05-26-2007: Around Town

Josiah’s arrived …
Louis Sanchez and Rachel Garcia announce the birth of their sson Josiah Augustine Sanchez. He was born April 28, 2007 at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
Josiah’s grandparents are Joe and Bernice Garcia of Tucumcari, and Andy and Jenifer Sanchez of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are John and Marylou Sanchez, Florencio and Carmen Aragon, and Isabel Benavidez and the late Louis Sanchez, all of Tucumcari; and Joe and Olivia Garcia of Albuquerque.

It’s downunder for Joe…
Joseph Wardlaw will be going to Australia this summer. Joseph is an honor student in Amarillo, Texas.
His parents are Sendy and Andrea (Andi) Wardlaw of Amarillo, Texas. His grandmother, Angela E. Diaz of San Jon, congratulates Joseph and wishes him a safe trip.

Three for twosome…
Rilee Jo Nials turned 3 years old on May 6. She celebrated her birthday with her “Grummie,” Jo Ann Nials, and her family and friends on May 6.
Jo Ann Nails’ birthday is May 9, and she is turning 3 years old plus a few, said her family. Rilee’s parents are Dustin and Relissa Nials. Her grandparents are Ray and Jo Ann Nials and Robin and Aleta Smith.

T-shirt sign-off …
Tucumcari Middle School students marked the last day of school on Thursday with their own traditions. Writing their farewells to their 8th grade friends are, from left, Kaitlin