April 1961

Workman completed the remodeling of the building at 210 East Main Street for the new Rasco five and ten cents store. … The Rainbo Bread Company purchased the Mead’s Bread Company. Tucumcari mayor Earl Grau presented local distributor Bill Hagler of Tucumcari with a proclamation declaring April 10-16 as Rainbo Bread Week. … The House […]

Latham pleads not guilty to murder

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Phillip J. Latham Jr., arrested in connection with Tuesday’s homicide, entered a plea of not guilty on Thursday in Quay County Magistrate Court. Latham, 24, is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of Tiffany Throckmorton, 21. Throckmorton was shot in the left side on Tuesday morning […]

Mom recalls her daughter: Playful, bouncy

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun She heard “Mom” and then “a pop.” Deborah Throckmorton went toward the sound of her daughter’s voice. “I saw her balled up on the floor. I rolled her over and straightened her legs out and made sure her head was elevated,” Throckmorton said. She saw very little blood coming […]

City Agrees: Signs need facelift

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari “Welcomes you” signs will be getting a facelift and new makeup, the City Commission agreed on Thursday night. The two welcoming signs at the east and west ends of the Tucumcari Boulevard will be revamped and repainted for $1,400 by Rudy Gonzales’ business, “Signs by Rudy.” Individual […]

Helping kids feel safe after storm

By QCS Staff It’s been a slightly more than a month since a tornado hit Logan and changed many people’s lives. Yet, for some, the reaction to the tornado is not over, said Ann Largent, a counselor at the schools in House, Logan, Tucumcari and San Jon through the Quay County School Health Partnership and […]

04-28-2007: Around Town

Teen’s 14… Chris Harmon of Tucumcari is celebrating his 14th birthday on Tuesday. But, he’ll be joining friends and family today for the celebration at the Pizza Hut. Chris is the son of Ross Harmon and Shana Hall. Birthday for matriarch… Festivities for Marcelina Maestas, who will be celebrating her 90th birthday, began this morning […]

Tiffany Lee Throckmorton

Services: 3 p.m., today, a viewing and visitation for family and friends at Chavez Funeral Home, Santa Rosa. Tiffany Lee Throckmorton, 21 of Tucumcari, died Tuesday, April 23, 2007 in Tucumcari. She was born March 26, 1986. She attended high school in House. She is survived by her mother, Deborah Throckmorton, her father, Robert Throckmorton, […]

04-28-2007: Community Notes

Nara Visa sale May 5 The Nara Visa Community Center Garage Sale promises to offer lots of handcrafted and other items for sale. The annual event will be at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST) on May 5. Organizers are also offering tables for the event, with a $10 charge. You can also add lunch […]

Doors keep getting knocked open

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Why does it bother me so much? I’m talking about something we see on the television every day. It’s the footage showing the war in Iraq. They are different scenes, but often they all show the same thing. They show: Our soldiers breaking down someone’s door and entering someone’s […]

04-28-2007: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m. on, Great American Cleanup, meet at Chamber of Commerce building to participate, wear work clothes, bring gloves. After cleanup sandwiches will be donated by Subway. For information call Kathy Estrada 461-3451. Today: Noon, 7th Annual Logan Chuck Wagon Cook Off, Ute Lake State Park. Tickets available at Napa in Logan, Bob’s Budget […]