March 4, 2006 Organizations

Daughters of the American Revolution Presents Awards The Pow Wow Restaurant was the setting for the Feb. 10 meeting of Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR honored the winners of our American History Essay contests and the Good Citizen Contest as well as recognizing the recepients of the Proper Display of the […]

Relay for Life coming in April

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun For Joseph Marroquin, it was just a matter of payback. When Marroquin’s wife Marcella was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, he saw the American Cancer Society helped his family with the ordeal. “I see the work the cancer society has done for us,” Marroquin said. “The research that […]

Relay for Life to debut in the sping in Quay County

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It’s been pounding pavement across New Mexico — and the world — for years. It’s raised more than $1.5 billion. It helps save lives. And now it’s coming to Quay. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is making its debut in Quay County this April, with a Relay Rally informational […]

Motorcycle club gets toys for tots

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS A new motorcycle club just rolled into town – but they’re not the average biker club, said the organization’s Sgt. at Arms Jim McElroy. Yes, they do ride motorcycles. Yes, there are a bunch of them – 43 to be exact. But rather than merely rev down highways with their hair […]

Senior gets birthday surprise

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By William Thompson Ray Firestone, 82, got a surprise on his birthday Friday when youth from American Legion Post 77 in Logan showed up at Autumn Blessings assisted care center with a handmade blanket and a pound cake. Firestone, who has difficulty speaking, managed to say how nice it was to receive a birthday surprise. […]

3-16 obits

George Martinez, 76, died March 13, 2005 in the Cancer Center of American in Tulsa, Olka. following an extending illness. Martinez was born April 22, 1928 in Trujillo . He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers after serving for 33 years at Conchas Dam. He was a member of St. Anneís Catholic Church in […]

Calendar 2-12-05

• Today — American Legion Post 19 Valentine’s dance at the Post. • Today — The Zero Gravity Youth Center will host a Valentine’s Day Dance for ages 11-18. Call Susan Lease at 461-4922 of Alan Angel at 461-4411 for details. • Feb. 13 — United Ministerial Alliance of Clovis presents the Annual UMAC “African-American […]

Don Kresge obit

Don Kresge Don Kresge, 80 of Logan, died on Feb. 9, 2005. Kresge was born Sept. 17, 1924 in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. He had been a resident of Melrose for 35 years before he and his wife, LaNelda, moved to the Logan community 14 years ago. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War […]

House horse farm thrives

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By William Thompson P.J. Looner talks to horses. When Looner arrives to work with her horses, all she has to do is whistle and they surround her. She calls each of them by name — Starburst, 100 Grand Bar, Cassidy, Stetson Hawk or Wyatt. She has raised most of the 37 American paint horses that […]

Friends gather on Super Sunday

By William Thompson Some area residents said they used Super Bowl Sunday as an excuse to get together to watch, or talk, as the New England Patriots took the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX. American Legion Post 19 in Conchas held a pregame chili cook-off and patrons of the Pow Wow Lounge in Tucumcari […]