Friend’s snow stories give perspective

I looked at my schedule for the first week in December: Jamestown, N.D., Denver, Colo., Laramie, Wyo. and Springfield, Ohio. I asked my secretary why she couldn’t book me in Victoria, Texas, or San Diego, Calif., in the winter? She reminded me she had booked me in Miami last winter. “Yea,” I said, “Miami, Manitoba!” […]

Blue always knew what to do

A retired Ohio farmer named Phil told me this story of the best coon dog he’d ever seen. I believe it, of course! The dog was a blue tick hound that his father had trained. His dad was such an excellent trainer that he didn’t even have to go hunting with Blue, the dog would […]

Man charged in Tucumcari killings wanted for two slayings in Ohio

QCSun staff New Mexico State Police said Friday that a man accused of killing two men in a Tucumcari hotel is also a suspect in two Ohio slayings. Muziwokuthula Madonda, 33 of Chicago, is awaiting extradition from Conroe, Texas. He is charged with two open counts of murder and tampering with evidence connected to the […]

12-30 Obituaries

Connie Varcelli Marano Connie Varcelli Marano, 87, died on Dec. 28, 2009, in Tucumcari. She was born July 23, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio. Survivors include two sons, Tony Marano and Richard Marano and one daughter Cathy Marano. Services: Will be announced. Information: 461-3815.

Tommie Storrie Strain

Services: 10 a.m., Monday at Dunn Memorial Chapel. Tommie Storrie Strain, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at Fort Hamilton Hospital at Hamilton, Ohio. Mrs. Strain was born June 28, 1919 in Tucumcari to Thomas and Ola Christian. She had been a lifetime resident of Tucumcari before moving about 10 years ago to Clovis for […]

12/17 Obituaries

Ralph Robinson Services: Have been held. Ralph Robinson died on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, in Newark, Ohio. He was born Sept. 24, 1942, in Cincinnati, Ohio. A former Tucumcari resident, he had been a mechanic for the federal government and was a veteran of Vietnam. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Robinson, […]