Herminia Hernandez-Cordova de Dunbar

Services: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Herminia Hernandez-Cordova de Dunbar, 61, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.   She was born on Sept. 10, 1945 in  Las Cruces, Chihuahua Mexico. She and her husband had made their home in El Paso, […]

Eddie Gutierrez

Services: 7 p.m., Tuesday a rosary will be recited at the St. Anne’s Catholic Church. At 2:30 p.m., on Wednesday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Eddie Gutierrez, 73, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at the North West Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Texas.   Mr. Gutierrez was born  Aug. 28, […]

City commission holds off on condemnation proceedings

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission voted down a proposed resolution to condemn one residential and one commercial building until the owners could be given more time to respond. Not all the commissioners, however, agreed that the city’s actions should be delayed at Thursday’s regular meeting of the commission. Commissioner Jim […]

Rattlers split homecoming wins

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers won 75-62 against the Floyd Broncos and the Lady Rattlers fell 57-39 to the Lady Broncos Friday night at their basketball homecoming in Tucumcari. The Rattlers drive and pace was key in Friday night’s 75-62 homecoming victory. They managed to maintain almost a 19 point lead through the first […]

01-27-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Saturday • At 12:08 a.m., a female reported a suspicious subject knocking on her door on South Jackson Street. Officers made contact with a male […]

Phil H. Bidegain named ‘Cattleman of the Year’

Phil Bidegain named ‘Cattleman of the year’ Phil H. Bidegain of the T4 Ranch was awarded the 2006 “Cattleman of the Year” award by the New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association at the recent Joint Stockman’s Convention, according to a release from NMCGA. The award recognizes an NMCGA member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership over time. […]

It’s a privilege to share education

By Lynn Moncus Although I rarely make much noise about my life as a teacher, I have never quit missing the classroom and the wonderful students I was privileged to have during those 34 years. I was very fortunate to become a teacher while ours was still a proud profession and while we still had […]

Will the market get cornered?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun President Bush said in his State of the Union address, “We must continue investing in new methods of producing ethanol, using everything from wood chips, to grasses, to agricultural wastes.” Bush did not mention the primary product the United States uses to produce ethanol, that is “”corn” or “maize.” […]

Two Logan men face charges for poaching

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Logan men charged with poaching are scheduled to appear in court on Thursday. Brent Daniels, 29, and Travis Oberg, 34, are to be arraigned at the Harding County Magistrate Court at Roy, according to a clerk at the magistrate court. Daniels and Oberg are charged with poaching a […]

01-27-2007: Around Town

Charmaynn joins family… Lynnsey Charmaynn Myles Hall was born Dec. 23 at Clovis. She weighed 7 pounds, 14.9 ounces and was 191/2 inches long. Charmaynn is the daughter of the late Lynnsey Montgomery Hall and Aaron Hall. She is also the granddaughter of David and Shedra Hall of Tucumcari and Joe Bill and Charlotte Montgomery […]