Hamilton Big Country closes Tucumcari dealership

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By Thomas Garcia: QC Sun writer Hamilton Big Country Ford in Tucumcari closed its doors Friday morning after 12 years of servicing Quay County, according to the manager. “The word came in at 9 a.m. that we were closing,” said Larry Birch, a manager and salesperson alone at the office Friday night waiting for drivers […]

07-05-08: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionBlood Noir by Laurell Hamilton.

March 1952

Tommie Storrie Strain

Services: 10 a.m., Monday at Dunn Memorial Chapel. Tommie Storrie Strain, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at Fort Hamilton Hospital at Hamilton, Ohio. Mrs. Strain was born June 28, 1919 in Tucumcari to Thomas and Ola Christian. She had been a lifetime resident of Tucumcari before moving about 10 years ago to Clovis for […]

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 […]

Around Town

Thomas Morris, a former state senator for Quay County, was recently named the 2005 Statesman of the Year by the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce. The chamber noted that Morris had served as senator from January 1953 to December 1958, and also served as chair of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. Morris also served in […]