February 1969

Cipriano Salazar of Tucumcari pleaded guilty to the charge of second degree murder of Fritz Romero. He was sentenced to no less than 10 years and no more then 50 in the state penitentiary at Santa Fe. … Esther Velasco of Tucumcari was one of 14 students to take part in the new certified laboratory […]

Rey tapped as interim city manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Clara Rey, administrative assistant to Tucumcari city manager Richard Primrose, was named interim city manager by the City Commission Thursday night. Rey will take over as manager on March 1 when Primrose moves to the Quay County Courthouse several blocks away to become the county manager. She has worked […]

Longhorns win District 4-1A title

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by Freedom Newspapers The Logan Longhorns are the District 4 1A champions after a win of 62-55 against the San Jon Coyotes in an intense match-up on Friday. “They are a great team,” said Longhorns coach Billy Burns. “It was a tremendous game and now we just have to wait and see how Springer and […]

Roy Eldon Williams, Jr.

Services: 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Moriarty, N.M. Roy Eldon Williams, Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at his home in Moriarty. Mr. Williams was born Nov. 24, 1942 in Albuquerque to Roy Eldon and Mary Jane Winn Williams, Sr. He is survived by his sons, Joe “Pete” Williams, Roy Eldon Williams, III, and […]

Biodiesel plant to produce energy from animal fat

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers An Australian company plans to build a biodiesel plant in Clovis that has the capacity to produce 75 million gallons of biodiesel annually from animal fat, officials announced Thursday in Albuquerque. American Renewable Fuels, a subsidiary of Australian Renewable Fuels, plans to locate the plant at the Clovis Industrial Park […]

Christopher Stull

Services: Have been held. Christopher Stull, 23, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2007 in Gulfport, Miss. Mr. Stull was born Nov. 5, 1983 in Tucumcari. He and his family moved to Mississippi when he was six months old. He graduated from Harrison Central Highs School in 2002. He was employed by Knesal Engineering in Gulfport. Survivors […]

Julia Gloria Martinez

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari.  At 2 p.m. on Friday, a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Julia Gloria Martinez, 54, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Mrs. Martinez was born Sept. […]

Joe David Green

Services: 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Logan Church of Christ. Joe David Green, 74, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, in Pampa, Texas, following an extended illness.   Mr. Green was born May 3, 1932 in Shattuck, Okla. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. The former Logan, N.M., resident, operated his own boat […]

02-21-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Well, do you think the bad stuff is behind us? I sure hope so, because those with golf fever have a lot to look forward to. The high school golf is off to a good start but bad weather has put us behind with our progress. The next couple of weeks will […]

House out, Logan still in

By Greg Price and Thomas Garcia CLOVIS — Clovis Christian has had trouble playing all four quarters throughout the regular season, but Tuesday night the Eagles pushed past their struggles with diligent play, coach Randy McBroom said. Clovis Christian (14-11, 4-4) survived a late fourth quarter burst by House en route to a 67-55 victory […]