Man thought to be electrocuted

By Quay County Sun By QCS The body of a Tucumcari man was found about 1 p.m. Friday near an old packing plant on East 10th Street. Police said Mitch Coomes, 38, was probably electrocuted. His body was found near a power post. “The case is still under investigation by the medical examiner, but it […]

Business man known for humor, generosity

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS James Robert “Jim Bob” Hendrickson, 65, died Saturday, but his family said some memories will always stick around to keep them laughing. “He was the biggest little kid I ever met,” said son Todd Hendrickson, who said his father’s antics were on par with his big heart. Todd Hendrickson said travelers […]

Rider from the storm

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS On Sunday, Marv Baldwin said he woke up in Biloxi, Miss., with 30-foot windows facing the ocean — and stern orders to evacuate. On Thursday, he woke up in Tucumcari. Yes, he recalls the string of events that led him to this town after a year and a half of living […]

Court compliance program approaches anniversary

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Quay County Misdemeanor Court Compliance Program is approaching its first anniversary. In effect since July 1, 2004, the program has monitored more than 100 individuals convicted of misdemeanor offenses. The purpose of the monitoring is to keep offenders from returning to jail, program supervisor Noreen Hendrickson said. “The […]