Richardson signs $341 million capital outlay

Freedom New Mexico staff and wire reports Gov. Bill Richardson signed a bill this morning allocating $341 million for capital improvements statewide, including more than $7.3 million in funding to the region. He also vetoed $580,000 in regional project requests, including a $350,000 request for a Clovis communications/administration building. The vetoes account for around 8 […]

10-27-2007; Commodities, museum trip, passport to Quay

Food commodities … Commodities are expected in November, said an official of the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, based in Clovis. The food bank serves nine counties by distributing the commodities released by the U.S. government through its TEFAP program, or The Emergency Food Assistance Program. Food items are delivered to the Food Bank […]

Anas Cleo Head

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Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Sumner. Anas Cleo Head, 106, a resident of Clovis for the past two years and a resident of Fort Sumner since 1948, died Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at the Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. Mrs. Head was born in Montague County, Texas, […]

Fort Sumner man found guilty

By QCS Staff A Quay County jury found a Fort Sumner man guilty Thursday of killing his wife three years ago outside their home. The jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding Jose Garcia, 42, guilty of murder in the second degree, tampering with evidence and using a firearm in the commission of […]

Stella Garcia

Services: 7 p.m., Friday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m., Saturday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Stella Garcia, 96, died Monday, May 14, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Fort Worth, Texas, following an extended illness.  Mrs. Garcia […]

Buffalo Relays Results

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By Freedom Newspapers Buffalo Relays Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 77 1/2; 2. Tucumcari 56; 3. Portales 47; 4. Fort Sumner 40; 5. (tie) Mountainair, Santa Rosa 38; 7. Clayton 33; 8. (tie) Melrose, San Jon 23; 10. Logan 19; 11. Clovis Christian 18; 12. Eunice 15; 13. Floyd 9 1/2; 14. […]

Baskin’ in Fort Bascom

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari businessman has re-constructed a piece of New Mexico’s past. Stanley Jennings, owner of the Fort Bascom Trading Post, has built a model of Fort Bascom. He started work on the model in July of 2005 and finished it in February of this year. The completed model is […]

Tucumcari High School Track Team schedule

Track Team Schedule March 17 9 a.m. Estancia Invite Estancia March 24 9 a.m. Hope Husky Invite University of N.M. March 31 3 p.m. Fort Sumner Qualifier Fort Sumner April 5 2 p.m. Clayton Invite Clayton April 12 3 p.m. Buffalo Relays Melrose April 14 9 a.m. Santa Rosa Invite Santa Rosa April 21 9 […]

Iris L. Cogdill

Services: 2 p.m., Monday at Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas. Iris L. Cogdill, 63, died Thursday, March 1, 2007, in Azle, Texas. Ms. Cogdill was born Nov. 15, 1943, in Clovis, N.M. She graduated from Texas Christian University, where she received her degree in education. She started her teaching career with the Bureau of […]

Junior High Rattlers beat Foxes

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The junior high Tucumcari Rattlers beat the Fort Sumner Foxes 34-16 Saturday night at Fort Sumner. Coach Eddie Encinias said, “Fort Sumner was our toughest game so far. They played some ninth graders and came out hitting hard. They hit us harder than Texico I feel.” In Saturday’s game, Rattlers […]