11/2 Obituaries

Clark Price Services: Have been held. Clark Albert Price, 90, died on Oct. 27, 2005, in Muleshoe. He was born on Sept. 4, 1915, in Union County and attended the Big Spring School near Clayton. He was a veteran of the Army during WWII, serving as a mechanic in North Africa, France and Italy. After [...]

10/22 Obituaries

Michael Ross Services: Have been held. Michael H. Ross, 71, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, in Tucumcari. He was born on July 19, 1934, in New York to Herbert and Beatrice Ross. He attended Fishburn Military Academy in Virginia and graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. He attended the University of Maryland where [...]

Altrusa car party drives it home

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Bobby Dominguez said he did not foresee himself driving away the grand prize winner in Altrusa’s annual car party — but his wife certainly did. “My wife never prays for material things,” Dominguez said, “but she kept saying I was going to win the truck. She said she was sure [...]

Cattle formidable foes under stress

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist “Isn’t that Larry’s heifer?” asked Dick. The two-year old black whiteface was running down the fence line along Highway 90. Traffic was moderate on the 4-lane highway. The shoulder was not smooth. Arroyos and ridges thick with rocks and brush made any chase risky. “Pull over,” said Dick. The south [...]

7/30 Obits

Julian Cordova Services: 10 a.m. Monday at San Antonio Catholic Church in Logan. Julian Jose Cordova, 84, of Logan, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo. He was born on Jan. 10, 1921, in Logan. He was a member of the San Antonio Catholic Church, the Society de Padre Nuestro [...]

Obituaries, June 15

Jeff Ellis Jeff Ellis, 93, died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Tucumcari’s Laurel Hills Health Care following an extended illness. He was born Oct. 17, 1911, in Altus, Okla. He was a retired Church of Christ minister, serving churches in the Tucumcari area for many years. He is survived by his son, Arthur Ellis (and [...]

County commissioner dies

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Family and friends mourn death of public servant. Quay County Clerk Ellen White described her as “a friend to everybody.” “We’ve been getting calls in the county clerk’s office from people from all over the state wanting to know about Grace,” White said. Quay County Commissioner Grace Madrid died [...]

William “Bill” C. Bogart

William “Bill” C. Bogart, 46, died Thursday morning, April 21, 2005. Bogart was born on Aug. 5, 1958 in Tucumcari. He was preceded in death by his mother Ida Joyce Bogart and by a brother, Roger Bogart. Survivors include his wife Melanie Bogart of Tucumcari; his son Bernard Urioste of Las Vega, N.M.; his father [...]

4/20 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: April 17 • About 7 p.m. a woman in the 400 block of East Aber called in reference to problems with juveniles. An officer advised that he made contact with juveniles and they were ordered [...]

Richard Byrd

Richard Byrd, 62, died in Presbyterian Hospital on April 3, 2005 following an extended illness. Byrd was born on March 31, 1943 in Rome, Ga. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari. He was owner/ operator of Byrd Truck Services. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Myrtle [...]