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Mae B. Taylor, 87, died in Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004. Mae Taylor was born Nov. 8, 1918 in Baker City, Ore. She has been a resident of Tucumcari since 1961, moving to Tucumcari with her husband Richard. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She had been a […]

First Baptist Church celebrates 100

By TV Hagenah Tucumcari’s First Baptist Church turned 100 on Sunday and they had a party with all the trimmings to celebrate it at the church’s fellowship hall. Tucumcari’s oldest protestant church commemorated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the church Sunday evening Jan. 4 with a birthday cake, balloons a room full of […]

MLK march planed

By TV Hagenah As part of the commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Monday Jan. 19, Tucumcari area residents will be holding a march to salute the Nobel Peace Prize winner. According to Deacon Paul Bell of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church which will be the ending point of the march, the march […]

Obits Dec 31

Arturo S. “Casey” Martinez Arturo S. “Casey” Martinez, 70, a well known educator and a resident of Las Vegas, passed away on Friday following an illness. Arturo was born on Oct. 23, 1933 in Madera and attended Espanola Schools and graduated from Northern New Mexico Normal High School. He received his B.A. from New Mexico […]

Looking toward another great century

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. And […]

Services address more than 450

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TV Hagenah Well over 450 people turned out for the sixth annual end of the year Community Worship Service held at the Tucumcari Convention Center on Sunday, Dec. 28. One of the organizers of the annual event, Rev. Jim Witcher, said the crowd marked one of the largest turn-outs the Tucumcari Ministerial Alliance has ever […]

Community church service set for Sunday

QCS Reports The sixth-annual Community Church Service is scheduled to take place at the Tucumcari Convention Center Sunday, and according to Rev. James Witcher of Tucumcari he is expecting a good turnout. “Well, we had over 400 people last year,” said Witcher, “and we’re putting out more than 450 chairs this year. And we can […]

Obits Dec. 27

Mary Ruth Bishop Mary Ruth Bishop, 76, of Tucumcari died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003. She was born in McNairy County, Tenn. in 1927. She had been a home maker and a member of the Baptist Church. For many years she lived in Clovis with her late husband Hulen. After his retirement from the US Air […]

Obits Dec. 20

Norma Gutierrez Norma Gutierrez 56, died Dec.. 14 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Jan. 13, 1947 in Tucumcari. Mrs. Gutierrez has been a life time resident of Tucumcari attending and graduating from the Tucumcari School System. She owned and operated the Norma Gutierrez Bail Bonding Company in Tucumcari. She was a member […]

Dec. 10 obits

Frances Sandoval Frances Sandoval, 75, died at her home in Tucumcari Dec. 6, 2003. She was born Jan. 29, 1928 in Tucumcari. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church and member of the Mt. Carmel Society, the Rosary Society and the Christian Mothers. She served in the past as president of DOES […]