Rattlers advance to quarterfinals

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari Rattler baseball team focused on limiting mistakes capitalized on errors to advance to the state quarterfinals at Rattlers Stadium Wednesday. Rattler George Montano stole home after a wild pitch got away from Laguna-Acoma’s catcher, junior Thomas Silva, clinching the 13-3 win over the Hawks. “Even before coach gave me the go-ahead, […]

Sibling rivalry refines with age

Russell Anglin Sunday marked one of those rare instances when my nuclear and extended families could get together and relax for a minute or two. Having somehow awoke at a reasonable time Sunday morning at my grandma’s house, I had the chance to join my step dad, little brother and grandpa as they made their […]

Fatal rollover near Tucucmari

Press release: State of New Mexico Department of Public Safety. George Bellinghiere, 69, of Nampa, Idaho, died early Thursday morning from a single vehicle crash in Quay County. At 8:30 a.m., State police officers from the Tucumcari office were alerted to a single vehicle crash on the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near milepost 367 […]

Shooting victim out of intensive care

By QCS Staff Nikko Nathan, 19, is out of intensive care at the Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, said his uncle George Aragon on Friday.Nathan was shot Monday night and transported to Amarillo. The gunshot wound entered his left buttocks and ricocheted into his colon, his uncle said.“He’s been up on a walker,” Aragon said. […]

John “Tommy” Thomas Garcia

Services: 7 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at Holy Family Catholic Church in Albuquerque. At 9 a.m. Friday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Holy Family. John “Tommy” Thomas Garcia, 60, died Sunday, July 15, 2007, in Albuquerque. Mr. Garcia was born in Tucumcari to John R. and Cornelia Garcia […]

Council plans to revive Princess Theater

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Princess Theater on Main Street got a new lease on life at Thursday’s City Commission meeting. The commissioners approved a 10-year lease, renewable each year, of the Princess to the Quay Council for the Arts and Humanities. The council has discussed leasing the theater for several years and […]

George Leslie “Les” Hight

Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church building in Tucumcari.  George Leslie “Les” Hight, long time Quay County rancher, died Monday, June 18, 2007, in Tucumcari following a brief illness. Mr. Hight was born in Menard, Texas, on Oct. 23, 1911. He spent his childhood in the Texas hill country. He was one […]

Jack William Buxton, Claude Williams, Charles L. Bryant, Harry Molyneaux, Jack B. Routh, Harry Dale George

Charles L. Bryant Charles L. “Charlie” Bryant, 81, of Boise, Idaho, died October 24, 2004 in a Boise, Idaho hospital. Charlie Bryant was born to Mike and Reba Murry Bryant Nov. 17, 1922, in Tucumcari, where he spent most of his childhood years. Following high school he was in the U.S. Navy for four years […]

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Lena Luvany Davidson Buttram Newman Lena Luvany Davidson Buttram Newman, 90, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Albuquerque Manor. The daughter of Carlton and Elizabeth L. Rector Davidson, she was born April 18, 1913, at Plain. She married Avis Artie Buttram on Oct. 1, 1927, in Texas. Living in Forrest, they raised four children. […]