Helen B. Wood

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Helen B. Wood, 87, a long time resident of Tucumcari and San Jon, died in Clovis on Monday July 17, 2007. She was born in Brookhaven, Miss., to Joseph and Emma Bradley Starling on April 11, 1920. She was the youngest member of the Starling […]

Quay 13- and 14-year-olds lose championship to Clovis

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Cameron Mantaro (#9) of Quay County steals second base in the 1st inning of Tuesday evening’s 13- and 14-year-old championship game at Bell Park. Quay County won the first game of the double-elimination final 9-5, but lost the second championship game 31-16.

Rattlers power up in weight room

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Eighth-grader Esteban Martinez (standing) spots classmate Shawn Martinez. The Tucumcari Middle Schoolers are lifting weights in preparation for the upcoming Rattler football season. The Rattler weight room will be open for the football team for weight training from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m on Monday through Thursday, said assistant football coach Bryan Dunlap.

4-Hers take 4th place at state contests

Ten Quay County 4-Hers competed in state contests in Las Cruces on July 9-13. There were a variety of contests with over 500 youth from around the state. The following 4-Hers placed in their contest: • Impromptu Speech, Carmen Runyan, 4th   • The Home Ec Skill-a-thon Team of Carmen Runyan, Dustan Hight, Matthew Pacheco, […]

07-18-2007: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake Fishing was good using night crawlers and liver at night for catfish. Fishing was good using worms, […]

07-18-2007: Calendar

Fridays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics Anonymous. Saturday: 5 p.m., Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66. Call 461-3346. Saturday and Sunday: Mosquero Cowboy Camp Meeting, Bell Ranch Camp on Mosquero Canyon Road, three miles south of Mosquero. Call Roy Mitchell 487-2380, Bert Ancell 868-2966 or Donna Hazen 673-2311. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, […]

John “Tommy” Thomas Garcia

Services: 7 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at Holy Family Catholic Church in Albuquerque. At 9 a.m. Friday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Holy Family. John “Tommy” Thomas Garcia, 60, died Sunday, July 15, 2007, in Albuquerque. Mr. Garcia was born in Tucumcari to John R. and Cornelia Garcia […]

07-18-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Friday • At 4:29 p.m., a male reported a burglary at a office on East High Street. An officer was told some paperwork had been […]

Quay loses championship to Clovis

Cameron Mantaro (#9) of Quay County steals second base in the 1st inning of Tuesday evening’s 13- and 14-year-old championship game at Bell Park. Quay County won the first game of the double-elimination final 9-5, but lost the second championship game 31-16.

Parents needed to provide foster care

There will be a free ice cream social Tuesday. The state’s Children, Youth and Families Department want you to get the scoop on foster and adoptive parenting, according to a press release. It will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Tucumcari CYFD office at 107 W. Aber. For the children, […]