04-02-09: Wedding, birthdays

Just married…Julie Maree Martin and Kerry Dean Stegall, both of Borger, Texas, were married April 24 in Borger.The bride is the daughter of Virgel “Chip” Martin and Charlotte Martin of Borger. Her grandparents are Chester and Essie Bradford of Tucumcari and Juanita Martin of Hermitage, Mo.The groom is the son of Harry and Pamela Stegall […]

Quay County Detention Center population declines

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The census at the Quay County Detention Center has dropped to 855 in 2007 from 1,096 in 2006, according to a report presented at the Quay County Commission meeting on Friday. The average daily population has also decreased to 44.30 in 2007 from 61 in the previous year, said […]

Births, Diabetes newsletter, FAA Leader: Brandon Sours

Newsletter for diabetics… The Quay County Extension service is developing its own newsletter geared to Quay County families who have family member with diabetes. “Living Well with Diabetes” will be published four times a year. This is a free newsletter. The first issue will come out this month. To receive your copy from the extension […]

Joseph Senon Manuel Calbert

Services: 8:30 p.m. rosary services will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. on Friday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on at St. Anne’s Church. Joseph Senon Manuel Calbert, 41, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at the Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. […]

Attempt made to gain access to jail

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun The Quay County Detention Center experienced a jail break over the weekend. No inmates attempted to escape, but Detention Center Administrator Anthony Elebario said there is evidence someone tried to break in. The report at the Quay County sheriff’s office states “vandalism” and “criminal damage to property” occurred to […]

Some Tucumcari folks have fun with the often mundane

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun For most, going to get the mail is no big deal. But not so for some folks in Tucumcari who have jazzed up their curb with a splash of daisies, a hint of mint or a flash of John Deere green. City residents will also find a Harley-inspired whip […]

Official: Turnover rate would drop with increased benefits, pay.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Costs associated with the Quay County Detention Center are five times higher than in 2000 — from $295,000 to $1.4 million. In hopes of controlling some of those costs, county commissioners invited Bruce Swingle of the New Mexico County Insurance Authority to a Monday workshop. Detention Center Administrator Anthony […]

Around Town

Thomas Morris, a former state senator for Quay County, was recently named the 2005 Statesman of the Year by the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce. The chamber noted that Morris had served as senator from January 1953 to December 1958, and also served as chair of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. Morris also served in […]

Eva Faye Elebario, Ora E. Miller Meeks, Rose Henderson, Alfredo Gonzales

Eva Faye Elebario Eva Faye Elebario, 69, died Thursday, Dec.16, 2004 of cancer. Eva Elebario was born April 1, 1935 to Emery and Zola Bashar. She was preceded in death by her parents of Cavalier, North Dakota and a son Bobby Slagerman of Bloomington, Calif. She is survived by her husband Robert Elebario of Tucumcari; […]