Mesalands graduates record class

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College held its commencement ceremony Friday. This year the college had its largest graduating class with a total of 84 graduates, two of whom were honorary degree recipients. Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands Community College, presented David Murphy and Miriam Murphy of Oklahoma City with honorary degrees. The Murphys have […]

One-time payment set for veterans

By QCS Staff U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall announced Tuesday that New Mexico will benefit from over $4 million through the Veterans Administration as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, according to a press release. The recovery funding will be used at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in […]

Keeping up with New Year’s resolutions

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun �This is a good day to start,� said Kerry Murphy on the first day of the new year as he briskly paced out two miles on a treadmill. It seemed like the fitness center would have been packed on Jan. 1, with weight loss one of highest ranked resolutions […]

Marie G. Murphy

Services: Will be announced. Marie G. Murphy, 96, previously of Tucumcari and Logan, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007 at Valle Norte Caring Center in Albuquerque. Ms. Murphy was the fourth daughter of Ralph L. Murphy and Nora Belle Durbin Murphy was born Dec. 23,1910 at her Uncle William Jesse Durbin’s farm home near Mt. Dora, […]

Kenneth Dale Murphy

Services: Have not been planned. Kenneth Dale Murphy, 79, died Sept. 25, 2006 in Clovis. Mr. Murphy was born in 1927 in Dickens, Texas. He had been a resident of Tucumcari and before that had been a truck driver for the Yellow Freight System, living in Albuquerque before moving to Tucumcari. Recently, he had made […]

Auxiliary gets ready for holiday season

According to Wanzella Murphy of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, the auxiliary is beginning its annual Christmas Greetings Fund Drive on Nov. 1. Murphy said the concept behind the fund drive is that auxiliary members ask for donations to the hospital and then every donor is listed on the “Season’s Greetings” page in the […]

Holidays can be tough time for pets

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By TV Hagenah In the excitement of the holidays, veterinarians say that often pets can fall from the focus of many people’s daily lives. “It is unfortunate,” said veterinarian Dr. Jean Corey of the Tucumcari Animal Hospital. “But it definitely happens.” The veterinarian said a number of different things can happen to a pet that […]

Local school wants parents involved

By Angela Peacock Remember one, two and Sept. 23 were the three specific instructions Gov. Bill Richardson gave Tucumcari elementary students for reminding their parents to vote in the upcoming special election. Though the children may not have understood everything Richardson was discussing during Tuesday afternoon’s visit Tucumcari Elementary Principal Teresa Salazar said the governor’s […]