Wayne E. Lunn

Services: At 10 a.m. Tuesday a memorial service will be held at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Wayne E. Lunn, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at his home in Tucumcari. Mr. Lunn, formerly of Salem, Mo., was born Aug. 29, 1924 in Salem. He had been a resident of Tucumcari since 1997. Survivors […]

Dean Stull

Services: At 2 p.m. (Central Time) (1 p.m. Mountain Time) a memorial service will be at the Nara Visa Community Center at Nara Visa. Dean Stull, 50, died on Saturday June 2, 2007, in Albuquerque. Mr. Stull was born May 14, 1957 in Tucumcari. He was a long time resident of the Nara Visa and […]

Edward Earle

Services: 10 a.m. (MST) or 11 a.m. (CDT), Monday at the Community Center in Nara Visa. Edward Earle, 79, died Thursday, June  7, 2007, at his residence in Nara Visa following an extended illness. Mr. Earle was born June 7, 1928 at Guymon, Okla. He was a longtime Nara Visa resident who had retired from the U.S. […]

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 […]

Upcoming community events

Free conference offers help for caregivers The Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging is hosting a “Giving Care to Caregiver’s” Conference in Albuquerque on May 1-2. This is a free conference for full-time and part-time caregivers where they can learn about additional resources and have a little time to re-charge. Keynote speakers are coming from Texas […]

Ag/Garden Notes

A grasshopper management workshop will be offered for farmers, gardeners and others seeking information about prevention and suppression of grasshoppers. The state office of the Plant Protection and Quarantine Branch of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will conduct the workshop. It will cover risk management and practical approaches with grasshopper outbreak prevention, intervention […]

03-31-2007: Holy Week Services

The following are special Easter services planned by several churches in Tucumcari. Wednesday 7 p.m., Hammond Hall. St. Anne’s Catholic Church is having a Passover seder meal. Cost is $10 per adult and $5 for children under 10. Pre-paid reservation only by Monday at St. Anne’s Rectory. (Dress is Sunday best.) Holy Thursday 7 p.m., […]

Some call it public service, watchdog

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff What’s the source of the sunshine? Throughout this past week, Sunshine Week 2007, you may have heard about how Sunshine Week started with Sunshine Sunday back in 2002. And how the first Sunshine Week was in 2005. You may have heard who supported it. That was the Knight Foundation and […]

March 1960

Tennessee Ernie Ford presented a silver platter from the city of Tucumcari as a gift to singer Jimmie Rodgers for his song “Tucumcari” that hit the best seller list of popular songs that fall. … Tucumcari students prepared their exhibits for the annual science fair. Larry Kvols and Tom Brunk worked on testing the fractionation […]

Businesses battle for air space in Clovis

By Marlena Hartz Two companies have entered bids to provide federally subsidized air service in Clovis. Wyoming-based Great Lakes Aviation wants to extend its contract serving Clovis, and an airline based in Hawaii wants to create a niche serving Clovis and other small New Mexico cities. Great Lakes has offered two 19-seat flights daily in […]