Pop star Michael Jackson dies

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By Ben Wener: Freedom Communications LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson, the iconic entertainer known the world over as the King of Pop, has died. He was 50.Jackson was rushed to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center early Thursday afternoon when paramedics were dispatched to his home and found him not breathing after suffering cardiac arrest. They […]

FCCLA wins at state, ready for nationals

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers chapter of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America earned several awards at the state competition at Albuquerque, and several students also qualified to compete in the FCCLA’s national competition this summer. The Tucumcari’s FCCLA chapter had 13 members who competed on Thursday and Friday at the state event. […]

Vows exchange, birtdays and Lone Star Linemen

Vows exchanged…Rochelle Elizabeth Hodge

Fazekas, Apodaca play in All Stars Game, MCC Rodeo Team members at CNFR

By QCS Staff Fazekas, Apodaca play in All-Star gameRecent Rattler graduates, Michael Fazekas and

Savior’s love eases hardships, repairs broken lives

By Debra Whittington Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. […]

06-02-2007: Anniversaries, birthdays

Sandersons are golden… Ken and Laverne Sanderson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and hope you’ll share in their celebration at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Laverne Mariner, a 1958 Tucumcari High School graduate, and Sanderson, a 1950 graduate, were married May 25, 1957. They lived most of their married life in Montana, where they raised […]

Panhandle Press Awards

By QCS Staff The Quay County Sun picked up three awards on Saturday at the Panhandle Press Association’s annual contest. Associate Publisher Chelle Delaney took a third-place for news writing with Kevin Wilson and also picked up an honorable mention in feature stories. The Sun also picked up a third place for headline writing. The […]

Dance camp starts Aug. 28

Dance camp coming to city next week There will be an All Star Dance Camp Extreme from Monday through Thursday in Tucumcari. Boys and girls are welcome from age 4 through the 5th grader. Program includes a T-shirt, an extreme dance routine, instruction and a parent performance. Proceeds will benefit local UCA All Star Cheerleaders […]

All-star football team announced

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) recently selected the All-Star team and six members of the Tucumcari Rattler State Runner-up team. On the offensive side of the ball, Josh Benavidez was chosen at quarterback and Eric Holt at running back. Defensively, Marc Salas will line up as a down man, Nathan […]

All-stars named from Logan, San Jon

By William Thompson John Allen Maestas, J.D. Estrada and Wesley James of Logan High School’s football team have been selected to play for the Class A North All-Stars six-man football team. San Jon High School football player Trey Rusk was also named to the team. Logan’s Coach Billy Burns said he has coached the all-star […]