Local woman facing forgery charges

Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari Police Department investigation into counterfeit money led to the arrest a local woman, who has been charged with 18 felonies. On Friday, police arrested Shari Evans, 39, of Tucumcari, said Officer Reyes Gonzales. Gonzales said a search warrant was issued for Evans’ residence, where police found several items of interest. “There […]

Laura Evans named state FCCLA officer

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Tucumcari Middle School has a state Family, Career and Community Leaders of America officer who was elected in March. Laura Evans is an eighth-grader at Tucumcari Middle School and is also president of the FCCLA organization at the middle school. In addition, the middle school and high school have several students who qualified for national […]

Dump truck refurbished as money saver

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The crew of a local New Mexico Department of Transportation Maintenance yard refurbished a 10-yard dump truck in order to save the state some money and help maintain the safety of the state highways. “Our goal is to maintain safe roadways for the public and this truck will help […]

Students share D.C. experience

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Chelle Delaney Current and past history were brought to life for two Tucumcari students who visited Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. “I enjoyed seeing history in the making,” said Desirae Evans. “It was the best experience. It was one-time chance. I was so glad I got to do this in my […]

Robotics team set to attend Texas BEST

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By Chelle Delaney It was Mars or bust for San Jon Schools Robotics Team. And Buster, with a little from his team, won the day. The team won the top spot at a robotics competition Oct. 27 with their robot “Buster.” The competition was BEST Robotics in New Mexico, with BEST standing for Boosting, Engineering, […]

Campaign calls family to dinner

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By Ryn Gargulinski@link.freedom.com The Evans family is an anomaly. Not because of their location — they live between San Jon and Logan — but because they said they regularly sit down and eat together. This puts them in the minority of only one-third of families across the nation who dine as a unit on a […]

Farmers’ market to open

By William Thompson The Quay County farmers’ market opens at 5 p.m. Saturday at Wailes Park with live bluegrass music. The market will open at 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer, according to local manager Bobbie Defoor. “The market usually starts out slowly but more people participate as the summer moves along,” Defoor […]

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 […]

Terry Dee White, John Ed Waide, Gladys Evans, Betty San Roman

Gladys Evans Gladys Evans, 90, of Stinnett, Texas died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004 and Hansford Hospice in Spearman, Texas. Gladys Evans was born July 26, 1914 to L.Z. and Lou Mariner in Tucumcari where she lived until 1987 when she moved to Stinnett. She Married Charles Evans on March 28, 1935 in Tucumcari. Among other […]

Seventh grader recognized for essay

Tucumcari seventh grader Desirae Evans was honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution for her state winning essay, “The Louisiana Purchase; Thomas Jefferson’s Presidential Legacy.” Evans was accompanied by her grandmother , Wanda Evans when she attended the 84th State Daughters of the American Revolution Conference in Carlsbad where she read her essay at […]