County 4-Hers compete at district

Brenda Bishop Nineteen Quay County 4-Hers ventured to Artesia for their district 4-H competition June 22 – 23. They traveled the day before and enjoyed a visit to the Carlsbad Caverns and an evening of swimming before their competitions. The novice air rifle team of Tiana Peterson, Kaleb Hayes, Trestin Peterson and Jordan Stowe placed […]

Mary Ruth Bugg Morton

Services: Have been held. Mary Ruth Bugg Morton, 89, died Friday, May 11, 2007. Mrs. Morton was born on Dec 13, 1917 to A.H. and Myrtle Bugg in Toyah, Texas. The Buggs were a west Texas pioneer family. Mrs. Morton’s paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Bugg came to Texas in a covered wagon […]

Martha Chavez Shoemaker

Services: 10 a.m., Wednesday visitation at Tarpening & Son Chapel, 1 West Grand, Artesia, N.M. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, a rosary will be recited at the Terpening & Son Chapel. 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Artesia, N.M..   Mrs. Shoemaker, 80, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at her home […]

Bruce Thomas

Bruce Thomas, 58, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 29, 1946 in Artesia. He and his wife, Gayle, have lived in Tucumcari since 1973. He was the senior vice president and cashier of the original First National Bank where he was on the board of directors […]