Cowboys pay price for entertainment

Baxter Black Jim told me a story of his youth. Of course, it could have happened yesterday knowing cowboys the way I do. Jim was 12. His brothers were two years off, either way. Their dad sent the boys out a’horseback to bring in Bully Boy, one of their herd sires, to the home corrals. […]

Letter to the editor: Price hike in line with economy

The editorial “Privat-izing mail delivery could save the post office” is a part of the ongoing effort to try to discredit the government. The proposed stamp price increase is used to support the contention that the post office is an inefficient bloated bureaucracy. The increase of the price of stamps to 46 cents would be […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous donation

QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals for the future. […]

April 26, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionLush Life by Richard Price. An aspiring writer becomes a suspect in a friend’s murder on the Lower East Side.Black Widow by Randy White. An extortionist threatens to release a tape of Doc’s goddaughter’s wild bachelorette party in the 15th […]

House School honors for third quarter 2008

The following students from House Municipal Schools were on the honor roll for the grading period ending April 3, 2008: A Honor Roll12th GradeAngelina Romo 8th GradeKaylee Tibbs 5th and 6th GradesJosy Sepulveda 3rd and 4th GradeTrenton LeeKoby Valentine A and B Honor RollJuniorKris FoustDeeAnna Henson SophomoreBobby LeeColt PratherBrittnee Roybal FreshmanKaylee Vineyard 8th GradeEfrain Rodriguez […]

Honor roll student: Tucumcari High School, House

Tucumcari High School announces the honor roll for the second nine-weeks of the 2007-2008 school year. To be listed on the high school honor roll, a student must achieve a 3.5 or better on a 4.0 point scale. Tucumcari High School honor roll students are: Students receiving straight As Seniors Michael Martinez Caitlyn Romero Sophomores […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous $8,500 scholarship

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By QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School (THS) student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was favorably impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals […]

Gas prices hitting record highs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The price of gas in Tucumcari was possibly the highest seen all year at the pumps on Friday. The high was $3.25 a gallon for unleaded at a majority of the stations and the low was $3.12 a gallon for regular unleaded at Circle K on South First Street, […]

Will the market get cornered?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun President Bush said in his State of the Union address, “We must continue investing in new methods of producing ethanol, using everything from wood chips, to grasses, to agricultural wastes.” Bush did not mention the primary product the United States uses to produce ethanol, that is “”corn” or “maize.” […]

School student council looks to purchase mascot gear

By Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers may soon have a new mascot. “It’s been about six years since the school has had a mascot,” said Michael Martinez, student council president. The Rattlers’ Student Council is asking for donations from local clubs and businesses to raise about $3,500 to purchase a costume, said Martinez. The […]