Teddy W. Padilla

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Christ in Tucumcari. Teddy W. Padilla age 28, died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at Alcalde.   Teddy W. Padilla Was born Dec. 13, 1978 in Albuquerque. He grew up and attended the Tucumcari School system and graduated from Tucumcari High School.  He had been employed by […]

Susanne Christine Yearout

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Services: At 2 p.m. Friday memorial services will be at the Tucumcari Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2400 South Ninth St. On Nov. 19 at 2 p.m a memorial service will be held at the Royal City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel in Royal Camp, Wash. Susanne […]

Clara Deane Rorabaugh Welker

Services: Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. on Monday followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at the Bella Vista Church of Christ, Bentonville, Ark. Clara Deane Rorabaugh Welker, 86, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at her home in Bella Vista. She was born on Aug. 17, 1921 in Cordell, […]

Dowsing: Don’t scoff, it really works

By Leonard Lauriault When I was in high school, our neighbors across the road built a new house and drilled a new well. Before the construction began, the sight of them in the yard trying to find water with a small tree limb caused me to laugh. To set me straight, they put the limb […]

Are you made in the spittin’ image?

By Leonard Lauriault Often when a baby is born, people try to connect facial features with the parents or some other close relative. Sometimes that’s easy because the baby is the spittin’ image of her mother. Other times, it’s not so easy and you know there’s a stretch when someone says, “He’s got George’s nose. […]

Joe David Green

Services: 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Logan Church of Christ. Joe David Green, 74, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, in Pampa, Texas, following an extended illness.   Mr. Green was born May 3, 1932 in Shattuck, Okla. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. The former Logan, N.M., resident, operated his own boat […]

Giving credit where it’s due

By Leonard Lauriault Some interesting things happened in our neighborhood during or shortly after the recent snow storms. When I’d finished shoveling off our sidewalk after the first storm, one of my daughters cleaned off some of our neighbors’ walks. She didn’t have a suitable coat for such work so she wore my hooded jacket. […]

Maintaining a good conscience

Leonard Lauriault The word describing baptism in 1 Peter 3: 21 is most often translated pledge, response, or answer, but actually the translation should be plea, request, or appeal. Still, when we appeal to God for a clear conscience through baptism, we also pledge to keep our conscience clear (Acts 24: 14-16; Romans 12: 1, […]

Easter changes as you grow

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Notes from the Church Lady By Debra Whittington “And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. […]

New year brings new means to serve

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, for your fellowship in the Gospel from the first day until now; being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you […]