Elvia Ingram

Services: 10 a.m, Tuesday at the graveside services at the family plot at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Elvia Ingram, 97, died in Clovis on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007. Mrs. Ingram was born Dec. 29, 1909 in Arkansas. She had made her home in Tucumcari for many years before moving to Clovis for health reasons a […]

01-27-2007: Calendar

Monday: noon, Quay County DWI Task Force Meeting, K-Bob’s Restaurant. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Feb. 8: 6 p.m., regular meeting of the City Commission, City Hall. Feb. 15: 5:15 p.m., regular […]

Four finalists named for city manager

By QCS Staff QCS Staff The selection committee for Tucumcari city manager has four finalists to be interviewed for the job on Feb. 3: • Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development Department. • Marty Garcia,the city’s fianance department director • Lawrence Ham, chief of the Tucumcari Police Department • Rex Kirksey, superintendent of […]

Extreme fighting returning to Tucumcari

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Blood War is the title of the Desert Extreme mixed martial arts event coming early next month in which several local fighters will return to the steel cage to test their skills and entertain the crowd. “I’ve told the guys that being an exciting fighter is important if you […]

Economic development director leaving

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By QCS Staff Pete Kampfer, executive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., said he will be leaving his post on Feb. 9. Kampfer is taking a new position in Texas and will become the executive director of the Paris Economic Development Corp. and president of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Paris is […]

Adeline V. Eggert

Services: 2 p.m., on Tuesday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Adeline V. Eggert died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, in Phoenix, Ariz., following an extended illness. She was born July 2, 1908 in San Pablo, Colo. In the early 1930s she married Fred Eggert, Jr. They started their family and later moved in 1947 […]

Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Hargis

Services: 2 p.m., Friday at Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Hargis, 95, of Alamogordo, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at her home, surrounded by her family and caretakers. Mrs. Hargis was born in Woodbine, Texas, on Aug. 23, 1911 to Barton and Mellie (Mitchell) Martin. She married Joseph Keith “Hap” […]

Area schools Basketball Homecoming schedule

Friday 4:30 p.m. Logan Longhorns vs. Clovis Christian Eagles 4:30 p.m.: Tucumcari Rattlers vs. Floyd Broncos Feb. 3 3 p.m.: House Cowboys and Cowgirls vs Grady Broncos 3 p.m.: San Jon Coyotes vs. Clovis Christian Eagles

01-24-2007: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting Housing Authority, City Hall. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting City Commissioners, City Hall. Saturday: 7 p.m., Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Fair Grounds. Ongoing: Eastern Plains Head Start program […]

January 1953

At J.C. Penney’s corduroy jackets were $7.77, large bathroom towels were 68 cents each, khaki pants were $2.50 a pair, women’s shoes sold for $2 and long winter coats for $15. … The Crescent Creamery, on East Main Street, offered a 2-cent trade in with return of one of their “Two Toter” milk containers. … […]