Rattlers survive final scrimmage, avoid injury

By Ryan Lengerich Senior running back Rob McCllelan rushed for a touchdown and Nick Weigal recovered a fumble for a touchdown but that wasn’t enough as the varsity Rattlers lost 3 touchdowns to 2 against defending district AAA champions Santa Fe St. Michael. Defensive coordinator Wayne Ferguson said he was pleased with the scrimmage, and […]

Being Christian requires maintenance

Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady “Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.” Psalms 16:11 “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and […]

God awaits move from his people

By Pastor Lendy Borden, Abundant Life Church How many times have Christians prayed for a moved of God? If you’re like me, you’ve been believing for a long time for God to move in our community. We long to see people come to know Jesus, to get healed, to be set free from problems, marriages […]

Gift to museum truly appreciated

Lynn Moncus, Comments from the Canyon Last week, Elizabeth Ingram Morgan, representing the H.W. Ingram family, presented the keys to Crescent Creamery to Tucumcari Historical Research Institute President Duane Moore. The family most generously decided to help the historical group and such help is deeply appreciated. The board members met at the creamery later, and […]

EU wants to give U.S. a geography lesson

By Stewart Truelsen Maybe the American restaurants that changed french fries on the menu to “freedom fries” went too far. The European Union has a list of almost 40 food names that it wants the World Trade Organization (WTO) to protect from American and other use. French fries aren’t on the list but stilton and […]

Brush Popping ‘Fighter Pilot”

By Baxter Black It’s as close to being a fighter pilot as I’ll ever come. As a college youth plotting my future, I had, on two different occasions, taken the physical and written exams to apply for Officer’s Candidate School to become a Navy pilot. Father intervened and those dreams went to the way of […]

Schwarzenegger still needs the right

We were wondering how long Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rags-to-riches immigrant story, his engaging personality and celebrity aura would carry him as a candidate for California governor. Well, judging by a Field Poll over the weekend that shows Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante eking out a lead in the race to potentially replace Gov. Gray Davis, not much […]

August 23, 2003

John Meadows John Meadows 67, died Aug. 21, 2003 at the Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo. He was born Sept. 22, 1935 in Nogales, Ariz. Mr. Meadows was a retired Southern Pacific rail road conductor. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 1172 of Tucumcari, the Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Rodeo […]

August 20, 2003

Helen L. Dunn Helen Dunn, 89, died Friday, August 15, 2003, in her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1913 in Lindsborg, Kan. Mrs. Dunn grew up in Lindsborg where she attended the Lindsborg School System. She later graduated from the Bethany College at Lindsborg, Kan. with a major in chemistry and minor in mathematics. […]

Long time friends find Pow Wow perfect first stop on northern trip

By Ryan Lengerich In the early evening Thursday, two men and one woman sat surrounded by empty tables and chairs at the Pow-Wow Inn on W. Tucumcari Blvd. With cold beer in hand they relaxed from a 10-hour road trip that covered 494 miles. Don Garvin, wife Alice and friend Joel Mayer have spent several […]