Second lion caught in Pinos Altos, snare catches bear in same area

By QCS Staff

Little league advances, Lady Longhorns silver champs, Basketball camp,

Robert Ciolli Little league teams advanceThe Tucumcari Rockies junior little league team split a doubleheader with the Portales Astros Saturday at Jennings Field.The Rockies lost the first game 15-9, but came back to win the second with a score of 13-3.The win puts them in second place among the four-team league that includes two teams […]

Birthdays, golden anniversary, engagement

Second birthday for JaylenJaylen Hope Baldwin is celebrating her second birthday today. Her parents are Jennifer Baldwin and Dominic Quintana. Her grandparents are Susie Moore and Claude and Rosie Quintana of Tucumcari and Gary Hickman of Albuquerque. Jaylen’s festivities will include a Sponge Bob birthday party with family and friends. Garretts to celebrate 50th Grover […]

Community Notes: Photo class, geneology class

Photography class offered at ENMASA three-part photography class sponsored by Eastern New Mexico Art Space will begin at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.The second part of this class will be offered at 8:30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. on April 19, and the third class will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

City approves steps to move forward with demolition of Sands Dorsey

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Legal proceedings to take ownership, condemn and demolish the Sands Dorsey Building received unanimous approval Thursday night from the Tucumcari City Commission. Although the two-story downtown landmark had several supporters who suggested saving the building in some fashion, the city commissioners agreed it was time to take action for […]

Mesalands Rodeo Team gets off to strong start for season

By QCS Staff Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team started off the spring rodeo season strong last weekend in Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Cochise Community College hosted MCC’s first rodeo of the spring season in Grand Canyon Region. “This rodeo was really important for us to do well at. Last semester we had built some momentum and […]

Rattler wresters comeback with a first, second

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The Tucumcari Rattler wresting team finished second on Tuesday at the River Road Tournament at Amarillo, Texas. The Rattlers beat both River Road and Bushland with a score of 72-6 but lost to Boys Ranch by a score of 44-31. The Rattlers went into the tournament with a first place finish on Saturday at the […]

Honor roll for Tucumcari Elementary School

The following students were on the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period and/or the second semester at Tucumcari Elementary School: Third grade Second nine weeks All As Marcelina Acosta       Joseph Benavidez Brenna Benton Shant Bhakta Andrew Brito Kayla Cherry Jordan Fang Samantha Ford Gabriella Gutierrez Grant Haines Zakery Light Ryanne Lopez Cuin Mendez […]

Burleson trial venue changes

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The trial of James Burleson, a Socorro fight promoter accused of slaying Jason Pacheco, will be heard in Fort Sumner in De Baca County, said Quay County prosecutor Kirk Chavez. “It’s been a high profile case. I think the Pacecho family and the victim are well-known in Tucumcari. And […]

Mesalands freshman dominates at high school/college rodeo challenge

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Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College bull rider Dominic Coche dominated at the High School/College Rodeo Challenge in Farmington Friday and Saturday. Coche, a freshman at Mesalands, won the first round in the bull riding with a rodeo high score of 84 points. In the second round Coche once again claimed first place with […]