08-01-2007: Fishing Report, hunting permits

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass was quite good this past week although most of the fish caught [...]

Does your name make you rounder than you think?

The things they research these days. Researchers at Miami University think they know why you can remember some people’s names but not others. They think they have shown “quantitatively” (that means by lots of research) that certain names are associated with certain facial features. One example they give is that when people hear the name, [...]

Economic develop top priority among city commissioners

By Quay County Sun staff City Commissioners were asked to name their top priiorities for 2007. Tops among the commissioners were economic development projects and programs that would provides more jobs and increase gross receipts for the city in 2007. Here are their responses: Mayor Mary Mayfield 1 Continued economic development 2 Continued fiscal management [...]

Rattlers get No. 6 seed

QCS Staff If the Tucumcari Rattlers get a rematch with district rival Santa Rosa, it will be for the Class 2A state championship. Seeding for the football playoffs was released on the New Mexico Activities Association Web site at www.nmact.org The Rattlers and Lions are on opposite sides of the 12-team playoff bracket, with the [...]

Lee adjusts to college track

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers University of New Mexico sophomore and House High School alum Haily Lee said if she hits a hurdle in a race, she has a thought that goes through her head to make sure she finishes strong. “I try to dig, literally dig, into the track to try not to hit [...]

Little dibblers clash

By Albert Trujillo On Thursday night the Tucumcari Youth Basketball League held games at the local Franciso M. Garica Youth Center. The little dribblers play on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the recreation center. Scores by quarter Sixers: 2 2 4 8 – 16 Pacers: 9 4 6 12 – 31 Top scorers: S – [...]

10/29 Editorial

When is tax reform not a good idea? When it makes the current labyrinthine system even worse. Unfortunately, that’s just what would happen if the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform has its way. What else should one expect from a nine-member panel that includes a former IRS commissioner, Charles O. Rossotti? Appointed in [...]

Low road suits me just fine

By Lynn Moncus Recently, a couple of friends from elsewhere mentioned that they felt I must lead a dull and boring life in Tucumcari. They had passed by on Interstate 40, were sure that no one could even pretend to find anything interesting to do here, and suggested that I consider moving elsewhere. As you [...]

Local takes top honors at Ranch HOrse contest

Ranch hands from throughout the west gathered in November to competed for the title of Top working Ranch Horse and among the winners was a Tucumcari resident and his horse. Winning in the open/senior class was Terry Riddle, 23, and his horse Marvelous Sonitalena from Tucumcari. Riddle, a recent graduate at ENMU in Portales, won [...]

Rodeo team ends fall season

QCS Reports Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team completed the 2003 fall season at Lubbock with room for improvement when the spring season starts. Team Ropers, Reynaldo Maestas and Chance Gainer had a shot at a final placing when they split 5th and 6th place in the long round with a time of 5.9 in of [...]