Lena Aragon Barrett

Lena Aragon Barrett, 65, died in Roy on Monday, Dec. 20, 2004. Lena Barrett was born Nov. 18, 1939 in Mosquero. She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Roy. She was preceded in death by her father Antonio Trujillo and sister Stella Frison. She is survived by her mother Mary Alewine […]

Looking like Santa, not always easy

TV Hagenah I love Christmas. When you look like I do, you have to. For those not familiar with this editor, let me draw a world picture of myself. I look like Santa Claus. I have white hair, a white beard, glasses, a round face and a belly that, well…. far too often shakes, “like […]

Celebrations create more memories

Lynn Moncus At Christmas time, we are often faced with many emotions, both sad and happy, and we need to consider both without allowing the sad ones to overwhelm the happy ones. That is not always an easy task, but is a necessary one if we want to enjoy the day and to allow those […]

Thoughts concerning Christmas

On Christmas Day, like no other on the calendar, compassion and generosity resonate. Children are the center of our universe. Our bonds are celebrated. Hope lives. It is Christmas. This is the day the birth of Jesus is observed in Christian communities from Tucumcari to Portales and across the world. As told in the gospel […]

Trigg gets new administrator

TV Hagenah When the newly appointed administrator of Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital David Bailey told D. Rush the interim administrator he wouldn’t be coming to Tucumcari because he was more interested in an offer from Marysville, Kan., little did he know that the Tucumcari Hospital had someone waiting in the wings who definitely wanted […]

Eva Faye Elebario, Ora E. Miller Meeks, Rose Henderson, Alfredo Gonzales

Eva Faye Elebario Eva Faye Elebario, 69, died Thursday, Dec.16, 2004 of cancer. Eva Elebario was born April 1, 1935 to Emery and Zola Bashar. She was preceded in death by her parents of Cavalier, North Dakota and a son Bobby Slagerman of Bloomington, Calif. She is survived by her husband Robert Elebario of Tucumcari; […]

Tucumcari boys take home tournament

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys basketball team cruised past Mountainview Saturday morning and then had a tougher time beating Fort Sumner Saturday night. The Rattlers swept through their Route 66 tournament. Nemi Salvador and Robert Munoz made the all-tournament team. Tucumcari vs. Mountainview. The Rattlers had very few turnovers as they soundly defeated […]

Gifts bought for children of inmates

William Thompson Dozens of children in the Quay County area and surrounding counties will be receiving Christmas gifts in the mail from their fathers. The fathers of the children are incarcerated in prisons throughout the U.S. Judy Scott, a volunteer for Prison Fellowship Ministries, said two gifts for each child were purchased by volunteers as […]

Class studies season’s holidays

TV Hagenah As the days of the school year before the holiday break receded down to single digits, one teacher at Tucumcari High School found inspiration for education with the upcoming holiday. High school’s Spanish instructor Mary Haase used the holiday for a special cross-cultural lesson for her students. The instructor had her Advanced Spanish […]

Frost loses recount

David Irvin Democratic candidate for state senate Robert Frost will not be heading to the Roundhouse next month according to county clerks who participated in a recount of votes involving Frost and Republican incumbent Clinton Harden from Clovis. State officials said Thursday they’ve not received official results, but the clerks said Harden’s 36-vote lead prior […]