Home holds heart

Lynn Moncus Going to “the canyons of home” two Sundays in a row was a major treat. The second trip was suggested by my young friend, Elizabeth Morris, who said she’d like to check out the area again. Little did she know what lay ahead when she made that suggestion. As always, I parked the […]

Vows exchange, birtdays and Lone Star Linemen

Vows exchanged…Rochelle Elizabeth Hodge

Bahrs wins best in show

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Special to the QCS A young Tucumcari artist, Elizabeth “Tomoko” Bahrs, 18, has been awarded best of show for her entry in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s annual Junior Duck Stamp Contest for New Mexico, according to a press release from the federal agency. Bahrs depiction of a male and female Wood duck, entitled […]

Marlin Brent McMenamy

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Services: Between 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. today, the family will receive friends at Sanders Funeral Home, Lubbock, Texas. A memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the First Baptist Church of Shallowater, Texas. Marlin Brent McMenamy, 48, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at his home surrounded by his family after losing a […]

May 13, 2006 Library Books

The following materials are available for checkout at Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith. The seventh novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, featuring Mma Ramotswe and her assistant, Grace Makutsi Shiver by Lisa Jackson. A New Orleans detective tracks a serial killer. Tomb of the Golden […]

Fair comes to close

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff So what was your favorite part of last week’s Quay County Fair? The frequent live bluegrass music? The curly fries? The rides? For Megan Thompson, it may have been the four belt buckles she received for her fine array of livestock, namely a heifer named Muffin. Not only did Thompson, […]

Alta Gay Johnson, Elizabeth Zimmerman, Benedicto Lucero

Alta Gay Johnson Alta Gay Johnson, 65, died in Shreveport, La. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004. She was born Dec. 2, 1938 in Tucumcari. Johnson spent most of her adult life in Shreveport, La. where she was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her husband, Shorty Johnson, of Shreveport as […]

Local woman claims police harass her son

By TV Hagenah A Tucumcari woman on Thursday told city commissioners her son is a victim of police harassment. Elizabeth N. Garcia said police have been following her son, Jose Roberto, since he was found not guilty in municipal court for an alleged seatbelt violation. She read from a letter written by her 16-year-old son. […]