04-28-2007: Letters to Editor

Support appreciated As we – players on the seventh and eighth-grade girls basketball traveling team – return from the 17th annual spring basketball tournament in Albuquerque, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the following: The Elks Lodge, Frank Gillard, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, (Lydia Fazekas, Donna Madrid, Rita Pacheco and Mary Marquez), Jerry […]

Can’t wait for Sunday reruns

By Aggie Moncus As you can see, I, Aggie, am in charge of the column this week because the slave is still pretending to be ailing too much to be able to do any writing – or anything else for that matter. Now and then I have to be rather forceful in order to get […]

Irrigation canals will soon be flowing with water

By QCS Staff The Arch Hurley Conservancy District ordered the irrigation water “on” on Tuesday. Area residents can expect to see water in the canals and laterals around town by this weekend. Parents are encouraged to keep a close watch on their children. Landowners are reminded that all fences and gates are to be removed […]

04-28-2007: 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: Tuesday • At 5:47 p.m., a probation officer requested assistance at the probation office on East Main Street. An officer transported one subject to the […]

7-8th graders take 4th at NAYS event

By QCS Staff The seventh and eighth grade girls from Tucumcari placed fourth Saturday in the eighth grade division of the annual North American Youth Sports basketball tournament held in Albuquerque. The first game was lost against the Raptors, the second game was won against the Lady Eagles and the third game was lost against […]

04-28-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Does anyone have a crystal ball to let us know what the weather is going to do this year? Is there going to be a golf season or not. Boy, we all do need a golf-fixin’ weather soon. Course condition Please bear with us with the watering situation. Bad weather, high winds […]

Parks offer gateway to great outdoors

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Wayne Clark of Tucumcari loves fishing, and 65 years of it has helped him develop a few methods. “At Ute, I fish for bass or channel cat (catfish),” Clark said. “For the bass, I use a plug or spinner bait and cast and troll. And for the channel cat, […]

Joseph Senon Manuel Calbert

Services: 8:30 p.m. rosary services will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. on Friday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on at St. Anne’s Church. Joseph Senon Manuel Calbert, 41, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at the Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. […]

Man arrested in shooting incident

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By QCS Staff A 24-year-old Tucumcari man, Phillip J. Latham, has been charged with murder in connection with Tuesday’s shooting death of Tiffany Throckmorton, according to a news release from the Tucumcari Police Department. Latham, who lives on South Seventh Street, is charged with murder, tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm, the release […]

Jessie Robert Trujillo

Services: 7 p.m., Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m., Friday a mass of rescurection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Jessie Robert Trujillo, 58, died suddenly on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at his home in Cortez, Colo.   Jessie Robert Trujillo was born Oct. 15, […]