Cattle industry has emerging ‘saint’

Baxter Black The Vatican has proclaimed Sister Theresa a saint. It was one of those wonderful recognitions that allow Christians in particular, and humanitarians in general, to put aside our differences and appreciate humans who have made the world a better place. As time passes and the erosion of years smooth our memories we can [...]

05-09-09: Engagement, wedding and birthday

Exchanging vows…Tina Ranette Smith and Tyrel Travis Cason, both of Magdalenda, will exchange vows at 7 p.m. on June 6 in Tucumcari.Smith is the daughter of Robin and Aleta Smith and the granddaughter of Leona and the late Henry Smith, all of Tucumcari. Cason is the son of Ken and JoHelen Cason of Magdalenda and [...]

Helen B. Wood

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Helen B. Wood, 87, a long time resident of Tucumcari and San Jon, died in Clovis on Monday July 17, 2007. She was born in Brookhaven, Miss., to Joseph and Emma Bradley Starling on April 11, 1920. She was the youngest member of the Starling [...]

Card game bridges generation gap

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun My Aunt Helen died last week. She was 84 and the last of my mother’s bridge group. Her death is a marker of memories and a reminder that those of my generation are becoming the family sentinels. She and my Uncle Jack raised five children. And I can’t help [...]

Helen Dunn served community for more than 50 years

By Angela Peacock An out going, humorous woman who knew the meaning of true friendship is how Lynn Moncus will always remember her close friend Helen Dunn. For more than 50 years Dunn served the citizens of Tucumcari. She started out as a fourth grade school teacher and then worked an estimated 40 years at [...]