Memorial planned Monday to honor life of Quay County Family Health Center’s Medical Director

QCS Staff A service to celebrate the life of Quay County Family Health Center’s Medical Director, Richard Gritzmacher, M.D., M.P.H. will be held at 11:30 a.m.- to 1 p.m. on Monday at the Health Center located at 1302 East Main Street. Gritzmacher died on Oct. 10, a memorial service was held on Oct. 14, in […]

Family medicine specialist joins Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital

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Kevin Wilson Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital has added Darrell Willis, a family medicine specialist, to its medical group. Willis, 55, who started Aug. 1, comes from Casper, Wyoming, where he has practiced at Sage Medical group for the past two years. He has more than 15 years of clinical experience, and also practiced family […]

Headstone for soldier placed

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Thomas Garcia A headstone honoring a Confederate soldier was placed at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery on Sept. 7 — nearly a century after his death. Kenneth Glaze, an employee of Glaze Monument Company in Clovis, placed the military marker for Alfred Shelby. Shelby served in the Confederate Army as a sergeant in Company F of […]

Quay County honors veterans

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QCSun staff Citizens across the nation took time on Memorial Day to honor those who have served and continue to serve in wars for the U.S. military. Quay County was no different as residents held memorial services in towns including Tucumcari and Logan.

No Memorial Day weekend DWIs for Quay County

QCSun staff Memorial Day Weekend came and went in Quay County without any DWIs or traffic fatalities, though one serious car crash was reported, according to New Mexico State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock. “(The crash) occurred Sunday morning at the intersection of 469 and U.S. 54. It was a two-vehicle crash and there were multiple […]

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 […]

Press release: Hospital receives donation from auxiliary

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Brad Treptow Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Auxiliary donated $17,000 to the hospital for equipment at the organization’s regular meeting last month. The money donated is matched dollar for dollar by the Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation up to $10,000, resulting in a total donation of $27,000 that Trigg Hospital will receive. Two pieces of equipment […]

San Jon dedicates veterans park

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Russell Anglin The Village of San Jon dedicated its Veterans Memorial Park Thursday with a ceremony honoring the men and women who have fought for the United States armed forces. Citizens and students of San Jon schools gathered to participate in the dedication. The dedication began with a welcoming statement by San Jon Mayor Billie […]

Letter to the editor: Cemetery needs city attention

Cemetery needs city attention This letter is written to express our concern over the management of our cemetery, Tucumcari Memorial Park. Both my husband and I were born and raised in Tucumcari and have many family members and friends buried in Tucumcari Memorial Park. For as long as we can remember, 50-plus years, we have […]