Lillian Funk

Lillian Funk, 90, died on March 28, 2005 at her home in Hobbs. Funk was born on September 24, 1914 in Taylor, Texas. She was a registered nurse and graduated from Ann Seton School of Nursing in Austin, Texas. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. She is survived by […]

Senior centers to get new sponsors

By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners met with city officials on Tuesday to discuss the prospect of taking over sponsorship of area senior citizen centers. A letter signed by the Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose and Quay County Manager Terry Turner was sent to the Eastern New Mexico Area Agency on Aging […]

Rattlers sweep Santa Rosa Lions

QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School baseball team swept two games from Santa Rosa Tuesday. Rattler Coach Tony Alarcon said his team never quit. Game 1 The Rattlers (10-6) won the first game 7-5 and it took three hours and eleven innings to get the job done. Matt Garcia had two RBI’s in the first […]

4-16 community notes

• Tucumcari High School will be holding a scholarship awards ceremony at 7 p.m. on May 12 in the high school auditorium. Representatives from organizations are invited to present any scholarships that are awarded to a Tucumcari High School student. The school requests organizations provide the counseling center about the amount of each scholarship and […]

Sunday drive leads to canyon adventure

Lynn Moncus Thanks to Mrs. Dorothy Randals of Montoya, who mentioned happenings in the Bull Canyon, Aggie and this woman from Ima had another great adventure last Sunday when we headed in that direction. Actually, getting into the floor of that canyon took only a little over 70 years! Although our canyons were but a […]

Technology changes calf-branding ritual

Baxter Black Springtime. Grass is greenin’ up, wildflowers are blooming, longjohns are comin’ off, and it’s brandin’ time! It is a festive occasion on lots of ranches. For years it has become a time for neighbors to get together and help one another. The cows and calves have been gathered the day before. By daylight […]

Identity theft laws should come after slow consideration

Few things can be more infuriating than having someone steal your identity — Social Security number, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, even your medical records. Such “identity theft” — as well as the related simple loss or unauthorized release of personal information — is occurring more often in our digitized society. On Monday, California […]

Georgia’s spring turns outdoors yellow

Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun It seems as though springtime has finally set in here in New Mexico, and for this Georgia girl, I’ve been blown away. Literally. The wind here is unbelievable. It’s quite different from springtime in Georgia. Here, in the mornings you check wind speeds before venturing out of the house for daily […]

High jumper inches closer to state record

William Thompson:Quay County Sun Tucumcari High School athlete Chris McCasland recently broke the school record in the high jump and now he looks to tie or break the Class 2A state record at the state track meet May 6 in Albuquerque. McCasland, a senior, went to a meet at Melrose April 7 and cleared the […]

4-16 Around Town

Dezmon James Pacheco was born April 1, 2005 in Clovis. He weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are Veronica Baca and Joshua Pacheco of Tucumcari. His grand parents are Albert and Christine Pacheco of Tucumcari and Maria Aragon and Michael Baca of Tucumcari. His great-grand parents are Raymond and […]