Police blotter — Aug. 18

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 10:33 a.m., a woman reported an unwanted man in a retail store on West Route 66. An officer told the man not to return to the store. At 12:21 p.m., […]

Sometimes, ‘Thank you’ is all you can say

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Kathryn Stephenson, a Quay County native, invited this woman from lma to spend a few days with her at her home in Edmond, Okla. You may recall that she has invited me at other times and that we have had some great experiences as we have explored her surroundings. During […]

Road marker features pioneer woman

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A new roadside marker on west Route 66 honors a local pioneering woman’s legacy. More than 20 residents and family members attended a dedication Thursday of a historical marker honoring Yetta Goldsmith Kohn. “I am touched they have chosen to recognize my great-great-grandmother,” said Yetta Julee Coffman. Coffman is […]

Railroad work passed down from generation

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Although this woman from lma has rarely written about the railroad heritage in our family we certainly had our share of railroaders. Mother’s father, Frank Clough, was Super-intendent of Bridges, Buildings, and Water-works between here and El Paso when he worked for the El Paso and Northeastern Rail-road […]

May 19, 2010 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Wednesday At 12:01 a.m., a woman reported a prowler at a residence on the 1300 block of South Adams Street. At 9:07 a.m., a man reported a domestic dispute at a residence […]

Family had share of railroaders

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Although this woman from lma has rarely written about the railroad heritage in our family we certainly had our share of railroaders. Mother’s father, Frank Clough, was Superintendent of Bridges, Buildings, and Waterworks between here and El Paso when he worked for the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad […]

Tucumcari woman ruled innocent of theft

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari woman is innocent of allegations she tampered with evidence in connection with a 2008 theft of children’s gift cards from the Children, Youth and Families Department. Magistrate Judge Buddy Hall ruled in favor of Bernadine Gutierrez during an April 7 hearing at the Quay County Magistrate Court. […]

Quite a sight to see

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun One area woman’s love of woodworking has helped another woman’s passion for celebrating their favorite holiday season. If you drive by Joy Young’s residence at night you might notice a large nativity scene located a few feet from her home. This life-size scene was constructed by her friend and […]

11-11 On the shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction Hardball by Sara Paretsky. Searching for an old woman’s missing son, V. I. Warshawski, the Chicago private investigator, is plunged into the politics of the 1960s. A Change In Altitude by Anita Shreve. A young woman life is transformed […]

NMSU reunion brings back pride of being an Aggie

A trip to New Mexico State University to attend Homecoming was quite an event for this woman from lma.As I wandered around on campus one afternoon, I realized one more time how far over-the-hill I am. While looking at those young people, I really felt my age because I was aware that most of them […]