Tucumcari baseball tournament begins Friday

By: Tova Fruchtman The Tucumcari Invite baseball tournament begins at 9 a.m. Friday at Rattler Field near the Tucumcari Convention Center. Eight high school teams will compete including Tucumcari¹s varsity and junior varsity teams. The Moriarty junior varsity team, Santa Rosa, Estancia, Clayton, Grady and San Jon will also compete. A full slate of games […]

Fire destroys area home

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun At 1:57 a.m. Saturday members of the Tucumcari volunteer fire department received pages — a mobile home on Harmon Street was on fire. Minutes later, two fire trucks, two fire department vehicles, an ambulance and two police cars arrived in front of the home. Neighbors had noticed the blaze […]

Bazaar set for Saturday

TV Hagenah The Logan Methodist Church will be holding their annual Methodist Church Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 8 at the church’s fellowship hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. According to Nita Holman the annual event will showcase crafts, gifts, household item Christmas gifts and even decorations. Holman said the bazaar will be held at the […]

City to hold retreat

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari City Commission has scheduled a planning retreat for Saturday, Oct. 23 to begin at 9 a.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The retreat was the brainchild of Tucumcari Mayor pro tem Antonio Apodaca who expressed the opinion at the last meeting that there had not been enough time recently to sufficiently […]

Annual Altrusa ‘Car Party’ set for Saturday

TV Hagenah The annual Car Party will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. This year’s car for which the $100 per ticket raffle was held is a sport metallic red pontiac Grand Am which has been parked in front of the Wells Fargo Bank for a number of weeks. According […]

Methodists host enchilada dinner

William Thompson Martha Waters, of Center Street United Methodist Church, said about 40 volunteers will be on hand at the church Saturday Oct. 9 to serve up a traditional enchilada dinner. “The enchilada dinner has been an event at least since the 1950’s,” said Waters. “It’s the church’s biggest fundraiser of the year. I remember […]

Comcast Cares coming Saturday

TV Hagenah If last year was any example, a large number of people will be out at the Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom just north of Tucumcari Elementary School Saturday to take part in annual activity of Comcast Cares Day. According to local Comcast Office Manager Frederick Dominguez, 2004 will be the fourth year for the event […]

Lady Rattlers fall to Clayton

TV Hagenah Tucumcari High School’s Saturday volleyball game against Clayton was not the game it should have been according to head coach Alicia Trujillo as Tucumcari lost 20-25, 25-20, 25-12, 25-21. The Tucumcari head coach said she had expected a much higher quality of play from her girls. “We just weren’t here,” said Trujillo about […]

‘Dayze’ off to good start

TV Hagenah The first day of Quay County Heritage Dayze went well said Tucumcari Historical Museum Director Bruce Nutt, who is also the director of the county’s Heritage Dayze and he feels that Saturday, (Sept. 18) promises to be even better. “We’ve had a very good first day,” said Nutt. “I think our numbers were […]

Blood drive Saturday

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari Community Blood Drive will be taking place Saturday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tucumcari High School Gymnasium. It is being sponsored by Tucumcari High School. The coordinator for the activity, Tim Gutierrez, said he looks forward to as many people as possible coming buy the gymnasium […]