Park dedicated to Madrid

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The city of Tucumcari and residents near Northside Park took time Saturday morning to honor former Quay County Commissioner Grace Madrid, dedicating Northside Park in her name. A group of about 30 gathered in the southeast corner of the park, about 100 yards from where Madrid grew up. The […]

Nothing a problem for this 90-year-old Quay lady

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Longtime Tucumcari resident Thelma Fannie Donwerth said she’s never had any problems, really. Sure, she’s lived in a couple of dugouts, had a house burn down, been through three husbands and was born during a covered wagon trip on the way to Quay nearly a century ago — but she says […]

Ruben B. Dominguez

Ruben B. Dominguez, 71, died at his residence in Tucumcari on March 25, 2005 following an extended illness. Dominguez was born on April 16, 1933 in Montoya. He was employed as a Tucumcari police officer for a number of years. He worked as an iron worker in the Farmington area. He later moved back to […]

Ruth L. Stewart

Ruth L. Stewart, 95, died at the Autumn Blessings Assisted Living Center in Logan on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004 following an extended illness. Ruth Stewart was born Dec. 29, 1908 in Logan. She married Leeman Stewart in 1929. They owned and operated the Owl Cafe in Logan. Ruth then became a postal clerk and also […]

Mesalands gets new small business head

TV Hagenah The new director of the Mesalands Community College Small Business Development Center, David Buchen, is, according to Mesalands Public Information Officer John Yearout, in place and already looking for ways to improve the business community of Tucumcari and surrounding areas. Buchen, on his part, said he has already started making contacts in the […]

Conover

Emogene L. Conover Emogene L. Conover, 79, died June 11, 2004 at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. Emogene Conover was born August 31, 1924 to Ora Lee and Stella Potts Hamby in Dade County, Missouri. The family moved to Clovis in 1926. She graduated from high school in 1942 and worked for the Clovis Printing Plant […]