Strong senior class starting soon

Brenda Bishop The Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College will be offering the Strong Seniors Stay Young program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older men and women in Tucumcari starting in February.

Marriage has been good to me

By Karl Terry: FNM columnsit The year was 1982. June was starting out hot like most Junes in eastern New Mexico. The spring I turned 23 is the one I’ll never forget. My wife and I celebrated 28 years of marriage this weekend. We’ve both remarked over the last few years that it sometimes seems [...]

Starting is easy, quitting is not

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Getting to be 21 is an enormous event. Why? It means that you’ll be of legal age to purchase and consume alcohol. Will you be ready for it? Some young people get the idea they should be prepared for it. They think, “What will it taste like? How will [...]

The race: Starting and finishing will all the basics intact

By Leonard Lauriault, chruch of Christ Starting and finishing The New Year is about one-twelfth over and most people who made New Year’s resolutions are probably still following up on them. I didn’t make any “New Year’s” resolutions and I can’t remember when I ever did, if I ever did. I’ve always figured that I [...]

09-06-2006: Turk’s Turf

Just another quick reminder about top dressing and overseeding. The action will be starting on Monday morning. Hopefully, the weather will provide us with favorable conditions. Please bear with us on the plugging. Upcoming events Sunday the 10th Ryder Cup Type Tourney will be held starting at 12:45 p.m. Two-person teams, with first nine scramble [...]

May 24, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Youth lessons School is out and the golfing season is here. Junior lessons for youths will be starting 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. There will be 90-minute classes for children ages 7-17. Classes will cover the basics of the game of golf. Children are advised to wear light clothing, proper shoes [...]

Rattler boys ready for season

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys’ basketball team has a date with Elida Nov. 29 and this Monday they will be having a purple-gold scrimmage at Tucumcari Elementary School gym to which the public is invited. The scrimmage will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Head Coach John Span will have his varsity players set [...]

Rattlers prepare for NMMI

William Thompson Tucumcari High School’s head football coach Dub Smith must prepare his team for the toughest game so far this season. The Rattlers are studying their opponent, New Mexico Military Institute, amidst all the hoopla of homecoming week. “We are going to try to focus on the ballgame rather than the distractions of homecoming,” [...]

Rattlers take on Mora Rangers Friday

William Thompson Tucumcari High School football coach Dub Smith sounded confident about his team’s chances against the Class A Mora Rangers Friday Night at 7 p.m. “They (Mora) don’t have a lot of numbers as far as players,” said Smith, “but they did play Santa Rosa close last year. They will probably be throwing the [...]

Rattlers kick off new season

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School football team lines up against the Mora Rangers Aug. 27 and coaches aren’t sure yet how the young Rattler linemen will respond. “Our big question mark is our line,” said running back coach Gary Hittson,”That’s what everybody’s going to be looking at.” Line coach Wayne Ferguson said his young [...]