One Lane: Repairs under way on US 54 bridge

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Traffic over the Canadian River Bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan, is reduced to one lane for emergency repairs of a bridge expansion joint, according to the state’s Department of Transportation. Traffic control devices are in place and estimated time of completion of bridge repairs is about one month ending on Nov. 24.

10-27-2007; Commodities, museum trip, passport to Quay

Food commodities … Commodities are expected in November, said an official of the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, based in Clovis. The food bank serves nine counties by distributing the commodities released by the U.S. government through its TEFAP program, or The Emergency Food Assistance Program. Food items are delivered to the Food Bank […]

Work stopped on Sands-Dorsey building

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Work on the Sands-Dorsey building has been halted and a citation is to be delivered to the building’s owner, said city officials on Friday. Concerns about construction at the burned out building to make it safe were discussed at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. And on Friday, Daniel Lopez, […]

Lady Luck visits Logan lady

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Becky Williamson jokes that the jinx was on whenever she bought a lottery scratch-off game from Lisa Vest. So, Williamson stopped buying her tickets from Vest, who works at Allsup’s in Logan, and took her business down the street. And at 4:11 p.m. on Thursday that strategy worked. That’s […]

10-27-2007; 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: Monday l At 2:53 p.m., a male requested a welfare check at a residence on South Jackson. The male told officers that his girlfriend was […]

10-27-2007; Calendar

Today: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Quay County Red Ribbon Carnival, Quay County Fair Grounds. Today: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Make A Difference Day Fiesta, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. Refreshments and door prize. Mayor Antonio Apodaca, guest speaker. Hosted by Altrusa. Today: 8 p.m. – midnight, Halloween dance, costume contest, VFW Post […]

Benino Aguilera

Services: At 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at 424 South Monroe St., Tucumcari. Benino Aguilera, 86, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 at Clovis Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis. Mr. Aguilera was born Feb. 13, 1921 to Faustino Aguilera and Eloisa Martinez Aguilera in Hooker, Okla. In 1959, he married Felipita Crespin […]

Wanda Lee Bradford 

Services: At noon Sunday memorial services will be at the Elks Lodge in Tucumcari. Wanda Lee Bradford, 73, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 in Dalhart, Texas. Wanda Lee Ratliff was born in Flagstaff, Ariz., to Skeets and Dora. A longtime resident of Tucumcari, she was a talented crafts-person, her family said. On Aug. 19, 1992 she […]

Lawrence F. Fitzner

Services: At 10 a.m. Monday funeral services will be at the United Methodist Church in Logan. Lawrence F. Fitzner, 93, died at the Muleshoe Area Medical Center at Muleshoe, Texas, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, following an extended illness. Mr. Fitzner was born Nov. 16, 1913 in Logan to Frederick and Clary Ray Fitzner who […]

Donald Gordon Strope

Services: At 2 p.m. Monday services will be at the San Jon Cemetery in San Jon. Donald Gordon Strope, 51, of Tucumcari died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 at his daughter’s home in Portales. Mr. Strope was born May 23, 1956 in Waverly, N.Y, to Alice and Robert G. Strope. He came to New Mexico as […]