First birthday, wedding

First birthday…Baylee Jones-Salvador is celebrating her first birthday today at Dunn Park. Baylee is the daughter of

04-06-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 12:25 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a loud verbal argument at an apartment building on west Sunset Avenue.l At 4:04 p.m., a female on west Sunset […]

Mother and daughter charged in connection with theft of gift cards for foster children

By QCS Staff Correction: The suspect in the theft is employed by the Aging and Long Term Care Agency. The suspect’s employer was reported incorrectly in an earlier online version.

Engagement announcement, birthdays, scholarship awarded

Ready to wed…Del and Beverly Choate of Tucumcari are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Choate of Canyon, Texas, to Miles Zachary, also of Canyon.The bride-to-be is a graduate of San Jon High School and plans to complete her master’s degree in accounting from West Texas A&M University in 2009. She is […]

March 1946

Yetta B. Hoover, daughter of physician T.B. and Clara Hoover, headed the University of Arizona’s

Donald Gordon Strope

Services: At 2 p.m. Monday services will be at the San Jon Cemetery in San Jon. Donald Gordon Strope, 51, of Tucumcari died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 at his daughter’s home in Portales. Mr. Strope was born May 23, 1956 in Waverly, N.Y, to Alice and Robert G. Strope. He came to New Mexico as […]

Naomi “Noni” Stadler

Services: 2 p.m..Saturday, a memorial service will be at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Tucumcari. Naomi “Noni” Stadler, 97, died in Lubbock, Texas, on Monday, May 28, 2007.  She was born Dec 16, 1909 to Walter and Anna Barrett in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a child she and her family moved to Whittier, Calif., […]

Felipe E. Lopez

Services: 7 p.m., Tuesday, a rosary will be recited at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church. At 7 p.m., Wednesday graveside services will be at Newkirk, N.M., Felipe E. Lopez, 75, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at his home following an extended illness. Mr. Lopez was born in Newkirk, N.M., on Dec. 10, 1931. He moved to […]

Mom recalls her daughter: Playful, bouncy

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun She heard “Mom” and then “a pop.” Deborah Throckmorton went toward the sound of her daughter’s voice. “I saw her balled up on the floor. I rolled her over and straightened her legs out and made sure her head was elevated,” Throckmorton said. She saw very little blood coming […]

Coach on road to recovery

By QCS Staff Valentine’s Day is a day Joni Jones, 26, will not forget. She broke her neck in three places in an tumbling auto accident on I-40, said her mother, Kaylene Jones, on Tuesday. Kaylene Jones was interviewed by phone from her daughter’s hospital room in the intensive care unit at the University of […]