Lady Rattlers hunting district win

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QCSun Staff The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers (6-7) lost in 3 to the Texico Lady Wolverines (16-1) Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. The sets, 25-4, 25-14 and 25-7, were largely controlled by Lady Wolverine hitters. Lady Wolverine Jaylyn Cooper had 10 kills, Delanie Crist had six kills and Jordan Cooper had four kills. The Lady [...]

Wilson to visit, Cooper to perfrom, paper drive Dec. 1

Wilson set to visit Monday New Mexico Congresswoman Heather Wilson, who is running for the seat to be vacated by U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, will be visiting Tucumcari Monday. Wilson, who has served as a U.S. representative from 1998 to the present, is conducting a listening tour and will field questions and discuss issues with [...]

Setempber 1974

Citizens Bank of Tucumcari opened its new drive-in facility. … The Pinata Queen was Kim Bowen, daughter of Barbara and Charles Bowen. … There were 50 entries in the turtle race at the Pinata Festival. And the winner was: Ambrose Gutierrez. …Enrollment at Tucumcari schools reached 2,128. … Joe Cooper of was installed as president [...]

Sands-Dorsey receives structural, safety review

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A structural engineer surveyed the fire damage at the burned out Sands-Dorsey Building on Thursday. One of the first issues to address is stabilizing the building, said Sonya Cooper, a construction engineer and professor at New Mexico State University at Las Cruces. Cooper was brought in through the state’s [...]

Eugene Hugh Cooper

Services: 1 p.m., today at the First Baptist Church in Santa Rosa. Eugene Hugh Cooper, 79, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. Cooper was born July 30, 1927 in Edna, Okla. to Ernest Elbert and Lula Pauline Blevins Cooper. Mr. Cooper came to New Mexico at a [...]

April 1970

Kay Terry was named, for the second time, Miss Office Education Association of New Mexico. She was congratulated by Tucumcari Mayor Kenneth Schlientz. … Tucumcari’s Lions president, Sam Shami, was honored with the President’s Pin by the Lions International President W.R. Bryan of Ohio. … Schilentz appointed Charles Olsen to the Tucumcari Planing and Zoning [...]

Iris L. Cogdill

Services: 2 p.m., Monday at Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas. Iris L. Cogdill, 63, died Thursday, March 1, 2007, in Azle, Texas. Ms. Cogdill was born Nov. 15, 1943, in Clovis, N.M. She graduated from Texas Christian University, where she received her degree in education. She started her teaching career with the Bureau of [...]

Texico residents allowed to go back home

By Sharna Johnson More than a dozen Texico residents were allowed to return to their homes around 2:30 p.m. Friday, two days after a truck accident resulting in a fuel spill forced their evacuation, according to Texico Fire Chief Lewis Cooper. The residents of five homes in the 300 block of north State Line Road [...]

June 3, 2006 Obituaries

Dean Vernon Services: Have been held. Dean C. Vernon, Sr., 69, died Friday, May 12, 2006, at his home in Carlsbad. Mr. Vernon was born June 7, 1936, in Caney, Kan., to George W. and Maude Adcock Vernon. His family moved to Tucumcari in 1946, where he graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1955 and [...]

12/28 Obituaries

Pauline Cooper Services: 10 a.m. on Friday at the First Baptist Church of Logan. Pauline H. Cooper, 85, died on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. She was born May 24, 1925, in Madill, Okla., and had been a Logan resident since 1989 where she moved with her husband William Cooper. [...]