Albert R. Jason Pacheco

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary service will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Burial will follow at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Albert R. Jason Pacheco, 31, died Feb. 1, 2007 in Tucumcari. Mr. Pacheco […]

Jason Pacheco’s relatives remember happiness

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Jason Pacheco Jr. enjoyed a good joke and he was passionate about martial arts fighting. His involvement in the competitions and, recently, coaching his own team, “brought a lot of happiness to his life,” said Esperanza Madrid, Pacheco’s cousin. Pacheco, 31, was shot to death on Thursday night, outside […]

Thursday’s shooting claims life

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A man held for questioning in Thursday night’s shooting death of a Tucumcari martial arts fighter has been released, police said Friday. Albert Jason Pacheco Jr., 31, was killed in a fight on Main Street, police said. Police detained a man immediately after the shooting, then released him and […]

Tucumcari man shot to death

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A martial arts fighter was shot to death on a Tucumcari sidewalk Thursday night, police said. Albert Jason Pacheco Jr., 31, of Tucumcari, was shot near a gym where fighters were weighing in for Friday’s Desert Extreme Blood War cage fight. One man is being held in “investigative detention” […]

Benjamin Luis Pacheco

Benjamin Luis Pacheco Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Benjamin Luis Pacheo, 61, died at his home in Tucumcari  on Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, following an extended illness. Mr. Pacheco was born June 5, 1945 in Tucumcari. He graduated from the Tucumcari High […]

Program teaches students about jobs

By Gloria Guzman: QCS Job Shadow By Gloria Guzman QCS Job Shadower Thursday saw 23 Tucumcari places of employment add one more employee — a job shadow from Tucumcari High School. The program, in its 12th year at the school, allows students in Antonio Pacheco’s marketing careers class to spend a day out of school […]

United Way auctions goods for community

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Quay County’s United Way Secretary Pat Sparks said their annual auction on Tuesday will even include the proverbial kitchen sink – well, almost. “We’ll have kitchen faucets, microwaves, dinners, artwork, services, CD players – we run the gamut,” Sparks said of the biggest fund-raiser Quay’s United Way sees all year. “For […]

Some residents would like to see old recreational area fully restored.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Some remember when Five Mile Park was a community gathering place. Others have only seen photos. All share the same dream: Restore the park west of town to its original grandeur. The Metropolitan Park/Five Mile Park Restoration Committee — which includes local artists Sharon and Doug Quarles; committee President-elect […]

7/20 Obits

Leslie Roberts Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Leslie Jewel Roberts, 75, of Tucumcari, died Saturday, July 16, 2005, in Albuquerque. He was born on June 28, 1930, in San Jon, to Jewel P. and Hazel Gates Roberts. He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Tucumcari. He served […]

June 29 District 4-H results

Fifteen Quay County 4-Hers, 9 to 11, ventured to Hobbs last week to compete in the District 4-H contests. Here are results provided by Brenda Bishop of the New Mexico State University county extension service in Tucumcari: • 1st place in Novice Home Economics Bowl Team with members Bethany Bishop, Sid Truelock, Jordan Runyan, and […]