Suspects in Quay County kidnapping and slaying to plea guilty

Scott Sandlin Jan. 20–Casslyn Mae Welch and Tracy Allen Province are scheduled to enter guilty pleas today in connection with the Aug. 4, 2010, kidnapping and murder of a vacationing Oklahoma couple who had stopped at an Interstate 40 rest stop in Quay County. A change of plea hearing is scheduled in U.S. District Court, […]

Brith, engagement, birthdays

First birthday during Easter…Analysia Welch of Tucumcari is celebrating her first birthday today at her Popo’s house. The party is

Hole lotta work going on at landfill

1168966786-1168663843-new-landfill.jpg

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The big engines of the yellow earthmovers strain as they maneuver up the incline of huge mound of the red dirt. At the top of the rise, each machine releases between 45 and 50 tons of dirt making the mound taller inch-by-inch, day-by-day, said Bob Welch, project manager and […]

Students getting fix by helping people

1140235402-2-18-fixin-cars-web.jpg

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College diesel instructor Jerry Welch said it’s not odd to fix a car or two even though his class is geared for big trucks. Nor is it odd, he said, for students to bring in their own cars once in a while when they need something tinkered […]

Martha Welch, Rose Lucinda Dominguez, Johnie Opal Parker, Jesse L. Shugart

Jesse L. Shugart Jesse L. Shugart, 82, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, in Amarillo. Shugart was born March 14, 1921 in Des Moines, N.M. Shugart was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II in First Army, Fourth Infantry. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He was also a […]