Our page — Nov. 2

Altrusa announces Cash Party winners Altrusa International of Tucumcari hosted their annual Cash Party on Oct. 29 at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Three hundred tickets were sold to the event with the ticket holder of the last number drawn, taking home $15,000, and the runner up taking home $500. Proceeds of the event benefit [...]

Kids on the job: ‘It’s work, not day care’

Jen Weigel Most reader responses to the story on taking your kids to work were negative, but some of you agreed with the idea that bringing kids to work can enliven the office in a good way. Our column about taking the kids to work generated a pretty exciting conversation on Facebook. Here are a [...]

Bull fiasco injures officer

Baxter Black June was taking a renegade bull with a tendency to “wander” to the sale barn in Dodge City. Her son helped her load the beast in to their stock trailer. It was an authentic ranch trailer with lights that worked intermittently, gates that swung almost even, tires that didn’t match, and compressed rubber [...]

Mexicans need to start taking back their cities

Freedom Newspapers On the bicentennial of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s call to arms against oppression from Spain, Mexico’s residents now find themselves held down by another powerful enemy: fear.

Our Page — July 7

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[image #2, align=right, size=medium] These members of the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League recently participated in the Challenger British Soccer Camp. The TYSL is now taking registration for the fall season. For more information contact April Shipley or Claire Strong.

Gathering to honor ‘spirit of the west’

Special to QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or [...]

Heritage nominations sought

By QCS Staff The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or [...]

Locals donate shoes to help residents of Haiti

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari, Casa De La Hope and area Subways are taking part in the donation of shoes for Haiti residents affected by last month’s earthquake. “We have received a donation of 300 pair of shoes,” said Noreen Hendrickson, New Mexico State Police dispatcher, on [...]

Taking the next step

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Thomas Garcia Fifty-five members of the Class of 2009 bid farewell to their days as Tucumcari Rattlers Friday night at the Rattler Gym. Parents, family, friends and underclassmen filled the Rattler Gym to watch the graduating class of 2009 one last time. “I was so nervous I did not know what to expect,” said graduate [...]

Freshman lawmaker new to the game

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch is a freshman lawmaker taking his seat Tuesday in Santa Fe.