Alfonso C. Marquez

Services: At 7 p.m. Wednesday a rosary will be recited at St. Annes Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Thursday a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s.     Alfonso C. Marquez, 91, died on Friday, Nov. 10, 2007, in Santa Fe following an extended illness. Mr. Marquez was born  May […]

Denver Fisher

Services: At 10 a.m. Wednesday services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Logan, with burial following at 3 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe. Denver Fisher, 86, of Logan died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at the V.A. Regional Medical Center in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Fisher was born Jan. […]

Junior High Rattlers advance over Santa Rosas, 52-20

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers junior high football team won 52-20 Thursday against Santa Rosa at Santa Rosa. The Rattlers junior high’s offense had 432 yards of total offense. “We got off to a rocky start but out players adjusted well,” said Rattlers junior high coach Donnie Garcia. “Our starting players and back-up players […]

Riding, racing the Santa Fe Trail

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty had it much easier than their forefathers when they crossed the Santa Fe Trail. Participants in the Great Santa Fe Trail Race, Dawson Higgins and Shawn Davis, had six horses, a motor coach, a truck with a sleeper and hot meals. The 13-day race covered 800 miles, […]

Team Liberty setting pace on Santa Fe Trail ride

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty of Tucumcari is in the No. 3 spot after two days in the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Endurance Race, said Shawn Davis, Liberty Team captain from Tucumcari. �We�re in third. We�re doing okay. We�re right up there where we need to be,� said Davis in a […]

Local artist’s work to be exhibited in Taos

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Special to the QCS Work by local artist Dejean Jawrunner will be on exhibit at the Harwood Museum of Art/Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos Sept 28 to Dec. 30. Over 500 New Mexico women artists submitted their work for this biennial juried exhibition and 98 were accepted. Jawrunner said she is honored and excited to […]

Daisy Florence Killgore Hurley

Services: 11 a.m. Monday at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Mrs. Hurley was born on June 16, 1913, at the Killgore ranch about seven miles west of Tucumcari to Ben Smith Killgore and Daisy Florence Heinman. She graduated from Tucumcari High School and worked as a beautician for several years. She married Timothy T. Hurley […]

Jacob J. Trujillo

Services: 7 p.m., Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mosquero.  At 11 a.m. on Friday, a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s. Jacob J. Trujillo, 57, died suddenly on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at his home in Mosquero. Mr. Trujillo was born March 22, 1950 […]

Eugene Hugh Cooper

Services: 1 p.m., today at the First Baptist Church in Santa Rosa. Eugene Hugh Cooper, 79, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. Cooper was born July 30, 1927 in Edna, Okla. to Ernest Elbert and Lula Pauline Blevins Cooper. Mr. Cooper came to New Mexico at a […]

Tiffany Lee Throckmorton

Services: 3 p.m., today, a viewing and visitation for family and friends at Chavez Funeral Home, Santa Rosa. Tiffany Lee Throckmorton, 21 of Tucumcari, died Tuesday, April 23, 2007 in Tucumcari. She was born March 26, 1986. She attended high school in House. She is survived by her mother, Deborah Throckmorton, her father, Robert Throckmorton, […]