04-18-2007: 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 1:05 p.m., a female reported a suspicious subject walking down South Fourth Street. An officer made contact with the subject and checked him […]

04-18-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Here’s the results of Saturday’s Tri-format Tournament. The tournament had three formats: best ball full handicap, alternate shot scratch and scramble 1/3 handicap. Winners in each category and flight, by lowest handicap determined flight-to-flight, are: Golf Flights Best ball First tie Rod Denton and Charlie Bowen -5 Arnett Hooser and Des Griggs […]

04-18-2007: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., regular meeting of Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District. Saturday: 10 a.m., opening day ceremonies of Little League, A.J. Moya Field. Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholics anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commissioners Chambers, Quay County Courthouse. Monday: 5:15 p.m., regular meeting, […]

April 1975

Two fires claimed Gambles store and the Trojan Junior High School auditorium. The fire at the auditorium was still burning the next day and the junior high school was closed as a precaution. State officials suspected arson in both fires. … Members of the Tucumcari Fair Board held a groundbreaking for a new fairground facility. […]

Irene M. Powers

Services: 4 p.m. today at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Irene M. Powers, 84, of Tucumcari died Monday, April 16, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas. She was born Dec 24, 1922 in Spirit Lake, Iowa, to Neil and Beulah Baker Nelson. Mrs. Powers grew up in Spirit Lake, but her playground was Lake Okoboji, Iowa. She enjoyed […]

Manuel Gracia

Services: 7 p.m., Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. 10 a.m., Friday a mass of resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Manuel Garcia, 89, died on Monday, April 16, 2007, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, following an extended illness. Mr. Garcia was born […]

Paul R. Lindsey

Services: Have been held. Paul R. Lindsey, 65, a longtime resident of Logan, died suddenly on Thursday, April 12, 2007, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, NM. Mr. Lindsey was born Oct. 27, 1941 in Hale Center, Texas, but lived most of his life in Tucumcari. He graduated from Tucumcari High School.  He was a […]

City taps new manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun John R. Sutherland, Jr., of Flagstaff, Ariz., was selected as the new city manager on Thursday by the Tucumcari City Commission. Sutherland, 58, is slated to start work May 1. Sutherland’s salary and contract details were not disclosed. Mayor Mary Mayfield said the specifics of Sutherland’s contract would be […]

April 1970

Kay Terry was named, for the second time, Miss Office Education Association of New Mexico. She was congratulated by Tucumcari Mayor Kenneth Schlientz. … Tucumcari’s Lions president, Sam Shami, was honored with the President’s Pin by the Lions International President W.R. Bryan of Ohio. … Schilentz appointed Charles Olsen to the Tucumcari Planing and Zoning […]

Buffalo Relays Results

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By Freedom Newspapers Buffalo Relays Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 77 1/2; 2. Tucumcari 56; 3. Portales 47; 4. Fort Sumner 40; 5. (tie) Mountainair, Santa Rosa 38; 7. Clayton 33; 8. (tie) Melrose, San Jon 23; 10. Logan 19; 11. Clovis Christian 18; 12. Eunice 15; 13. Floyd 9 1/2; 14. […]