Davises escape Missouri tornado

QCSun staff Two former Tucumcari residents can breath a sigh of relief after a tornado tore through their house in Joplin, Mo. Sunday. Connie Davis said she and her husband Vern were barely missed by the tornado. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that the tornado claimed at least 117 lives. “It’s a war zone,” Davis […]

Tornado watch in effect in Quay County

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Quay County that remains in effect until 9 p.m.The warning is in effect for extreme central Quay and southeastern Harding counties and extreme Southeastern San Miguel County, according to the NWS.At 8:21 p.m., the NWS stated that Doppler radar continued to indicate that a line […]

Coalition helps restore community after tornado

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A coalition of churches and organizations has helped 40 Logan residents recover after the March 23 tornado. One year after the storm struck Logan damaging over 30 homes and mobile homes,

Memories of March 23, the day the tornado hit Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Nowadays, when a high wind kicks up, many Logan residents cast an eye skyward, or over their shoulder. They aren’t able to toss it off as the typical winds off the eastern plains. What they can’t help recalling is March 23, a year ago, when a bright, sunny Friday […]

Homecoming for Logan resident arrives

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By Thomas Garcia It has been nearly one year since a tornado struck the Village of Logan on March 23, damaging and destroying dozens of homes.

2007: Year in Review, March

Here’s a look back at some of the top news stories published in March 2007 in the Quay County Sun. March 3: Fire Department making move to Center Street. Its administrative offices will be at 207 East Center Street in July. March 3: Former Rattler to be honored at state tourney. T. J. Parks will […]

Helping kids feel safe after storm

By QCS Staff It’s been a slightly more than a month since a tornado hit Logan and changed many people’s lives. Yet, for some, the reaction to the tornado is not over, said Ann Largent, a counselor at the schools in House, Logan, Tucumcari and San Jon through the Quay County School Health Partnership and […]

Tornado claims second life

By Tonya Fennell Last month’s tornado claimed its second victim Thursday when Walter “Snap” Cravy, 90, of Clovis died at a Lubbock hospital. Thomas V. Cravy said his father had been hospitalized with multiple injuries since the March 23 tornado tore through a trailer home “Snap” Cravy shared with a friend on Oak Street. “He […]

FEMA’s Logan office assists tornado victims

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In the first hours, more than a dozen residents of Logan sought the assistance of FEMA officials at the temporary disaster recovery center. “The staff here were very helpful and nice,” said Robert Simpson, whose house was damaged from the tornado. “They had answers to a lot of the […]

IRS extends deadline for tornado victims

By QCS Staff The Internal Revenue Service is giving a grace period to tornado victims in Quay and Curry counties. It’s pushing back its April 17 deadline for taxpayers struck by tornadoes on March 23-24 in in New Mexico, where a disasters were declared, according to an IRS press release. “I’m sure it would be […]