03-07-2007: Tuck’s Turf

by Howie Tucker Here’s the results from Monday’s Bernalillo High School Invite at the Santa Ana Golf Course. Tucumcari High School’s golf team competed against nine teams and finished in a tie for fifth place. Team score 358 Team qualifying score 336 Individual qualifying score 79 Justin Alvarez 95 Stephen Smith 89 Anas Badshah 97 [...]

Portales girls survive scare

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — The Portales Lady Rams knew they could beat District 4-3A rival Ruidoso — heck, they’d already done it three times this season by double-figure margins. The fourth one, in a Class 3A state quarterfinal game on Tuesday at The Pit, came a little harder before the defending champions [...]

Tuesday’s Scores

Tuesday’s Scores Class 1A Quarterfinals Cimarron 48, Tatum 30 Elida 45, Magdalena 33 Hagerman 50, Fort Sumner 39 Class 2A Quarterfinals McCurdy 57, Navajo Pine 54 Navajo Prep 61, Clayton 53 Penasco 68, Capitan 31 Texico 52, Eunice 27 Class 3A Quarterfinals Hope Christian 68, Wingate 59 Pojoaque 39, West Las Vegas 32 Portales 41, [...]

Shadowy moon eclipses over Tucumcari

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A section of the lunar eclipse was visible from Highway 104 outside of Tucumcari. An eclipse occurs when the earth’s shadow covers the moon. The next lunar eclipse will be Aug. 28.

March 1972

Emmit Jennings of Tucumcari celebrated his 91th birthday. He was a booster for the city of Tucumcari ever since he and his wife had moved here in 1907. Also known as Mr. Baseball he had not missed a World Series game in 50 years and the American League issued him a complimentary pass each year. [...]

Lord’s time not Daylight Savings Time

By Debra Whittington But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.  2 Peter 3:8  With Daylight Saving Time quickly approaching, I decided now was the time to start preparing myself. Every day I plan to get [...]

03-07-2007: Calendar

Today-Saturday: Iron Pour at Mesalands Community College. Thursday: 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Liberty Water System, Arch Hurley Meeting Room, Arch Hurley Conservancy District headquarters.  Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting City Commissioners, City Hall. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting Quay County Commissions, [...]

H. J. “Jake” Lee

Services: 2 p.m. Friday at the House High School Gym H. J. “Jake” Lee, 90, of Clovis died Monday, March 5, 2007. at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born February 8, 1917 in McAlister, N.M., to W. C. and Laura Hogue Lee. He was raised in the McAlister and House areas and [...]

John “Jay” Nials

Services: 2 p.m. (CST), on Friday a memorial service will be held at the Nara Visa Community Center. John “Jay” Nials, 75, died Sunday, March 4, 2007, in Hartley County, Texas. Mr. Nials was born Oct. 3, 1931 near Hudson, N.M. to John Linden and Ethel Laurinda (Payton) Nials. He grew up near Logan. Mr. [...]

Wilma Lousie Carpenter

Services: 10 a.m., today at the First Baptist Church in Logan. Wilma Lousie Carpenter, 79, died Friday, March 2, 2007, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 13, 1927 in Bassett, Neb. She spent her childhoon in Nebraska. After her marriage to Floyd Carpenter on Dec. 27, 1945, they lived in [...]