3/30 police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: March 28 • About 9 p.m. an employee of a local motel requested an officer in reference to an unwanted subject. An officer arrived and stood by while the subject removed his belongings from the […]

Bert Stull

Bert Stull long time Nara Visa resident died in Clovis on March 25 following an extended illness. Stull was born June 1, 1917 in Cave City, Ark. He was owner and operator of Bert Stull Trucking of Nara Visa. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was […]

Milton Hall

Milton Hall, 90, died March 21, 2005 at Laurel Hills Health Care following an extended illness. Hall was born August 17, 1914 in Quay County. He was a lifetime resident of Tucumcari and Quay County. He was the owner-operator of the Hall Lumber Company, East of Tucumcari. He was a member of the First Baptist […]

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 […]

Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston

Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston, 81, died at the Trigg Memorial Hospital on March 25, 2005 following extended illness. Houston was born August 18, 1923 in Texas. She was a long time resident of the Logan area after moving there with her husband from Clovis. She was preceded in death by her husband Walker “Jiggs” Houston; […]

Lalinda Ochoa

Lalinda Ochoa, 50, died in Albuquerque on March 26, 2005 after an extended illness. Ochoa was born Dec. 7, 1954 in Tucumcari. At the time of her death she was a home maker. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Blas and Lala Jimenez. Survivors include her husband Neil Ochoa of Walsh, Colo.; a […]

Lillian Louise Funk

Lillian Louise Funk (also known as Lillian P. Funk) of Hobbs died on March 28, 2005 at her home in Hobbs. Funk was born on Sept. 24, 1914 in Taylor, Texas to W.T. and Emma Louise Phears. She was a retired registered nurse and school nurse. She graduated from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School of […]

Clifford Quincy Flint

Clifford Quincy Flint, 44, died on March 27, 2005 following an extended illness. Flint was born March 30, 1960 in Groton, Mass. to Shirley and Lt. Quinnie Flint. Three months later his dad’s tour of duty completed, and the family returned to Las Cruces for Quinnie to work at White Sands Missile Range. From exploring […]

Lead investigator does behind the scenes work at DA’s office

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Frank Gutierrez, the lead investigator for the Quay County District Attorney’s office, helps investigate upwards of 50 cases a month. He said he spends a lot of time tracking down victims and prosecution witnesses reluctant to testify. “In the past month I’ve had to track down around 30 people,” […]

Club holds 33rd annual craft fair this weekend

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The 33rd annual spring craft fair hits the Quay County Fair Barn this weekend with more than 50 booths displaying a variety of arts and crafts, all hand-made according to fair organizers. Rebecca Cawthon, president of the Crafters, Rockhounds and Artists’ Fair of Tucumcari (C.R.A.F.T.), said between 500 and […]