Obituaries, June 11

Bea Peacock Bea Alma Peacock, 88, of Ima, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 23, 1916, in Hassell, to John Morgan and the former Alice Rossen. She was raised and attended school at Ima and House. She graduated from House High School. She married […]

God gives his people what they need to live

Leonard Lauriault I’ve heard that preachers eat fried chicken to get even with the rooster for reminding Peter he hadn’t been faithful in keeping his promise to always stand by Jesus (Matthew 26: 31-35; 69-75). Learning from the rooster incident, Peter determined to keep Christians (including us) reminded of the unchanging value of knowing Jesus […]

Constance E. Corka Garoutte

Constance “Connie” E. Garoutte, 71, died Thursday, May 5, 2005 in the family home on the John Bugg Ranch west of Tucumcari following an extended illness. Garoutte was born on July 9, 1933 in Lacy, Okla. to Henry Calvin and Anna H. Bennett Croka and was raised on the family farm near Hennessey, Okla. until […]

‘James’ about receiving God’s good and perfect gifts

Leonard Lauriault: Church of Christ God gives the crown of eternal life to those that love him only after we’ve stood firm in our earthly life (1: 12, unless otherwise noted, scripture references are from the book of James; Revelation 2: 10). We show our love for God as doers of the word (1: 21-25; […]

Hebrews tells of new covenant

By Leonart Laurialt: Church of Christ The short (13: 22, unless otherwise indicated, scripture references are from Hebrews) Hebrews letter, mainly demonstrates the superiority of Jesus and his new covenant over the old covenant (8: 6-13). Today, God speaks through Jesus, who’s equally God and provided purification for our sins (1: 1-14). Sin results in […]

New papacy about more than church’s traditional’ versus ‘progressive’ ideas

Perhaps the safest prediction about Pope Benedict XVI, nee Joseph Ratzinger, is that he will surprise most of us, especially those who are now most certain about the nature and impact of his papacy. We look forward to his reign with a certain amount of anticipation. From the perspective of modern political theory, the Roman […]

Fay Marie Hutson

Fay Marie Hutson, of Irving, Texas, died April 2, 2005.  Hutson was born June 2, 1925 in Jacksonville, Texas. She was a licensed minister with Assembly of God Church. She assisted her husband, John M. Hutson, with starting and pastoring churches all through their marriage. One of the churches the couple pastored was in the […]

Area church recites rosary for dying pope

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By William Thompson: Quay County SUn More than 30 local residents attended a special saying of the rosary Friday evening at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Those who attended gathered in prayer for Pope John Paul II as he lay near death in Rome. Benito Ramirez, new to the Catholic faith, said he was […]

Burn victim in process of recovering

William Thompson John and Vicki Frost, of Tucumcari, said their two-year-old granddaughter Callie Rae Frost is recovering after she was seriously burned Dec. 6 on the entire left side of her head and face, her chest, neck and arms. The young girl was watching her mother fry sopapillas in hot oil inside their home in […]

Barbara Johnson, John Branden Melton, Jane Sanderson

Barbara Johnson Barbara Dwan “Sug” Johnson, 71, died at Laurel Hills Health Care Center Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004 following an extended illness. Sug Johnson was born February 24, 1927 in Lela Lake, Texas. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Tucumcari. She was a retired junior high school teacher having taught ninth […]