I-40 accident claims two lives

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two people were killed and one person was injured Sunday in a single-vehicle accident 10 miles east of Tucumcari on Interstate 40, said New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Elmer Capps, 78, of Fresno, Calif., was driving westbound on I-40 when his 2002 Crown Victoria drifted off the […]

Weekend vehicle accident results in fatality

QCS Staff A weekend car wreck resulted in the death of a Florida woman and sent a man to an Amarillo hospital. The accident happened at 7:23 a.m on Saturday, 15 miles east of Tucumcari on Interstate 40. New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker reported a Toyota pickup pulling a U-Haul trailer traveling west […]

Accident kills one

CQS staff A Louisiana man died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle rollover about 35 miles west of Tucumari on Interstate 40. Officials said a gray, 1994 van driven by James Williams was traveling westbound on I-40 when the rear tire on the passenger side broke, causing the tire and hub to shoot off the […]

Teenager killed in I-40 rollover

By QCS Staff A teenage girl was killed after her car rolled over on Interstate 40 near Santa Rosa about 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, according to New Mexico State Police. Natasha Serrano, 16 of Santa Rosa, was heading west near Santa Rosa when she drove off the left shoulder, back into the left lane and […]

Man becomes familiar with emergency room

Baxter Black It has not been a good year when the nurses in the emergency room call you by your first name. As in, “Roll on in here, Lee, what did ya do this time?” Judy was talking to her grown daughter on the phone Sunday morning.  “Yep, I’ve finally talked your father into going to […]

Rattler wrestlers ready to rumble

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By William Thompson Rattler wrestlers are confident about their ability to do well in the district tournament today at Rattler gym. Regardless of his achy shoulder, senior Michael Baca said he will win his weight class in the tournament. “My shoulder is a little sore,” Baca said, “but I will win first and our team […]