Easter a day to reflect on story of resurection’s effect on our daily lives

Sunday is Easter, the day Christians celebrate the apex of their faith, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Apostle Paul concisely summarized Easter’s message when he said in I Corinthians 15:3-5: “I delivered to you as of first importance … that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that he was buried, […]

Man’s death still under investigation after one year

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A year has passed since a 20-year-old Logan cowboy died on a ranch near Grady, but New Mexico State Police still have not ruled on what caused his death. At the time of Juan Lucero’s death on Feb. 24, 2004, State Police Sgt. Cleo Baker said it appeared Lucero […]

Eva Faye Elebario, Ora E. Miller Meeks, Rose Henderson, Alfredo Gonzales

Eva Faye Elebario Eva Faye Elebario, 69, died Thursday, Dec.16, 2004 of cancer. Eva Elebario was born April 1, 1935 to Emery and Zola Bashar. She was preceded in death by her parents of Cavalier, North Dakota and a son Bobby Slagerman of Bloomington, Calif. She is survived by her husband Robert Elebario of Tucumcari; […]

Charges shelved in local case

William Thompson Jimmy L. Ingram, the man charged with harassment of a recent widow, had his case continued for six months in Quay County Magistrate Court recently. A court document states that parties in the case agreed to dismissal of the case in six months provided Ingram has no contact with Audra Pangburn, widow of […]

George S. Shortle, C.O. Hoskins, Raymond Aguilera, Hayward White

Raymond Aguilera Jr. Raymond Aguilera Jr., 23, formerly of Tucumcari died at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque on Friday, Nov. 19, 2004. Raymond Aguilera Jr. was born May 12, 1981 in Roswell. He attended the Tucumcari School Systems. At the time of his death he was residing in Albuquerque. He was preceded […]

Questions remain in man’s death

William Thompson Juan Lucero, a 20-year-old cowboy from Logan, died on a ranch near Grady in February. New Mexico State Police officials said Lucero’s death is still under investigation. Lt. Nathan Wallace, of the New Mexico State Police, was reluctant to discuss the case but said state police investigators are awaiting lab results. “We are […]

Therese A. Morris, Merle A. Biddix, Agnes Trampe, Virginia Goodson

Therese A. Morris Therese A. Morris, died of cancer at her home in Clovis October 16, 2004. Therese Morris was born September 27, 1947 in Fremont, Ohio the seventh child of George and Anna Becker. Therese came to New Mexico in 1972 where she worked for Tucumcari Public Schools for several years before moving to […]

Hospice eases pain of dying

William Thompson Jerry Klaverweiden, a former United Methodist minister, recently took over as administrator of Helping Hands Hospice. The local hospice provides free care and support to the dying and their loved ones in Quay County and surrounding areas. “The central core of what hospice is all about is ‘No human should have to die […]

Sharon Voeller, Duane Verchelde, M.O. Bain, Bettye Felker

M.O. Bain M.O. “Jack” Bain, 77, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004. Jack Bain was born March 30, 1927, in Claude, Texas. He was a member of the Methodist Church in Sunray, Texas and was a veteran of World War II. He was a long-time County Commissioner in Moore County, Texas where he was also a […]

Baker, Lee, Love

Roberta M. Lee Roberta M. lee, 84, died June 3, 2004 at Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari. Lee was born October 23, 1919 in McAlister where she resided nearly all her life. Lee was a homemaker. Lee is survived by her daughters, Terri Wells of Pampa, and Linda Canady of Wyoming. She is also […]