Joy can come from most sorrowful times

By Debra Whittington To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to [...]

Playoffs set for Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 4-6 Tucumcari Rattlers will play the 6-3 Dulce Hawks in the first round of the Class 2A state football playoffs. The sixth-seeded Rattlers will host the 11th-seeded Hawks at 7 p.m. Friday. “It’s an advantage to play at home. We don’t have to travel so far and we’ll [...]

Robert N.H. Dyke

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2400 South 9th St., Tucumcari. Robert N.H. Dyke, 53, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. Mr. Dyke was born Sept. 1, 1953 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Norman and Barbara Dyke. He graduated from the South High School in Salt Lake City. [...]

Tucumcarian part of national Baptist board

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Mary Ann Garrett of Tucumcari serves on the North American Mission Board (NAMB), headquartered in Atlanta. It is an outreach of the Southern Baptist Convention. She also serves as consultant to Southern Baptists’ outreach ministries in eastern New Mexico and the Baptist Convention of Mexico. There are nine churches, with [...]

Former Rattler Jack of all trades

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Former Rattler football star Billy Jack Turnbeaugh is being considered for the list of nominees for the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. If inducted, Turnbeaugh will be in the company of sports greats such as baseball’s Henry “Hank” Aaron, football’s Joe Willie Namath, and basketball’s Charles Barkley. “It will [...]

Rattlers get No. 6 seed

QCS Staff If the Tucumcari Rattlers get a rematch with district rival Santa Rosa, it will be for the Class 2A state championship. Seeding for the football playoffs was released on the New Mexico Activities Association Web site at www.nmact.org The Rattlers and Lions are on opposite sides of the 12-team playoff bracket, with the [...]

House finishes as district runner-up

Freedom Newspapers The House Cowgirls are the only volleyball team in Quay County to advance into the post season. The Cowgirls clinched the championship match-up and a trip to the regional playoffs after Thursday’s night game against Logan. They took it in three: 25-11, 25-20 and 25-18. Clovis Christian won the district championship Friday night. [...]

Words are worth a lot for puzsle

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist As most of you have gathered through the years, playing with words is one of my favorite pastimes. Whether reading them, writing them, or working puzzles in which they appear, words have fascinated me probably because Mother spent much time trying to teach them to me in those [...]

Dark day of Halloween still enjoyable

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff We still celebrate Halloween today, but the holiday’s (or holy day’s) roots go back to 1,000 B.C. That’s when, historians tell us, the Celtic people began to occupy a good part of Europe and the British Islands. The Celts were not a unified nation, rather they were a number of [...]

10-28-2006: Calendar

Today: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Red Ribbon Carnival, Travis Nelson Building, Quay County Fair Grounds. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There is no cost. For [...]