Trigg to hold cardiology clinics

by Quay County Sun Staff The Presbyterian Heart Group has announced it will expand cardiology clinics to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, effective May 17. Donald Heine will be holding cardiology clinics in addition to his clinics in Clovis at Plains Regional medical Center. Clinic hours will be every third Thursday of each month from […]

Friends nurture healing

By Lynn Moncus Life certainly can change a little rapidly at times and sort of leave us wondering just what happened. This woman from Ima learned more about our medical facilities than she ever wanted to know when the body decided to slow her down. Few people have been as fortunate as I to have […]

Community rallies to help robbery victim

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun December didn’t look like a good month for Stephanie Beltran of Tucumcari. It was on Friday, Dec. 1, that Beltran, a manager at Pizza Hut, said she was admitted to Plains Regional Medical Center at Clovis for exploratory surgery. Five minutes into her surgery, Beltran’s heart suddenly stopped. The […]

Base transition under way

By Tonya Fennell: Freedom Newspapers Cannon Air Force Base’s mission transition to the 16th Special Operations Wing has already begun, according to base commander Col. Scott West. West, who has served as the 27th Fighter Wing’s commander for eight months, presented an informational slide show to city and county officials during a quarterly joint luncheon […]

Commissioners to meet Monday

The Quay County Commissioners have shifted some dates for their meetings during the month of August. The Thursday, Aug. 12 meeting has been moved to Monday, Aug. 9 and the Thursday, Aug. 26 meeting has been moved to Monday, Aug. 23. According to Marissa Gabel of the Quay County Commissioners office, the change was necessary […]

Nursing home helps residents

Winnie Hagenah Laurel Hills Healthcare in Tucumcari has recently launched a new program that is bringing back local residents who have had to go to Amarillo or Lubbock for their medical needs. Erika Smith, a recent nursing school graduate of Texas Tech University, will be working in Texas as the new “Nurse Liaison” for Laurel […]

Local doctor helps in Afghanistan

William Thompson Dr. James Saltz, a long-time Tucumcari physician, has helped set up schools and medical clinics in Afghanistan, and is planning to return to Afghanistan this July to offer more assistance during a month-long stay. Saltz said he and his wife got involved with a Filipino humanitarian group that oversees programs designed to curb […]

New doctor joins health center

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By Angela Peacock Being in a position to provide affordable health care for people of all economic status is what Mudassir Saleemi, family practice medical doctor, said he enjoys most about his new job with the Quay County Health Care Center. “You get paid handsomely with this job, but the best part is that there […]