Alfonso “Al” Lopez

Services: 7 p.m. Sunday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Tucumcari. A mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Monday at St. Anne’s. Alfonso “Al” Lopez, 86, died in Albuquerque on Wednesday, June 13, 2007, following an extended illness. Mr. Lopez was born Jan. 31, 1921 at […]

Felipe E. Lopez

Services: 7 p.m., Tuesday, a rosary will be recited at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church. At 7 p.m., Wednesday graveside services will be at Newkirk, N.M., Felipe E. Lopez, 75, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at his home following an extended illness. Mr. Lopez was born in Newkirk, N.M., on Dec. 10, 1931. He moved to […]

THS Senior class scholarship recipients

Tucumcari High School seniors of the class of 2007 have been offered more than $275,000 in scholarships. Seniors offered scholarships for the 2006-2007 school year are listed by the donor and student recepients: David and Sylvia York – Kylee Barnett and Brian Lopez BPO Does – Kylee Barnett and Jacquelyn Lopez Rod David – Rusty […]

Youth recognized for Character Counts, FCCLA

Character Counts… The Tucumcari Middle School held a Character Counts assembly recently honoring students participating in the program. The purpose of the Character Counts program is to fortify the lives of America’s young people with ethical values called the “Six Pillars of Character.” These values, which transcend divisions of race, creed, politics, gender and wealth, […]

Manuel Gracia

Services: 7 p.m., Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. 10 a.m., Friday a mass of resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Manuel Garcia, 89, died on Monday, April 16, 2007, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, following an extended illness. Mr. Garcia was born […]

03-31-2007: Around Town

Birthday for six … Kristen R. Gonzales will be celebrating her 6th birthday today with family and friends. Her birth date is March 27. Her parents are Liz Esquebil and Daniel Gonzales and her brother is Cameron Montano, 13. Kristen’s grandparents are Eloy and Madeline Esquibel and Danny and Susan Gonzales/ Ambassador Pete … Nickolaus […]

Two Rattler wrestlers score state champs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team brought home two state champions and placed fourth overall in the 3A New Mexico State Wrestling tournament Feb. 16-17 at Rio Rancho. “I am proud of our overall achievements this year,” said Coach Eddie Encinias. “We had two state champions and two third place […]

Lopez takes first at Cardinal Wrestling Classic Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Rattler wrestlers placed and another won first in his class at the Cardinal Wrestling Classic Tournament at Robertson High School at Las Vegas. “We did real well against all of the teams,” said senior Brian Lopez about the tournament on Friday and Saturday. “It was good to wrestle […]

Fabbie Janie Trujillo

Services: A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday at Our Lady of The Holy Rosary in North Hollywood, Calif. A memorial service will be announced for Tucumcari later. Fabbie Janie Trujillo, 62, died at her home in North Hollywood, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2007, after a prolonged illness. She was born Feb. 8, […]

Holiday weekend: A good one for cops

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It was a quiet holiday weekend on the roads, according to officials of the Tucumcari Police Department and New Mexico State Police. “We only had eight arrests this weekend and only three of them were alcohol related. Usually during the holiday season we get a lot of domestic (arguments […]