Sheriff’s office investigating House incident

Dave Gragg The Quay County Sheriff’s office is investigating an incident at the House Baptist Church in which House school superintendent Harold Sloan called 911 for assistance. According to sheriff’s office dispatch logs, received this week after the Sun filed a request citing New Mexico’s open records laws, Sloan called 911 at 7:27 p.m. on […]

Tucumcari man, Fort Sumner woman, die in collision

By Dave Gragg Alvin Romero was a man who shook hands with everybody. That one sentence, repeated again and again by those who knew him, summed up the life of the man who died Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle accident between Tucumcari and Las Vegas. A 23-year-old Fort Sumner woman, Angela C. Reuther, also died […]

5/3/03

Alvin Theodore Romero Alvin Theodore Romero, 43, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, in Garita. Born May 11, 1959, in Las Vegas, he had been a rancher in Garita at the Hage and Webb Land and Cattle Company for 25 years. He was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church. He grew up in […]

What’s in a name?

Dave Gragg I received a plain manila envelope on Friday addressed to “Quay County Sun Paper,” no return address. “Oh, goody,” I giggled. “These can be interesting.” Sometimes a letter with no return address is just another press release from someone who forgot to say who it was from. Sometimes, though, it’s someone complaining about […]

Route 66 writers wanted

Judy Hiner Do you like to write? Would you like to see your story published in an international magazine? Would you like to get paid for it and receive a plaque and hear it read in public by a Pulitzer Prize nominee? Your chance is here and now. As part of the second annual nternational […]

Trip sends columnist tilting at windmills

Lynn Moncus You have noticed through the years that this country person is just a little slow in accepting the many changes in our way of life. Well, last Sunday, Aggie and I returned to the Ima area in order to confuse me more than ever. I realized I was standing in the past, present, […]