Parks officials close Ute Lake Marina

William Thompson The Ute Lake Marina, in service since 1980, was recently closed down by New Mexico State Parks officials due to safety concerns and contractual violations on the part of the marina’s owners, according to a parks department press release. Sid and Beverly Smith were the owners of the marina since October 2003. The […]

Mom reflects on special day

William Thompson Female residents of Quail Ridge Senior Special Care Center have been receiving flowers and visits from their children this Mother’s Day weekend. A.J. Williams, the supervising care giver at Quail Ridge, said many of the 13 mothers who live at Quail Ridge go out to eat with their children in remembrance of Mother’s […]

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 […]

obits Nov. 5

Helen Eschenbrenner Helen L. Eschenbrenner, 77, a homemaker, died Tuesday Oct. 28, 2003 at Trigg Memorial Hospital. She was born June 5, 1926 in Plattville, Colo. Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Eschenbrenner of Tucumcari; two sons, Henry Eschenbrenner and wife Pat of Perry Ville, Miss. and Jim Eschebrenner and wife Janice of Albuquerque; one brother […]