Volunteer firefighters cut loose by county

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Seven volunteer firefighters from Rural I station, including its station chief, received letters from the Quay County interim manager stating their services were “no longer needed or desired,” according to one of the firefighters who received a letter. The letter from Interim County Manager Wayne Cunningham also stated, “your continued […]

Jean Strong

Jean Strong Services: Saturday at 10 a.m., the Hamilton-O’Dell Chapelin Alamogordo. Jean Strong, 79, of Alamogordo died Tuesday in Alamogordo. Mrs. Strong was born May 3, 1927 in Hampton, Ark., the daughter of Nelson Amos and Mary Izora (Parker) Blann. As a young woman during World War II she was a welder on the Liberty […]

Quay County skies light up for the Fourth

By Chelle Delaney: Phillip Griggs can light up your night — especially on the Fourth of July. Griggs is chairman of the fireworks committee at the Elks Lodge on South First Street. “I’ve been involved in this for years. This will be my 15th year,” he said. He’s been chairman of the fireworks committee for […]

Abelina Quintana Romo, Berta Griggs, Harold Dean Binkley, Manuel O. Aragon

Manuel O. Aragon Manuel O. Aragon, 86, died at his residence in San Jon on Sunday evening Dec. 12, 2004 following an extended illness. Manuel Aragon was born at Anton Chico. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his wife Julia in 1974. He is survived by […]

Fireworks light Fourth

TV Hagenah Around $5,000 dollars worth of fireworks went into the air over the Tucumcari Elks Lodge Sunday evening for 25 minutes and virtually everyone involved felt the money was well spent. “It went great!” said Doug Powers, one of the Elks Members on the fireworks firing line that set off the 450 pounds of […]