Nora Romero

Services: At 7 p.m. Sunday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. Monday a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Nora Romero, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2008, in Albuquerque following an extended illness. Mrs. Romero was born Aug. 22, 1922 in Curevo, […]

Seniors set for Olympics

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Sixteen Quay County senior athletes will compete early next month in the New Mexico State Senior Olympics in Las Cruces. The athletes qualified for state competition at the Quay County Senior Olympics games on May 11-12. The number of athletes who competed this year was higher than the previous […]

Ruben B. Romero

Services: Will be announced later. Ruben B. Romero, 58,  died on Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Following his wishes, Ruben Romero has been cremated  Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

Fire engulfs Family Dollar in smoke

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The Family Dollar store was engulfed in smoke about 8 p.m. tonight. Firefighters were concentrating on the store’s back entrance area at Hines and Third streets. No flames were visible. The discount store’s front entrance is located on the south side of Route 66 at the corner of Third Street. A Family Dollar clerk at […]

Applicants sought for Congressional page

U.S. Rep. Tom Udall is seeking Congressional page applications for the 2007 autumn semester, according to a press release. Pages are appointed for one semester, with the fall semester beginning Labor Day and concluding in late January.  “I am very pleased my office will have the opportunity to nominate a page,” said Udall in the […]

Rudolpho F. “Rudy” Ortiz

Services:  7 p.m. Wednesday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. on Thursday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Rudolpho F. “Rudy” Ortiz, 51, died Saturday, June 16, in Albuquerque. Mr. Ortiz was born July 26, 1955 in Las Vegas, N.M.  He […]

Mesalands has commercial shoo-in

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Look for Mesalands Community College on a TV nearest you. Two 30-second commercials – one featuring the college’s farrier science program and the other, the fine arts foundry – were filmed on Thursday by the New Mexico Lottery. “It’ll be great for Mesalands, it’ll give the college exposure throughout […]

Two Quay seniors qualify for nationals

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Tucumcari senior Olympians, Celso Blea and Gilbert Romero, qualified for the 2007 National Senior Olympics in June 24-July 5 at Louisville, Ky. Blea and Romero qualified to go the nationals as a result of their scores from the New Mexico State Senior Olympics held Aug. 1-5, 2006 at […]

Soldier ready to re-enlist

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers CLOVIS — Clovis Police Detective Roman Romero said he plans to renew his reserve contract with the Marine Corps in coming weeks even though it could mean being sent to Iraq. The Clovis native said although he’s established in his job and has a young family, he wants to serve […]

March 29, 2006 Obituaries

Verlin D. Himelick Services: 1 p.m. (EST) Friday at New Hope Baptist Church in Gas City, Ind. Verlin D. Himelick, 79, died Monday, March 27, 2006, at his home in Gas City, Ind. Mr. Himelick was born April 4, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ind., to Waldo and Fern (Roe) Himelick. He attended Jefferson Township High School […]