Birthdays, golden anniversary, engagement

Second birthday for JaylenJaylen Hope Baldwin is celebrating her second birthday today. Her parents are Jennifer Baldwin and Dominic Quintana. Her grandparents are Susie Moore and Claude and Rosie Quintana of Tucumcari and Gary Hickman of Albuquerque. Jaylen’s festivities will include a Sponge Bob birthday party with family and friends. Garretts to celebrate 50th Grover […]

Chef cooks up turkeys for Ministry of Hope holiday feast

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun A Tucumcari chef helpd to give about 100 people that warm holiday feeling. The Ministry of Hope held a Holiday Feast for those in need on Thursday at the Trinity First Baptist Church. And the turkeys and fixings for the traditional holiday meal were donated and cooked by chef […]

Ministry of Hope facing shortage of money, food

By Chelle Delaney The cupboard at the Ministry of Hope is almost bare, said Mary Ann Garrett, a Southern Baptists’ outreach ministries consultant. In fact, “because of this shortage, we will not be giving Thanksgiving baskets as we have done in the past. However, we are planning a ‘Holiday Feast’ in early December for the […]

May 5, 2007 Obituaries

Larry Clifton Klaverweiden Services:  2 p.m., Monday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Larry Clifton Klaverweiden, 58, died on Thursday, May 3, 2007, at his home in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Mr. Klaverweiden was born Oct. 26, 1949 in Tucumcari.  He was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church.  He graduated […]

03-17-2007: Around Town

Outstanding student… Candance Harris, 21, of Tucumcari, was named one of the University of Northern Colorado’s outstanding students as a Next Scholar. Next Scholars are UNC students who have at least a 3.5 grade point average in the fall semester. The students were honored at a UNC reception in February. Candance, a junior, is studying […]

Ministry changes its name, not services

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff Tucumcari’s neighborhood ministry, La Casa de la Hope, is changing its name. But it’s not changing its methods or its penchant for serving the community, Vice President Mary Ann Garrett said. Newly dubbed The Ministry of Hope, the only thing different at its South First Street location is a new […]

Former jailer’s trial ends in hung jury

William Thompson: Quay County Sun Jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict after almost five hours of deliberations following former-jailer Robert Gonzales’ trial on Wednesday. Judge Ricky D. Purcell declared a mistrial. Prosecutor Donald Schutte has six months to retry Gonzales and said he plans on doing so. Gonzales faced two counts of criminal sexual […]

Ex-jailer’s trial begins

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William Thompson: Quay County Sun A former Quay County Juvenile Detention Center guard admitted in videotaped testimony that he had consensual sexual activity with three juvenile female inmates. Robert Gonzales faced his first day of court Tuesday. He is charged with two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of criminal […]

La Casa de La Hope reopens

By Leslie Radford La Casa de La Hope reopened their doors last month after shutting their doors for a month to remodel and restructure the board to provide services once again to needy families in the area. Rev. Sue Mortensen, president of the board and business manager for La Casa, said La Casa is a […]

Man killed in I-40

According to New Mexico State Police, a tractor trailer traveling in the westbound lanes of I-40 near milepost 314, drifted into the eastbound lanes Sunday morning, striking a sport utility vehicle driven by Billy Wayne Garrett of Oklahoma. Garrett was killed on impact. The driver of the tractor trailer, Zhi Yan Wu of California, and […]