Paroled man unable to give back to community

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A paroled Tucumcari man was looking for a chance to serve the community but said he was denied that opportunity because of his past. Anthony Gallegos said he applied and was denied a chance to be a volunteer firefighter for the City of Tucumcari. Fire Chief Mike Cherry said […]

06-13-09: Calendar

Today: 9 a.m. Field trip to the old Catholic churches in Gallegos and Bueyeros.

December 1971

District Attorney Victor C. Breen was assassinated as he prepared to step into his car to go to work. The car was parked in front of his home when a sniper with a highpowered weapon gunned him down. A former Tucumcari resident on convalescent leave from the state mental hospital was arrested and charged with […]

Four new officers sworn in to serve on police force

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Four new city police officers capped off their first three weeks of training and were sworn in by Municipal Court Judge Joe I. Dominguez on Tuesday. Family, friends and fellow officers watched as Robert Vargas, Carlos Gallegos, Christopher Valdez and Lorenzo Emillio recited and signed the Oath of Office […]

Friends, family come to aid in wake of tornado

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Connie and Andy Jackson are sitting on their deck talking. The conversation is cordial with laughter. The decks are about the only things left of their Logan mobile home. Their home’s roof is about 110 feet away in a nearby yard. On Monday morning, the Jacksons are one of […]

Services for Pat Morris

Pat Morris Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Pat V. Morris, 90, died Thursday, June 15, 2006 in Abuquerque. Mrs. Morris was born March 20, 1916 in Logan. For many years she maintained a home in Tucumcari but moved to Albuquerque eight years ago because of her health. She had been a […]

9/21 Obituaries

Marcario Gallegos Services: Funeral services have taken place. Macario Gallegos, 80, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, in Clovis. He was born March 10, 1925, in Genova, N.M., and lived in Logan for many years. He was involved in construction work, masonry and was a member of the Catholic church. He served his country in the […]

9/17 Obituaries

Marion Berry Services: Funeral services have taken place. Marion Berry, 74, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, in Albuquerque. He was born on Feb. 26, 1931, in Tucumcari. He had been an active member of the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari and was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad Company where he had been an engineer […]

July 9 Obituaries

Ida L. Martinez, 80, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at her son’s home in Veguita near Belen. She was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Tucumcari. She had been an active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Floyd Martinez in 1990, and a daughter, Lupe […]

Obituaries, June 15

Jeff Ellis Jeff Ellis, 93, died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Tucumcari’s Laurel Hills Health Care following an extended illness. He was born Oct. 17, 1911, in Altus, Okla. He was a retired Church of Christ minister, serving churches in the Tucumcari area for many years. He is survived by his son, Arthur Ellis (and […]