Accident claims life of Hobbs man

by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun One person was killed and two were injured Wednesday in a single vehicle rollover on State Highway 409 north of Nara Visa, the New Mexico State Police said. The vehicle was traveling southbound when it ran off the east side of the road and the driver, David Goodgame of […]

wedding, birthday, Arch Hurley elections

Vows to be exchanged… Vickie Stone and Frank Gutierrez, both of Logan, will be married at 2 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Logan Civic Center. All family and friends are invited to attend. First birthday suit… Jaden Hunter Waldrip officially turned one on Friday. But he’ll be celebrating his first birthday today in cowboy style […]

Conchas aims to save its deputy sheriff and his home

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Some Conchas residents are signing petitions and pooling their resources to save their Deputy Sheriff John T. Hartigan and the deputy’s county-owned residence. “We need law enforcement out here,” Ed Wright, manager of the Conchas North Dock Marina, said. Without a resident law enforcement officer, response times to emergencies […]

County may see increase in population

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Population projections show Quay County taking a slight dip by 2020, according to the New Mexico Selected Health Statistics 2005 published this year. From 2004 to 2005, Quay County had little change in its population with a total of 10,106 down just three in 2005. Yet, it is the […]

New area code in effect Sunday

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With growth comes thousands of people who want phones and their own phone number. Trouble is New Mexico began running out of phone numbers. So the New Mexico Public Relation Commission decided in December 2006 that a new area code would be implemented. The new area code goes into […]

10-06-2007: 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: Tuesday l At 4:40 p.m., a female reported fraudulent documents at the motor vehicle office on South Third Street. An officer was told that a […]

Denver Fisher

Services: At 10 a.m. Wednesday services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Logan, with burial following at 3 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe. Denver Fisher, 86, of Logan died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at the V.A. Regional Medical Center in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Fisher was born Jan. […]

Doris C. Griffin-Morgan

Services: 10 a.m. today at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in McCook, Neb. Doris D. Griffin-Morgan, 82, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at the McCook Community Hospital in McCook, Neb. She was born Dec. 5, 1924 at Augusta, Kan., to Alvin and Iva (McKitrick) Stapleton. After graduating from high school, she attended St. Rose Nurses Training […]

Michelle Jeanette Maestas

Services: 7 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Friday a mass of resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Michelle Jeanette Maestas, 37, died in Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007.   Mrs. Maestas was born Oct. 27, 1969 in Tucumcari.  She was […]

10-03-2007: 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: Sunday l At 1:08 a.m., an officer served a warrant at a lounge on West Route 66. During a walk-through of the lounge an officer requested […]