Little League tryouts set

QCS Staff Quay County Little League will hold tryouts noon Saturday at the Tucumcari Little League field. Final registrations will be held noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the field, and a meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari Recreation Center.

Lady Rattlers basketball season starts Saturday

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QCS Staff The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers will start their basketball season at 3 p.m., Saturday against the Bosque Lady Bobcats. Lady Rattlers head coach Gary Hittson said the team is not sure what to expect from the Lady Bobcats, who won 38-35 Wednesday night against Santa Fe Prep. “We will just have to get up […]

Logan Longhorns traveling to Tatum

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Thomas Garcia One team in Quay County will be playing football this week as the San Jon Coyotes lost Saturday in the first round of the six-man state playoff and the Tucumcari Rattlers await the 2A state seeding. The District 1 8-man champions Logan Longhorns will travel Friday to Tatum for the first round in […]

Wildfire burns over 11,000 acres across three counties

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Thomas Garcia A wildfire started by lightning on Saturday night burned more than 11,000 acres of grassland across Harding, Quay and Union counties.

State police identify Nara Visa shooting death victim

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Freedom New Mexico State police have identified 32-year-old Ty Fields as the victim of a fatal shooting which took place Saturday night in Nara Visa. According to Sgt. Tim Johnson, state police responded to a report of a fight between two men on Second Street around 8 p.m. Upon arrival, officers learned one of the […]

Online program gives second chance

Thomas Garcia Six former students who returned to finish high school will walk across the stage Saturday to receive their diploma because of an online course offered by Logan Schools. “This is one of the best programs I have ever been a part of,” said Logan English teacher Anna Hibner. Hibner said Logan Superintendent Ricky […]

San Jon 19-year-old dies in rollover after chase

Freedom New Mexico A 19-year-old San Jon man died early Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover following a high-speed chase with the Clovis Police Department and the New Mexico State Police.

Officer arrested on assault charges

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Thomas Garcia State police say a Tucumcari police officer assaulted his wife over text messages to another man. Robert Vargas, a four year veteran of the Tucumcari Police Department was arraigned Monday morning in the Quay County Magistrate Court on the charge of aggravated assault and battery of a household member. Vargas pleaded not guilty […]

Local youths display artistic talents

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The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities held its annual youth art show at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday and Saturday. The show featured art from area students ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. This year, the arts council chose “New Mexico’s centennial” as the theme for the show. Winners received a free art lesson […]

Sports briefs — Feb. 9

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The (11-8, 2-1)Tucumcari Rattlers’ and (6-10, 1-2) Lady Rattlers’ next basketball game will be at 5:30 p.m., Thursday at Floyd. The Rattlers will play at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at Clayton. The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team will compete Saturday in district competition at West Las Vegas. The (11-8, 1-2) Logan Longhorns and (11-9, 0-3) Lady Longhorns […]