Loretta Snyder

oretta Snyder Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Dalhart Pentecostal Church, Dalhart, Texas. Loretta Snyder, 73, died Monday, March 26, 2007. Mrs. Snyder was born on June 20, 1932 and raised in Dalhart. She married Charlie Snyder in 1947 and was his wife, companion and home-marker. As a rancher’s wife, she provided family structure to five […]

03-28-2007: 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: Friday • At 11:12 a.m., a female came to the police department on East Center Street to report battery. An officer advised that the second […]

Got God?

By Leonard Lauriault Recent advertisements have asked questions or made statements about what you or I’ve got. The question came from two standpoints: either I’ve got something I know you’ll not want to be without or I want something I’m hoping you want to get rid of. The first “Got” ad I remember is, “Got […]

Tornado Relief: Ways to help, where to find help

Ways you can help • Contribute to the Community Action Tornado Relief Fund for tornado victims in Logan and Clovis. The fund has been set up in the name of Community Action New Mexico. Make a contributions at any Wells Fargo branch in New Mexico. • Call Community Action in Tucumcari at 461-1914 to offer […]

Tornadoes carry blessings after a few tragic minutes

The shock, euphoria and amazement at surviving Friday’s eastern New Mexico tornadoes are slowly changing for residents of Roosevelt, Curry and Quay counties, including the communities of Logan and Clovis. Five days later, our thoughts and energies are focused on cleaning up, rebuilding and moving forward with our lives even as we mourn the death […]

03-28-2007: Calendar

Today-Friday: Annual Arts Festival, Tucumcari Convention Center. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 6 p.m., Benefit dance for Joni Jones, $2 donation per person, Del Norte Center. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, followed by a workshop meeting, Arch Hurley Headquarters, […]

03-28-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker We had a great outing for the St. Patrick’s Day Scramble. Here are the results: Green Flight First Roger Bowe-Dave Hein 64 Second Howie Tucker-Stephen Smith 69 Third Richard Primrose-Randy Lease 71 Beer Flight First Don Wellborn-Sam Marshno 69 Second Andy Garcia-Chris Sandoval 72 Third Ronny Sanders-Kenny Kingston 73 Fourth Tie Larry […]

Shock settles in as family works to recover from tornado

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By Thomas Garcia With the shock finally settling in Angie Chavez and her family of Logan are still cleaning up the mess left by Friday’s tornado. “I have been crying over a lot of things today,” said Chavez. “I knew what had happened, but the reality of it did not hit me until today. It […]

Rattlers win by 10-rule

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By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers beat the San Jon Coyotes 14-4 Monday night at Tucumcari. The game ended after the fifth inning as the umpires called the game over with the 10-run rule. “We managed to hit the ball consistently through the line up and played good defense,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We […]

Hail storm covers Tucumcari

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thunder, lighting and a feisty spell of hail hit the Tucumcari area between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Fluctuations in power flickered lights in homes and businesses. Tucumcari Police officers directed traffic at Highway 54 and Route 66 because the signal lights were out. Hail was about […]