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 By Staff report    News    December 11, 2019 

TV show crew asking for leads in Quay

The crew from the History Channel's "American Pickers" is asking for leads in Quay County for its reality-television show when it comes to New Mexico...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    December 11, 2019 

Melrose prevails over Grady/San Jon

Defending Class 1A champion Melrose prevailed in a 70-59 battle against Grady / San Jon during the championship game Saturday of the Melrose Tournament. Bronchos coach Jonathan Langan said the...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    December 11, 2019 

Logan girls triumph over Lordsburg

The Logan girls basketball team rallied from behind to defeat Lordsburg 44-40 Saturday in the championship game at the Dora Tournament. Coach Glynna Strand said her Lady Longhorns (4-0) were down 15...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    December 11, 2019 

Wrestling team 3-2 in season-opening duals

The Tucumcari wrestling team went 3-2 in season-opening dual matches against much larger schools Saturday at Los Lunas, and those losses might have been victories if not for forfeits at two weight...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    December 11, 2019 

Two Logan players make all-state

Two Logan players made the all-state team in eight-man football, including one at three positions. Park Strong made the first team as a punter, placekicker and outside linebacker. Teammate Nick Brown...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 11, 2019 

Tucumcari graduate dies at 81

Bill Maddox, a Tucumcari graduate who became a longtime news anchor in the Lubbock, Texas, television market, died Dec. 3. He was 81. According to a story by his longtime employer, KAMC-TV in...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 11, 2019 

Tax board fund reallocation proposed

Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board vice president and secretary Al Patel made a formal proposal during its meeting Wednesday to reallocate the board's promotion and executive funds that would free...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 4, 2019

Area spared worst of winter storm

Tucumcari and Quay County largely were spared the brunt of a winter storm that moved through the region during the travel rush of the Thanksgiving holiday. About 2 inches of snow fell in Tucumcari by...

 

Tucumcari boys drop opener against Laguna Acoma

The Tucumcari boys basketball team dropped its season opener during a 75-57 decision Nov. 26 at Laguna Acoma. Foul trouble hampered the Rattlers’ chances during the game. Senior guard TJ Lampkin fou...

 

Logan girls triumph in opener

The Logan girls basketball team triumphed in its season opener Nov. 26 with a 44-33 home win over Clayton. Jordan Hines led the Lady Longhorns with 15 points, and Karli Webb added 13. Logan coach...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Ron Wilmot dies at age 68

Ron Wilmot, a former publisher of the Quay County Sun, a former manager of the Tucumcari Convention Center and a longtime staffer in the Tucumcari...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

MainStreet awarded $600,000

Tucumcari MainStreet and the city learned Monday it had been awarded a $600,000 capital outlay grant from New Mexico MainStreet and the New Mexico Economic Development Department. Tucumcari will use...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Yesway announces completion of Allsup's acquisition

Yesway announced last week it completed its acquisition of Allsup’s Convenience Stores, a 304-store regional chain based in Clovis that includes stores in Tucumcari and Logan in Quay County....

 

Logan players earn all-district

Logan had four players earn all-district honors from a squad that advanced to the state semifinals in eight-man football. Running back-linebacker Nick Brown, quarterback-safety Wyatt Wright,...

 

Three from Logan in all-state volleyball

Three players from Logan’s state-champion volleyball team earned all-state honors Monday, and one from Tucumcari earned second-team honors. Senior outside hitter Karli Webb, senior middle hitter Jor...

 

Grady/San Jon starts season with victory

The Grady/San Jon boys basketball team began its season Saturday night with a commanding 77-40 victory over visiting Des Moines. Dustin Bryant led the Bronchos with 26 points. Chad Becerra added 16...

 

Grady/San Jon girls defeat Des Moines

The Grady/San Jon girls basketball team opened its season Saturday night with a 47-46 overtime victory over visiting Des Moines. Lady Bronchos coach Alicia Rush said her team trailed 46-45 with five...

 

18 at ENMU named to All-LSC

RICHARDSON, Texas - Senior fullback Paul Terry and senior placekicker Tyler Vargas were named to the All-Lone Star Conference first-team offense in...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Tucumcari police officer receives Wreath of Valor

Tucumcari police officer Daniel Lopez received a Wreath of Valor, the "highest award the department can give," Police Chief David Lathrom said...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 27, 2019

Quay County 4-H holds achievement program

Quay County 4-H held its end-of-the-year achievement program Nov. 17 at the Quay County Fair Exhibit Center. The C-C 4-H Club served as host club and chose the theme “4-H Glow Party.” 4-H clubs...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 20, 2019

House student in honor society

Eastern New Mexico University student Maria Sepulveda of House recently was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Sepulveda is...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 20, 2019

Mesalands receives $6,000 education grant

The Mesalands Community College Foundation recently received a $6,000 education grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation to enhance the Integrated Renewable Energy Program at the college. The college...

 

No runners medal at state track

Five Tucumcari cross-country runners competed but did not medal at the Class 3A state championships Saturday at Rio Rancho High School. Coach Gary Hittson didn’t express disappointment with his...

 

Mesalands to boast intercollegiate golf team

Mesalands Community College boasts a nationally ranked intercollegiate rodeo team, and it now will have an intercollegiate golf team. The team will compete in the National Collegiate Club Golf...

 
 By Staff report    News    November 6, 2019

Internship incentives

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture is launching the Agricultural Workforce Development Pilot Program to offer incentives to agricultural businesses to hire interns. The program is the result of...

 

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