Postal worker retires after 30 years with USPS

By Chelle Delaney Retirement for postal worker Phil Liles will be like going back to the future. Although he retired Friday after 30 years with the the U.S. Postal Service, he’s going back to work today. From Tucumcari, he’s going to Logan where he first started working for the USPS. Liles said he’ll be doing […]

Aug. 15, 2007 Tuck’s Turf

A couple of hot weeks on the course lately. Breen Championship-Rattler Reunion and the Elks C/P Scramble. All of these tournaments couldn’t be successful without the help of the volunteers, sponsors, business’s, players and players families. The number of visitors these events bring into this city is a must for all and greatly appreciated. The […]

Tuck’s TurfL: Scramble Results

Results of the Mesa Legends Scramble on July 4 are below: Front 9 First team score 30 Ed Shipley, Frank Gutierrez and Chipper Breen Second team score 31 John Liles, Justin Liles and Bob Frost Third team tie score 32 Howie Tucker, Jay Carney and Claire Rachor Randy Lease, Dave Hein and Clay Beevers Matt […]

Snow rollers appearance is rare

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Sunday morning, they were all over several sections of Tucumcari. Women likened them to jellyrolls, or rolls of batting. Men described them as looking like logs or cylinders. “They look like a roll of insulation,” except they are snow, said Charlie Liles, chief meteorologist at the National Weather […]

11-22-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Hopefully the weather is going to stay nice during our winter months so everyone can get out and play and enjoy your course. Another important thought: I will be completing the 2007 Calendar of Events shortly, so if you are planning a special event for next year, contact […]

Crash claims Logan native

By Tonya Fennell: Freedom Newspapers Two people died and two others were seriously injured Sunday morning in a two-vehicle accident near the Curry/Roosevelt county line, according to the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. Jason Daly, 21, of Clovis died at the scene when the pickup truck in which he was traveling collided with a tractor-trailer about […]

09-13-2006: Turk’s Turf

Tuck’s Turf We had a great little Ryder Cup-type format Sunday afternoon with a different twist on some of our other events. And folks said they enjoyed the format. Here are the results: Tower A Flight 1st: A.C. Chavarria and Ted Woolridge, 67* 2nd: John L Frost and Roger Bowe, 67 3rd: Larry Roybal Sr. […]

Joe Liles

Joe Liles, 96, died Tuesday April 26, 2005 in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Liles was born on Dec. 6, 1908 near Altus, Okla. He was a farmer in the San Jon area for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of San Jon. He married Lillian Dunn in 1930. He […]

Obituaries 6/21

Alice Duba Alice Duba, 78, of Platte, S.D., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Platte Care Center . She was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Platte, to Albert and Jennie (Luten) DeBoer. She attended grade school in Platte and graduated from Platte High School in 1942. She also was employed at the K&K Store for […]