Wildfire shuts down I-40

A wild fire Friday officials say was started by a truck’s hot exhaust system consumed more than 1,200 acres of range land in Quay County and closed I-40 for about an hour. It took seven Quay County fire departments and four Texas fire departments to extinguish the fire, said Quay County Fire Marshal Donald Adams. [...]

Donald Sherman Hammer

Services: Have been held. Donald Sherman Hammer, 84, a resident of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007. He was born in Amistad, N.M. to William F. and Myrtle (Fitzgerald) Hammer, and raised in Mosquero, N.M. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 66 years, Edith (Oliver); two daughters, Donna Durnell and husband, [...]

Donald Ray Cain

Services Pending Donald Ray Cain, 66, of Conchas Dam, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Arrangements will be announced by Steed-Todd Funeral Home in Clovis.

Grandson of area woman dies in Iraq

TV Hagenah A United States Marine with direct ties to Quay County died in Iraq recently, making him one of the first military personnel with such ties to the county to die in “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” Staff Sgt. Marvin Best, 33, grandson of Mary E. Daniels of Logan, and the son of Charlotte Best, formerly [...]