Press release: Mesalands signs memorandum with New Mexico Tech

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) signed a new memorandum of understanding to lay the groundwork for New Mexico Tech faculty and students to participate in wind energy research at the new North American Wind Research and Training Center.New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. [...]

Logan’s Ruda signs with Oklahoma Panhandle State

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Logan Longhorns football player will be making the transition from District 4-8-man to NCAA Division II action. Josh Ruda, a senior at Logan High School, signed a letter of intent to attend Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Okla. “I have dreamed of playing at the next level [...]

County signs off on constroversial subdivision

Thomas Garcia The Quay County Commissioners reluctantly signed off Friday on a controversial subdivision on orders from a Curry County judge. The 6,000-acre Pinon Point subdivision near the community of Quay was approved by the Quay County Commission. “The commission does not agree that the decision imposed on them is in the best interest of [...]

County residents request livestock law

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Quay County resident has requested the Quay County Commission to enact a section of the New Mexico Livestock Law 77-14-5 that prohibits livestock running at large. Christina Fleming presented a petition signed by 29 residents in the Arch Hurley Conservancy District that is required to request that the [...]

More than 200 come out to see No. 54

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By QCS Staff Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was welcomed by more than 200 fans in Tucumcari. Following a well-rehearsed welcome by the Rattlers Varsity Cheerleading Team, Urlacher got down business. He signed autographers for all the fans, who brought everything from helmets to model characters of the linebacker. It was the first time Urlacher [...]

02-14-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker The Golf Team got off to a great start. Over 24 kids signed up for the Rattler Golf Team this year and a few seventh-graders will be practicing with us as well. For the parents of the team members: We will have practice every Tuesday through Friday and if the students want [...]

Drew White to join NMMI football

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Rattler senior Drew White signed his letter-of-intent for New Mexico Military Institute at Roswell Wednesday night. Surrounded by his friends and family, at a dinner celebration at the Pow-Wow, White’s father Ben White gave a short speech about Drew’s hard work and determination to come back from surgery and [...]

Bears’ Brian Urlacher buys dealership

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There’s a new bear in town. Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales is purchasing the Mills-Strebeck Autoplex on Lake Road. On Wednesday, Cross Country took over the management and is purchasing the dealership, said John Everhart, general manager of the new Cross Country operation. He declined to disclose details [...]

Educators hold raffle

William Thompson The Tucumcari Education Association is raffling a painting by local artist Doug Quarles. The painting, a depiction of mallards in flight, is being raffled to raise money for a scholarship that will be disbursed to persons studying to become teachers. The raffle is the primary means used to fund the scholarship. The painting [...]