Herman Aragon

Services: At 7 p .m. today a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. Friday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Herman Aragon, 54, died Monday, July 2, 2007, in Albuquerque following an extended illness.   Mr. Aragon was born Aug. 19, 1952 in [...]

Snake patrols picking up for animal control

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With the temperatures getting warmer snakes are out looking for cool places to hide, said Mike Martinez, Tucumcari’s Animal Control supervisor. Within the past month Martinez has caught 15 to 20 snakes, he said. Most of them have been red racers and only one rattlesnake. Recent police reports indicate [...]

Joseph Senon Manuel Calbert

Services: 8:30 p.m. rosary services will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. on Friday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on at St. Anne’s Church. Joseph Senon Manuel Calbert, 41, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at the Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. [...]

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 [...]

Rattlers win by 10-rule

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By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers beat the San Jon Coyotes 14-4 Monday night at Tucumcari. The game ended after the fifth inning as the umpires called the game over with the 10-run rule. “We managed to hit the ball consistently through the line up and played good defense,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We [...]

Julia Gloria Martinez

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari.  At 2 p.m. on Friday, a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Julia Gloria Martinez, 54, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Mrs. Martinez was born Sept. [...]

Anniversaries – Birthdays

Couple goes silver.. Charlie and Bertha Chavez will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary next week. The couple was married on Jan. 23, 1982 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. The Chavez’ have three children Sonya, Felimon and Charlene. It’s been “25 beautiful years,” said Charlie Chavez. “Hope to have another 25.” Birthday for [...]

School student council looks to purchase mascot gear

By Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers may soon have a new mascot. “It’s been about six years since the school has had a mascot,” said Michael Martinez, student council president. The Rattlers’ Student Council is asking for donations from local clubs and businesses to raise about $3,500 to purchase a costume, said Martinez. The [...]

Dionicio A. Martinez

Services: 1 p.m., today at the Santa Clara Church in Wagon Mound. Dionicio A. Martinez, 76, a resident of Tucumcari, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at the Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas. He was born in La Canada Ancha on July 17, 1930 to the late Gonzalo Martinez and Aurelia Baca. He was [...]

Rattlers wrestlers take No. 8 spot

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team placed eighth overall at the Randall Greater Gold invite at Amarillo. “We are very happy with how we did on our first outing. We wrestled against some tough Texas schools. Randall’s coach was suprised at how well we [...]