Santa Rosan pleads guilty

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff A Santa Rosa man prosecutors said contributed to the death of two people by buying alcohol for a drunken driver and accompanying the driver in the vehicle pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and great bodily injury on Thursday in Quay County district court. “The passenger was prosecuted as if he […]

Road construction partially completed

By Quay County Sun Staff Construction workers were out in full-force on First Street Friday working to complete as much of they road as they could. Road contractor A.S. Horner had advertised that First Street would be open on Friday. However, the snow storm cut in the project’s schedule, said Joshua Lucero, project inspection supervisor […]

May 31, 2006 Obituaries

Genevieve Calbert Services: 10 a.m. today at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Genevieve Calbert, 88, died Friday, May 26, 2006, at her home in Tucumcari. Mrs. Calbert was born Feb. 16, 1918, in Tucumcari. She had been a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari and was active in the Sacred Heart Society. […]

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Alexander Cherry Jr. Services: Have been held. Alexander Cherry Jr., 67, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, in Eagle River, Alaska. He was born Nov. 1, 1938, in Pittock, Pa., and was a graduate of Tucumcari High School. He served in the U.S. Army and the New Mexico National Guard from 1961 until 1964. He worked […]

Alcohol involved in fatal wreck

By QCS staff A weekend car wreck killed two people, sent 12 people to the hospital and left one man in jail facing vehicular homicide charges. The accident happened at 10 p.m. on Saturday, 14 miles west of Tucumcari on Interstate 40. New Mexico State Police reported an eastbound Ford passenger car lost control and […]

New fire truck pumped for service

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN What’s red and yellow and lime and white and found all over? The answer is a Quay County fire truck, according to District 1 Fire Chief Gerald Lucero, who has been fighting Quay County fires for more than two decades. Of course, Lucero is not referring to one truck […]

Rally judged a success

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QCS Staff The second annual Mother Road Rally ended Sunday with officials declaring it a success. “From what I could see it looked like there was an increase from last year,” said organizer Jim Hudson, who did not have an official tally. Attendance at the 2004 rally was estimated at 500 to 1,200. Photographer James […]

Man’s death still under investigation after one year

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A year has passed since a 20-year-old Logan cowboy died on a ranch near Grady, but New Mexico State Police still have not ruled on what caused his death. At the time of Juan Lucero’s death on Feb. 24, 2004, State Police Sgt. Cleo Baker said it appeared Lucero […]

Questions remain in man’s death

William Thompson Juan Lucero, a 20-year-old cowboy from Logan, died on a ranch near Grady in February. New Mexico State Police officials said Lucero’s death is still under investigation. Lt. Nathan Wallace, of the New Mexico State Police, was reluctant to discuss the case but said state police investigators are awaiting lab results. “We are […]

Fields, Martinez, Duke, Wilson, Lucero, White

Justin E. Fields Justin Eugene “Gene” Fields,48, died Feb. 21, 2004 at his home in Kingman Ariz. Gene Fields was born Sept. 3, 1955. He was a 1972 graduate of Logan High School and most of his life he was employed as an auto mechanic. Fields moved to Arizona in 1997 after residing in the […]