Rattlers return from break

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A long holiday break should not affect the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team as they prepare for the St. Michael’s tournament. “We got right back into it on Monday,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “The team has a great recuperation time.” Encinias said the team had a […]

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Births [image #3, align=left, size=medium] Annaliah Danielle Vargas was born Nov. 21, 2011 in Clovis. Proud parents are Daniel and Diedra Vargas both of Tucumcari. Grandparents are Jennifer and Michael Esquibel, and Julian Martinez Great grandparents are Victor and Gloria Arguello and Bennie and Bernice Martinez all of Tucumcari. — Submitted by Diedra Vargas

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Weddings Munsell [image #2, align=left, size=medium] Andrea M. Gilmurray of Baldwin, Mich. and SPC. Travis Munsell formerly of Tucumcari, were joined in marriage with a double ring ceremony on Sept. 17 at the Amazing Grace Church in Baldwin. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Gilmurray of Baldwin and the groom is the […]

5-5 Obits

Michael R. Pacheco Michael R. Pacheco, 44, died on Friday, April 30, 2010, in Albuquerque. He was born July 14, 1965, in Albuquerque. Survivors include his wife Dora Pacheco and his mother Manuelita (Molly) Pacheco. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Information: 461-3815

Our Page — April 21

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Cutest baby contest The Tucumcari Alco store recently held its annual cutest baby contest. The winner, Abrianna Martinez, raised

Listener defines classic music

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I recently watched Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” and it got the wheels turning in my brain. Classic albums, artists and songs always need to be remembered. This thought crossed my mind as I watched and listened to Jackson perform hit after hit from his “Thriller” album. “Thriller” was […]

Pop star Michael Jackson dies

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By Ben Wener: Freedom Communications LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson, the iconic entertainer known the world over as the King of Pop, has died. He was 50.Jackson was rushed to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center early Thursday afternoon when paramedics were dispatched to his home and found him not breathing after suffering cardiac arrest. They […]

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Just born… Michael Andrew Aragon was born Dec. 21, 2008, at Plains Regional Hospital, to Michael and Mercie Aragon of Tucumcari. He weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces. He has two sisters, Lisa, 16, and Briana, 8. Grandparents are Jose (Lupe) Martinez and Andy and Corinne Pulido of San Mateo, Calif. Great-grandparents are Donaciana Jimenez. Ready […]

Her mission is to teach

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Chelle Delaney Kids fit her mission.Connie Falls is opening a small Christian early education center for preschoolers in the old St. Michael’s Misson church building. It’s called the Mission Preschool and is at Jackson and Aber streets.Its mission statement, as Falls reads, is “to provide a Christ-centered non-denominational” center where children will learn about Jesus […]

Fazekas, Apodaca play in All Stars Game, MCC Rodeo Team members at CNFR

By QCS Staff Fazekas, Apodaca play in All-Star gameRecent Rattler graduates, Michael Fazekas and