Melrose police chief dismissed

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico The village of Melrose has dismissed Police Chief Jennifer Dreiling. City officials cited job performance as the reason. She said it’s retaliation because she refused to date Melrose Mayor Lance Pyle. “The Village Council was not pleased with her performance and, as a probationary employee, has released her from […]

Engagement announcement, birthdays, scholarship awarded

Ready to wed…Del and Beverly Choate of Tucumcari are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Choate of Canyon, Texas, to Miles Zachary, also of Canyon.The bride-to-be is a graduate of San Jon High School and plans to complete her master’s degree in accounting from West Texas A&M University in 2009. She is […]

Ropers get set for Route 66 Team Roping event

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Dozens of team ropers have been practicing for the Tucumcari Quay County Chamber of Commerce’s Route 66 Team Roping competition on Friday through Sunday. One such team is husband and wife Larry and Jennifer Webb of Newkirk who say they enjoy spending their summers practicing and competing at roping […]

Scholarships awarded

Seniors, parents, teachers and organization representatives gathered at Tucumcari High School Auditorium Thursday night to present scholarships to outgoing Rattlers. From teary-eyed presenters giving in memory of family to long lists of graduates given scholarships to state colleges, the senior class was offered a total of $352,808. “It’s a time that we’re able to honor […]

Students among Who’s Who

QCS staff Forty-three area high school students have been included in the 38th annual edition of Who’s Who Among American High School Students, 2003-2004. Students are nominated by high school principals and guidance counselors, churches, and educational organizations based on students’ academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities. Students named in Who’s Who also compete […]

Jennifer Sons Arnold

Jennifer Sons Arnold, 47, died April 5, 2004 at New Mexico Regional Medical Center in Albuquerque following an extended illness. Arnold was born Dec. 2, 1956 in Lubbock. She lived for a number of years in Tucumcari where she was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was also a graduate of Tucumcari High School. […]