Logan July 4 parade contest results

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Antique vehicle 1 – Danny and Linda Ellis 2 – Gerald Brown 3 – Tom Smith Children’s bicycle and motorized 1 – Gage Bruhn 2 – Andy and Tina Cordova Organizations 1 – Tucumcari Farmer’s Market 2 – American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 3 – American Legion Post 77 Commercial 1 – First National Bank […]

Leona Smith turns 89

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Leona “Onie” C. Smith celebrated her 89th birthday on April 27 with family and friends at Quail Ridge. Onie was born in 1922. She has five sons and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Our page — May 26

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Graduation Amanda Lucille Tapia of Tucumcari received a Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Mathematics from Smith College on Sunday. She was one of the 85 advanced degree and diploma candidates who graduated during the college’s 132nd commencement exercises. Tapia is a 2005 graduate of Tucumcari High School. Before beginning advanced studies at Smith, she graduated from Regis […]

Our page — May 12

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Meet your neighbor Amanda Smith Age: 31 Profession: She’s a classified advertising representative at the Quay County Sun and a waitress. Hometown: Tucumcari Family: It’s just me. Your idea of a perfect day: A hot sunny day with no wind. Your pets are: Spoiled and loved. What do you think about Quay County? I like […]

Wounded Arkansas officer released from hospital

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QCS staff From staff reports An Arkansas police officer shot four times during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital, while the man accused of shooting him remained in the Tucumcari jail on Tuesday night. Police said Tristan Honey, 25, of Fort Smith, Ark., surrendered to New Mexico Port of Entry Officer Daniel […]

Logan seniors celebrate graduation

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By Thomas Gracia: : QCS staff writer Sixteen young men and women began new chapters in their lives Saturday with graduation from Logan High School.Seniors hugged, shook hands and visited with family friends and former school mates before the final ceremonies.The Class of 2009’s class motto: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened,” […]

05-09-09: Engagement, wedding and birthday

Exchanging vows…Tina Ranette Smith and Tyrel Travis Cason, both of Magdalenda, will exchange vows at 7 p.m. on June 6 in Tucumcari.Smith is the daughter of Robin and Aleta Smith and the granddaughter of Leona and the late Henry Smith, all of Tucumcari. Cason is the son of Ken and JoHelen Cason of Magdalenda and […]

Last season in classroom for Dub Smith

By QCS Staff Former Rattler footfall coach Dub Smith resigned Monday from his teaching duties at Tucumcari Middle School. “I have taught for 42 years and now I’m going to start a new career,” said Smith on Tuesday. Smith’s contract to be head football coach for the Rattlers was not renewed at the end of […]

Senior Week: Banquet honors athletes, Class of 2008 paints the street

By QCS Staff Rattler athletes on all of the teams were honored Monday night at a banquet sponsored by the Diamondback Booster Club. Parents and family members crowded the Tucumcari Convention Center for the event which recognized coaches and parents as well as athletes.Coach Dub Smith recieved a standing ovation for his contribution over the […]

Rattlers begin search for new football coach

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the fall, the Rattlers are expected to have a new football coach calling the plays. Rattlers football coach Dub Smith’s contract was not renewed for the 2008-2009 school year, said athletic director Wayne Ferguson.Smith, who led the Rattlers to the Class 2A title in 2002, has been head […]