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Montana woman acquires Confederate headstone for great great grandfather

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Thomas Garcia A headstone for a Confederate Civil War veteran will be placed at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery 97 years after his death. Alfred Shelby died in September 1914 in Tucumcari. His grave had gone without a headstone until his great-great granddaughter Donna Scott decided to change that. “It made me sad, knowing he had […]

CEO of Freedom Communications to head Playboy

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By Mary Ann Milbourn Scott Flanders, chief executive of the Quay County Sun’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., confirmed Monday he is leaving the company to head Playboy Enterprises Inc. Flanders, 52, said he will quit his Freedom post June 30 and become CEO at Playboy July 1. A replacement at Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications […]

Tucumcari homicide suspect nabbed in Washington state

By Paula Horton: The Daily World What started as a traffic stop by Grays Harbor Sheriff’s deputies in Washington state may have ended up nabbing a New Mexico murder suspect who’s been on the lam for eight years, according to Undersheriff Rick Scott. When a man was stopped for DUI just after midnight on Oct. […]

Bobby McAda

Services: Private services scheduled. Bobby Eugene McAda, 75, formerly of Tucumcari, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Niceville, Fla. Mr. McAda was born in 1932 in Floydada, Texas, to Grady and Bernice McAda. He was a graduate of Tucumcari High School and operated Gulf Gas Stations on Route 66 in the 1960s and 1970s. He […]

Rattlers Razz

By QCS Staff A Rattler reunion is like a large Cheers party televised on a wide screen. And at any moment you expect to hear these lyrics in the background: Be glad there’s one place in the world Where everybody knows your name, And they’re always glad you came; You want to go where people […]

Tiffany L. Thockmorton

Services: 6 p.m., Thursday a memorial service will be held at Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Tiffany L. Throckmorton, 21, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007 in Tucumcari.  She was born March 26, 1986 in Tucumcari to Robert and Deborah Stith Throckmorton.  She was reared and attended schools in Tucumcari.  She was baptized in to the […]

Sports Corner

Football registration begins Monday The Quay County Junior League Football Program is taking registrations from Monday until Sept. 9. Those eligible to participate are fourth, fifth and sixth graders. Sign up at the Tucumcari Recreation Center at 900 E. Laughlin from 3 to 9 p.m. Cost is $30 per player, according to Recreation Director Scott […]

Obituaries, June 11

Bea Peacock Bea Alma Peacock, 88, of Ima, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 23, 1916, in Hassell, to John Morgan and the former Alice Rossen. She was raised and attended school at Ima and House. She graduated from House High School. She married […]

Logan women sew bibs for veterans

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By WIlliam Thompson: Quay County Sun Amarillo Veterans Hospital recently put out a call for volunteers to sew terry cloth bibs for patients at the hospital and an adjacent nursing facility. A group of Logan women answered, completing 200 bibs and more than 100 lap quilts for injured and sickly veterans. Bea Scott, of Veterans […]