Police blotter — June 9

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesday • At 2:36 a.m., an alarm was reported at a building on the 500 block of S. Second St. An officer advised they checked the area. • At 9:10 a.m., a man […]

June 9, 2010 Senior Menus

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday: Chili dog, baked potato wedges, mixed vegetables with margarine, orange Friday: Meatballs, wild rice, carrots and peppers, breadstick, fruit yogurt. Monday: Philly steak sandwich, french fries,broccoli, cantaloupe. Tuesday: Chicken breast, egg noodles with alfredo sauce, carrots with margarine, wheat […]

Mesalands teams finish fourth


By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Strong performances from the men’s and women’s rodeo teams at Mesalands Community College earned them a fourth-place finish at the Second Annual Mesalands Intercollegiate Rodeo last weekend. “We could have done better as a team,” said C.J. Aragon, Mesaland’s rodeo coach. “We had some good individual performances.” Aragon said […]

Mesalands rodeo teams start out strong


By QCS Staff The Mesalands Community College men’s and women’s rodeo teams got the season off to a good start at two Grand Canyon Regional rodeos last weekend. At the Cochise College Rodeo both the Mesalands men’s and women’s teams placed third in the team standings. Cochise College Rodeo They competed at the Cochise College […]

Mesalands rodeo ends fall season No. 3 in region

Special to the Quay County Sun The last rodeo for the fall semester was completed at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces last weekend with a strong showing from Mesalands Rodeo Team members. Mesalands’ Men’s Team took fourth place with 321 points and the Women’s Team ended in sixth place with 78.5 points.

Spiritual connections have many sources

By Debra Whittington And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but […]

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 […]

City parks, proposed water hike draw criticism

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun A city park and a proposed water rate increase were two hot topics before the Tucumcari City Commission Thursday night. Overflowing garbage cans, drug paraphernalia and used prophylactics at Dunn Park should be cleaned up, said resident Clair Strong. “Once I was walking through the park with my child […]

THS wins first game vs. Texico

By QCS Staff The Rattlers won the first game of the varsity double header 10-5 against Texico on Monday. The second game, with the Rattlers on top, 4-2, was called because of lightning. It will resume at 5 p.m. today at the bottom of the second inning. “Our defense improved greatly, along with key hits,” […]

House finishes as district runner-up

Freedom Newspapers The House Cowgirls are the only volleyball team in Quay County to advance into the post season. The Cowgirls clinched the championship match-up and a trip to the regional playoffs after Thursday’s night game against Logan. They took it in three: 25-11, 25-20 and 25-18. Clovis Christian won the district championship Friday night. […]