Nativity event to raise food

The Mission of Tucumcari presents The Nativity, a display of old and new nativity scenes, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 8 p.m. at 220 S. Jackson at the intersection of Jackson and Aber streets. The entrance fee per person is one or more non-perishable food item which will benefit the Ministry of Hope.

Listener defines classic music

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I recently watched Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” and it got the wheels turning in my brain. Classic albums, artists and songs always need to be remembered. This thought crossed my mind as I watched and listened to Jackson perform hit after hit from his “Thriller” album. “Thriller” was […]

Pop star Michael Jackson dies

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By Ben Wener: Freedom Communications LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson, the iconic entertainer known the world over as the King of Pop, has died. He was 50.Jackson was rushed to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center early Thursday afternoon when paramedics were dispatched to his home and found him not breathing after suffering cardiac arrest. They […]

Friends, family come to aid in wake of tornado

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Connie and Andy Jackson are sitting on their deck talking. The conversation is cordial with laughter. The decks are about the only things left of their Logan mobile home. Their home’s roof is about 110 feet away in a nearby yard. On Monday morning, the Jacksons are one of […]

Vadals shoot out windows of car, shops, residences

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun During October and November there have been 80 cases of vandalism in Tuucumcari – most of which have involved broken windows in vehicles, residences and businesses, police records shows. Between Thursday and Sunday, the number of cases escalated. And car owners, residents and business operators have became more perturbed […]

10/15 Obituaries

Bruce Jackson Services: At a later date yet to be determined. Bruce Ogden Jackson, 85, died Tuesday, October 11, 2005, in Lubbock. He was born on December 26, 1919, in Electra, Texas. He married Gladys McIntosh in Tucumcari on November 29, 1939, and farmed for many years in the San Jon community. He later worked […]

Local gladiator wins in California

William Thompson Local martial artist Jason Pacheco said ‘gaidojutsu’ training has changed his life. He recently won a fight on the under card of the Gladiator Challenge at the Colusa Casino outside of Sacramento, Calif. He hopes to fight in a main event bout in the near future. Pacheco began gaidojutsu training two years ago […]

Vandalism surges in city

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By Ryan Lengerich On an evening in Tucumcari, pedestrians might notice the neon lights. But recently, on any afternoon a person would be more likely to notice broken windows. A recent vandalism string of busted windows at local businesses and shattered vehicle glass has left police frustrated and businesses feeling helpless. Three separate reports were […]

obits 8/30

Donna Wegner Donna Wegner, 65, of Clovis died Aug. 25, 2003 at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1938 to Andrew Clyde and Willa Mae Saunders Hillis in Petit, Texas. Mrs. Wegner married Pete Wegner and was raised in Clovis and for the past 33 years had made Tucumcari. She had worked […]