12-30 Our Page

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Joshua Saville, a 2008 graduate of San Jon High School, has been selected for the Dean’s List of the college of engineering and applied science at the University of Colorado in Boulder in all three semesters that he has attended. He was inducted into the National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars for high achieving first […]

Plans in works to stop furloughs from closing state parks

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Alternative plans for the state-mandated five-day employee furloughs are being considered to keep area state parks from closing. In November, Gov. Bill Richardson ordered all executive agencies to submit furlough plans by Nov. 30, to help balance the state budget. “This furlough includes all agencies under the governor including […]

Rep. Lujan visits Tucumcari

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area residents met with Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Two men arrested during traffic stop

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A routine traffic stop along Interstate 40 resulted in the arrest of two California men for trafficking narcotics and the seizure of cash, marijuana and a firearm. Michael Dulay, 24 and Jaime Pilar, 23, both of Milpitas, Calif., are being held in the Quay County Detention Center charged with […]

Rattlers lose first district home game

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Rattlers fall to 0-2 in district play after a 26-7 loss to the Texico Wolverines Friday night at Rattler Stadium. “We are better then this,” said Rattlers head coach Daniel Hutchins. “We beat ourselves tonight. Texico is a good team. We just gave up an easy score and did not capitalize on […]

10-7 Our Page

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Jocelyn Garcia David and Veronica Garcia of Tucumcari announce the birth of their daughter, Jocelyn Garcia. Jocelyn was born in Clovis on Aug. 22. Patric Ray Szaloy Leonard Lauriault, Donna Isaacs, and Jim and Cathy Szaloy, all of Tucumcari, proudly announce the birth of their grandson, Patric Ray Szaloy. Patric was born at 11:49 pm […]

9-30 Looking back

September 1976: Michael Garcia and Maria Delores Garcia were named prince and princess at the Pinata Festival. … Dr. James Hostetter arrived in Tucumcari to open a practice. … Tucumcari Schools conducted an objective-rating workshop to establish behavioral objectives for the public schools. . … Pro wrestling returned to Tucumcari for the first time in […]

EPCOG dismisses executive director

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Eastern Plains Council of Governments has dismissed Executive Director Nick Brady. Executive Board member Isidro Garcia confirmed Brady was dismissed Wednesday. “This is a personnel matter and we really can’t elaborate on it,” he said. “With personnel matters, we’ve got to be very careful.” Garcia said the position will […]

Obituaries: Marcos Garcia

Marcos “Eloy” Garcia, 77, of McDonough, Ga., died Saturday in Georgia. He was born June 12, 1932, in Garita, N.M. He was a retired National Transportation Safety Board investigator of 17 years. Survivors include his wife, Martha Garcia, and seven daughters: Diana Loper, Gloria Russell, Cathy Garcia, Marti Piper, Georgia Thorp, Evelyn Beville and Yvonne […]

New wind energy courses offered

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Mesalands Community College will soon offer two internet courses on renewable energy to dual enrollment high school students across the state. Tucumcari High students will have the opportunity to enroll in the Introduction to Renewable energy course this fall, said Donna Garcia, director of instructional services. Garcia said the […]