12/31 Obituaries

Laheeta Harvey Services: Have been held. Laheeta L. Harvey, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at her ranch home at Encino. She was born Nov. 12, 1918, north of Fort Sumner to John Richard Luna and the former Martha Lou Humphrey. After graduating from Fort Sumner High School, she worked as a bookkeeper and married […]

Boys top visitors in Tucumcari tournament

By Eric Butler: QCS The way Fort Sumner was drilling 3-pointers to start the game, some from 22 feet away, the Foxes seemed poised to bomb Tucumcari into submission in the finals of the Route 66 boys basketball holiday tournament on Saturday. But like the tortoise waiting for the hare to tire, the host Rattlers […]

Rattlers out-Foxed by Fort Sumner

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari jumped to an early lead, but Fort Sumner dominated the middle quarters and beat the Rattlers, 65-59, in a non-district high school basketball game on Tuesday night. Jeremy Guana scored 23 points to pace the Foxes’ attack. Josh Villegas had 15 to lead Tucumcari. The Rattlers led 13-7 after the […]

7/27 Obituaries

Michael Mack Services: 11 a.m. today at the Chavez Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Sumner Michael Rostal Mack, 59, of Fort Sumner, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on June 8, 1946, in Safford, Ariz., to Rostal and Madeline Talley Mack. He was raised in the Gila […]

7/16 Around Town

Jennie Marie James of Nara Visa will join Paul James Hodgen, of Roachdale, Ind., in marriage at 4 p.m. on July 30 at the United Methodist Church in Logan. The announcement was made by James’ parents, Louis and Elaine James of Nara Visa. Hodgen is the son of Abe and Shirley Hodgen of Roachdale, Ind. […]

Obituaries, June 11

Bea Peacock Bea Alma Peacock, 88, of Ima, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 23, 1916, in Hassell, to John Morgan and the former Alice Rossen. She was raised and attended school at Ima and House. She graduated from House High School. She married […]

4/20 Community Notes

• The Tucumcari City Commission met on Thursday at City Hall for a regular meeting. The commission approved a bid on the Center Street booster station pump, approved an agreement to pay 2.5 percent of the grant received by the airport for a new runway and approved a grant application to assist with DWI saturation […]

2004-2005 Tucumcari Rattlers scores

William Thompson 2004-2005 Tucumcari Rattlers Dec. 7 Tucumcari 47 Fort Sumner 62 Dec. 10 Tucumcari 80 San Jon 64 Dec. 11 Tucumcari 55 Logan 73 Dec. 16 Tucumcari 79 Elida 46 Dec. 17 Tucumcari 63 Lake Arthur 20 Dec. 18 Tucumcari 71 Mountain View 29 Dec. 18 Tucumcari 72 Fort Sumner 67 O/T Jan. 6 […]

Lady Rattlers dealt crushing blow

QCS staff The Tucumcari High School girls basketball team suffered its worst loss of the season Thursday, falling to the Vixens of Fort Sumner, 56-15. The Lady Rattlers’ inability to solve Fort Sumner’s full-court press spelled doom early as Tucumcari ball handlers rarely got the ball past mid-court without giving it away. Fort Sumner beat […]

Fort Sumner free throws sink Rattlers

By William Thompson Free throws down the stretch made the difference for the Fort Sumner Foxes as they slipped past Tucumcari, 57-54, on Thursday at Tucumcari High School. It was the third time the teams have met this season. Fort Sumner won the first game, then Tucumcari evened the series in double overtime in December. […]