Richard Roe Simms

Richard Roe Simms Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle Blvd., S.E., Albuquerque. Richard Roe Simms, 90, a resident of Albuquerque, died Aug. 31, 2006. Mr. Simms, the son of The Rev. J. Denton Simms and May Harper Simms, was born in Dulce on Sept. 27, 1915. After receiving a B.A. degree […]

Minor league manager, Elida native killed in crash

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Dan Howard of Elida lost a lifelong friend when Elida High School graduate and New York Yankees minor league manager Oscar Acosta, 49, was killed Wednesday in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. Howard and Acosta played baseball together at Elida High. Acosta was a star pitcher in high […]

12/31 Quay County critter

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Names: Popo and Bobo, two young hair lambs. Owner: Quay County’s Dallas Howard. Claim to fame: Her favorite animals among her large stock of ducks, ducks, horses and geese, Garcia said Popo and Bobo are unique as they have hair instead of wool. The 18-month-old beauties are also quite charming, Howard said, adding she’s always […]

Star-crossed couple to marry

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Howard Littell said when Michelle Wright passed through town March 6, he knew he wanted to marry her. When Wright saw Littell that day, she felt he was the answer to her prayers. Littell left a sign on his shop window Sunday to let customers know he had important […]

Police plan to target drinking and driving

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Police Cpl. Jon Howard announced Friday that on the heels of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign over the July 4 holiday, he is asking the people of Tucumcari to take part in the “You Drink and Drive, You Lose,” campaign. The program will take place from Friday, Aug. 27 through Sunday, […]

Arrest may clear two cases

William Thompson A 24-year-old Tucumcari man is charged with assaulting police and burglary after a standoff with officers early Saturday morning. Albert Gutierrez is accused of telling officers he was prepared to shoot them when they showed up at his residence at 709 E. Heman St. in response to a report of domestic violence. Tucumcari […]

Officers honored

Recently area law enforcement personnel were honored by the DWI organization with their Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. The organization honored 20 officers from the New Mexico State Police, the Tucumcari Police Department and the Logan Police Force.and the Motor transportation division. New Mexico State Police receiving certificates of appreciation for DWI included – Paul Bell, […]

Kathleen Whitley, James Rosse

KATHLEEN L. WHITLEY Kathleen L. Whitley, 81, died in Lubbock Feb. 12. She was a resident of Clovis where she was a homemaker. Whitley was born June 19, 1922 in Stanton, Texas. Whitley was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Howard, her parents, two brothers, two sisters and one son, Charles Howard. Whitley Is […]