Faux accident helps teach

TV Hagenah A potentially deadly accident and people with life-threatening injuries are rushed to the emergency room. ER personnel step into trauma mode, but when it is all over, it is not real. In fact, it was an exercise put on by the administrators of Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital and the area’s emergency services […]

Cordelia Narbaez

Cordella Narbaez Cordella Narbaez, 80, died Wednesday March 17, 2004 at Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari. Narbaez was born May 21, 1923 in Miera. Narbaez moved to Tucumcari in 1946 where she worked at Frank’s Busy Bee Restaurant and the Apache Motel. Narbaez is survived by four daughters, Irene Montano (Pete) of Logan, Ruby […]

Calendar 3-20

• March 18, 19 & 20 – Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Sale at the Quay County Fairgrounds. • March 20 – Reception for Author Lynn Moncus 2-4 p.m. at Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 S. Adams. • March 20 – End Time Ministries Second Anniversary, Guest speaker Alfredo Martell. 424 South Monroe […]

Car food — don’t even ask

TV Hagenah I had someone offer me a cantaloupe the other day and I had to refuse to take it. Now, let me explain that I love cantaloupe, but I had reached my limit of car food. Car food is any food left inside the car long enough to become a high school science experiment. […]

Radio: Theater of the imagination

Lynn Moncus Bill Stratton, a good friend, knows me rather well and frequently provides columns by Delbert Trew for me to read because he knows I will understand both the language and the subjects. In other words, Bill knows my country ways and knows I’ve been around for a year or two. This week, Mr. […]

FCCLA competes in Melrose

Jody Lamm, a teacher at Tucumcari Middle School, will be taking members of the middle school’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club to Melrose today for a district tournament. The students will be competing in a variety of events designed to assess their family and career skills. One group of middle school students […]

Library, extension office offer internet access

William Thompson The Tucumcari public library has a total of seven computers capable of providing internet access to the public free of charge. Also, the County Extension office for NMSU , located in the basement of the Quay County Courthouse provides four computers for public use. Mary Ann Molinas, Head Librarian at Tucumcari Public Library, […]

Rattlers begin with win, Logan, San Jon lose

William Thompson Michael Baca came through with a clutch inside-the-park homer in the bottom of the sixth inning Friday afternoon to put Tucumcari in a semi-final game against Estancia in the Route 66 Tournament on Saturday. Rattler coach Mike Russell had praise for Baca. “Michael Baca is one guy who can generate scoring,” he said. […]

Norine L. Robertson

Norine L. Robertson, 103, died on Saturday, March 13, 2004 following an extended illness. Norine Robertson was born Sept. 27, 1900 in Portsmouth, Iowa. She had been an active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and was a charter member of the St. Vincent de Paul Organization, of the St. Anne’s Rosary Society, was a […]

Ann Ovazine Nihart

Ann Ovazine Nihart, 83, of Longview, Texas, formerly of Tucumcari died Sunday, March 14, 2004 following a long battle with cancer and other diseases. Ann Nihihart was born Dec. 25, 1920 to Jesse and Jessie Pool in Dallas. She had been a teacher for 29 years and was retired for another 24 years. She was […]