Man thought to be electrocuted

By Quay County Sun By QCS The body of a Tucumcari man was found about 1 p.m. Friday near an old packing plant on East 10th Street. Police said Mitch Coomes, 38, was probably electrocuted. His body was found near a power post. “The case is still under investigation by the medical examiner, but it [...]

Tragedy can teach lessons

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publishe On May 19, alcohol claimed another victim. But this DWI was different than most we read about. Augustine “Augie” Montiel drowned while intoxicated. And he was only 12 years old. The Tucumcari fifth grader’s body was found in an irrigation canal along Charles Avenue. His blood-alcohol level, Police Chief [...]

April 19, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

The wind seems like it won’t stop. There will be a mixed scramble Saturday, with a 2 pm shotgun start. Also before the start there will be a quick clinic on the golf swing. Upcoming events l Mill-Strebeck Three-Man Partnership, May 5-7. l Match Play Championship, May through July. l Mother’s Day scramble, 1 p.m. [...]

Be the sixth man in your faith

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Well, the March Madness of college basketball is over. I played football in high school and I still like the sport, but I’m more of a basketball fan. In my home state of Kentucky, football is viewed as something to do until basketball season starts. Anyway, my favorite college [...]

New year brings new means to serve

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, for your fellowship in the Gospel from the first day until now; being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you [...]

John S. Upton

John S. Upton John S. Upton, 90, died June 27 at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Upton was born Oct. 21, 1913 in Roswell. Upton was a rancher in Roswell and also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Upton is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. [...]

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Brenda Bishop The 19th childhood skills workshop designed for parents, grandparents and childcare providers is scheduled for Saturday, February 1. Body copy here to fill space body copy should be placed here. Body copy here to fill space body copy should be placed here. Body copy here to fill space body copy should be placed [...]

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Patricia Cooper Governor Bill Richardson on Monday appointed two men from eastern Mew Mexico, along with five others from throughout the state, to serve on the State Fair Commission. Body copy here to fill space body copy should be placed here. Body copy here to fill space body copy should be placed here. Body copy here [...]