Students getting fix by helping people

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College diesel instructor Jerry Welch said it’s not odd to fix a car or two even though his class is geared for big trucks. Nor is it odd, he said, for students to bring in their own cars once in a while when they need something tinkered [...]

Dog might have taught goat to escape

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS managing editor Since our dog kept escaping from his pen, my boyfriend and I brainstormed long for a feasible solution. No, we didn’t leave him tied to that massive chain – frankly, that experiment only lasted half a day as my boyfriend felt guilty. Neither did we sell the dog to [...]

America best place to live

Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady Although the date on the calendar is past the Fourth of July, the spirit of the holiday needs to be with us each and every day of the year. We live in the greatest country on Earth and yet take it for granted. I pray that all had [...]

Ralph Morris Bell

Ralph Morris Bell, 82, died at the Trigg Memorial Hospital on April 5, 2005 following an extended illness. Bell was born on Dec. 28, 1922 in Tucumcari. He was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church. He served his country during World War II with the U.S. Navy Seabees. He was a member [...]

Wolverines pounce on Coyotes in back-to-back games

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Texico Wolverines (4-1) handed the San Jon Coyotes (1-3) two early-season losses in a doubleheader at San Jon Monday. Texico combined for a total of 33 runs in two games. Game 1 The Texico hitters were swinging into spring in the first game of a doubleheader against San [...]

Martin Luther King to be honored with march Jan. 17

TV Hagenah For the second year in a row, Tucumcari will have a tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King to commemorate the civil rights leader. Paul Bell, a deacon of the Saints of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, said the church will be hosting a special march Saturday, Jan. 15 to commemorate the civil [...]

Pick-up accident fatal to teenager

TV Hagenah A fatal one-vehicle pickup accident took the life of a 17-year-old girl early Thursday morning roughly 50 miles northeast of Tucumcari near milepost 347 near the town of Nara Visa. Four others were injured in the accident. According to investigating New Mexico State Police Officer Paul Bell, at approximately 1:36 a.m. Thursday, a [...]

ELERCD sets meetings

El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation and Development will be holding their annual meeting soon, and according to Robert Abercrombie of the Logan area, they are going all out. Abercrombie said the event will be held at the Waggoner Mansion at the Bell Ranch on June 24 at 10 a.m. He said that lunch will be [...]

Mate, Bell, Coughenour, Meeks, Budley, Garcia

Shirley Bell Shirley Bell, 67, died at Trigg Memorial Hospital Tuesday, May 11, 2004 following a brief illness. Shirley Bell was born Feb. 7 1937 in Burleson, Texas. She had been making her home in Tucumcari for 25 years. She was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church of Tucumcari. She had been [...]

Bell, Swilling, Nash, Ferrell

Sharon Bell Sharon Kay Snyder Bell, 52, died March died March 4, 2004 in Yuma, Ariz. She was born on March 8, 1951 in Dalhart. She married Ben Bell on July 18, 1985. They made their home in Vaughn, Mont. Sharon Kay Snyder attended school in Nara Visa and Amistad. She was a daughter, mother, [...]