And the winner is …

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By QCS Staff A local man won a piece of NFL memorabilia Saturday at the Six Shooter Siding Festival. Charlie Chavez of Tucumcari bought a raffle ticket to win an Official NFL football autographed by Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher. “I never thought I would win something like this,” Chavez said. “When they announced […]

Graduations, births, anniversaries, wedding

Pretty in pink… Alyssa Jolene Gutowski was born at 5:18 a.m., on July 17, 2007 in Albuquerque. Her parents are Tony and Deena Gutowski and a sister, Adriana Gutowski, all of Albuquerque. Her grandparents are James and Marcia Blea of Tucumcari and Deborah Gutowski of Albuquerque. Her great-grandparents are Don and Shirley Schlichting of Elkhart […]

Manuel L. Montoya

Services: At 10:30 a.m. today there will be a viewing and at 11 a.m. Saturday there will be a mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Jemez. Manuel L. “Big M” Montoya, 69, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007. Mr. Montoya was a 30-year resident of Tucumcari. Mr. Montoya was born […]

Last dip in the pool

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Friday night about a dozen adults and children made the last summer splash in the city’s new pool. The pool, which opened June 19 after being closed for two years, closed last night for the season – much earlier than anticpated. Ten-year-old Anthony Ramirez said he comes to […]

Quay County pioneering woman honored with marker

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The members of the Cultural Properties Review Committee met Friday and approved a state Historical Marker honoring Yetta Kohn that will be placed in Quay County. Kohn’s granddaughter is Yetta Bidegain of Tucumcari. “It’s an honor for her to be considered for the marker,” said Bidegain. “I live a […]

Judge Purcell set to retire

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U.S. District Court Judge Ricky Purcell seemed a little out his comfort zone on Friday. He was sitting in the jurors box. Purcell sat quietly as court administrator Diane Ulibarri hosted a light roast for the 75 people who had gathered for the judge’s retirement party. Purcell who has served as judge for 15 and […]

Tiffany Lee Throckmorton

Services: 3 p.m., today, a viewing and visitation for family and friends at Chavez Funeral Home, Santa Rosa. Tiffany Lee Throckmorton, 21 of Tucumcari, died Tuesday, April 23, 2007 in Tucumcari. She was born March 26, 1986. She attended high school in House. She is survived by her mother, Deborah Throckmorton, her father, Robert Throckmorton, […]

Shock settles in as family works to recover from tornado

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By Thomas Garcia With the shock finally settling in Angie Chavez and her family of Logan are still cleaning up the mess left by Friday’s tornado. “I have been crying over a lot of things today,” said Chavez. “I knew what had happened, but the reality of it did not hit me until today. It […]

Ramon Aragon

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary will recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. on Thursday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Ramon Aragon, 58, died Feb. 26, 2007 at his residence in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. Aragon was born June 20, 1948 in […]

Martha Chavez Shoemaker

Services: 10 a.m., Wednesday visitation at Tarpening & Son Chapel, 1 West Grand, Artesia, N.M. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, a rosary will be recited at the Terpening & Son Chapel. 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Artesia, N.M..   Mrs. Shoemaker, 80, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at her home […]