On the shelves — May 5

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction Poor Little Rich Girl by Jackie Collins. Annabelle Maestro, the daughter of two famous movie stars, flees L.A. for New York to escape her indifferent parents. The Shadow of Your Smile by Mary Higgins Clark. When a deceased nun, […]

Riding, racing the Santa Fe Trail

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty had it much easier than their forefathers when they crossed the Santa Fe Trail. Participants in the Great Santa Fe Trail Race, Dawson Higgins and Shawn Davis, had six horses, a motor coach, a truck with a sleeper and hot meals. The 13-day race covered 800 miles, […]

Eugene Hugh Cooper

Services: 1 p.m., today at the First Baptist Church in Santa Rosa. Eugene Hugh Cooper, 79, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. Cooper was born July 30, 1927 in Edna, Okla. to Ernest Elbert and Lula Pauline Blevins Cooper. Mr. Cooper came to New Mexico at a […]

June 3, 2006 Obituaries

Dean Vernon Services: Have been held. Dean C. Vernon, Sr., 69, died Friday, May 12, 2006, at his home in Carlsbad. Mr. Vernon was born June 7, 1936, in Caney, Kan., to George W. and Maude Adcock Vernon. His family moved to Tucumcari in 1946, where he graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1955 and […]

Billie Evellyn Marie Sanders Selman

Billie Evelyn Marie Sanders Selman, 70, of Clovis died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004 at her home in Clovis. Billie Selman was born on March 29, 1934 in Clovis to Robert Burdette and Dora Marie Bryson Higgins. She married W.A. Sanders at a young age and later She married Donald Ray “Joe” Selman in 1977. A […]

Freak accident hospitalizes Logan man

William Thompson A Logan man is in the hospital because of a freak accident in Logan Sunday morning. Sunday morning around 11 a.m. Bert Higgins was trying to start his tractor on his property in the 300 block of 19th Street in Logan. According to Bob Gore, First Officer in Charge of the Logan Police […]