Allen Dee Powell, Sr.

Allen Dee Powell, Sr. Services: 10 a.m. on Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Cleora, Okla. Allen Dee Powell of Vinita, Okla., died Friday, June 30, at Harris Methodist HEB Hospital in Bedford, Texas. Mr. Powell was born on Oct. 9, 1933, in Pedernal, N.M. On June 21, 1958, he married Sandra Sue […]

Lee adjusts to college track

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers University of New Mexico sophomore and House High School alum Haily Lee said if she hits a hurdle in a race, she has a thought that goes through her head to make sure she finishes strong. “I try to dig, literally dig, into the track to try not to hit […]

House honor roll: fall 2005

Disclosure Statement: The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). A Honor Roll Seniors: Cara Hendrickson and Joe Ben Snipes. Juniors: Sara Lee. Sophomores: Sarah Sparks. Ninth grade: DeeAnna Henson. Third and fourth grade: […]

Congratulations always worth bringing up

By Lynn Moncus Whenever we receive good news about Tucumcari High graduates, we need to share in order to show how pleased we are with their accomplishments and to let them know that our hometown pride is still alive and well. Margaret Lee Elliott Hoffman received the 2005 Employee of the Year Award for the […]

Family works to preserve cowboy ways

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun – Family reunion includes annual branding of local ranch’s calves. Lee and Debbie Tillman, and their son Jason Tillman, had a few extra ranch hands Memorial Day weekend. More than 30 family members and friends converged on their property just south of San Jon. Some came from as far […]

A.F. Frankie Flint Sr

A.F. Frankie Flint Sr., 96, died at his home in Tucumcari on April 9, 2005. Flint was born on the family farm on May 17, 1908 in Bard. He was the oldest child of Martenia W. Flint and Edna (Marrs) Flint. In 1930 he married Addie Lee Whately. Together, they traveled and volunteered time with […]

San Jon plants 120 trees

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William Thompson:Quay County Sun The village of San Jon recently received a grant for $8,000 from the New Mexico State Forestry Service to purchase trees. On Friday 120 trees were planted around the little-league baseball field and inside the community park. Robert Abercrombie of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation and Development Service helped write the […]

House sisters place well at Dexter

William Thompson:Quay County Sun Lyndsy Lee and Sara Lee, House High School’s athletic sister duo, did well at the Demon relays at Dexter Friday. Sara was the high-point individual with 24 points. She took first and qualified for state in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.76 seconds, and also qualified for state in […]

Man becomes familiar with emergency room

Baxter Black It has not been a good year when the nurses in the emergency room call you by your first name. As in, “Roll on in here, Lee, what did ya do this time?” Judy was talking to her grown daughter on the phone Sunday morning.  “Yep, I’ve finally talked your father into going to […]

All district team

The 2004-2005 Class A District Four All-District basketball team has been announced. The Logan Longhorns, who made it to the state tournament, had five members of its boys’ team selected: Jake Abercrombie, J. D. Estrada, Josh Franco, Wesley James and Drew Perez. Lady Longhorn Raynee Rachor made the girls’ team. Jarrod Archuleta and Trey Rusk […]