Our page — July 6

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T.J. and Kim Rich are proud to announce that their daughter, Kristen Rich, graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Hospital Corpsman School in Chicago on May 3. She is presently stationed at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and is attached to the USNS Mercy. Her grandparents are Don and Sharon Rich [...]

Our page — Nov. 24

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Kristen Rich, a 2010 graduate of Tucumcari High School, was sworn into the U.S. Navy on Nov. 2. She departed the same day for her training in Great Lakes, Ill. She is the daughter of T.J. and Kim Rich. Her grandparents are Jimmy and Jane Fields and Don and Sharon Rich. — Submitted by Kim [...]

On the shelves — May 5

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction Poor Little Rich Girl by Jackie Collins. Annabelle Maestro, the daughter of two famous movie stars, flees L.A. for New York to escape her indifferent parents. The Shadow of Your Smile by Mary Higgins Clark. When a deceased nun, [...]

Tucumcari students among thousands on National Mall to attend inauguration

Chelle Delaney Fourteen Tucumcari students were on the National Mall Tuesday in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration. They braved Washington’s deep chill that hovered around 25 degrees and witnessed the inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States and the first African American to hold the presidential office. “It was amazing,” Kristen [...]

While some may see business opportunity, others see ruin

By Debra Whittington Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness! Ecclesiastes 5:10 (NLT) When God created man, he gave him free will to make choices. Moses received laws to help man to do what was right, but in Judges 17:5-7 it says “but every man [...]

2007 Basketball homecoming queen to be selected Thursday

The student body of Tucumcari High School will vote for the 2007 Basketball Homecoming Queen on Thursday. The Quay County Clerk, Ellen White, will conduct the election with the help of her office staff. The students will use real ballots for this election. Homecoming queen candidates are Janna Kirksey and Cydnie Rich. • Janna Kirksey [...]

Pep rally revs up Rattler spirit

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Students and athletes rallied under the Rattler banner on Thursday afternoon in anticipation of kicking off the 2006 sports season on Friday night. The Rattler teams were introduced and welcomed by other students and faculty at the high school auditorium to rev up the fans. Each team and player [...]

Remembering cooking with lard

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, a group of us began talking about one of our favorite subjects, food, and began to comment about how much we missed both the taste and the foods from the earlier days. Even though we can buy many of the items we grew up eating, they just don’t have [...]

10/22 Obituaries

Michael Ross Services: Have been held. Michael H. Ross, 71, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, in Tucumcari. He was born on July 19, 1934, in New York to Herbert and Beatrice Ross. He attended Fishburn Military Academy in Virginia and graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. He attended the University of Maryland where [...]

Illegal immigration is pressing issue

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It’s not hard to spot illegal immigrants in Quay County, said T.J. Rich, assistant administrator of the Quay County Detention Center. He said they usually have a vehicle with beefed up suspension that is packed full of people. Pointing to a small car, Rich said, “Twenty-five of them could fit in [...]