Memorial Services for Tom E. McCarty

Memorial Services for Tom E. McCarty will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Divine Connection Church (formerly, the Living Word Church) at 306 E. Tucumcari Blvd. Fred Caton, pastor of the Divine Connection, will officiate. Mr. McCarty of Tucumcari was born Feb. 8, 1938 and died on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2007. The remains […]

Doug Walker

Services: Graveside services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Doug Walker, 53, died at his residence in Tucumcari on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007.   Mr. Walker was born Nov. 13, 1953 in Tucumcari. He had been a Chef.   Surviving Mr. Walker are his mother, Wanda Walker of […]

Tom E. McCarty

Services: The time and date for a memorial service will announced later. Tom E. McCarty, 68, died suddenly on Monday. Jan. 15, 2007. Mr. McCarty was born Feb. 8, 1938 in Tucumcari. He had lived in Tucumcari for the past 15 years. Mr. McCarty had worked for the federal government as a soil conservationist. He […]

Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley

Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley Services: Have been held. Local services to be scheduled. Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley, 71 of Vermilion, Ohio, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2006 at his home after a short illness. He was born June 2, 1935 in Dinuba, Calif. He has been a Vermilion resident for the past two years after moving […]

And triplets make five times a mom

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Triplets are a group of three. That could be three musical notes — or three infants, like the three preemies born to Vanessa Ortega on Aug. 17 in Lubbock. The babies, who only weighed slightly more than three pounds each, had to stay in the neonatal unit for a […]

Sharon L. Porter

Sharon L. Porter Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Sharon L. Porter, 51, died Friday, June 16, 2006, in Portales. Miss Porter was born Feb. 18, 1955, in Tucumcari to Frances Shaw Porter and Kenneth L. Porter. She taught special education in the Las Cruces area before returning to Tucumcari in 2002 following […]

May 13, 2006 Obituaries

Luke May Services: 11 a.m. today at Taiban Cemetery Luke Wesley May, 26, of Taiban died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. Born Nov. 25, 1979, in Fort Sumner, he attended school in House. Family members said he loved the outdoors and hunting. He loved being around people and was a good […]

Tucumcari hospital’s first baby born

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By Ryn Gargulinski When the Tucumcari hospital’s first baby of the new year was born at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Mom said the girl’s screams could be heard as far away as Albuquerque. Well, that’s because the baby’s mother, Stephanie Romero, was on the phone with her own mother and her brother who live there. […]

To recall the real meaning of Christmas

By Debra Whittington For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace, Isaiah 9:6. During this season of the year one of my favorite pastimes […]

10/1 Quay County critter

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Name: Macy, a 10-year-old pug born in Texas Owner: Tucumcari’s Greta Estes Claim to fame: In addition to being born on Christmas Day and being a shoo-in for the dog that appears in the movie Men in Black, Estes said Macy was named for New York’s notorious department store. “Dillard’s just didn’t sound right,” said […]