Our page — June 23

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Birthday [image #1, align=right, size= medium] Arissa Rain Griego celebrated her seventh birthday party on June 14th at Dunn Park with family and friends. She is the daughter of Josh Griego and Luisa Otero of Tucumcari. Arissa has one younger brother, Joshua Zain Griego and one older sister, Destiny Jade Griego. Her grandparents are Gene […]

THS class of 1969 searching for classmates

Special to the QCS Members of the class of 1969 are preparing for their 40-year reunion and are seeking addresses and/or phone numbers of class members. If anyone has information as to how to contact the following individuals, please call Jeannette Maddaford at (575) 461-1913 or email newzelander@rocketmail.com Here are the missing classmates from our […]

Judy A. Hall

Services: Have been held. Judy A. Hall, 55, of Alamogordo, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, in Alamogordo. Mrs. Hall was born April 24, 1951 in Tucumcari to Melvin Gene Morris, Sr. and Edna Jane (Hevert) Morris. She graduated from Tucumcari High School and received an Associates Degree in accounting from New Mexico State at Alamogordo. […]

January 1976

A fire destroyed the club house at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. The pro shop and home of Mr. and Mrs. Pittman were saved from the fire. … Quay County Commissioner Bill Yates was presented the key of completion by Gene Dyer at the grand opening of the Quay County exhibit center. … The Tucumcari […]

History book a family autobiography

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Gene Duke stopped at the coffee table recently to do a little visiting and mentioned that he had just published a book called Thirteen Chapters of Dukes. Naturally, I had to have a copy because I have know the Duke family most of my life and was fascinated when I […]

Man arrested on breaking and entering charge

QCS Staff Felipe Moreno, 41, a resident of Villa Inn apartments on East Main Street, was arrested in the Villa Inn’s parking lot about 2:30 a.m. Friday. Tucumcari police charged him with one count of breaking and entering, criminal trespass and concealing identity, according to police records. About 2 a.m. Tucumcari police received a call […]

Lalinda Ochoa

Lalinda Ochoa, 50, died in Albuquerque on March 26, 2005 after an extended illness. Ochoa was born Dec. 7, 1954 in Tucumcari. At the time of her death she was a home maker. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Blas and Lala Jimenez. Survivors include her husband Neil Ochoa of Walsh, Colo.; a […]

Gene J. Lehr obit

Gene J. Lehr Gene J. Lehr, 77, of Tucumcari, died in Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari, Feb. 9, 2005. Lehr was born Feb. 2, 1938 in Chandler, Okla. He was a retired U.S. Government Civil Service employee. He had served in the Navy as well. He was a lifetime member of the Veteran of […]

Just Passin’ Through: Indiana honeymooners impressed with New Mexico culture

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By Angela Peacock Editors Note: Just Passin’ Through is a weekly feature profiling the interesting people who stay only briefly in the community. When Gene and Judy Fortune Herr Fritts’ of Evansville, Ind. decided to honeymoon in New Mexico it never crossed their minds they would discover a culture which would enable them to meet […]