Donald Gordon Strope

Services: At 2 p.m. Monday services will be at the San Jon Cemetery in San Jon. Donald Gordon Strope, 51, of Tucumcari died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 at his daughter’s home in Portales. Mr. Strope was born May 23, 1956 in Waverly, N.Y, to Alice and Robert G. Strope. He came to New Mexico as […]

Alice L. Holterman Hines

Services: At 2 p.m. Friday a memorial service will be held at Autumn Blessings Assisted Living center in Logan. At 1 p.m. Monday a graveside service will be held at Old Fairview Cemetery in Santa Fe. Alice L. Holterman Hines, 88, died on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at the DanTrigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari.   […]

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. […]

Leo Marshall Scruggs, Jr.

Services: Thursday, a celebration of his life for family and friends at the home of Debbie Kay Harville of Alice. Leo Marshall Scruggs, Jr., 70, died Friday, March 30, 2007, in Corpus Christi, Texas, following complications from surgery. Mr. Scruggs was born Feb. 11, 1937 in El Paso, Texas. He lived in Tucumcari from 1941 […]

Suzanne Marie Carter

Services: Have been held. Suzanne Marie Carter, 56, died Sept. 22, 2006 at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Carter was born Jan. 31, 1950 in Chamberlain, S.D., to Walt and Alice Urban. She had moved in 1959 to Albuquerque with her family and in 1983 to Logan where she had been making her home. […]

Church Lady

Debra Whittington It was originally known as Decoration Day and later called Memorial Day. The date for this day of remembrance was set for May 30 until it was changed in 1971 to the last Monday in May to give people a longer holiday. What was known as a solemn observance was changed into a […]

Alice C. Otero

Alice C. Otero Alice C. Otero, 85, of Albuquerque died Thursday, Nov. 18 after a long illness. Alice Otero was born May 16, 1919 in Endee and resided in Tucumcari until 1951. She then moved to Las Angeles until she retired from Zerox in 1981. She then moved to Albuquerque and has been a resident […]

Long time friends find Pow Wow perfect first stop on northern trip

By Ryan Lengerich In the early evening Thursday, two men and one woman sat surrounded by empty tables and chairs at the Pow-Wow Inn on W. Tucumcari Blvd. With cold beer in hand they relaxed from a 10-hour road trip that covered 494 miles. Don Garvin, wife Alice and friend Joel Mayer have spent several […]