April 1975

Two fires claimed Gambles store and the Trojan Junior High School auditorium.
The fire at the auditorium was still burning the next day and the junior high school was closed as a precaution. State officials suspected arson in both fires. … Members of the Tucumcari Fair Board held a groundbreaking for a new fairground facility. … Grover Payne was appointed to assistant hospital administrator at Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital. He worked with hospital administrator Don Alexander. … Horace Arnold of Tucumcari received a 30-year pin from for 32 years of service at 16 different FFA clubs around the United States.