Walter Mitchell

Services: Have been held. Walter Mitchell, 86, of Logan died Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Mr. Mitchell was born April 21, 1921. He lived and enjoyed a full life in Logan where he and his wife, Joyce, were married over 68 years ago. The Mitchells three children are Margie […]

City representatives in favor of hospital tax

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Members of the city’s economic development arm voted Monday to support the Dan C. Trigg’s efforts to pass a hospital tax. Quay County’s hospital is critical to its economic development efforts and residents’ quality of life, members agreed. Director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., Patrick Vanderpool, outlined […]

County Oks hospital taxes

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commission approved two special county hospital gross receipts taxes to raise money for the Dan Trigg Hospital on Monday. Quay County residents can vote on the proposed taxes at the polling booths in the fall. The first tax is an extension of an existing tax at 1/8 of 1 […]

Ruben B. Romero

Services: Will be announced later. Ruben B. Romero, 58,  died on Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Following his wishes, Ruben Romero has been cremated  Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

April 1975

Two fires claimed Gambles store and the Trojan Junior High School auditorium. The fire at the auditorium was still burning the next day and the junior high school was closed as a precaution. State officials suspected arson in both fires. … Members of the Tucumcari Fair Board held a groundbreaking for a new fairground facility. […]

March 1976

The New Mexico State Police arrested two men for transportation of marijuana after a routine safety check along I-40. The two men had 64 pounds of marijuana estimated at $32,000. … Many Tucumcari residents showed up at the Allsup’s store for a chance at a free bag of groceries. During a two-day period the store […]

Thursday’s shooting claims life

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A man held for questioning in Thursday night’s shooting death of a Tucumcari martial arts fighter has been released, police said Friday. Albert Jason Pacheco Jr., 31, was killed in a fight on Main Street, police said. Police detained a man immediately after the shooting, then released him and […]

Letters to Editor

Match for hospital on funds administered by Quay In the Jan. 10 issue of the Quay County Sun, the story headlined, “County to pay hospital $526K” failed to mention that the Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital is a “Sole Community Hospital.” The hospital has this designation because there is not another hospital within a […]

County to pay hospital $526K

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Commission agreed to a $526,254 payment to Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital for its hospital operations for 2007-2008 at its meeting Monday. The payment request reflects an overall 4 percent increase for inflation, or $71,622, over its payment request last fiscal year for a total budget of […]

January 1960

Tucumcari’s Safeway grocery store brought in the new year with a contest to win 100 silver dollars to be given away three times on Jan. 13, 20 and the 27th. … The first winter band concert by the juniors and seniors of the Tucumcari High School Band featured the trombone trio of James Whetstone, Nelson […]