Jennifer Sons Arnold

Jennifer Sons Arnold, 47, died April 5, 2004 at New Mexico Regional Medical Center in Albuquerque following an extended illness. Arnold was born Dec. 2, 1956 in Lubbock. She lived for a number of years in Tucumcari where she was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was also a graduate of Tucumcari High School. […]

School Menus

San Jon School Monday: No School. Tuesday: Breakfast: Waffles with fruit, cereal, fruit, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn on the cob, fruit, roll, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast: Pancakes, cereal, fruit, milk. Lunch: Spaghetti with meatballs, bread sticks, fruit, salad bar, milk. Thursday: Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy, cereal, fruit, milk. Lunch: Green chili […]

Calendar

• April 12 – National Association of Retired Federal Employees, noon at K-Bobs. Installation of officers. • April 12 – The Higher Learning Commission/NCA All-employee meeting will be held at Mesalands Community College at 2:30 p.m. in room A-121. • April 12 – Economic Development Corporation, 5:15 p.m. at the Territorial Building of the Convention […]

Diet books may not be way

TV Hagenah My wife took me to one of those mega-bookstores the other day. You know the ones. They have the coffee bar in the back, and I noticed on my way back to the coffee counter that a lot of people are publishing diet books these days. It occurred to me that maybe I […]

Spring rains bring flood of memories

Lynn Moncus Last Sunday afternoon was a most special time in which to drive to Quay Valley to enjoy the wonderful rain and to admire the greening of the pastures. Natives just automatically head into the countryside to do a lot of checking, more especially after such long periods of drought. Of course, Aggie accompanied […]

Generations join for Easter

TV Hagenah Easter came a bit early for the residents of the Quail Ridge Assisted Living Center. In fact it came four days early as sixth-grade students from Tucumcari Middle School traveled to the center to visit the residents there. 20 students left their school early to get a chance to get to the assisted […]

Officers honored

Recently area law enforcement personnel were honored by the DWI organization with their Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. The organization honored 20 officers from the New Mexico State Police, the Tucumcari Police Department and the Logan Police Force.and the Motor transportation division. New Mexico State Police receiving certificates of appreciation for DWI included – Paul Bell, […]

Shrimp boil raises $11,400

Preliminary numbers show the net proceeds for the Fifth Annual Mesalands Community College Shrimp Boil Scholarship Fundraiser to be about $11,400, a 7% increase over last year’s event. A popular part of the event is the raffle of a chance for a cruise to Burmuda. This year the raffle and the auction of a king […]

FFA team does well at state

William Thompson Tucumcari High School’s Future Farmers of America chapter had six teams finishing in the top seven during the state championship held in Las Cruces last week. The four-member Floriculture team won the state championship and will compete in national competition in Louisville. Ky. next October. Alisha Craine, a member of the championship Floriculture […]

Rattler golfers falter at Ruidoso

William Thompson Despite a score of 80 by Larry Roybal and an 83 by Matt Smith, the Tucumcari High School’s golf team finished back in the pack of a 14-team tournament at Ruidoso’s Municipal Golf Course held last Monday and Tuesday. The Tucumcari team failed to reach their target score of 334, scoring an uncharacteristic […]