The way of the cross

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William Thompson:Quay County Sun More than 100 area residents walked 10 miles Friday in memory of Christ’s painful walk to Calvary and his eventual death upon the cross more than 2,000 years ago. The walkers began at Stuckey’s 10 miles west of Tucumcari and proceeded to walk 10 miles to a small church in Montoya. […]

Rattlers lose to Clayton Friday night

By William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys basketball is now winless in district play after a 59-43 loss at Clayton Friday. The Yellow Jackets hit a number of three-point shots while the Rattlers went 0 for 13 from beyond the three-point line. Clayton went up 9-0 early but Tucumcari stormed back to take an […]

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 […]

San Jon loses three at Melrose

TV Hagenah San Jon had a rough Melrose Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The Coyotes went 0-3, but according to San Jon Head Volleyball coach A.J. Laird there were impressive signs popping up periodically with her young team’s play. I felt they played well,” said Laird, “but they were up against some very good teams. Still they […]

House class holds reunion

William Thompson Eight graduates of House High School, class of 1974, reunited at the school Saturday July 31 for an evening of storytelling and catching up. Marrion Hudson, one of their former teachers, went to the reunion and said the students were doing well with their lives. “The girls were all so smart in school. […]

Kryptic wins battle of bands

A band called “Kryptic” won the $200 top prize at last weekend’s Battle of the Bands held at Tucumcari Convention Center. Kryptic’s members have New Mexico State University and Tucumcari connections. The second place prize went to Eternal Funk, a band with Levelland College and Tucucmari connections and third prize went to Shana and the […]

DECA honors fellow students

TV Hagenah Five Tucumcari Distributive Education Club o America students were honored with the “Top Five” awards which according to Antonio Pacheco honor the best five DECA students at the high school. “Selecting the top five is not an easy task,” said Pecheco, “being that all of my DECA students are winners and have been […]

Girls fall to Texico

William Thompson The Tucumcari girls’ varsity played Texico a little closer this time around but couldn’t overcome Texico’s three-point shooting as the Lady Wolverines went home with a 59-32 victory on Senior Night. Lady Rattler coach Alicia Trujillo was pleased with Tucumcari’s first quarter performance. “We played a great first quarter,” she said. “That shows […]