County residents request livestock law

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Quay County resident has requested the Quay County Commission to enact a section of the New Mexico Livestock Law 77-14-5 that prohibits livestock running at large. Christina Fleming presented a petition signed by 29 residents in the Arch Hurley Conservancy District that is required to request that the […]

Police Chief Lopez resigns

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By Chelle Delaney Tucumcari Police Chief Daniel Lopez has resigned effective Feb. 14, City Manager John Sutherland said Tuesday. Lopez is resigning to take the law enforcement job of a lifetime and at a higher rate of pay, Sutherland said. Sutherland would not disclose which agency would be employing Lopez. “I haven’t been able to […]

Penny S. Wilson

Services: 3 p.m. today at Washington Avenue Christian Church in Amarillo, Texas. Penny S. Wilson, 50, died Thursday, July 26, 2007, in Amarillo. Mrs. Wilson was born Aug. 28, 1956 in Branson, Miss. to Ray and Lucille Salter. She married Carl Wilson on July 3, 1981 in Amarillo. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education […]

chime crafts, law school, birthdays, U.S. Navy, straight As

Chimes for the times… Libraian volunteer Gienoveva Mediamo helps four-year-old Natalie Hayes with her wind chime craft. It was this past week’s activities at the summer reading program at the Tucumcari Public Library. Sanovia studying law… Sanovia Paris Garcia is attending Duke University Law School. The daughter of Daniel and Phyllis Garcia of Tucumcari, she […]

Stargazing

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By QCS Staff Ashley Lopez and her family met the cast of the television series “Law and Order: SVU” on June 27 in New Jersey. The trip was made possible through the New Mexico Make-a-Wish organization. An added bonus of the meeting with the actors of Law & Order Special Victims Unit was that Ashley […]

Smoking bans takes effect on Friday

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On Friday, smoking indoors will be banned in public businesses in Tucumcari and across the state of New Mexico. “It is very important to the health of everyone that this law was passed,” said Quay County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention project manager Susan Lease. “We are promoting the […]

Wilma Lousie Carpenter

Services: 10 a.m., today at the First Baptist Church in Logan. Wilma Lousie Carpenter, 79, died Friday, March 2, 2007, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 13, 1927 in Bassett, Neb. She spent her childhoon in Nebraska. After her marriage to Floyd Carpenter on Dec. 27, 1945, they lived in […]

Ramon Aragon

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary will recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. on Thursday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Ramon Aragon, 58, died Feb. 26, 2007 at his residence in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. Aragon was born June 20, 1948 in […]

Lynnsey Hall

Lynnsey Hall Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, at the Melrose High School Old Gym. Lynnsey Joann Montgomery Hall, 30, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, after complications from child birth. Mrs. Hall was born on Oct. 30, 1976, in Fort Sumner to Joe Bill and Charlotte Screws Montgomery. Lynnsey married Aaron Hall on July […]

Despite gravity we aspire to the heights

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist The natural law of gravity holds the solar system together. The moon orbits the earth because of their mutual gravitational attraction. The moon’s gravity causes tidal changes on earth but it isn’t great enough to lift a feather because earth’s gravity keeps things on earth. Gravity also is […]