Gunshot claims Tucumcari female, 21

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A 21-year-old Tucumcari woman was the victim of an apparent homicide on Tuesday, Tucumcari police said. Tiffany Throckmorton was shot Tuesday morning and died about an hour and 15 minutes later at the emergency room of the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, according to a police news release. Throckmorton, […]

Edna Mae Arbuckle

Services: 2 p.m. in the Mosquero Community Church at Mosquero, N.M. Edna Mae Arbuckler, 80, died on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at the Oddesy Hospice in Amarillo, Texas.   Mrs. Arbuckle was born March 29, 1927 in Roy, N.M., to Arthur and Tonita Shrum. She had been a member of the Mosquero Community Church. She […]

Ira Clinton Williams

Services: 10 a.m., Saturday at the First Baptist Church in San Jon New Mexico.  Ira Clinton Williams, 74, died on Saturday at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.   Ira C. Williams was born Dec. 19, 1932 in Jacksboro, Texas. He had been a long time farmer in the San Jon […]

It’s promenade time

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By QCS Staff Tis the season of proms and one of the rites of passage for high school seniors. Tucumcari Highs School celebrated Friday night and tonight San Jon will have its prom. In Tucumcari, they dined out, arrived in stretched Hummers or dad’s pickup. At the Tucumcari gym, parents, relatives and friends filled one […]

Texico jumps out to 3-1 district record

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers TEXICO — A couple of days ago, the Texico Wolverines looked like they were in some trouble in the District 3-2A race. What a difference a come-from-behind win can make. After losing the opener of a doubleheader at Tucumcari and seeing the second game suspended by lightning on Tuesday, Texico […]

Rattlers split double header, district 1-1

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers started their district run, 1-1, with a tie for first after a double header with the Texico Wolverines. At Wednesday night’s game, the Wolverines hit a three-run home run in the top of the sixth which gave them the lead after the Rattlers tied it in […]

Rattlers golf team results

By QCS Staff Tucumcari High School’s golf team placed 15th after the second round of the Leroy Gooch High School Golf Tournament at Ruidoso. Second round individual scores Stephen Smith 88 Qasim Badshah 96 Justin Alvarez 87 Nathan Andrada 100 Johnny Barreras 94 There was more than a two-hour delay due to frost and playing […]

ENMU axes tennis program

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University opted not to renew women’s tennis coach Christine Blaeser’s contract last week. This week, regents voted to do away with the program completely. Gary Musgrave, vice president for Student Affairs presented a recommendation to end the program to the regents, based on input from the Athletic […]

04-21-2007: 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: Monday • At 1:24 p.m., a female reported a fight at the bus station on South First Street. One female was arrested for disorderly conduct. […]

While some may see business opportunity, others see ruin

By Debra Whittington Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness! Ecclesiastes 5:10 (NLT) When God created man, he gave him free will to make choices. Moses received laws to help man to do what was right, but in Judges 17:5-7 it says “but every man […]