Now in the Christmas spirit

By Debra Whittington Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: For I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and […]

Nov. 19, 2003

Lula Leach Lula Mae “Babe” Leach died Nov. 8, 2003 in Gallup. She was born May 5, 1925 in Bard. Mrs. Leach was a member of the First united Methodist Church and member of DOES and Lioness. Survivors include her husband Wallace Leach of Gallup; son Terry Leach of Albuquerque; daughter Jan Smith of Gallup; […]

Support your electrical cooperative

By Leonard Laurialt: Church of Christ Enchantment — Farmers’ Rural Electric Edition is a monthly magazine published by the New Mexico Rural Electric Cooperatives Association. While reading the October issue, I learned from an article entitled, “7 Principles Guide All Cooperatives,” that, “October was set aside to honor the cooperative movement, which began 161 years […]

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Kassidy Lynn Quilimaco-DeLeon Kassidy Lynn Quilimaco-DeLeon, an infant, died Sept. 17, 2003. She was born Sept. 17, 2003 to Krystal Quilimaco and Antwan DeLeon. Her grandparents are Jamie DeLeon of Friona, Texas and Harold and Tracy Binkely of Tucumcari. Services were Tuesday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Jo Leona Smith Jo Leona Smith, 49, died […]

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Gene Richardson Gene Richardson, 73, of Logan, died Aug. 31, 2003, at his home in Logan. He was born June 25, 1930 in Okmulge, Okla. Mr. Richardson married Clara Jo Winfrey on Aug. 28, 1949. He was a retired minister of the United Methodist Church and served forty four years in the ordained ministry. He […]

Columnist wants Americans to stand up for their beliefs

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady In most cases, I try to stay away from politics in my weekly column, however something happened last week that really riled my feathers. In Montgomery, Alabama, Chief Justice Roy Moore was ordered to remove a Ten Commandments monument that is located in a judicial building. Although […]

August 23, 2003

John Meadows John Meadows 67, died Aug. 21, 2003 at the Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo. He was born Sept. 22, 1935 in Nogales, Ariz. Mr. Meadows was a retired Southern Pacific rail road conductor. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 1172 of Tucumcari, the Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Rodeo […]

August 20, 2003

Helen L. Dunn Helen Dunn, 89, died Friday, August 15, 2003, in her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1913 in Lindsborg, Kan. Mrs. Dunn grew up in Lindsborg where she attended the Lindsborg School System. She later graduated from the Bethany College at Lindsborg, Kan. with a major in chemistry and minor in mathematics. […]

Trinity gets new pastor

Linda ben Donwerth Fred Caton, a local farmer and rancher and Tucumcari High School graduate, was called by Tucumcari’s Trinity Baptist Church to be their pastor as of June 16. His wife Rita is a school teacher. They have three children: Sam and wife Misty, Nicole and Stephen. At the age of nine, Fred asked […]

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Iva Lee Haines Evitt, 93, of Amarillo died Monday, June 23, 2003, at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital. She was born May 13, 1910 to Bobe and Ellen Brown in Hugo, Okla. She attended school in Logan and married Leland Haines of Logan on Nov. 27, 1927 in Paducah, Texas. During their marriage she worked along […]