7/20 Obits

Leslie Roberts Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Leslie Jewel Roberts, 75, of Tucumcari, died Saturday, July 16, 2005, in Albuquerque. He was born on June 28, 1930, in San Jon, to Jewel P. and Hazel Gates Roberts. He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Tucumcari. He served […]

7/16 Obituaries

Ruth Leger Terry Ruth Leger Terry of McAlister, N.M., died on Wednesday, July 13, 2005, with her daughter and granddaughter at her side. She was born in Isador, N.M., to Francisco and Isabel Leger. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first and second husbands, Frank Martinez and Flavious Terry; her grandson, Mark […]

June 25 Around Town

Kyaison Stone of Tucumcari celebrated his fifth birthday Thursday at Ute Lake State Park. He was born June 23, 2000, in Tucumcari. His parents are Dee Stone of Tucumcari and Dusty Stone of San Jon. His brothers are Kaeyson and Jaxtyn. His sister is McKenna. His grandparents are Gayle and Dennis Baxter of Liberal, Kan., […]

Benseslou Sandoval

Benseslou “Ben” “Uncle Nebi” Sandoval, 68, died Saturday April 23, 2005 at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Sandoval was born on April 18, 1937 in Anton Chico. He was a life time resident of Tucumcari. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church of Tucumcari. He was retired from construction work. He was […]

Students spread anti-smoking message

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari high school student Erica Sandoval was awarded third place in the state health departments “Youth Kicking Tobaccos Butts Youth Advocate of the Year award.” Sandoval, president of the Tucumcari High School chapter of Distributive Education Clubs of America, said she has organized events to spread the anti-smoking message. […]

3/5 Obituaries

Nola Schubert Nola Schubert, 86, died in New Braunfels, Texas on Feb. 28, 2005 following an extended illness. Schubert was born Feb. 4, 1919 in Sagerton, Texas. She was a retired registered nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband Quintas Mathis Schubert in 1991. Survivors include a son Marshall Schubert (and wife Julie) […]

Jose E. Sandoval

Jose E. Sandoval Jose E. Sandoval, 64, of Farmington died on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004 in Farmington. Jose Sandoval was born Dec. 2, 1939 in Anton Chico. He was preceded in death by his parents Camilo and Beneranda and a brother Camilo Sandoval. He is survived by four daughters: Angela Thomas, Rosanna Benedetti, Alice Maxwell […]

Moore, Sandoval

Ben Frank Moore Ben Frank Moore, 97, a former Tucumcari resident, died Wednesday, June 16, in his home in Port Isabel, Texas. Ben Moore was born November 25, 1907 in Utopia, Texas, the son of Lewis G. Moore and Ollie Stone. He graduated high school in Alpine, Texas. After high school, he moved with his […]

Turn of card decides election

TV Hagenah “When I saw that I turned over a nine I thought that I had lost,” said Christopher Maestas who was drawing cards against incumbent Jimmy Sandoval to see who would become Tucumcari’s newest city commissioner. “Then I saw that he had turned over a two.” The entire experience of choosing a city commissioner […]