August 1960

Ed Potter of McAlister was accidentally shot through the wrist while he and his bother, Frank, and Deeway Beavers were shooting at birds. … Mrs. N. C. Jordan, owner of the Tucumcari Motel, was appointed chairman of the Tucumcari chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business. … The county bought a motor grader with a torque converter for road maintenance. … A beef cattle performance testing station was established at the Northwestern Substation. … The Board of Education called for bids on a new senior high school building.