11/16 Obituaries

Anita Dominguez Services: Have been held. Anita (Kela) Dominguez, 68, died on Friday, Nov. 11, 2005. She was born May 31, 1937, at Puerto de Luna. She was a lifetime resident of Tucumcari, a homemaker and a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben Dominguez, earlier this […]

9/24 Obituaries

Glenn Gardner Services: 11 a.m. on Monday at Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Glenn Ray Gardner, 61, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, in Tucumcari. He was born January 31, 1944, to Clifton and May Bridges Gardner in Tucumcari. He was retired from the Arch Hurley Conservancy District and member of Tucumcari’s Trinity Baptist Church. Family […]

Lopez chosen as new commissioner

By William Thompson Longtime Quay County resident Robert Lopez, 41, was notified Friday by Gov. Bill Richardson that he was chosen to succeed the late Grace Madrid on the Quay County Commission. “I don’t have any political agenda,” Lopez said. “So much of what we know about county government is second hand and I look […]

Honors, June 11

Here are honors announced by Tucumcari High School. Some students may not be listed due to privacy concerns: Academic letters Seniors — Jessica Borden, Lyndsey Teakell Juniors — Brandon Bell, Brittany Rodgers Sophomore — Julianna Romero, Brandon Sours Freshmen — Justin Alvarez, Andrez Apodaca, Samuel Cantwell, Taylor Cordova, Tyler Cordova, Andre DeBord, Cecelia Holguin, Desiree […]

Ruben B. Dominguez

Ruben B. Dominguez, 71, died at his residence in Tucumcari on March 25, 2005 following an extended illness. Dominguez was born on April 16, 1933 in Montoya. He was employed as a Tucumcari police officer for a number of years. He worked as an iron worker in the Farmington area. He later moved back to […]

The way of the cross

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William Thompson:Quay County Sun More than 100 area residents walked 10 miles Friday in memory of Christ’s painful walk to Calvary and his eventual death upon the cross more than 2,000 years ago. The walkers began at Stuckey’s 10 miles west of Tucumcari and proceeded to walk 10 miles to a small church in Montoya. […]

Local buildings windows damaged

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Doreen Lopez, manager of the Sun Comm satellite dish office on East Route 66 Boulevard, took down a banner on the front window of the store Thurday morning and found two holes in the glass. “When I took (the banner) down I saw what looked like bullet holes,” said […]

Wrestlers place in state

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari High School wrestling team went to Albuquerque last weekend for the Class 3A state tournament. Brian Lopez, Justin Garcia and Michael Baca each placed in the top six of their respective weight classes. Lopez lost his final match 3-1 on Saturday to finish second in the state. […]

Local middle school student battles cancer

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Ashley Lopez, 13, will have to miss classes for the rest of the school year. She is battling cancer — Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Lopez, a 13-year-old student at Tucumcari Middle School, entered the University of New Mexico Medical Center Monday for undergoing chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. “She has cancerous […]

Rattler wrestlers ready to rumble

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By William Thompson Rattler wrestlers are confident about their ability to do well in the district tournament today at Rattler gym. Regardless of his achy shoulder, senior Michael Baca said he will win his weight class in the tournament. “My shoulder is a little sore,” Baca said, “but I will win first and our team […]