November 1963

Ernest W. Lee, 30, of Tucumcari, was the first person to be sentenced in district court under the habitual criminal statute of the new criminal code. …The Bureau of Business Research at UNM reported Quay County’s population grew from 12,300 in 1960 to 13,200 in June 1963. …Bruce Nutt and Darla Schlientz reigned as king […]

Wanda Lee Bradford 

Services: At noon Sunday memorial services will be at the Elks Lodge in Tucumcari. Wanda Lee Bradford, 73, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 in Dalhart, Texas. Wanda Lee Ratliff was born in Flagstaff, Ariz., to Skeets and Dora. A longtime resident of Tucumcari, she was a talented crafts-person, her family said. On Aug. 19, 1992 she […]

Bill Glen

Services: At 1 p.m. Thursday, at Steed-Todd Chapel. Bill Glen, 78, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, from acute kidney failure after a brief stay in the Rio Rancho Health Care Center. He was born July 3, 1929 in St. Vrain the youngest child of Minnie and William Glen. Mr. Glen was a lifetime resident of […]

Cattle guards not fit for team

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Horses and cattle guards don’t mix. So, when new cattle guards were installed on QR 70, between Highway 54 and San Jon, rancher Lee Stone wasn’t as thankful as some might expect. Stone is probably one of a few ranchers who still uses a team of horses to check […]

01-16-2007: Around Town

Help Quarles find space… The Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace approved at its board meeting this week to launch a campaign to help muralists Doug and Sharon Quarles find a new art space. The Quarles lost Gallery 111, when the Sands- Dorsey Building burned last week. Donations may be sent to Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace, P.O. […]

Logan graduates to theme of “Never Say Never’

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By QCS Staff Borrowing three words from James Bond, 22 seniors from Logan High School graduated Saturday to the theme of “Never Say Never.” The Longhorn graduates are Salvador Daniel Acosta, Quinten Lee Bugg, Ashlee Maysie Burns (salutatorian), Robert Paul Calbert, Steven Dallas Carter, Brittany Marie Cox, Tiffaney House, James Lee Jeppsen, Renee Angelica Kelly, […]

2007 A/AA track results for Quay high schools

QCS Staff Several Quay County athletes placed first in state competiton. In fact, because of her performance, Sara Lee of House was invited to participate on June 2, in the 32nd annual Great Southwest Track and Field Classic held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Lee placed first in the 300 meter hurdles, […]

Tiffany Lee Throckmorton

Services: 3 p.m., today, a viewing and visitation for family and friends at Chavez Funeral Home, Santa Rosa. Tiffany Lee Throckmorton, 21 of Tucumcari, died Tuesday, April 23, 2007 in Tucumcari. She was born March 26, 1986. She attended high school in House. She is survived by her mother, Deborah Throckmorton, her father, Robert Throckmorton, […]

H. J. “Jake” Lee

Services: 2 p.m. Friday at the House High School Gym H. J. “Jake” Lee, 90, of Clovis died Monday, March 5, 2007. at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born February 8, 1917 in McAlister, N.M., to W. C. and Laura Hogue Lee. He was raised in the McAlister and House areas and […]

Notable Notes

Police set to employ saturation patrols The Tucumcari Police Department will be conducting saturation patrols from now through Aug. 31 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. During this time, officers will be out enforcing DWI laws. Riddle set to compete in AQHYA championship Vatlie Riddle is among 2,000 youths participating in the Ford American Quarter […]