Class members of THS ’57 sought

The Rattler Class of 1957 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 2-4. If you know how to contact the people below, please call Phyllis Welch at 576-2503. Shirley Allen James Chancellor Ballard Kersey Jean Parnell Betty Metters Victoria Chavez Nancy Ray Carolyn Johnson MCoy Jack Sills Lawrence Haase Ruth Dunn Ray Charles Lott Eufracio […]

Rattler reunion planning to begin

Rattler Class of 1997: Time to plan Rattler Reunion The class of 1997 will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Pow Wow Restaurant & Lizard Lounge. The meeting is to plan events for the Rattler Reunion. For more information, call Heather Ferguson at 815-9276.

Camaraderie drives Rattlers to scramble

By Thomas Garcia Rattlers from classes past came together to play golf for the annual Rattler Reunion Scramble at Tucumcari’s Municipal Golf Course beginning on Friday and continuing today. “I really enjoy the annual Scramble,” said Fred Porter of Tucumcari. Teeing off on hole one were long-time friends and classmates Rene Maciel of Waco, Jamie […]

Rattler razz for reunion

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The Rattlers are coming!

Community Notes

By QCS Staff Zoo To You will be here for you The Zoo To You Van will be coming to the Tucumcari Public Library. The Zoo To You is a program from the Rio Grande Zoo that is free of charge, thanks to Phelps Dodge. Each presentation, given by zoo volunteers offers slides and biofacts […]

Everyone’ s anticipating the Rattler reunion

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun columnist With the publication of “The Rattler” each year, excitement begins to build for the coming reunion scheduled for August 3,4, and 5. Such an outstanding newspaper revives our Rattler pride while letting us review last year’s reunion as we look at the 56 pages of pictures and articles. […]

Gearing up for Rattler Reunion

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Championed by Norma Crellin, the president of the Rattler Alumni Association, 15 volunteers gathered in the back room of the Citizens Bank on Friday to label 3,300 Rattler Reunion invitations. The “Spirit of ‘76” reunion celebration will be Aug. 3-5 at the Convention Center. The volunteers made quick work […]

Deciphering the yearbook code

By Kevin Wilson In the last few days, I’ve thought a lot about dishonesty. I’ve thought about unrealistic expectations. I’ve thought about having the wrong priorities. Elected officials, you can relax. I’m talking about my high school yearbook. I was a recent visitor to a high school that had scheduled an afternoon for its yearbook […]

Latest Rattler Reunion is always the best of all

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist The 35th Rattler Reunion is now history, but it provided us with many wonderful memories and made us eager to attend again next year. After each of those 35 gatherings, we have proclaimed the last as best and know we will feel the same after the 36th. The Golden Rattler […]

Former Rattlers were able to mix, reminisce through golfing, barbecue and dancing.

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By Martha Frost: QCS staff writer Tucumcari would have been hard pressed to find an unhappy Rattler this weekend when the 2005 Rattler Reunion came to town. Kicking off on Thursday night, the three-day gala affair was in its 35th year with more than 500 folks in town just to celebrate their high school memories. […]