January 1965

District 3 Quay County Commissioner T.G. Rose was elected to chairman of the commission. … Construction of the Trigg Memorial Hospital was still ahead of schedule and was to be completed by the summer. … The framework of the new Tucumcari Elementary School on South Ninth Street was under way. Ballard and Bates, based in Carlsbad, was the builder. … Tucumcari Police and New Mexico State Police apprehended three men after a high speed chase. They ran a road block set up on the west side of town. And when apprehended, the threesome refused to identify themselves and their addresses to officers.