Rattlers look to stay perfect

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Thomas Garcia The 2-0 Rattlers look to stay perfect for homecoming Friday against the West Las Vegas Dons. “We know it is homecoming, but we are going to have to stay focused on the game as much as possible,” said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Ferguson said the Rattlers will have their handful with the […]

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Louie Molinas Jr. and Sandra Anaya have announced their engagement. Louie is the son of Tommie Baca and Louie and Maryanne Molinas. Louie Jr. was born and raised in Tucumcari and has been employed with the city the past 13 years. Sandra is the daughter of Joe (Lilo) Anaya and Dora Anaya. Sandra was born […]

birthdays, senior opinions wanted

Abby Marie’s on first … Abby Marie Paris of Logan celebrated her first birthday on Feb. 7, 2008, at home with a Winnie the Pooh Party. Helping Abby celebrate were her parents, Rodney and Linnea Paris and her big brother Jantzen, all of Tucumcari. Her grandparents are Nathan and Becky Wallace of San Jon, Duel […]

Liberato “Lee” Melquiades Roybal

Services: 9 a.m. today, a funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas. Liberato “Lee” Melquiades Roybal, 71, a lifelong resident of Variadero died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. He was born on Oct. 29, 1936 to the late Reducindo Roybal and Tomasita Tenorio Roybal in Terrero. He was united in […]

Rattlers ready for first wrestling match, team schedule

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team was hard at practice Monday preparing for their first invite at Amarillo, Texas. The Rattlers compete on Friday and Saturday against teams from Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico at the Randall Greater Gold Invite, said Rattlers coach Eddie Encinias. “We are hoping for a […]

John H. McCord

Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Clayton. John H. McCord, 52 died Monday, July 23, 2007, in Amarillo. Mr. McCord was born on March 19, 1955 in Santa Fe to John E. McCord and Bettie L. (Anglin) McCord. He married Deborah Ann McUne on July, 4, 1985 in the Tecalote Valley […]

03-17-2007: Tuck’s Turf

The Tucumcari High School Golf Team placed first out of seven teams competing in the Robertson Invitational at the Ladera Golf Course in Las Vegas, N.M., on Wednesday. Other teams competing in the tourney were Robertson, West Las Vegas, Raton, Espinala, Sandia Prep and Moriarty. Tucumcari 1st Place out of 7 Teams Stephen Smith 83 […]

Dionicio A. Martinez

Services: 1 p.m., today at the Santa Clara Church in Wagon Mound. Dionicio A. Martinez, 76, a resident of Tucumcari, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at the Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas. He was born in La Canada Ancha on July 17, 1930 to the late Gonzalo Martinez and Aurelia Baca. He was […]

Ready to wrestle

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team is competing in the Randall Greater Gold invite today. Tucumcari has 17 wrestlers in its program and five wrestlers who placed in last year’s state tournament returning this year. They are Jacob Ramirez, Matt Garcia, Brian Lopez, Ryan Fought and Raymond Jimenez. Last year, […]

Junior high team finishes season, 7-0

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers closed out their season 7-0 after a 14-0 win against Robertson Middle School on Wednesday at Las Vegas. The Rattlers were welcomed into Tucumcari with the flashing lights of a police escort. “It was great,” said player Shawn Martinez. “We are very proud of the boys. They […]