Elva Francine Lerke Allen

Services: 3 p.m., Wednesday a memorial service will be at Lomas Chapel, French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., Albuquerque. Elva Francine Lerke Allen, 78, a resident of Albuquerque and a former resident of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, surrounded by her friends and family. She is survived by her children, Lynn (Jerrry) Mosher , Michael […]

County native recognized with state music award

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By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Based upon the recommendations of people from the Portales and Clovis area and across New Mexico, the Kene Terry Band has been chosen as the April Artist of the Month by the New Mexico Music Commission. “It’s pretty cool,” said Logan High School graduate and lead vocalist Kene Terry, on […]

Good Friday pilgrimage draws 100

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Members of the Sandoval family took turns carrying the cross on Friday along Route 66 from Stuckey’s at I-40 to the little church, St. Joan of Arc, in Montoya. The walk is an annual pilgrimage by members of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. This is the 10th year for the walk – a remembrance […]

April 1963

Lydia Willis of Tucumcari was honored by the Eastern New Mexico Teachers Association. Willis retired after 48 years of teaching and 43 of those years were in Quay County. … Fitzner Oil Co. and Johnny’s Shamrock Service station offered a free colonial kerosene burner lamp with the purchase of 10 gallons or more during a […]

04-07-2007: Around Town

First Easter with family David Anthony Olguin will be celebrating his first Easter with his parents. David was born Dec. 19, 2006 in Clovis. He weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His parents are Tony and Rosalee Olguin of Tucumcari. His grandparents are Bern and Rose Arellano of Tucumcari and […]

‘Racino’ up for discussion at Monday meeting

On Monday the governing bodies of Tucumcari, Logan, San Jon, House, and Quay County will meet to discuss a Joint Powers Agreement to create the Quay County Gaming Authority. This will include a presentation by Warren Frost, the program coordinator, and Michael Newman, the financial advisor, concerning possible avenues of financing the construction and operation […]

D.L. “Pete” Bogard

 Services: At 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday there will be visitation at the family’s home, 1806 Talon Court, Keller, Texas. At 3 p.m., Monday, services at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel, Colleyville, Texas. At 2 p.m., Thursday there will be a service at the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari.  D.L. “Pete” Bogard, 55, died Wednesday, […]

04-07-2007: 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 9:07 p.m., a male reported a larceny at his residence on South Eighth Street. An officer was told that a package that […]

Is your brain stuck on a musical tune?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Sometimes we get songs that are stuck in our heads. We keep hearing the song, or a fragment of a song, over and over. After hearing a TV commercial about the “itsy, bitsy” yellow polka-dot bikini, I kept hearing my brain do a replay for several hours. I even […]

04-07-2007: Letters to Editor

Despite tornado, she was tucked safely into bed On Friday, March 23, 2007, a tornado struck Logan where I live at Autumn Blessings Assisted Living. Elderly people in poor health are not easy to take care of in normal times. The staff and owners did an outstanding job. There was some damage to the building […]