Mesalands president found guilty of driving under influence

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Sentencing is scheduled Sept. 14 for Mesalands Community College President Phillip Barry, who on Thursday was found guilty of a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. Barry appeared Thursday before Metro Court Judge Edward L Benavidez in Albuquerque, according to court documents. Barry entered a plea of not guilty. Benavidez found Barry guilty of [...]

Albuquerque police fatally shoots Tucumcari native

Freedom New Mexico A man convicted in the 1998 shooting death of a Tucumcari man was shot to death Tuesday by Albuquerque police. Albuquerque police have identified a man fatally shot by an officer at a truck stop as 42-year-old Julian Calbert formerly of Tucumcari. Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller, a retired state police investigator, [...]

Press release: Racetrack officials appeal license revocation

ALBUQUERQUE – The La Mesa Racetrack and Casino announced today it has appealed last month’s decision of the Gaming Control Board (GCB) to revoke its gaming license, fighting back by saying that it had complied with all the issues raised by the GCB and that the Board did not give it appropriate legal due process [...]

5-5 Obits

Michael R. Pacheco Michael R. Pacheco, 44, died on Friday, April 30, 2010, in Albuquerque. He was born July 14, 1965, in Albuquerque. Survivors include his wife Dora Pacheco and his mother Manuelita (Molly) Pacheco. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Information: 461-3815

Quay history — April 7

April 1962 Gilbert Bonem of Tucumcari was honored at a retirement party held at the office of railroad agent B.D. Kersey. Kersey presented Bonem with a watch and $100 U.S. Savings bond for his service as a train clerk. … The Tucumcari American Legion selected eight delegates from Tucumcari High School to attend the Boys [...]

Press release: Winter storm warning issued until Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow…which is in effect from 5 p.m. this afternoon to 11 a.m. Tuesday. • Snow accumulations…snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches below 7,500 feet can be expected with 6 to 12 inches above 7,500 feet. Locally higher amounts will be [...]

1-27 Obituaries

Adelina Moya Adelina Moya, 83, died on Sunday, Jan. 24 2010, in Albuquerque. She was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Newkirk. Survivors include her daughters Aneda Boylan, Dora Maes, Imogene Easte, Joanne Moya-May and Odela Moya and her sons Charlie Moya, Ralph Moya and Howard Moya. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church [...]

1-13 Obituaries

Wanda C. Tarpley Wanda C. Tarpley, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Albuquerque. She was born on Jan. 26, 1927 in Melrose. She is survived by her sister Ouida Lowrey. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the Center Street Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Information: 505-823-9400.

Barry’s DUI trial rescheduled

QCS Staff Pre-trial proceedings in the case against Mesalands Community College President Philip O. Barry were rescheduled again. Proceedings were set to begin Monday but were rescheduled for Feb. 3 in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque. The proceedings have been rescheduled three times. Barry was arrested in October and charged with driving under the [...]

DUI charges refiled against Mesaslands’ president

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Charges of driving under the influence against Mesalands Community College President Phillip O. Barry have been refiled in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque. Pretrial proceedings are set to begin on Dec. 28 before Metro Court Judge Edward Benavidez, according to court records. Barry had been charged with DUI [...]