Time on earth always short

Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. James 4:14 Last week I did something I never did before. Ever. It is also something I hope to never do again in my lifetime. [...]

Michael Robert Hudson

Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Michael Robert Hudson, 24, died Feb. 5 in Overland Park, Kan. Mr. Hudson was born at Cannon Air Force Base on June 1, 1982. After graduating from Tucumcari High School in 2000, he moved to Albuquerque to attend college and continue working for Carquest. [...]

Adeline V. Eggert

Services: 2 p.m., on Tuesday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Adeline V. Eggert died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, in Phoenix, Ariz., following an extended illness. She was born July 2, 1908 in San Pablo, Colo. In the early 1930s she married Fred Eggert, Jr. They started their family and later moved in 1947 [...]

Man convicted in famous case dies

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers A man convicted of brutally raping and murdering a Clovis convenience store clerk more than 30 years ago died Tuesday in a state prison. Stanley Deon Melton, who suffered a long battle with cancer and was seriously ill, was 66, prison officials said Friday. Melton died Tuesday while in long-term [...]

Despite gravity we aspire to the heights

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist The natural law of gravity holds the solar system together. The moon orbits the earth because of their mutual gravitational attraction. The moon’s gravity causes tidal changes on earth but it isn’t great enough to lift a feather because earth’s gravity keeps things on earth. Gravity also is [...]

If you can read this you made it through Friday 13th

By Ryn Garglinski: Freedom Newspapers Anyone who can read this should consider themselves lucky — they survived yet another Friday the 13th. Not that I’m superstitious, knock wood, but certain things, like a full moon or the stray black cat that’s been circling my yard, just make me a little wary. This certainly applies for [...]

Walter R. Rucker

Walter R. Rucker Memorial services for Walter R. Rucker, who died July 11, 2006 will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Conchas Dam, near the lodge at Conchas Dam. Following his death, Mr. Rucker was cremated. Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

Irwin, Baldwin follow their passions

By Ryn Garglinski: Freedom Newspapers Shocking news made headlines with the death of pilot Guy “Doc” Baldwin who crashed while performing in last week’s Tucumcari air show. It was sudden, sad and unexpected. Nor did anyone expect “alligator man” Steve Irwin, who spent years mingling with deadly beasts, to have a stingray thrust a barb [...]

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 [...]

Chavez faces drug charges

By QCS Staff Stella Chavez, 35, was charged on Friday with three felony charges for possession of drugs, battery and tampering with evidence. Chavez appeared in the Magistrate Court before Judge Edwin Bruhn. Chavez is the mother of Augustine Montiel, the 12-year-old who died in a Tucumcari canal. Montiel’s autopsy revealed that he was intoxicated. [...]