Weekend adventures prove fun to remember

Thomas Garcia Well this weekend was a blast. I got to spend time with my brothers, watch them build a trampoline and offer my unique and at times sarcastic suggestions. I have video on my cell phone of their attempts to attach the springs on the trampoline and let’s just say it was as efficient […]

Volunteers hatch revitilization plan

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Russell Anglin The Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce and MainStreet organization have undertaken a new initiative to beautify the city. Local volunteers want to dress up the handful of old gas stations around town, designing the buildings with images of what the gas stations looked like in the glory days of the Route 66 era. Chamber […]

05-09-08: Koch brothers are No. 1 and No. 2 in discus, Vow exchanged, birthday

Brothers competing…Tucumcari seniors, Tyler Koch and Taylor Koch, took first and second, respectively in the boys discus throw Class AA on Friday at the 2008 NMAA State Track & Field Championships held at the UNM Track & Field Complex. Vows exchanged…After four years together, Melissa Bellport and Armando Acosta were married on April 18 at […]

Edward Earle

Services: 10 a.m. (MST) or 11 a.m. (CDT), Monday at the Community Center in Nara Visa. Edward Earle, 79, died Thursday, June  7, 2007, at his residence in Nara Visa following an extended illness. Mr. Earle was born June 7, 1928 at Guymon, Okla. He was a longtime Nara Visa resident who had retired from the U.S. […]

Jessie Robert Trujillo

Services: 7 p.m., Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m., Friday a mass of rescurection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Jessie Robert Trujillo, 58, died suddenly on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at his home in Cortez, Colo.   Jessie Robert Trujillo was born Oct. 15, […]

Paul R. Lindsey

Services: Have been held. Paul R. Lindsey, 65, a longtime resident of Logan, died suddenly on Thursday, April 12, 2007, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, NM. Mr. Lindsey was born Oct. 27, 1941 in Hale Center, Texas, but lived most of his life in Tucumcari. He graduated from Tucumcari High School.  He was a […]

And triplets make five times a mom

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Triplets are a group of three. That could be three musical notes — or three infants, like the three preemies born to Vanessa Ortega on Aug. 17 in Lubbock. The babies, who only weighed slightly more than three pounds each, had to stay in the neonatal unit for a […]

MCC has pairs graduate

Special to the QCS Graduation ceremonies at Mesalands Community College class of 2006 could be designated as definitely out of the ordinary. Not only was it the largest ever (76 graduates), but it was the first ceremony where several of the graduates could be classified as being “pairs.” In the graduating class there was a […]

April 8, 2006 Library Books

The following books are now available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Dirty Blonde by Lisa Scottoline. When the plaintiff murders the defendant in a case she has just tried, a judge’s secret life becomes public. The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry. A former Justice Department operative becomes involved in a desperate search […]

March 11, 2006 Obituaries

Manuel Maestas Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Manuel Maestas, 54, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, in Amarillo. Mr. Maestas was born Jan. 1, 1952, in Tucumcari to Floyd Maestas and Genevieve Vigil. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He volunteered his time […]