Pauline Surguy Brady

Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Pauline Surguy Brady, 88, died Sunday, March 18, 2007, following an extended illness in The Grace Living Center, Tulsa, Okla.  She had been living with her son since October in Broken Arrow, Okla.   Mrs. Brady was born July 24, 1918 in Tucumcari. She attended [...]

Death has many flavors, promises

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Dead things surround us: The mosquito squished on the windshield. The tomato that rots in the fridge. This morning’s mouse stuck fast on a glue trap. OK, the mouse was only half-dead and still squirmy. But you get the gist. The dead thing that haunted my boyfriend and I [...]

Living off the land

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When Tucumcari native Janet McCoy needs a jar of tomato sauce, she ambles to her pantry for one she’s canned herself. If it’s milk she’s after, she heads out to her goats or cows. And she said the pig that now mud bathes in her yard is soon to be 175 [...]

Juanita F. Riley

Juanita F. Riley, 83, died unexpectedly in the Trigg Memorial Hospital on Saturday April 30, 2005. Riley was born Sept. 11, 1921 in Chauncy, Ohio. She had been an accountant for the Merriott Corporation. For a number of years she had been an auditor for the Royal Palacio Motel in Tucumcari. She have moved away, [...]

Attorneys offer free living wills

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Local attorneys are banding together Monday to provide free living will or “advanced health care directive” assistance to Quay County residents. Attorney Dean Border said the recent Terri Schiavo right-to-die controversy has put health care directives in the national spotlight. “This has been a hot topic in the national [...]

Logan Village annexes south of Ute Lake

TV Hagenah In one fell swoop the Village of Logan has increased its size by nearly one quarter. On Monday the village made it official that they would annex the property on the south side of Ute Lake thus incorporating a little over 1,000 more acres of property into the village. According to village administrator [...]

Rainy days bring sweet memories

Lynn Moncus During the dark, cool days this week, the mind wandered back to the canyons of home in order to dispel dreary thoughts and to recall how we entertained ourselves without benefit of television, radio, or any electronic games. Although my brother was eight years older than I, he didn’t seem to mind having [...]

Grandson of area woman dies in Iraq

TV Hagenah A United States Marine with direct ties to Quay County died in Iraq recently, making him one of the first military personnel with such ties to the county to die in “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” Staff Sgt. Marvin Best, 33, grandson of Mary E. Daniels of Logan, and the son of Charlotte Best, formerly [...]

Methodists hold VBS

The Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari will be offering a Vacation Bible School June 14 -18 from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. daily. According to Stephanie Harman, the theme of the Vacation Bible School will be the interplay of ancient Egyptian mysteries and Bible stories which took place in that part of the [...]