Around Town, June 11

Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Baker of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Dorsha Kober of Tucumcari to Tim Gutierrez of Tucumcari, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gutierrez of Tucumcari. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. June 25 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. The reception will follow at the Elks Lodge. The bride-elect is a 1996 graduate of Tucumcari High School. The groom is a 1979 graduate of Tucumcari High School and a 1996 graduate of Mesa Technical College.

Mr. and Mrs. Raul Aceves of Tucumcari would like to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their son, Jesus Camilo Acosta, to Kimberly Ann Eakin, daughter of Kerri Rausch and Ira Eakin and granddaughter of Bob Otto of Montana.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Billings Central Catholic High School in Billings, Mont. She is also a graduate of the University of New Mexico. The groom is a graduate of Tucumcari High School and works as a lab technician for TriCore Laboratories in Albuquerque. The couple will exchange vows at noon on June 25 at the University of New Mexico Alumni Chapel. A reception will follow at VFW Post 401 in Albuquerque.

Alijah Anthony Jimenez will celebrate his third birthday Sunday with family and friends. He was born June 8, 2002, in Tucumcari. His parents are Patty Pacheco and Max Jimenez, Jr. He has one brother, Andres. His grandparents are Theresa Quintana and Max and Mary Rose Jimenez. His godfather is Jake Jimenez, Jr.

Zachary Walsmith recently competed in the Texas USA Wrestling State Freestyle-Greco Wrestling Tournament in Dallas, according to officials with Texas USA Wrestling. He finished first in the bantamweight class in the freestyle competition and second in the bantamweight Greco competion.. His parents are Gary and Berta Walsmith of Amarillo. His grandmother is Mary Otero of Tucumcari.

Brittany Border of Tucumcari recently enrolled in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine taking place in Boston from June 19 to June 28. She will join 350 other high school students from around the country who demonstrate leadership potential, according to the forum’s press release.