Lydia Willis of Tucumcari was honored by the Eastern New Mexico Teachers Association. Willis retired after 48 years of teaching and 43 of those years were in Quay County. … Fitzner Oil Co. and Johnny’s Shamrock Service station offered a free colonial kerosene burner lamp with the purchase of 10 gallons or more during a promotion called Shamrock Days. … The Tucumcari Fire Department fought a fire at the Mark Huff wrecking yard for two and a half hours. The fire was caused by a spark from an acetylene welder. A garage building and several wrecked cars were burned. The damage was estimated at $6,500.
April 7, 2007