Co-worker known for dedication, service

One more day, one more conversation, one more outburst of laughter and even one more time just to argue with you. These are a few things I and many others wish we could have with Catherine Bugg. I’d like one more chance to speak up and let her know just how much she and her […]

Cara Hendrickson, Quinten Bugg announce wedding

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Mr. and Mrs. Willis Jack Hendrickson II and Mrs. Catherine Bugg of Tucumcari announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Cara and Quinten. The wedding will be Saturday, June 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in San Jon. A reception for family and friends will follow at the Quality Inn in Tucumcari. Mrs. […]

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 […]

Lloyd E. Garoutte

Lloyd E. Garoutte Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church. Lloyd E. Garoutte, 73, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006, on the John Bugg Ranch west of Tucumcari. Mr. Garoutte was born Feb. 18, 1933 in Oklahoma City to Amos and Adeline Jolly Garoutte. He moved to Tucumcari in 1980. Mr. Garoutte served in the […]

West Nile claims life in Quay County

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Alan Bugg lived through a simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplant in June — but family members said he succumbed to the West Nile Virus on Oct. 7. Bugg is New Mexico’s second West Nile fatality of the year and wife Catherine Bugg said she is angry that the state’s Department […]

10/12 Obituary

Alan Bugg Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari. Alan Henry Bugg, 50, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on July 4, 1955, in Albuquerque. When only days old, he was adopted and brought home to Tucumcari by the […]

Constance E. Corka Garoutte

Constance “Connie” E. Garoutte, 71, died Thursday, May 5, 2005 in the family home on the John Bugg Ranch west of Tucumcari following an extended illness. Garoutte was born on July 9, 1933 in Lacy, Okla. to Henry Calvin and Anna H. Bennett Croka and was raised on the family farm near Hennessey, Okla. until […]

Helping Hands Hospice hosts annual fundraiser

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By Angela Peacock Joe Cooper said he didn’t mind volunteering Friday evening at the Helping Hands Hospice’s annual enchilada dinner at the Tucumcari Elk’s Lodge Nov. 21. He enjoys being able to help others he said it enriches his life. “It’s the most important cause in town because it cares about a unique moment in […]