Police: Man, 76, in hospital after assault for $5

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Thomas Garcia An elderly Tucumcari man is hospitalized after he was beaten and kicked in the head for $5, police said. Joe Sandoval, 76, was taken to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital for treatment following the attack on Sunday, according to Quay County Magistrate Court documents. On Tuesday Sandoval was listed in fair condition at […]

Tucumcari man is in intensive care after being hit by train

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man, who tried to outrun a freight train at a railroad crossing on Friday, is in intensive care in a Amarillo, Texas hospital,

Logan man injured at Ute Lake State Park

By QCS Staff A New Mexico State Parks worker was injured Friday afternoon in Logan while working on a nature trail at Ute Lake State Park, a Parks official said. Rex Stahl was operating a small front end skid loader on a nature trail at 3:55 p.m. when it went off the trail, said Dannie […]

Death of boy, 2, is under investigation

By QCS Staff The death of a 2-year-old Tucumcari boy is being investigated by the state’s Criminal Investigation Bureau. The boy was transported Friday afternoon to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, according to police documents. Because there is an ongoing investigation police would not disclose any details in the case. Criminal investigators are reviewing the […]

8-23 Obituaries

Lee Roy Rumbaugh, 79, of Minneapolis died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008 in Minneapolis. He was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Rexford, Kan. He was the hospital administrator at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, June; a son, Richard Leslie; and a daughter, Janet Lee Services: […]

Tucumcari gunshot victim in intensive care

Chelle Delaney A 19-year-old Tucumcari man shot Monday night is in intensive care in an Amarillo hospital. Nikko Nathan, 19, was shot about 8 p.m. Monday, Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher said. Thirteen shots, including the shot that hit Nathan, were fired from Hines Avenue across South First Street and into the vicinity of a […]

06-14-08 Around Town

Baby born…Jason and Theresa Lafferty of Tucumcari are the parents of an 8 lb., 3 oz. baby boy who was born on May 5 in Amarillo, Texas, at St. Anthony’s Hospital. Named Logan Jason Wilbur Lafferty, he has one sister, July, who is 19 months old. His grandparents are Ted and Rose Chavez, Ed and […]

Trigg Hospital gets grant for roof

By Chelle Delaney

Community Notes: Farwell set for Posinski, Republicans plan TaxPayers Brawl, 4-Hers visit D.C.

Hospital holding farewell open houseA farewell open house will be held for Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital adminsratior Matt Posinski from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the lobby of the hospital. The community is invited to attend.

Skabelund to serve as administrator for Trigg Memorial Hospital and PRMC in Clovis

By QCS Staff Presbyterian Healthcare Services announced today that Hoyt Skabelund has been named the new hospital administrator for Dr. Dan. C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, in addition to his continuing role as administrator of Plains Regional Medical Center (PRMC) in Clovis, according to a press release. Skabelund will take over the Dan C. […]