Tucumcari woman slain

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By Chelle Delaney:Quay County Sun A Tucumcari woman is dead and her husband is in jail. Eppie Vigil, 55, is being held at the Quay County Detention Center, accused of stabbing his wife, Lucy Vigil, 46, to death, according to court documents. Eppie Vigil was charged with an open count of murder and with tampering [...]

Thursday: Match play for volleyball teams

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The Lady Rattlers, Lady Coyotes and Lady Longhorns volleyball teams will each be on the court Thursday. l The Lady Rattlers will play the Elida Tigers at 4:30 p.m. at Tucumcari. l The Lady Coyotes will play the Dora Coyotes at 4:30 p.m. at San Jon. l The Lady Longhorns will play the Melrose Buffalos [...]

08-29-2007: 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 Fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass was good again this past week. Anglers did well using top water [...]

Rattlers ready to tough it out with St. Mike’s

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Three Quay County football teams are ready for some action. Tucumcari The 2A Tucumcari Rattlers will travel to Santa Fe Saturday to face the 3A Saint Michael’s Horsemen. The Rattlers hosted the Horsemen last year and were upset 41-14 but 10 of St. Mike’s starters during that game were [...]

Local artist’s work to be exhibited in Taos

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Special to the QCS Work by local artist Dejean Jawrunner will be on exhibit at the Harwood Museum of Art/Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos Sept 28 to Dec. 30. Over 500 New Mexico women artists submitted their work for this biennial juried exhibition and 98 were accepted. Jawrunner said she is honored and excited to [...]

Mesalands fitness center moves

Special to the QCS Work on the new addition to Building A on Mesalands Community College’s campus is just about completed, making it possible to move the Fitness Center from its location in Building C to the new location in the southwest corner of the new addition. But the move involves more than moving a [...]

08-29-2007: 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 l At 5:31 p.m., an officer served a warrant at an apartment on South Seventh Street. One female was arrested for three outstanding warrants. [...]

Emily Shea Beninger

Services: 3 p.m. Thursday graveside services will be at Westlawn Memorial Park, Borger, Texas. Emily Shea Beninger who was born Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, died on the same day at Plains Regional Hospital in Clovis. She is survived by her parents, Bryan and May Beninger of Tucumcari, her maternal grandparents, Rick and Ruth Gomez of [...]

Bobby McAda

Services: Private services scheduled. Bobby Eugene McAda, 75, formerly of Tucumcari, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Niceville, Fla. Mr. McAda was born in 1932 in Floydada, Texas, to Grady and Bernice McAda. He was a graduate of Tucumcari High School and operated Gulf Gas Stations on Route 66 in the 1960s and 1970s. He [...]

08-29-2007: Calendar

Fridays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group, 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901 for information. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a [...]