Young artists finish week of art school in city

TV Hagenah In metropolitan areas, young people may go off to dance camp or music camp or art camp so they can be exposed to cultural experiences that they may not otherwise have in their day-to-day lives. Tucumcari got a bit closer to that concept as the first class of Doug and Sharon Quarles’ Art […]

Tale of books, toys and socks

TV Hagenah I really think some inanimate things are alive. When I was a child I used to think that the characters in my parents’ books would come out at night when I was asleep or during the day when I was at school and visit each other. To help out, I would put Robinson […]

Aggie takes over column writing

Lynn Moncus As you have discovered, the slave has kept me away from the computer for ages and would keep me away today if she weren’t otherwise occupied. When I say she is occupied, I really mean she is taking a nap and won’t be in here to bother me for the rest of the […]

‘Bread Lady’ cooks Saturday

Mary Jane Edaakie from the Isleta Pueblo will be in Tucumcari today (Saturday) at the Historical Museum demonstrating and selling a variety of Native American pastries and breads. The demonstrations begin at 11 a.m. and will run through 4 p.m. just outside the entrance of the museum building on Adams Street. Edaakie only comes to […]

Basketball to be taught in Tucumcari, San Jon

William Thompson Former Tucumcari High School basketball coach, Lucky Carter, and the school’s current basketball coach, John Span, will be co-hosting youth basketball camps in San Jon and Tucumcari. The San Jon camp will run from June 14-17 for boys and girls in grades 3-12. The Tucumcari camp will run June 28-30. The San Jon […]

British Soccer Camp comes to Tucumcari

Tucumcari Youth Soccer League announced recently that they have teamed up with Challenger Sports, to host the British Soccer Camp in Tucumcari June 21-25. According to organizers, campers ages 4-5 can attend a mini camp from 9 – 10:30 a.m. or from 10:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. for $80. Campers ages 6-16 will attend camp […]

Deming woman wins horseshoe tournament

At the Tucumcari Open Horseshoe Tournament on June 5, the New Mexico woman’s state horseshoe pitching champion, Doris Miller of Deming once again stepped into the winner’s circle winning four and losing only two and having a ringer percentage of 65 percent. Miller was followed in second place by Helen Laumbach who won 3.5 and […]

Locals in Leagues

Tucumcari High School basketball coach John Span took around ten Tucumcari basketball players to a summer league tournament in Las Vegas yesterday. Fifteen teams are participating. Span said his team will play six games. “This tournament should give us an idea of the capabilities of some of the players the high school team will face […]

Methodists hold VBS

The Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari will be offering a Vacation Bible School June 14 -18 from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. daily. According to Stephanie Harman, the theme of the Vacation Bible School will be the interplay of ancient Egyptian mysteries and Bible stories which took place in that part of the […]

Dean, Gower

Leo G. Dean Leo G. Dean, 84, died June 4, 2004 in Albuquerque. Leo Dean was born in Clovis on Dec. 6, 1919 and lived in Tucumcari from then until 1958. He married his wife Effie Aug. 22, 1941. He served in the army during World War II as a paratrooper. He was preceded in […]