Shooting victim dead

QCS Staff The victim of a June 1 shooting in Tucumcari died Monday night following weeks in intensive care. Howard Russell King, 45, died at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, said Donald Schutte, family attorney. Schutte said King was in an Amarillo hospital soon after the shooting, then moved to a rehabilitation hospital in Albuquerque. He […]

Quay County renews Trigg contract

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commission has approved a multiyear lease of the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital to Presbyterian Healthcare Services.The lease is effective for the next 10 years, with an option to renew for another 10 years. The lease calls for Presbyterian to pay the county $1 a year.

December 1935

L.J. Knight of San Jon demonstrated that he was one of the nation’s real farmers at Chicago’s International Livestock show. He won the blue ribbon for the best maize exhibited. …W.M. Hedgecoke suddenly dropped dead on a streets in Newkirk. … AJ. Luck began his pastorate at the Presbyterian Church. … Santa Claus landed at […]

Leland Jay Mecham

Services: At 10 a.m. Nov. 24 there will be a a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari. Leland Jay “Lee” Mecham, 89, of Tucumcari died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007 while on a visit to El Paso,Texas. Mr. Mecham was born Nov. 26, 1917 in Lockerby, Utah, to Leonidas Maroni Mecham and Jesse Bernice […]

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 […]

Beames leaving as Trigg administrator

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When Hoyt Skabelund left Trigg Memorial Hospital for Socorro General Hospital in 2004, New Mexico native Bo Beames took over as the Tucumcari hospital’s administrator. Now Skabelund has left Socorro for Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, and Beames is again replacing him. He’ll leave Tucumcari and begin his […]

12/3 Obituary

Emily Wicks Services: 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari. Emily Wicks, 87, died on Sunday Nov. 27, 2005, in Marysville, Wash. She was born October 7, 1918, in Pittsburgh, Pa. She graduated from the Presbyterian School of Nursing in 1941, joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 during WW II and […]

10/12 Obituary

Alan Bugg Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari. Alan Henry Bugg, 50, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on July 4, 1955, in Albuquerque. When only days old, he was adopted and brought home to Tucumcari by the […]

Mae B. Taylor 1-14

Mae B. Taylor, 87, died in Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004. Mae Taylor was born Nov. 8, 1918 in Baker City, Ore. She has been a resident of Tucumcari since 1961, moving to Tucumcari with her husband Richard. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She had been a […]