Tucumcari’s standards worth keeping

By David Stevens Greetings. I don’t know many of you, so I’d like to introduce myself. I am the editor for Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico. That means I oversee the newsrooms at the newspapers in Tucumcari, Clovis and Portales. I work in all three communities, but I don’t live in any of them. I […]

Calendar, June 11

Today The Tucumcari “Wheels for Life” Bike-A-Thon will help fund cancer research for children at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Call Corinne Hayes at 461-1651 for details. Sunday Volunteers are welcome to meet at Five Mile park at 2 p.m. for a cleanup of the park grounds. Bring gloves and eye protection. A hamburger […]

Obituaries, June 11

Bea Peacock Bea Alma Peacock, 88, of Ima, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 23, 1916, in Hassell, to John Morgan and the former Alice Rossen. She was raised and attended school at Ima and House. She graduated from House High School. She married […]

Summer lunch program available

QCS Staff Tucumcari youth, ages 1 to 18, can get a free lunch Monday through Friday until Aug. 5 at six local parks. The Eastern Plains Community Action Agency is facilitating the free lunches, according to its director of the summer lunch program, Cece Arias. “The program is federally funded,” Arias said. “It’s really a […]

Reunion brings town together

Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons The Village of Forrest really came to life on May 28, thanks to Mary Vance Sours and her helpers. The Forrest Reunion was attended by about 120 former residents. students, and teachers, all there to remember the past, to catch up on the latest news, and to enjoy each […]

Morris Wilcox

Morris M. Wilcox, 88, of Clovis, died Monday, May 30, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on July 15, 1916, in Tolar, Texas. He moved to Tucumcari in 1946 and worked as a bus driver and in a local grocery store. He owned and operated Wilcox Meat Processing in Tucumcari. He […]

Larry Stull

Larry D. Stull, 45, of Gulfport, Miss., died Saturday, May 28, 2005. He was born on Sept. 27, 1959, in Tucumcari, to Doug and Carolyn Stull. He attended and graduated from the Tucumcari school system in 1977. He was the computer systems administrator for the Gulfport, Miss. library. He was preceded in death by a […]

Calendar 6/4

Today Free fishing on all public waters in New Mexico. No license or habitat stamp required. All other fishing rules still apply. Girl Scout paper drive. Bring old newspapers to Mesalands Community College on 11th Street. Look for the big truck between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday Girl Scout registration at the Odeon Theater. […]

Altrusa picks president as woman of year

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Altrusa club, a women’s organization dedicated to community service and charitable causes, recently named Quay County Clerk Ellen White its 2004-2005 woman of the year. White was the club’s president from June 2004 to May 31. Altrusa member Glenda Reid said club members often vote for the […]

Tucumcari gets permit for new landfill

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The New Mexico Environment Department has approved a permit for the city of Tucumcari to construct and operate a landfill about three miles northeast of town. Tucumcari’s finance director, Marty Garcia, said he expects the new landfill to be operational sometime this fall. “We put a lot of effort […]