Freedom won’t be sold, agrees to partnership

Freedom News Service IRVINE, Calif. — Freedom Communications Inc., whose fractious family owners have been bitterly divided over how to let some of their shareholders cash out, said Tuesday its board of directors has endorsed a plan that will leave intact the libertarian legacy of company founder and patriarch Raymond C. Hoiles. Irvine, California-based Freedom, […]

Ask Jesus into your heart

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place […]

9/17 obits

David Largent David Largent, 77, died Sept. 14, 2003 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo. He was born July 12, 1926 in Merkel, Texas. Mr. Largent was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church of Tucumcari. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Largent was active […]

obits 9-6

Marcella Jenkins Marcella Jenkins, 85, died Sept. 2, 2003. She was born Oct. 17, 1917 to Issiac Oren and Nellie Raye Etheridge Durham on a small ranch in Obar. Mrs. Jenkins was the valedictorian of her senior class and after high school studied music at Eastern New Mexico University. At an early age, she and […]

Gift to museum truly appreciated

Lynn Moncus, Comments from the Canyon Last week, Elizabeth Ingram Morgan, representing the H.W. Ingram family, presented the keys to Crescent Creamery to Tucumcari Historical Research Institute President Duane Moore. The family most generously decided to help the historical group and such help is deeply appreciated. The board members met at the creamery later, and […]

County fair, a way of life

Angela Peacock While some children enjoy sleeping late with no major responsibilities during their summer vacation, that’s not the case for Chase Runyan who has been to participating in annual livestock competitions at the county fair since she learned to walk. Showing and judging livestock has been a tradition in the Runyan family for at […]

Man drowns in Ute Lake

Angela Peacock Police believe alcohol is involved in the accidental drowning death of a 20-year-old Logan man at Ute Lake’s Oldham Overlook over the weekend. Family members told police Amner Moreno-Ortiz was a poor swimmer. He was last seen around 4:30 p.m. Saturday by his aunt, who watched him enter the water and never return. […]

Thanks for a great visit

My mom and I visited Tucumcari recently and we had a great time. I have never visited such a friendly town. Our family homesteaded in Quay County back in 1906 and mom wanted to see the place again. We had planned to stay two days but extended it to seven. Everyone we talked to was […]

New doctor joins health center

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By Angela Peacock Being in a position to provide affordable health care for people of all economic status is what Mudassir Saleemi, family practice medical doctor, said he enjoys most about his new job with the Quay County Health Care Center. “You get paid handsomely with this job, but the best part is that there […]

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 […]