Fire leaves couple homeless

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A mother and her son were not injured in a house fire Thursday night that severely damaged a 712 E. Rankin Ave. residence. Carlita Smith said she and her son had recently returned from the nearby Circle K convenience story and that the couch caught on fire. Smith’s husband […]

Woman sentenced in drowning case

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari woman convicted of giving alcohol to a 12-year-old boy who drowned a few hours later has been sentenced to five years probation. Crystal Cochran, during Thursday’s sentencing hearing, was also ordered to participate in a drug-abuse recovery program and undergo mental health counseling. Cochran pleaded guilty to […]

Stella Garcia

Services: 7 p.m., Friday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m., Saturday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Stella Garcia, 96, died Monday, May 14, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Fort Worth, Texas, following an extended illness.  Mrs. Garcia […]