Press release: Listeria outbreak tracked to at least one Colorado grower

Jensen Farms, of Holly, Colo., is voluntarily recalling their shipments of Rocky Ford whole cantaloupe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria. The company is working with the State of Colorado and the Federal Food & Drug Administration to inform consumers of this recall. L. monocytogenes is a bacterium that can contaminate [...]

Junior Olympian going for four

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Special to the QCS Kathryn Bowen of Tucumcari qualified to go to the Junior Olympics for her fourth year in a row. The qualifying races were in Winter Park, Colo., on Feb. 15 – 16, and in Aspen, Colo. on Jan. 17-19. She

May 1936

Jack Davis was arrested in Colorado Springs, Colo. Davis was charged with slaying

Bowen racing in Junior Olympics

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By QCS Staff Kathryn Bowen, 13, a Tucumcari Middle School student, will be competing next week for the third consecutive year in the Junior Olympics in Vail, Colo. Only 35 girls from a field of more than 100 girls are eligible to compete in the Junior Olympics.

February 1938

The Conchas Cavaliers, a local orchestra, played on Saturday nights at The Cactus Club on Hwy 66 east of town. … Charles L. Baker, of Tucumcari, was arrested in Trinidad, Colo., and taken to Denver, Colo., by Secret Service Chief Roland K. Goddard. Baker was held for passing counterfeit $20 bills. Fred White, Quay County [...]

Tana Rene’ Greer

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Services: At 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Tana Rene’ Curry Greer, 44, of Centennial, Colo., died suddenly Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007. She was born Jan. 23, 1963 to Bill and Juanita Curry of Tucumcari. Mrs. Greer grew up and attended school in Tucumcari where she was active in the community [...]

Jessie Robert Trujillo

Services: 7 p.m., Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m., Friday a mass of rescurection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Jessie Robert Trujillo, 58, died suddenly on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at his home in Cortez, Colo.   Jessie Robert Trujillo was born Oct. 15, [...]

Thelma Fern Hammons Mead

Services: Have been held Thelma Fern Hammons Mead died Feb. 28, 2007, in Coos Bay, Ore, after a brief, courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Mead was born to Jacob Parker Hammons and Bessie Fern Buchanan Hammons on Feb. 13, 1926, in Berryville Ark. She moved with her family to San Jon, N.M. in 1930, attending [...]

Rexel F. Sparks

Rexel F. Sparks Services: At 10 a.m. today at Pine River Valley Baptist Church, 11942 Hwy. 172, Ignacio, Colo., followed by a reception for family and friends. Burial services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at House School Gymnasium in House. Burial will follow at the Ima Community Cemetery. Rexel F. Sparks, 89, of [...]

2/4 Obituaries

Gilbert Blea Services: Have been held. Gilbert “Gil” Richard Blea, 62, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, in Louisville, Colo. He was born May 6, 1943, in Dalhart, Texas, to Moises and Soledad Blea. The family moved to New Mexico in the 1940s where he graduated in 1962 from Tucumcari High School. He moved to Denver, [...]