreation Center because they couldn’t find any rooms at area motels, said American Red Cross officials. Weary travelers were tucked in kaki-colored sleeping bags, like cocoons, on the floor of the basketball court at the rec center. “We’ve been looking for a motel […]

12-27-2008: Calendar

December 2008 Monday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Recreation Board, Youth Recreation Center, 900 E. Laughlin Ave.Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, AA Unity Group, 1424 S. Sixth St. Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., Celebrate Victory (Recovery Modes), Faith-based AA and NA, […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Briefs

City football comingThe Quay County Junior League Football is accepting registrations for the upcoming season. Registration for grades 4-6 will be held weeknights from 4-9 p.m. at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. The cost to participate is $30 and registration is open until Aug. 29. For information call 461-1647 or Scott at 403-8491.Volleyball signup setThe Tucumcari […]

Sign up for Girls Junior Softball League set

Recreation center taking registrationsThe Tucumcari Recreation Center is taking registrations for girls Junior League Softball. If you are in first grade through fifth grade, you are eligible.

12-29-2007: Calendar

Sunday: 10:30 a.m, Ministerial Alliance Joint Worship service, Program led by Ray Haymaker, David England and David McAfee, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3106 Sunday: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth St., Logan. Call 497-2977. Monday – Friday: All day, Playas: Gems of the Plains, a […]

Time to register for city football, volleyball leagues

Registration has begun for the Quay County Junior League Football program and the Tucumcari Recreation Center Girls Volleyball. Children in grades four through six are eligible to participate in the Junior League Football. The cost is $30 per player. Girls in grades three through six are eligible to play volleyball. The cost is $25 per […]

August 1974

National Guardsmen left for their annual camp held at El Paso, Texas. … The class of 1944 was host to the 1974 Rattler Reunion…The Tucumcari Recreation Department sponsored youth motorcycle races at the motocross track in Metropolitan Park. … A 22-year-old Juarez, Mexico man, Marcello Sainz, had both his legs severed below the knee when […]