Raymond Mondragon named to EPCOG post

Former Clovis police chief and city manager Raymond Mondragon has been hired as economic development director for the Eastern Plains Council of Governments. Mondragon began in the position Monday, replacing Gregg Williams. Interim-Director Sandy Chancey said Williams, who held the position for about four years, left March 25, under a “mutual agreement” with EPCOG. Williams […]

Alice C. Williams

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday graveside at Nevill’s Chapel Cemetery in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Alice C. Williams, 90, died Saturday, July 7, 2007, at Titus Regional Medical Center.   She was born Dec. 9, 1916 in French, N.M. A retired school secretary, Mrs. Williams lived most of her life in Tucumcari until moving to Mount Pleasant. […]

Ira Clinton Williams

Services: 10 a.m., Saturday at the First Baptist Church in San Jon New Mexico.  Ira Clinton Williams, 74, died on Saturday at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.   Ira C. Williams was born Dec. 19, 1932 in Jacksboro, Texas. He had been a long time farmer in the San Jon […]

Rafaelita Garcia Tixier

Services: At 7 p.m., Wednesday, a rosary be recited on Wednesday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari.  At 2 p.m. on Thursday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Rafaelita Garcia Tixier, 81, passed died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at her home in Tucumcari.   Mrs. Tixier was born […]

Roy Eldon Williams, Jr.

Services: 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Moriarty, N.M. Roy Eldon Williams, Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at his home in Moriarty. Mr. Williams was born Nov. 24, 1942 in Albuquerque to Roy Eldon and Mary Jane Winn Williams, Sr. He is survived by his sons, Joe “Pete” Williams, Roy Eldon Williams, III, and […]

City set for MainStreet test

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The city will be going through a test of sorts on Oct. 5. It’s called the Start-Up Applicant Readiness Assessments. It will be administered by four officials from New Mexico MainStreet which falls under the New Mexico Economic Development Department. “We will be evaluating to see where the strengths […]

12/17 Editorial

The witnesses to the execution of Stanley “Tookie” Williams were appropriately somber. Ending the life of a human being is not something to be undertaken lightly. The way the state handles such deaths reflects a certain consciousness of how somber the responsibility is. In earlier times, the executioner was hooded, thus retaining some degree of […]

Turkey on the house

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS One needn’t grab an ax and a turkey to find a feast this Thursday. Tucumcari’s First Baptist Church is offering a free Thanksgiving meal — and everyone is invited, said church member A.J. Williams, who coordinates the event’s committee. “We encourage people who are alone, or couples who don’t want to […]

Ag experts seek to stamp out salt cedar

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may declare lands along the Canadian River “critical habitats” — limiting access to the land even to owners — later this year if progress is not made in controlling the spread of salt cedar, officials said. John Williams of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority said the federal agency […]

Jan. 15, 2005

Herbert Williams Jr. Herbert Lee Williams Jr., of Wynne, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, in Memphis at Memorial Hospital East. He was born Nov. 11, 1943, in East Prairie, Mo., to Herbert L. Williams Sr. and Tessie Johnson Williams. He was a retired truck driver having worked for the ABF trucking company. He was a […]