05-16-2007: Tuck’s Turf

San Jon Boosters There was a great turnout for the San Jon Booster Club Benefit There were 64 players in the scramble and there was also a great hamburger fry and wonderful weather. Over 60 special prizes were drawn along with the fun time. Many thanks to all of the sponsors and committee for making […]

Torch relay for Special Olympics

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2007 Law Enforcement Torch Run passed through Tucumcari on Monday to call attention to the 2007 Special Olympics New Mexico Summer Games this weekend in Albuquerque. Carried by Tucumcari’s Special Olympians, the torch traveled across Tucumcari’s Route 66 from Kmart to ALCO in a relay with a police […]

Ministry helping with food program

QCS Staff A newly formed Manna Ministries, similar to Angel Food Ministries, is providing food in bulk so that it’s more affordable to area residents, said Cora Lucero, a program specialist with the Community Services Block Grant program in Tucumcari. Programs like this, Lucero said, “Help in the fight against poverty and provide better nutrition.” […]

Golf team thrid in district

By QCS Staff By QCS Staff Tucumcari High School’s golf team took third place at the District Golf Tournament in Raton. School placings: 1st Team Saint Mike’s, Santa Fe 338 2nd Robertson High School 358 3rd Tucumcari High School 368 4th West Las Vegas High School 369 5th Raton High School 373 Individuals Stephen Smith […]

March 1960

Tennessee Ernie Ford presented a silver platter from the city of Tucumcari as a gift to singer Jimmie Rodgers for his song “Tucumcari” that hit the best seller list of popular songs that fall. … Tucumcari students prepared their exhibits for the annual science fair. Larry Kvols and Tom Brunk worked on testing the fractionation […]

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 […]

Sense of place comes from within the heart

By Lynn Moncus Last week was very special because I received letters from three former residents of Ima and enjoyed each word because most had to do with descriptions of their lives in that community when they were young. Although none of us lived there after we reached adulthood, all of us have retained our […]

12-02-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Brrrrr. It is chilly, and it is nice to be back in town from my trip to Phoenix for Thanksgiving Holiday. Happy Holiday Season to all! Another reminder to all of the folks who want to set up a special golf tournament for the upcoming year. Please get in touch with me […]

Being Thankful

By Debra Whittington Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be than thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalms 100:2,4 Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us once again with Christmas not far behind. Already the stores are featuring […]

10-04-2006: Calenar

Today-Friday: Approved Arch Hurley Conservancy members vote for a director in Precinct #2. For more information call 461-2351. Wednesday: 10 a.m., gates open, show starts after Noon, 14th Annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show, Tucumcari Municipal Airport. Wednesay: Noon, city offices will be closed for the Air Show. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting […]