April 8, 2006 Obituaries

Hilda Knapp Services: 2 p.m. today at Dunn Funeral Chapel in Tucumcari. Hilda M. Knapp, 89, died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, in Clovis. Mrs. Knapp was born Oct. 29, 1916, in Logan. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She had been a homemaker. Mrs. Knapp was preceded in death by her husband, Burt […]

Husband increases reward

TV Hagenah Local rancher James Vance, whose wife was killed on Jan. 20, said he and several friends have raised their reward for information on the killing to $2,000. The $2,000 is in addition to the $1,000 currently being offered by area Crime Stoppers, “for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) […]

Low precipitation worries ranchers

William Thompson Despite what some local residents might think, the recent snows in the Quay County area have had no appreciable effect in raising water levels, according to Pete Walden, Quay County Extension agent for New Mexico State University. “We are in a severe drought,” said Walden. “It’s been going on for five years. The […]

Family, friends recall victim

Darrell Maurina State police officials said last evening they have made no arrests and are not releasing any new information on the death of Joanie Vance, who was found dead in the Sundowner Gallery on First Street Tuesday evening. Early on in the investigation, it was released by the New Mexico State Police Investigation Division […]

Vance, Cordova, Williams-McLarnan, Dudley

Joan Troutman Vance Joan “Joanie” Troutman Vance, 62, died in Tucumcari Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004. Joanie Vance was born August 3, 1941 in Tucumcari. She attended and graduated from the Tucumcari School System in 1959. She was an active member of the Center Street United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Board of […]