Family uses teen’s death as warning against texting while driving

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Thomas Garcia A family shared the tragedy of losing a loved one with Tucumcari High School students in hopes of stopping other famillies from suffering the same tragedy. Alex Brown, 17, of Wellman, Texas, died Nov. 10, 2009, in a one-vehicle rollover. Alex was texting friends while driving to school that morning. “I want to […]

House resident killed in single vehicle accident

Press release Quay County- Gary Reeves (72) of House, New Mexico died yesterday afternoon in a single vehicle rollover crash on State Road 252.

Icy roads contribute to fatal accident on I-40

QCS Staff A 66 year-old man from Dalhart Texas, died Thursday in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 40, approximately 25 miles west of Tucumcari, according to New Mexico State Police.

Too many people die in wars

Russell Anglin Memorial Day is coming up on Monday. This means a lot of people will not have to work and hamburgers and hot dogs will cover grills across America as crowds swarm to lakes and beaches. Of course, we all know that Memorial Day is primarily a day to remember men and women who […]

National Review helped end Soviet era

Freedom Communications Americans today are blessed with many, many diverse opinions in print, online and on cable TV. But in the mid-1950s, only a few publications, and none of the three major TV networks, espoused conservative or libertarian opinions. It was a time when most of the nation, especially in power centers such as New […]

Veterans served, died for our freedom

Debra Whittington “We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you…” Colossians 1:3

Amarillo man’s death is the second this summer at Ute Lake

QCS Staff An Amarillo man died following a boating accident at Ute Lake State Park in Logan, state park officials confirmed on Wednesday.

May 19, 2010 Obituaries

Martin Maes Martin Maes, 36, died Monday May 10, 2010, in Tucumcari. He was born Aug. 20, 1973, in Tucumcari. Survivors include his mother, Dora Maes. Services: Have been held Information: 461- 3815

5-12 Obits

C.A. Ragland C.A. Ragland, 96, died on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, in San Jon. He was born May 30, 1913, in Artesia. Survivors include his daughter, Dianne Holman. Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Assembly of God Church in San Jon. Information: 461-3815

5-5 Obits

Michael R. Pacheco Michael R. Pacheco, 44, died on Friday, April 30, 2010, in Albuquerque. He was born July 14, 1965, in Albuquerque. Survivors include his wife Dora Pacheco and his mother Manuelita (Molly) Pacheco. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Information: 461-3815