Our people —March 21

Aragon Miranda Apodaca and Nicholas Aragon of Tucumcari would like to announce the birth of their son, David Joseph Aragon “Baby D.J.” Baby D.J. was born at 9:24 p.m. on March 1, 2012, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He weighed 6 pounds and was 19 1/2 inches long. Baby D.J.’s grandparents are, Valentin […]

Our page — Oct. 5

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Weddings Munsell [image #2, align=left, size=medium] Andrea M. Gilmurray of Baldwin, Mich. and SPC. Travis Munsell formerly of Tucumcari, were joined in marriage with a double ring ceremony on Sept. 17 at the Amazing Grace Church in Baldwin. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Gilmurray of Baldwin and the groom is the […]

Herding Squirrels: The future has arrived

Traci Arbios We were sitting on the couch; more to the point, I was sitting, he was in my arms, my newborn son. Little mittens on his hands, tiny hat on his head; he was warm and cuddly and I sat staring, absorbing every detail of his sweet, pink face. His eyebrows were mere wisps. […]

Dad provides the legwork, and son is his partner in fun

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Blair Anthony Robertson There’s nothing to it, really. They get on their specially made bike, with their helmets, sunglasses and matching jerseys, and then they go, riding together mile after mile, the faster and farther the better. Dad, who is 59, pedals smoothly and efficiently while going 20 mph or more. His 30-year-old son sits […]

Moms Gear: Feeding time just got greener, cleaner

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Melissa Schweiger Kleinman I remember so clearly all the milk that dribbled down my son’s chin during feeding time, finding their way into hidden crevices that could only be uncovered after digging deep into his neck folds. With the arrival of my second son this spring, I’ve sworn I will be smarter and use a […]

Fire deals emotional blow to father, son

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Thomas Garcia John Lavender and his son Joe sifted through the ashes of John’s childhood home, which was destroyed in Saturday’s fire. “The house was built in 1939,” John Lavender said. “The fire destroyed everything.” John and Joe were at the burnt home Tuesday with an insurance agent reviewing the damage. “Fire is a strange […]

Kyle James Mendoza, Danielle Perea announce marriage

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Kyle James Mendoza and Danielle Perea will join their lives in holy matrimony on April 30 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tome. Kyle, Danielle and their son Drake will celebrate with extended family. Kyle is the son of Arnold and Gloria Mendoza, grandson of Ralph and Bermea Mendoza and Kenneth and Louis Kelly, […]

Our page — Nov. 17

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5,Jim and Karen Foster of Tucumcari wish to announce the marriage of their daughter Wanda Foster Wood to Leonard Naranjo. Leonard is the son of Leo and Eleonor Naranjo of Trujillo. They were married on Oct. 23 by Judge Joel Garnett. Kenny Hampton and Georgia Franco served as best man and maid of honor. — […]

Obituaries — Sept. 8

Julie A. Bell Julie A. Bell, 56, died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2010 in Amarillo, Texas. She was born March 30, 1954 in Dallas, Texas. Survivors include her husband Frank Bell, one daughter, Jessica Moyers and one son, Dylan Bell. Services have been held.

Seniors take final step

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On a night honoring 63 graduates, the loudest applause and cheers were for a father. Robert Marquez walked up on stage Friday night to accept a honorary diploma for his son Robert W. Marquez.“To us he was ‘Pillz’,” said Krystal Montano, Tucumcari High School graduate. “We miss Robert and […]