History: July 1968

Carol Jean Rowse was crowned Miss Tucumcari. She was honored before a crowd of 350 people and went on to represent Tucumcari in the Miss New Mexico Pageant at Hobbs. Runners-up were Donna Briscoe and Linda Purcell. … Quay County Butane & Tire Co. Held its grand opening. … Grady Huffman resigned as an employee […]

Xcel seeking rate increase in Texas

Freedom New Mexico Xcel Energy is requesting a 5.9 percent base rate increase in Texas to offset increasing infrastructure costs. Xcel filed a proposal of a base rate increase with the Public Utility Commission of Texas and area municipalities served by the company, according to Wes Reeves of Xcel Energy. He said Xcel also included […]

Accident claims life of Hobbs man

by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun One person was killed and two were injured Wednesday in a single vehicle rollover on State Highway 409 north of Nara Visa, the New Mexico State Police said. The vehicle was traveling southbound when it ran off the east side of the road and the driver, David Goodgame of […]

Hazel L. Cochran

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Services: At 2 p.m. Monday services will be at the Tucucmari Memorial Park Cemetery. Hazel L. Cochran, 97, of Hobbs and a former resident of Tucumcari died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, in Lovington. Mrs. Cochran was born May 19, 1920 in San Jon. She is survived her daughter Sandra Spurgers of Monument, grandsons, Billy Dean […]

Anna Mae Hughes

Anna Mae Hughes Services: were held on Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Logan. Interment to followed in the Logan Cemetery.  Anna Mae Hughes, 94, died on July 22, 2006 in her home at Autumn Blessings in Logan. Mrs. Hughes was born Nov. 1, 1911 in Devol, Okla. to Wesley and Ocie  Parsons Stewart. […]

9/21 Obituaries

Marcario Gallegos Services: Funeral services have taken place. Macario Gallegos, 80, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, in Clovis. He was born March 10, 1925, in Genova, N.M., and lived in Logan for many years. He was involved in construction work, masonry and was a member of the Catholic church. He served his country in the […]

Lillian Funk

Lillian Funk, 90, died on March 28, 2005 at her home in Hobbs. Funk was born on September 24, 1914 in Taylor, Texas. She was a registered nurse and graduated from Ann Seton School of Nursing in Austin, Texas. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. She is survived by […]

Lillian Louise Funk

Lillian Louise Funk (also known as Lillian P. Funk) of Hobbs died on March 28, 2005 at her home in Hobbs. Funk was born on Sept. 24, 1914 in Taylor, Texas to W.T. and Emma Louise Phears. She was a retired registered nurse and school nurse. She graduated from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School of […]

Economic Development head resigns

TV Hagenah Ben Kendrick, director of the Tucumcari/Quay County Economic Development Corporation, turned in his resignation to economic development corporation CEO Leo Thrasher of Citizens’ Bank of Tucumcari Thursday morning. Kendrick had accepted a position as the director of the Hobbs Economic Development Corporation on Wednesday. Kendrick said he was first approached by the Hobbs […]