Ralph Clifton Richardson

Services: At 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 3 a memorial service will be held at the Center Street Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Ralph Clifton Richardson, 73, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007. Mr. Richardson was born Oct. 6, 1923 to Ralph E. and Vivo Richardson. He attended school in Montoya and then attended school in Tucumcari, where [...]

Trip to Zebra Ranch, New SBDC director

Trip set for Zebra Ranch The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members to the Zebra Ranch between Roy and Wagon Mound on Oct. 5. The group will leave the museum at 416 S. Adams at 8 a.m. Bring a picnic lunch. Cars can make the trip. If you are [...]

Construction of golf course started at Ute Lake Ranch

1188374875-utelakedozerweb.jpg

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Developer Bruce Hamon can imagine the golf course at Ute Lake Ranch as the site of a future televised golf tournament. “One day I think it will be,” Hamon said. Hamon’s four-wheel drive dips in and out of earthen bowls that will be retaining ponds, or hazards, and over [...]

Bell Ranch pilot was flying new plane at time of crash

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Jeffery Lane, 57, who died Aug. 15 in a plane crash near Mosquero, had only been in possession of his new airplane for six days. Lane, who was piloting the plane, and passenger Ryan Hartley, 34, of Roy died in the crash that is being investigated by the National [...]

Jeffrey Phelps Lane

1187711671-2.jpg

Services: At 2 p.m. today, a memorial service will be held at the Bell Ranch Hacienda. Jeffrey Phelps Lane, 57, died in a single-engine airplane crash on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007. Mr. Lane is survived by his wife, Janet and their children, Travis (Kari), Sarah and Brandon. He was also a grandfather to Torin, 3, [...]

New agent joins extension office

1181974001-newagagentweb.jpg

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tom Dominguez, 37, is the new agriculture extension agent for Quay County. Dominguez came to the Quay offices from Pecos, Texas, where he was the extension agent in Reeves County for four years. He’s been involved with the extension program for about 10 years. He holds a master’s degree [...]

The Bell Ranch on market for $115 million

1175674749-TheBellweb.jpg

By Chelle Delaney A large and significant piece of New Mexico history is for sale. The Bell Ranch, all 250,000 acres, with its Red Bell cattle, horses, a hacienda and an airstrip is being marketed for $115 million by Orvis Cushman & Wakefield of Colorado Springs, Colo. The Bell Ranch in San Miguel County takes [...]

Loretta Snyder

oretta Snyder Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Dalhart Pentecostal Church, Dalhart, Texas. Loretta Snyder, 73, died Monday, March 26, 2007. Mrs. Snyder was born on June 20, 1932 and raised in Dalhart. She married Charlie Snyder in 1947 and was his wife, companion and home-marker. As a rancher’s wife, she provided family structure to five [...]

John “Jay” Nials

Services: 2 p.m. (CST), on Friday a memorial service will be held at the Nara Visa Community Center. John “Jay” Nials, 75, died Sunday, March 4, 2007, in Hartley County, Texas. Mr. Nials was born Oct. 3, 1931 near Hudson, N.M. to John Linden and Ethel Laurinda (Payton) Nials. He grew up near Logan. Mr. [...]

Logan administrator keeps eye on growth

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun This month Larry Wallin, administrator of the Village of Logan, celebrates 13 years at the position. The Quay County Sun visited with Wallin to learn what changes have occurred and what challenges face the popular lakeside community. How did you come to be manager 13 years ago? I was [...]