Rattlers rout Colts 55-7

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers routed New Mexico Military Institute 55-7 Friday night to improve to 2-0. Senior Leon Vigil scored three times for the Rattlers. Vigil scored on a 28-yard pass from junior Luke Smith and runs of 9 and 12 yards. “Go big or don’t go at all that is how we play,” […]

Jose O. Vigil

Services: At 6:30 p.m. Sunday, visitation followed by a rosary at 7 .m. at French Mortuary Westside Chapel in Albuquerque. At 10:30 a.m. Monday a mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Albuquerque, with burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Jose O Vigil, 84, died Wednesday, Sept 26, 2007, […]

Lucy Vigil

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Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Tucumcari. Lucy Vigil age 46, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, in Tucumcari. .   Lucy Vigil was born Aug. 18, 1961 in Carrizozo, New Mexico. to Jose and Geneva Lueras. She has been an active member of the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari and participated in the Church […]

Most homicides in year for past 10 years

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the first eight months of this year there have been three homicides in Tucumcari. It is the most homicides in any given year between 1997 and 2006, according to the most recent statistics available from the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator. The stabbing homicide of Lucy […]

Community reacts to Vigil slaying

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About 150 people gathered Thursday night at the First Baptist Church to pray for the Vigil family, said pastor David England. “It was spontaneous. People wanted to come together and pray for the kids and the family and to pray for healing,” England said. The Vigil family was torn […]

Tucumcari woman slain

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By Chelle Delaney:Quay County Sun A Tucumcari woman is dead and her husband is in jail. Eppie Vigil, 55, is being held at the Quay County Detention Center, accused of stabbing his wife, Lucy Vigil, 46, to death, according to court documents. Eppie Vigil was charged with an open count of murder and with tampering […]

LaVonne “Bonnie” Bruhn Paulk

LaVonne “Bonnie” Bruhn Paulk Services:10 a.m., today, graveside services will be at the Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Texas. LaVonne “Bonnie” Bruhn Paulk, 83, died Monday Nov. 27, 2006. in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Paulk was born Aug.18, 1923 in Logan, N.M. to Elmor and Myrtle Casey Bruhn. She married Kindel Paulk in Tucumcari on March 21, 1944. […]

Sandra Hendren Cordova

Sandra Hendren Cordova Services: 10 a.m. today a Mass will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Tucumcari. Sandra Hendren Cordova, 58, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Bremerton, Wash., following a long and courageous battle with cancer.   She was born Oct. 29, 1947, in Tucumcari to Eloy and Helen Hendren. She was reared […]

Seniors getting ready for Senior Olympics

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About a dozen Quay County seniors are honing their athletic skills to go to Albuquergue on Aug. 2-6 to attend the State Senior Olympics. They are Mele Armijo, Betty Bason, Cleso Blea, Lynn Hawkins, Leona Faye Mayfield, Mary Rivera, Gilbert Romero, Pete Valverde, Eppie Vigil, all of Tucumcari, and […]

8/10 Regional Roundup

New voter registration rule As of Aug. 16, third party voter registration can take place in local county clerk offices, thanks to a new rule passed by Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron. Third parties may also still register at the Secretary of State’s office The rule applies to voter registration for statewide primary elections, general […]