Rattlers fall short to Portales in Tuesday night action

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers lost a pair to the Portales Rams Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. The (8-6) Rattlers saw action first on Tuesday night as they hosted the (12-5) Rams. Travis Garcia and Jantzen Darnell each hit three pointers in the last minute of the game […]

Rattlers ready to wrestle

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Thomas Garcia After a fifth-place finish in the Capital wrestling tournament in Santa Fe, the Rattlers were hard at it Tuesday preparing for their home tournament Saturday at the Snake Pit. “The guys did great in Capital, but I am pushing, maybe a little to much,” Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias said. Encinias said even […]

Community calendar — Oct. 27

Thursday City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Tuesday Red Hat Society meeting at noon, Del’s Restaurant. Nov. 3 Museum Advisory Board at 3 p.m., Museum. Nov. 5 Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Nov. 8 Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC. Nov. 11 City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., […]

Strong seniors stay fit this fall

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Russell Anglin Nine seniors participated in an hour-long workout Tuesday at 9 a.m., completing a cycle of exercises including shoulder presses, wide-legged squats, leg lifts and various stretches for Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College’s “Strong Seniors Stay Young” program. “One, up, touch, down and two, up, touch, down and three …” Quay […]

Crews completing work on Tucumcari High School

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Gerald Martin and Pacheco Construction crews were preparing the high school for the start of the 2010-2011 school year on Monday. Tuesday afternoon crews were busy completing construction on the parking lot at Tucumcari High School. “We will be open on Monday,” said Superintendent Aaron McKinney. McKinney said he […]

Senior menus — June 9

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 […]

Bryant wins bid

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Brad Bryant claimed victory in Tuesday’s only contested primary race in Quay County. Vying for the District 3 county commissioner Republican bid, Bryant edged Edwin Bruhn and Bill Cone. There is no Democratic opposition on the November general election ballot. Current commissioner Franklin McCasland is term-limited. He helped Quay […]

Senior menus — April 28

Here are lunch menus for April 29-March 5 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Spaghetti, broccoli and cheese, garlic bread, peaches, milk Friday Carne adovada, Spanish rice, vegetables, flour tortilla, Jello with fruit, milk Monday Green chili hamburger, pork and beans, watermelon, milk Tuesday Chicken taquito, Spanish rice, salad, chocolate pudding, milk Wednesday Lasagna, honey […]

Obituaries: Minnie La Veta Slusher Shay

Minnie La Veta Slusher Shay, 98, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, in Albuquerque. She was born Oct. 20, 1911, in Bison, Okla. Survivors include two sons, William Shay IV and Marc Shay, and two daughters, Jacqueline Chappell-Reid and Veronica Wright. Services: have been held. Information: 461-3815.

Tucumcari High principal resigns

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Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo resigned on Tuesday, according to Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch. Roch said Castillo’s resignation is effective June 16. He declined to provide additional information, citing personnel matters. School officials placed Castillo on paid administrative leave on Nov. 11, following allegations of administrative misconduct. Officials have declined to provide details about […]