Our thinnest memories of youth arise from snapshots

By Lynn Moncus Recently, one of my former students and close friends, Lucy Nials, handed me copies of some snapshots she had taken of Mother and me in 1957. What a shock! What happened to that young person in those pictures? Few people would recognize her now, and she hardly recognizes herself after all these […]

Lucy says, ‘Please pass the biscuits’

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun I have a dog again. Like my last two dogs, she’s an English Springer Spaniel – but not a show dog as my other two dogs were. No, Lucy is a field dog, bred to hunt. We are just getting to know each other, but I’m getting used to […]

Lucy Vigil

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Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Tucumcari. Lucy Vigil age 46, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, in Tucumcari. .   Lucy Vigil was born Aug. 18, 1961 in Carrizozo, New Mexico. to Jose and Geneva Lueras. She has been an active member of the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari and participated in the Church […]

Most homicides in year for past 10 years

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the first eight months of this year there have been three homicides in Tucumcari. It is the most homicides in any given year between 1997 and 2006, according to the most recent statistics available from the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator. The stabbing homicide of Lucy […]

Community reacts to Vigil slaying

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About 150 people gathered Thursday night at the First Baptist Church to pray for the Vigil family, said pastor David England. “It was spontaneous. People wanted to come together and pray for the kids and the family and to pray for healing,” England said. The Vigil family was torn […]