February 1961

Tucumcari’s Assistant Postmaster Albert Lawrence demonstrated the new stamp machine that was installed in the lobby of the post office. The machine made stamps available anytime the lobby was open. … The Tucumcari Education Association honored Mary Wilms for 25 years of teaching and Mrs. Freddie Ratcliff for 20. … Kenneth Humphries was named the new manager of the Tucumcari Safeway groceries stores. … The Tucumcari Fire Department battled a blaze at the Addington Grain Company. … Tom L. Lawson was recognized by the Tucumcari Rotary Club for perfect attendance. In 20 years time, Lawson had never missed a meeting.