April 1961

Workman completed the remodeling of the building at 210 East Main Street for the new Rasco five and ten cents store. … The Rainbo Bread Company purchased the Mead’s Bread Company. Tucumcari mayor Earl Grau presented local distributor Bill Hagler of Tucumcari with a proclamation declaring April 10-16 as Rainbo Bread Week. … The House FFA team placed third in the tractor driving team and farm mechanics events at the State FFA Contest in Las Cruces. … Work was completed on the new field house at San Jon School. The field house featured a stage and basketball goals, red oak floors, a locker room, kitchen and lunchroom. Cost: $173,000. … Retired Quay County teachers Sarah K. Ellis and Nora Woodall were honored by the Kiwanis Club for their combined 41 years of teaching.