Obituaries 6/21

Alice Duba Alice Duba, 78, of Platte, S.D., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Platte Care Center . She was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Platte, to Albert and Jennie (Luten) DeBoer. She attended grade school in Platte and graduated from Platte High School in 1942. She also was employed at the K&K Store for […]

Obits 6/18

Wanda Coots Wanda Dale Coots, 89, died Sunday, June 15, 2003 in Big Spring, Texas. She was born Oct. 3, 1913, in Rosebud. She graduated from Clayton High School and was a member of the First Christian Church in Tucumcari. She was a bank teller in Nara Visa and later at the Citizen’s Bank in […]

Garcia

Epimenia Garcia, 69, of Tucumcari, died Friday, June 6, 2003 in her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1933 in Garita. Mrs. Garcia was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and a member of the Christian Mothers and the Crucillistas. She is preceded in death by her parents Stero and Domitila Garcia; one sister, […]

First Christian Church

Jim Witcher Choices It is said that the first step to wisdom is knowing how dumb you really are! I have personally found this to be 100-percent true. When I face a problem the first thing I should realize is just how much I don’t know about that particular problem. That way instead of just […]

5/17

Lisa Marie Henry Lisa Marie Henry, one day old, died Monday, May 12, 2003. The daughter of Clifton and Kimberly Henry of Amarillo, Texas, she was born May 12, 2003, in Amarillo. Services were this morning at Christian Lighthouse Church with the Rev. Jackie Findley officiating. Along with her parents, she is survived by her […]

May 10, 2003

Camilia L. Apodaca Camilia L. Apodaca, 74, died Friday morning, May 9, 2003, in the Trigg Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Born June 18, 1930, in Dalhart, Texas, she had been a homemaker and attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Tucumcari. She is survived by three daughters: Hope Najera, Henrietta Rede and husband, […]

School board allowed mob to rule

Kelly McFarland This is an open letter to the House Community. I was distressed to read the account of the cowering of the House School Board, resulting from mob actions as reported in the Quay County Sun, Wednesday, April 23. As a recently retired 16-year school board member, I have had the opportunity to observe […]

Sheriff’s office investigating House incident

Dave Gragg The Quay County Sheriff’s office is investigating an incident at the House Baptist Church in which House school superintendent Harold Sloan called 911 for assistance. According to sheriff’s office dispatch logs, received this week after the Sun filed a request citing New Mexico’s open records laws, Sloan called 911 at 7:27 p.m. on […]

4/30/03

Loren Scott Loren Scott, 64, died Saturday, April 19, 2003, in the Van Ark Care Center following an extended illness. Born March 8, 1939, in Liberal, Kan., he had been a rancher in the Newkirk area. He is survived by two daughters: Tammy Lee Jackson and Melisa Lyn Sandoval, both of Albuquerque; two sons: Lanie […]