Imagine the first Christmas … and you are there

By Debra Whittington And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11

Spirit of Christmas can last throughout the year

By Debra Whittington And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you […]

Mary Elizabeth Sandoval

Services: At 8:30 p.m.Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Friday funeral services will be held at St. Anne’s. Mary Elizabeth Sandoval, 26, of Las Cruces died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001, at Thomason Hospital in El Paso, Texas. She was born Feb. 6, 1981 in Tucumcari, […]

births, marriage

Olivia’s arrived … Antonio and Annie Pacheco of Oklahoma City are happy to announce the arrival of their daughter, Olivia Kathryn. Olivia was born July 16, 2007 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City. She weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. Her grandparents are Paul and Kathy Pacheco of Albuquerque, Kathleen Kraft of Tucumcari, […]

Angel tree makes Christmas wishes come true

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On Saturday afternoon, 98 children were greeted by Santa Claus at the Wautonomah Hall. Each of the children was given a bag of goodies and a gift chosen especiallly for them. This holiday cheer was made possible by the Angel Tree, supported by the Tucumcari Housing Authority, City Hall, […]

Mary A. Dominguez

Mary A. Dominguez Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Mary A. Dominguez, 81, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006 in Yuma, Ariz., following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 26, 1925 at Glenrio. Mrs. Dominquez was a former resident of Tucumcari, who had had been making her home in Yuma for the […]

Overdue taxes prompt officials to seek auction by state

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County is owed more than $535,000 in back taxes over a five-year period, from 2000 to 2005, county records show. While more than half of that sum is expected to be paid by year’s end, there is still a significant amount, more than $68,000 which is due the […]

Gifts bought for children of inmates

William Thompson Dozens of children in the Quay County area and surrounding counties will be receiving Christmas gifts in the mail from their fathers. The fathers of the children are incarcerated in prisons throughout the U.S. Judy Scott, a volunteer for Prison Fellowship Ministries, said two gifts for each child were purchased by volunteers as […]

Hospice angels return in 2004

TV Hagenah For the ninth year in a row, the Helping Hands Hospice Angels are coming to Tucumcari. According to Diana Beck, the director of nursing at the hospice, this time of year is a very special season for the hospice because of the importance of such things to their patients. For that reason two […]

Volunteer reminds residents purpose of Christmas

By Angela Peacock Remembering the true meaning of Christmas has some area businesses and organizations on a mission to make a difference in someone’s life. Allen Angel has been a member of the Tucumcari Knights of Columbus for 10 years. His organization is designed to serve the community, but he said of all the volunteer […]