Drive uncomfortable for couple, piglet

Baxter Black I worked for a big cattle company in the northwest and we kept “cookhouse pigs” for the crew. Every spring, 30 or so little weaner pigs were brought from the sale barn and put in our pig facility, a long steel Quonset hut. I knew enough to vaccinate them for Erysipelas, but I […]

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Your name: Stephanie Schmaedeke Your profession: Before moving to New Mexico I worked as teacher’s assistant for kids with disabilities. Right now I’m temporarily helping out at the Quay County Sun. Your age: 29 Hometown: Westminster, Colo. Your family: Husband- Chris Schmaedeke, 30. No children yet but I’m hoping that will change…Perfect day: I’d start […]

Ralph Clifton Richardson

Services: At 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 3 a memorial service will be held at the Center Street Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Ralph Clifton Richardson, 73, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007. Mr. Richardson was born Oct. 6, 1923 to Ralph E. and Vivo Richardson. He attended school in Montoya and then attended school in Tucumcari, where […]

David Allen Paris

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Services: Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p .m. on Thursday at Dunn Funeral Home in Tucumcari. Funeral services will at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Dunn Funeral Home. David Allen Paris, of Midland, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2007. Mr. Paris was born Nov. 30, 1938 to John Hoyle Paris and […]

Rattlers show off gridiron skills at Purple and Gold scrimmage

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About 50 fans turned out Friday afternoon for the Rattlers annual Purple and Gold scrimmage. For many of the Rattlers this scrimmage is a long running tradition but for some it was new and exciting first. “This is a great new experience for me,” said sophomore Cedar Bomar of […]

Naomi “Noni” Stadler

Services: 2 p.m..Saturday, a memorial service will be at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Tucumcari. Naomi “Noni” Stadler, 97, died in Lubbock, Texas, on Monday, May 28, 2007.  She was born Dec 16, 1909 to Walter and Anna Barrett in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a child she and her family moved to Whittier, Calif., […]

Thelma Fern Hammons Mead

Services: Have been held Thelma Fern Hammons Mead died Feb. 28, 2007, in Coos Bay, Ore, after a brief, courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Mead was born to Jacob Parker Hammons and Bessie Fern Buchanan Hammons on Feb. 13, 1926, in Berryville Ark. She moved with her family to San Jon, N.M. in 1930, attending […]

Coach aids hoops teams

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers had the opportunity to train Thursday with a former NBA player development coach and a current assistant coach for the Lobos. Scott Peterson was an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs in the 2002-003 season in which the Spurs won the NBA title. Peterson worked […]

Gov. Richardson meets with Quay County’s dems

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By Chelle Delaney Governor Bill Richardson adroitly worked the courtyard filled with well-wishers and supporters at the Tucumcari Convention Center on Tuesday making sure to shake as many hands as he could. He said he had just come from the wind farms, where he was filming several 30-second commercials for his campaign. And he continued […]

San Jon grad set to fine tune car crafting

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the third story in a series about graduating seniors in high schools around Quay County. By naming their son Chaz and their daughter Sahara, Bert and Kathi Sherwood ensured their children would have unique names growing up. Likewise, Chaz is working toward a career where […]