Office lizard was a very good listener

On Monday, I arrived at the office and made a most disheartening discovery. Henry, a lizard who has been my friend at the office for the past five years, passed away. I first met Henry two months into my employment here at the paper. It was a very trying time for me, for I was [...]

Some big guys I’ve known

By Glenda Price In the old days some people were “fat,” and fat people were jolly. “Obese” wasn’t even a word then, although I guess Big Henry who lived not far from our place would have qualified. He took the front seat out of his car and sat in the back seat to drive. I [...]

Henry “Hank” Dempsey

Services: Will be scheduled at later date. Henry “Hank” Dempsey, 59, of Monahans, Texas, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2007, at Monahans Managed Care Center. Mr. Dempsey was born Jan. 21, 1948 at Truth or Consequences. He was a retired automotive mechanic. He was also member of the Baptist church. Mr. Dempsey is survived by seven [...]

Around Town, Pecan Bake Off, ‘Little Mary’ turns 103

Pecan Bake Off… Do you like Pecans? The Quay County Extension Service is hosting a Pecan Bake Off to show off Quay County’s pecan industry.  The contest will be Oct. 13 during the first Six Shooter Siding Festival. The people’s choice tasting will be at the Pecan Booth from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Stop [...]

Henry B. Blair

Henry B. Blair Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Henry B. Blair, 73, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006 at the Baptist St. Anthony Hospital in Amarillo, Texas.   Mr. Blair was born May 4, 1933 in Hildon, Okla. He was a member of the First Baptist Church [...]

May 17, 2006 Obituaries

Ewel Gorham Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Logan Assembly of God Church. Ewel Gorham, 82, died Saturday, May 13, 2006, in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Gorham was born Dec. 6, 1923, in Grenville. He resided in Fort Sumner, graduating from Fort Sumner High School. Mr. Gorham had been a carpenter. He served in the U.S. [...]

Fortner a fast learner for UNM

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers The way Sandy Fortner competes, it’s easy to forget she’s only a freshman. Fortner, a Fort Sumner grad in her first year at the University of New Mexico, is best on her team and 27th in the nation in the heptathlon. She said coaches from opposing teams often ask her [...]

Henry Joseph Gonzales

Henry Joseph Gonzales, 62, died on April 2, 2005 in Albuquerque following a brief illness. Gonzales was born September 24, 1942 in Roswell. He was a long time resident of Tucumcari. He served in the United States Army National Guard, retiring as staff sergeant after 20 years. He was a member of St. Anne¹s Catholic [...]

Henry Osmer Hudson, Richard W. Fisher

Henry Osmer Hudson Henry Osmer Hudson, 82, of Clovis died Sunday, January 2, 2005 at his home in Clovis. Henry Hudson was born April 5, 1922 to Luther O. and Clara Bostick Hudson in Forrest. He married Marrion Woods on June 9, 1951 in Lubbock. He was a rancher in House. He was a member [...]

Albina M. Padilla, Henry H. Smith

Albina M. Padilla Albina M. Padilla, 80, died Aug. 21, 2004 in Amarillo. She was born March 15, 1924 in Canyon Largo. Padilla is survived by her sons, Robert Froilan Padilla of Tucumcari, Joseph Padilla (Dolly) of Tucumcari, Leroy Padilla (Mary) of Albuquerque, Edward Padilla of Albuquerque, and her daughters, Priscilla Martinez of Las Vegas, [...]