Tucumcari man is in intensive care after being hit by train

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man, who tried to outrun a freight train at a railroad crossing on Friday, is in intensive care in a Amarillo, Texas hospital,

Shooting victim out of intensive care

By QCS Staff Nikko Nathan, 19, is out of intensive care at the Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, said his uncle George Aragon on Friday.Nathan was shot Monday night and transported to Amarillo. The gunshot wound entered his left buttocks and ricocheted into his colon, his uncle said.“He’s been up on a walker,” Aragon said. […]

06-14-08 Around Town

Baby born…Jason and Theresa Lafferty of Tucumcari are the parents of an 8 lb., 3 oz. baby boy who was born on May 5 in Amarillo, Texas, at St. Anthony’s Hospital. Named Logan Jason Wilbur Lafferty, he has one sister, July, who is 19 months old. His grandparents are Ted and Rose Chavez, Ed and […]

Rattlers ready for first wrestling match, team schedule

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team was hard at practice Monday preparing for their first invite at Amarillo, Texas. The Rattlers compete on Friday and Saturday against teams from Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico at the Randall Greater Gold Invite, said Rattlers coach Eddie Encinias. “We are hoping for a […]

Jack E. Ready

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Services: Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Mora Valley Baptist Church in Cleveland. Jack E. Ready, 82, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at the Taos Living Center in Taos. Mr. Ready was a resident of Tres Ritos Valley for the past 10 years and a former resident of Pendaries Valley and […]

Charles Franklin Marshall

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Services: At 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Dunn Chapel in Tucumcari. Charles Franklin Marshall, 86, of Tucumcari died in Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007. Mr. Marshall was born Jan. 7, 1921 in Jean, Texas, the youngest son of Fred and Jewell Marshall. At age 3, Charles’s family moved from east Texas to […]

Are we on the road not taken, or life’s broad avenues

By Leonard Lauriault Many eastern New Mexicans drive a lot. Our smaller communities have lots to offer, but not everything we need. So, we have to go to the larger cities for some things. There are several routes from Tucumcari to Clovis, each requiring about the same amount time, although they’re slightly different distances. No […]

Roy “Bogie” Chapman Bogart, Jr

Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Roy “Bogie” Chapman Bogart., 83, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 in Amarillo, Texas.

Penny S. Wilson

Services: 3 p.m. today at Washington Avenue Christian Church in Amarillo, Texas. Penny S. Wilson, 50, died Thursday, July 26, 2007, in Amarillo. Mrs. Wilson was born Aug. 28, 1956 in Branson, Miss. to Ray and Lucille Salter. She married Carl Wilson on July 3, 1981 in Amarillo. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education […]

Physicals, 3-on-3 winners, bowling team champs

Rattler physicals set On Aug 7 from 4-7 p.m., there will be athletic physicals for all students attending Tucumcari High and Middle schools interested in participating in the 2007-2008 sports season. The physicals will be conducted at the Rattler Gym. Cost is $15. Trifecta for 3-on-3 Four Quay County athletes won the 15-16 age bracket […]