Anas Cleo Head

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Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Sumner. Anas Cleo Head, 106, a resident of Clovis for the past two years and a resident of Fort Sumner since 1948, died Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at the Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. Mrs. Head was born in Montague County, Texas, […]

Fort Sumner man found guilty

By QCS Staff A Quay County jury found a Fort Sumner man guilty Thursday of killing his wife three years ago outside their home. The jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding Jose Garcia, 42, guilty of murder in the second degree, tampering with evidence and using a firearm in the commission of […]

Buffalo Relays Results

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By Freedom Newspapers Buffalo Relays Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 77 1/2; 2. Tucumcari 56; 3. Portales 47; 4. Fort Sumner 40; 5. (tie) Mountainair, Santa Rosa 38; 7. Clayton 33; 8. (tie) Melrose, San Jon 23; 10. Logan 19; 11. Clovis Christian 18; 12. Eunice 15; 13. Floyd 9 1/2; 14. […]

Tucumcari High School Track Team schedule

Track Team Schedule March 17 9 a.m. Estancia Invite Estancia March 24 9 a.m. Hope Husky Invite University of N.M. March 31 3 p.m. Fort Sumner Qualifier Fort Sumner April 5 2 p.m. Clayton Invite Clayton April 12 3 p.m. Buffalo Relays Melrose April 14 9 a.m. Santa Rosa Invite Santa Rosa April 21 9 […]

Junior High Rattlers beat Foxes

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The junior high Tucumcari Rattlers beat the Fort Sumner Foxes 34-16 Saturday night at Fort Sumner. Coach Eddie Encinias said, “Fort Sumner was our toughest game so far. They played some ninth graders and came out hitting hard. They hit us harder than Texico I feel.” In Saturday’s game, Rattlers […]

Clovis soldier laid to rest

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Solemnly they stood, forming a tableau that stretched from a corner in Clovis to Melrose to Fort Sumner. “We are here to support the family of the fallen soldier,” said Byron Cross, near a Clovis church entrance, his motorcycle behind him. A legion of supporters — most of whom had […]

Van service comes to a halt

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The van stopped here on June 30. Those who depended on the Fort Sumner Transit service to get to work, to the doctor’s office, to school, to the grocery store and to make other trips no longer have a ride. The driver and dispatcher who operated the service in […]

Things to do

Freedom Newspapers June 16-18 — 22nd annual Heritage Days, Portales City Park, live music, food, art, car show, Portales 23-25 — Badlands Motorcycle Rally, Clovis Civic Center 24 — Dairyfest, featuring the Bellamy Brothers, Curry County Fairgrounds 24 — Clovis Juneteenth Extravaganza, Potter Park, Clovis July 4 — Smoke on the Water fireworks, Greene Acres […]

Rattlers take first at Fort Sumner Qualifiers

QCS Staff The Tucumcari boys pulled out a victory, and the girls finished second at last week’s Fort Sumner Qualifiers. Three Rattlers earned first-place finishes and three relay teams posted victories as the Rattlers outdistanced Capitan with 112 points in the meet. Capitan finished second with 94, followed by Fort Sumner (78 points) and Santa […]

Big fan at the EPAC basketball tourney

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Kambry Burns, 2 of Logan, cheers on the Logan girls during an EPAC Tournament match-up between the Logan Lady Longhorns and the Grady Lady Bronchos on Thursday in San Jon. SCOREBOARD – EPAC results as of Thursday Prep EPAC Tournament Boys Tuesday’s games At San Jon Game 3: San Jon 56, Floyd 45 Game 4: […]