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Mental health legislation backed Treatment for mental illness in New Mexico got another boost when U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., backed legislation that would help those with serious mental illnesses receive the care they need before their illness drives them to commit a crime, according to a release from the legislator’s office. Domenici backed the […]

Edna Crisp Bass

Edna Crisp Bass Edna Crisp bass, 93, died Oct. 8, 2004 in Tucson. Bass was born April 10, 1911 in Wardville, Okla. She was a log-time resident of Tucumcari. Bass is survived by her daughers, Doris Sparks (Sparky) and Joyce Poulsen (Ray) of Tucson, her son, Spencer Bass of Sterling, Alaska and one sister, Catherine […]

Sheriff’s office investigating House incident

Dave Gragg The Quay County Sheriff’s office is investigating an incident at the House Baptist Church in which House school superintendent Harold Sloan called 911 for assistance. According to sheriff’s office dispatch logs, received this week after the Sun filed a request citing New Mexico’s open records laws, Sloan called 911 at 7:27 p.m. on […]