Three file in Dsitrict 3

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County District 3 Commissioner will be the only contested race in the June 1 primary election. Quay County Clerk Ellen White closed the filing for the primary election at 5 p.m. Tuesday. “This is going to be a good election,” White said. District 3 County Commissioner and Chairman […]

Weather delays area schools

Inclement weather has delayed the start of school on Tuesday in the following districts: * Tucumcari schools are delayed two hours. * Logan schools are delayed two hours. * San Jon schools are delayed two hours. *

2-24 Obituaries

Inez L. Brown Inez Brown, 93, died on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, in Portales. She was born July 29, 1916 in Porter. Survivors include four dauthers Geraldine Lawrence, Cindy Muro, Lavone Bond and Jo Rheta McElroy. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Information: 461-3815.

Press release: Winter storm warning issued until Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow…which is in effect from 5 p.m. this afternoon to 11 a.m. Tuesday. • Snow accumulations…snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches below 7,500 feet can be expected with 6 to 12 inches above 7,500 feet. Locally higher amounts will be […]

Local business’ complaints due to dispute with Albuquerque company

Freedom New Mexico A Tucumcari playground equipment builder who came under fire over consumer complaints said much of the problem stems from a dispute with an Albuquerque company with a similar product. Dome Climber owner Rodney Ward said Tuesday he was never an employee of Zia Toys as claimed by Zia Toys Inc. President Wendell […]

Tucumcari teacher killed in car accident

QCS staff Family, friends and students attended the funeral Tuesday for Kevin Severance, a freshman science teacher at Tucumcari High School. “Severance had only been teaching at Tucumcari High School for one semester,” said Dennis Roch, assistant superintendent. “Even with his short time at Tucumcari schools, Mr. Severance made a significant impact on students and […]

Credibility questioned at Hittson murder trial

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Opening arguments in the first-degree murder trial of a 25-year-old Roswell man Tuesday morning foreshadow a battle for credibility. The state says it’s eyewitness watched Brandon Barela bash Ron Hittson in the face with a concrete block. But the defense said the eyewitness is diverting guilt from himself. Characterizing […]

10-21 Senior menus

The following are the lunch menus for Oct. 22 – 28 the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Hawaiian pork, toss salad/dressing, whole wheat bread, strawberries, vanilla pudding, milk. Friday Salmon patty, baked potato, wheat bread, hominy, spinach, chocolate pie, milk Monday Chicken sandwich, celery sticks, tater tots, cottage cheese, peaches, milk Tuesday Meatballs, wild rice, carrots/peppers, […]

Death notice: Marguerite Hodges

Marguerite Hodges, 88, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, in Tucumcari. She was born Aug. 28, 1921, in Conway, Ark. Survivors include her children, Dean Hodges, Dale Hodges, Bobby Haddon and Patsy Langley. Services have been held. Information: 461-3815.

Freedom files Chapter 11

Freedom Communications, parent company of Freedom New Mexico, filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday but said operations aren’t expected to change. The filing was done, “along with a plan-support agreement executed by a steering committee of (Freedom’s) lenders,” according to a company press release. “(The company) has sufficient cash to fund daily operations […]