Teddy W. Padilla

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Christ in Tucumcari. Teddy W. Padilla age 28, died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at Alcalde.   Teddy W. Padilla Was born Dec. 13, 1978 in Albuquerque. He grew up and attended the Tucumcari School system and graduated from Tucumcari High School.  He had been employed by […]

Flying J Travel Plaza opens

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By Thomas Garcia About 40 people crowded the south east entrance to the Flying J Travel Plaza Tuesday for its ribbon cutting ceremony. Customers and Flying J officials and employees enjoyed live music from Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Association. Interim Tucumcari Mayor Jim Witcher and Chamber Of Commerce president Carol Keith […]

Cullum to fight today in King of The Cage event in Albuquerque

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s own Abel Cullum will make his King of The Cage debut today in Albuquerque. Cullum, a five-time defending Desert Xtreme junior bantam weight champion and a two-time defending South West Fury light weight champion, will fight Eddie Alvarez to be ranked as the number one contender for the […]

Jose O. Vigil

Services: At 6:30 p.m. Sunday, visitation followed by a rosary at 7 .m. at French Mortuary Westside Chapel in Albuquerque. At 10:30 a.m. Monday a mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Albuquerque, with burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Jose O Vigil, 84, died Wednesday, Sept 26, 2007, […]

September 1984

Karen Lamb of San Jon was named Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s 1984 World Champion Steer Undecorator. … After 15 years of operating Third Street Grocery, Jim and Glenda Gentry sold to Charles and Joyce Watson of Albuquerque. …Lillian Redman, owner of the Blue Swallow Motel, was featured in National Geographic. … Girl Scout Troop No. […]

Hazel Viola Ward

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Services: 2 p.m. Monday at the Living Word Church in Tucumcari.   Hazel Viola Ward, 86 died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Arbor Springs Nursing Center in Albuquerque following an extended illness.   Mrs. Ward was born Jan. 14, 1921 in New Boston, Texas. She had been a homemaker and a member of the Baptist […]

Walter Mitchell

Services: Have been held. Walter Mitchell, 86, of Logan died Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Mr. Mitchell was born April 21, 1921. He lived and enjoyed a full life in Logan where he and his wife, Joyce, were married over 68 years ago. The Mitchells three children are Margie […]

Jan Kelt Pettis

Services: 2 p.m. today at the Faith Lutheran Church in Albuquerque. Jan Kelt Pettis, 61, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Albuquerque after a lengthy and courageous battle with breast cancer. Mrs. Pettis was born in Tucumcari and graduated from the Tucumcari High School where she was active in school activities and sports.  Mrs. Pettis […]

Graduations, births, anniversaries, wedding

Pretty in pink… Alyssa Jolene Gutowski was born at 5:18 a.m., on July 17, 2007 in Albuquerque. Her parents are Tony and Deena Gutowski and a sister, Adriana Gutowski, all of Albuquerque. Her grandparents are James and Marcia Blea of Tucumcari and Deborah Gutowski of Albuquerque. Her great-grandparents are Don and Shirley Schlichting of Elkhart […]

Lowell Michael “Mickey” Potter

Services: At 2 p.m. Monday at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. Lowell Michael “Mickey” Potter died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, in Albuquerque. Mr. Potter was born May 5, 1946 in Canyon, Texas. He attended public schools in Tucumcari and graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1964. He was an all-star athlete at Tucumcari […]