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Abby Marie’s on first … Abby Marie Paris of Logan celebrated her first birthday on Feb. 7, 2008, at home with a Winnie the Pooh Party. Helping Abby celebrate were her parents, Rodney and Linnea Paris and her big brother Jantzen, all of Tucumcari. Her grandparents are Nathan and Becky Wallace of San Jon, Duel [...]

Martha Shafer

Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Martha Shafer, 77, died in Dumas, Texas on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Shafer was born Jan. 30, 1930 in Clayton. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of San Jon. She had been a homemaker who enjoyed [...]

Paris receives state parks’ highest honor

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By QCS Staff Rodney Paris, park superintendent at Ute Lake park, has been given The Governor’s Award, the highest honor to a field employee at the state’s Parks Division. “It is an honor to receive this award,” said Paris. “This truly shows the effort that the entire Ute Lake staff puts into improving the park.” [...]

David Allen Paris

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Services: Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p .m. on Thursday at Dunn Funeral Home in Tucumcari. Funeral services will at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Dunn Funeral Home. David Allen Paris, of Midland, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2007. Mr. Paris was born Nov. 30, 1938 to John Hoyle Paris and [...]

New director for GTEDC selected

By Quay County Sun Staff The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. (GTEDC) has selected Patrick Vanderpool of Pampa, Texas, to head up its development efforts, said Franklin McCasland at the Tucumcari City Commission meeting Thursday. McCasland said it was hoped that Vanderpool would start on June 1. Vanderpool assumes the post that was left vacant [...]

04-28-2007: Around Town

Teen’s 14… Chris Harmon of Tucumcari is celebrating his 14th birthday on Tuesday. But, he’ll be joining friends and family today for the celebration at the Pizza Hut. Chris is the son of Ross Harmon and Shana Hall. Birthday for matriarch… Festivities for Marcelina Maestas, who will be celebrating her 90th birthday, began this morning [...]

Birthday celebrations

Celebrating No. 6… Andy Cordova is celebrating his sixth birthday today with family and friends. Andy is the son of Gina Molinas and Gary Cordova of Tucumcari. His sisters are Cassandra Cordova of Springer and Crestina Cordova of Tucumcari. Grandparents are Loui and Mary Ann Molinas and Lucy Cordova, all of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are [...]

Riders of the radio waves

By Martha Frost: QCS staff Duel Paris and Virgil McDonald enjoy being the eyes and voice for the Tucumcari Rattlers football team. “We get the best seat in the house,” said Paris, who has spent 15 years as an announcer for 92.7 KQAY-FM radio, “and we’re glad to do it for the people who can’t [...]

Woman stranded at Ute Lake

William Thompson Rodney Paris, Park Manager for Ute Lake State Park, said alcohol contributed to an argument among friends at the park Sunday evening which left a young Albuquerque woman stranded at the park with no money, no possessions, clad only in her bikini. “Alcohol most definitely contributed to the situation,” said Paris. “She and [...]

Safety always concern at Ute Lake

Ryan Lengerich When it comes to safety at Ute Lake in Logan, Park Manager Rodney Paris said flooding the water and banks with security personnel is the best way to prevent problems. “We try to use visibility as a deterrent, whether it is boat patrol or land patrol,” Paris said. The Ute Lake staff consists [...]