Drive to help others motivates blood donors

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Veterans and novices lined up to give blood on Tuesday morning. �I�ve been donating since I was 18,� said Toni Blea, 77. �That�s almost 60 years,� she said. Phlebotomist Tech 1, Samuel Stauffer figured that was at least 10 gallons of blood donated to help others. Blea laughed, adding, […]

Blood given because ‘people need it’

TV Hagenah According to Tim Gutierrez, the chairman of the Tucumcari Community Blood Drive held at Rhodes Gymnasium Saturday, the drive was a “great success.” “I think everything went well,” said Gutierrez of the Tucumcari High School Student Council sponsored drive, “We had a good turnout and we had a steady flow of people who […]

Blood brings Tucumcari out

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By TV Hagenah For many, losing blood usually brings to mind thoughts of Dracula and his minions. But for some people in Tucumcari on Saturday at the blood drive being sponsored by the Tucumcari city government, the possibility of losing some of their life-supporting fluid was a pretty good feeling. “It’s important to give blood,” […]