Kyle Evetts will not have third trial

QCS Staff A Tucumcari farmer and rancher accused of criminal sexual acts whose first two trials ended in hung juries will not be tried a third time, according to a release from the district attorney’s office. Kyle Evetts, who was indicted by a grand jury in February 2004 on nine counts of criminal sexual contact […]

Awards

QCS Staff The following Tucumcari High School and Tucumcari Middle School students were honored at a recent school board meeting. The students were recognized for placement in state competitions. Tucumcari High School Future Farmers of America students David Atwood – Homesite team, third place. Entomology team, sixth place. Chelsea Beall – Floriculture, first place. Entomology […]

Quay County tracksters place at Rattler Relays

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QCS Staff On April 23, seven teams from eastern New Mexico competed in track at Rattler Stadium in preparation for the upcoming district meet in Clayton, April 30. The following Quay County athletes placed in the top three in Tucumcari. Boys Nick Wiegel, Tucumcari: 100 meter dash: second place, 11.43 seconds David Atwood, Tucumcari: 200 […]

Quay County athletes place at Fox-Vixen Relay

Boys Tucumcari — second place, 92 points San Jon — ninth place, 4 points Quay County boys who finished in the top four: Chris McCasland, Tucumcari — 200 meter dash, first place, 22.89 seconds Eric Holt, Tucumcari — 400 meter dash, third place, 54.88 seconds Austin Sellers, Tucumcari— 800 meter run, fourth place, time: 2:19.57 […]

Rattlers strike first, win 8-5

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers (2-1) survived third and fifth-inning rallies by the San Jon Coyotes (1-1) to win 8-5 Friday at the San Jon Invite. Coach Anthony Alarcon liked the improvement in his team’s hitting. “We’re hitting better throughout the lineup,” Alarcon said. “The bottom of our lineup is hitting […]

Paul Hyer Hill, Raymond Kroeker

Paul Hyer Hill Paul Hyer Hill, 69, died Sunday Dec. 26, 2004 in Tucumcari. Paul Hill was born on February 4, 1935 to Charles Peter and Zelma Lee (Hyer) Hill in Capulin. He grew up in that area and attended schools in Capulin and Des Moines before graduating from Clayton High School. He Married Juanita […]

Logan names lighting winners

The Logan-Ute Lake Chamber of Commerce released the winners of their annual Christmas Lighting Contest. According to officials the first-place winner in the residential division of the contest went to Tom Smith. He was followed in second by Dolores Marsh and in third by Gayland Rogers. Honorable mention went to Russell Feerer, Donna Shivers, Herbert […]

Students shine at science fair

Of the 311 projects in the 2004 Tucumcari Municipal Schools Science Fair, more than 60 students were awarded prizes. Mesalands donated a $20 scholarship to the student winning best of show in each grade fourth through eighth, and a four credit hour scholarship toward the winning high school student. In the high school division, Nikki […]

TES names top students

Tucumcari Elementary School released their honor roll for the first nine weeks recently for the third through fifth grades and 84 students appeared on the list. All “A” honor roll Third grade Phillip Alden, Ashley Apodaca, Amy Baxter, Eliano Chavarria, A.J. Chavez, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Garp, Carlos Marquez, Kambri Martinez, Cody Massey, Brianna Molinas, Destanie […]

FCCLA members learn to teach

William Thompson In a collaborative venture between New Mexico State University’s Extension Service and the Tucumcari High School chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America, nine high school students will be teaching third graders about nutrition. The program, entitled, “Eat Smart, Play Hard,” involves three groups of three Tucucmari High School students that […]