Local students honored at Wind Ball

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On April 15, two Tucumcari students were honored at the annual Wind Ball hosted by Cielo Wind Services. The ball was held at the Catholic Hall in Vega, Texas, and featured a live band and food catered by Boot Hill Saloon and Grill. Patrick Wiegel, a senior at Tucumcari High School, received the 2011 Cielo […]

03-31-2007: Around Town

Birthday for six … Kristen R. Gonzales will be celebrating her 6th birthday today with family and friends. Her birth date is March 27. Her parents are Liz Esquebil and Daniel Gonzales and her brother is Cameron Montano, 13. Kristen’s grandparents are Eloy and Madeline Esquibel and Danny and Susan Gonzales/ Ambassador Pete … Nickolaus […]

Former Rattler plays Pistol Pete

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A couple of years ago, the cowboy with twirling six-shooters, who’d been the Aggies’ mascot for 40 years, suddenly disappeared. A foam-head replacement called Lasso Larry just didn’t seem able to fill Pistol Pete’s capacious boots. Fans at NMSU’s games felt a sense of loss, there was mourning among […]

June 25 Obituaries

Thelma Hahn Thelma Hazel Hahn, 83, of Roswell, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at her home. She was born on March 8, 1922, in Forrest, to John and Josie Walker Yeates. She married Kenneth Hahn on Nov. 11, 1939, in Clovis. She moved to Roswell in 2003. She was a teacher who taught special education […]

Scholarships awarded

Seniors, parents, teachers and organization representatives gathered at Tucumcari High School Auditorium Thursday night to present scholarships to outgoing Rattlers. From teary-eyed presenters giving in memory of family to long lists of graduates given scholarships to state colleges, the senior class was offered a total of $352,808. “It’s a time that we’re able to honor […]

Football standout on sidelines for senior season

William Thompson Nick Wiegel, a 2003 all-state defensive end, and second team all-state tight end for the Tucumcari High School football team, is out for the season due to a knee injury. Wiegel said it has been a difficult adjustment. “I was pretty upset for a long time after I was told I wouldn’t be […]

Udall talks business with locals

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By Ryan Lengerich House Representative Tom Udall used a congressional break to meet with Tucumcari small business owners Monday. Udall, a House Small Business Committee member, had lunch at a local restaurant and toured three locally owned businesses. He took questions and addressed concerns about productivity at the small business level. “Clearly this is a […]

Wounded Rattlers battle NMMI

By Ryan Lengerich The Rattlers will face the team that could be the best they play all year — and they will do it shorthanded. Junior starting quarterback Chris McCasland and senior running back Rob McClelland are both questionable for Friday night’s game. The Rattlers (4-0) meet Class 3A New Mexico Military Institute (4-0) at […]

5/17

Lisa Marie Henry Lisa Marie Henry, one day old, died Monday, May 12, 2003. The daughter of Clifton and Kimberly Henry of Amarillo, Texas, she was born May 12, 2003, in Amarillo. Services were this morning at Christian Lighthouse Church with the Rev. Jackie Findley officiating. Along with her parents, she is survived by her […]