Year in Review: January-June 2006

By Quay County Sun staff Here are the highlights of the first half of 2006, as reported in the Quay County Sun. The second half of the year will be highlighted in Wednesday’s issue. January Jan. 1: High winds damaged roofs throughout the city to bring in the new year. Jan. 4: Tucumcari hospital’s first […]

Ready to wrestle

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team is competing in the Randall Greater Gold invite today. Tucumcari has 17 wrestlers in its program and five wrestlers who placed in last year’s state tournament returning this year. They are Jacob Ramirez, Matt Garcia, Brian Lopez, Ryan Fought and Raymond Jimenez. Last year, […]

Feb. 18 Notable Notes

Class of 1976 to meet The Tucumcari High School class of 1976 is having a meeting Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Elks Club. Water meeting set for Feb. 27 A five-county citizen steering committee guding the Northeast New Mexico Regional Water plan will wrap up outstanding water issues at its next meeting, scheduled […]

Feb. 18, 2006 Obituaries

Viva H. Coffman Services: 1 p.m. today at Grady United Methodist Church. Viva H. Coffman, 88, of Clovis, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. Mrs. Coffman was born Dec. 12, 1917, in Cameron (Wheatland) to Lee and Georgia Williamson Hutchison. Mrs. Coffman was preceded in death by her parents; her […]

2-18 Around Town

Juliaveve Arredondo will be 2 on Sunday. She will be celebrating with her great-grandmother Marie Sturdivant in Portales. She is the daughter of Rick and Shannon Arredondo of Clovis and the niece of Aaron and Lynnsel Hall of Tucumcari. Grandparents are David and Shedra Hall of Tucumcari and Francisco and Lidia Arredondo of Abernathy, Texas. […]

2/15 Notable Notes

Cooking classes offered A series of four cooking classes will be held for people with diabetes, according to a release from the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service. The free classes are three hours each and will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, Feb. 28 and March 2 in the extension office, the release […]

2/11 Obituaries

Patricia Wood Services: Have been held Patricia “Pat” Wood, 81, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, in Amarillo. She was born April 13, 1924. She is survived by one son, Patrick Wood (and wife, Shelly) of Amarillo; one granddaughter, Amy Wood of Amarillo; one sister, Bobbie Kessell of Gastonia, N.C.; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family […]

2/4 Junior varsity scoreboard

Junior varsity scoreboard Jan. 27: Tucumcari girls beat Floyd 49-46 Jan. 31: Tucumcari girls defeated by Santa Rosa 64-41 Feb. 2: Tucumcari girls defeated by Floyd 41-36 Feb. 3: Tucumcari boys defeated by Estancia 47-46.

Year in review: February 2005

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. February 2005 contained the following news. Feb. 1: Election day for school board members. San Jon Schools had already decided they were keeping Superintendent Craig Stockton for three more years. Feb. […]

3/2 Court Case Notes

The following items occurred at district court according to officials: • Aristo Perez plead guilty on Feb. 21 to breaking into a local law firm. The district attorney’s office had DNA evidence that connected Perez with the break-in. Blood found on a pry bar matched Perez’s DNA which the DA’s office had access to because […]