Cattle growers voice concern about potential threats to livestock

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Cattle ranchers and producers from Quay and surrounding counties voiced their concerns on Sunday night in Tucumcari about the Mexican wolf, the proliferation of feral hogs and other issues that could affect their livestock and livelihood. About 40 ranchers and those in affiliated industries met at regional meeting of […]

Quinn McKinney

Services: At 6 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. At noon on Friday a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Quinn McKinney, 21 of Clovis died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Mr. […]

Mary Elizabeth Sandoval

Services: At 8:30 p.m.Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Friday funeral services will be held at St. Anne’s. Mary Elizabeth Sandoval, 26, of Las Cruces died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001, at Thomason Hospital in El Paso, Texas. She was born Feb. 6, 1981 in Tucumcari, […]

Bard man killed in home accident

By QCS Staff A man from Bard was killed Monday morning in a tractor accident. Daniel C. Taylor, 54, was killed when a large wooden beam he was trying to move became unbalanced and pinned him between the beam and a tractor, said Quay County Deputy Shane Strand. Taylor was pronounced dead at 10:35 a.m. […]

Tucumcari woman in I-40 accident

By QCS Staff A Tucumcari woman was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 between Tucumcari and Santa Rosa, police said. Catherine Martinez, 48, was killed about 4 p.m. when the car she was driving rolled one and a half times in the center median and landed upside down, New Mexico State Police […]

Ventura Baca

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Services: At 7 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. Friday a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Ventura Baca, 98, died at her residence in Tucumcari on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Baca was born July […]

Teddy W. Padilla

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Christ in Tucumcari. Teddy W. Padilla age 28, died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at Alcalde.   Teddy W. Padilla Was born Dec. 13, 1978 in Albuquerque. He grew up and attended the Tucumcari School system and graduated from Tucumcari High School.  He had been employed by […]

Alfonso C. Marquez

Services: At 7 p.m. Wednesday a rosary will be recited at St. Annes Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Thursday a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s.     Alfonso C. Marquez, 91, died on Friday, Nov. 10, 2007, in Santa Fe following an extended illness. Mr. Marquez was born  May […]

Q&A: Man’s family continued sports tradition

By Ben Moffett Editor’s note: Oran T. Caton of Bosque Farms was born on Aug. 24, 1916. He is a lifelong educator and coach, and the last surviving member of Forrest High School’s state champion basketball team of 1933. This is the third part of a three-part series. Q: And what of the next generation […]

Rattler girls take second place in cross country meet

Special to the QCS The Tucumcari High School Rattler Varsity Cross Country team competed in the District 6-2A Cross Country meet in Santa Rosa Saturday. The Rattler girls team captured second place, six points behind Pecos, and will compete today in Rio Rancho. Freshman Lorri Harman finished in fourth place, senior Kaitlyn Romero in fifth […]