Local students awarded scholarships

Jade Smith Scholarships were awarded to local graduating seniors by Cielo Wind Power of Austin, Texas and businesses that have partnered with Cielo to build wind developments currently under construction. Seniors Patrick John Wiegel of Tucumcari, Elizabeth Paredez of House Municipal School, Klay Rogers of Logan, Meghan Kline of Melrose and Garrett Foote of Texico […]

2010 obituaries

The following people with area ties died in 2010 and their obituaries were published in the Quay County Sun. A Abeyta, Steve F., 70 of Tucumcari, Jan. 17 Adams, Sidney Edward, 88 of Tucumcari, June 5 Adelina Moya, 70 of Tucumcari, Jan. 17 Andrada, Casey, 49 of Tucumcari, March 20 Apodaca, Charlene Antionette, 41 of […]

Malcolm Lyonal Allen turns 100

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Allen D. Payton Malcolm Lyonal Allen — aka “M.L.” or “Bud”– was born Jan. 7, 1911 in Newcastle, Young County, Texas. He was the middle of three children, including older sister Juanita and younger brother William “Bill” Allen, born to William and Marie (Adkinson) Allen.In 1914, his father died at age 27 in a coal […]

Obituaries — Sept. 8

Julie A. Bell Julie A. Bell, 56, died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2010 in Amarillo, Texas. She was born March 30, 1954 in Dallas, Texas. Survivors include her husband Frank Bell, one daughter, Jessica Moyers and one son, Dylan Bell. Services have been held.

Xcel Energy seeking Texas rate increase

Freedom New Mexico Xcel Energy’s Texas-based operating company, Southwestern Public Service Company, is seeking a 7 percent overall retail rate increase in Texas to recover recent investments in the power lines, substations and workforce. Riley Hill, president and CEO of SPS, said the increase in rates is needed because the regional economy is changing and […]

Our Page — April 7

Wrestling champ Tucumcari native John C. Pacheco, my son who lives now in Houston and attends Westside High School, recently won his second state wrestling championship in Austin, Texas. John will be attending college at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., were he received a nomination as a blue chip athlete […]

I-40 eastbound reopens

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QCS staff I-40 eastbound from Santa Rosa to the Texas state line has reopened after the highway was closed since Thursday afternoon according to New Mexico State police. U.S. Highway 54 from Tucumcari to the Texas state line remains closed. A severe snowstorm on Thursday forced road, school and government offices to close and made […]

12-23 Obits

Clarence Esbenshade Clarence Esbenshade, 74, died on Thursday Dec. 17, 2009, in Tucumcari. He was born June 13, 1935, in Lancaster, Pa. Survivors include three children. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. David H. Brownlee David H. Brownlee, 85, died on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 in Clovis. He was born May […]

11-18 Our Page

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Thrasher-Carthel Hulon and Anne Carthel of Floydada, Texas, and Leo and Sharon Thrasher of San Jon are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of Cienna Beth Carthel and Zachary Aaron Thrasher. The bride to be is the granddaughter of Carlton and Louise Fawver and the late Aaron and Estelle Carthel of Floydada, Texas. […]

Friday prep football scoreboard — Oct. 30

Class 5A Clovis 42, Carlsbad 7 Class 3A Lovington 64, Portales 14 Class 2A Santa Rosa 53, Tucumcari 7 Texico 28, Estancia 24 Class 1A Fort Sumner 54, Mescalero 14 8-man Clovis Christian 26, Logan 22 6-man Elida 65, Dora 18 San Jon 42, Vaughn 12 Texas Farwell 36, Morton 7 Bovina 21, Vega 7 […]