Man found with gunshot wounds on Laughlin Street

By QCS Staff A Tucumcari man with gunshot wounds was found lying in the middle of Laughlin Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets early Wednesday morning, police said. The man, who police said was in his early 20s, was shot with a small caliber gun in the hand and in the lower back or buttocks, […]

Trigg Hospital administrator resigns

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By Chelle Delaney Matt Posinski, administrator of Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, resigned late last week, effective April 11. Posinski said he has accepted a position with St. John’s Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo., as vice president of clinical and ancillary services.Washington is close to St. Louis and family, which makes the job attractive, Posinski […]

I-40 accident claims two lives

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two people were killed and one person was injured Sunday in a single-vehicle accident 10 miles east of Tucumcari on Interstate 40, said New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Elmer Capps, 78, of Fresno, Calif., was driving westbound on I-40 when his 2002 Crown Victoria drifted off the […]

January 1939

Two thousand jackrabbits were killed on the Dick Maben Ranch near Hudson when 75 hunters from the area gathered for the first hunt of the season sponsored by the Chamber the Commerce. Carl Darnell furnished beans, bread and coffee to the hunters. … E.D. Holtzelaw of House was in an Albuquerque hospital for treatment of […]

Hospital auxiliary reaches ‘Season’s Greeting’ goal

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By QCS Staff President of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, Nancy McNabb, handed over a $10,000 check to hospital administrator Matt Posinski on Friday. The auxiliary raised the funds through its Season’s Greetings campaign. The Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation will match the money. The funds will be used to buy equipment for the hospital.

Weekend vehicle accident results in fatality

QCS Staff A weekend car wreck resulted in the death of a Florida woman and sent a man to an Amarillo hospital. The accident happened at 7:23 a.m on Saturday, 15 miles east of Tucumcari on Interstate 40. New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker reported a Toyota pickup pulling a U-Haul trailer traveling west […]

Hospital auxiliary launches its ‘Season’s Greeting’ fundraiser

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS The Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members will begin their Season’s Greetings fund drive on Thursday. The auxiliary, which has 28 members, has chalked up numerous hours of volunteer work this past year, said Evelyn Coughenour, Season Greetings, chairperson. “One of our volunteer jobs is to […]

Doris C. Griffin-Morgan

Services: 10 a.m. today at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in McCook, Neb. Doris D. Griffin-Morgan, 82, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at the McCook Community Hospital in McCook, Neb. She was born Dec. 5, 1924 at Augusta, Kan., to Alvin and Iva (McKitrick) Stapleton. After graduating from high school, she attended St. Rose Nurses Training […]

Voters say yes to hospital tax

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With votes coming in at margin of about 6 to 1, the gross receipts tax proposals for Dan C. Trigg Hospital easily passed in Tuesday’s election. The vote on Question No. 1 was 774 for, 11 against. On Question No. 2, a new tax, the vote was 713 for, […]

Hospital vote tax set for Tuesday

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Tuesday, voters are being asked to weigh in on two proposals for a gross receipts tax to support the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. In the election, the first question asks residents to vote for an existing tax and the second asks residents to vote for a new […]