September 1951

Physician T.B Hoover was the new Tucumcari golfing champ. … Quinnie Flint of Bard was awarded Eagle Scout badge, the first of San Jon’s Troop 62. … Principal of Four Points and Central schools, Otis Houpt introduced all the schools’ teachers at a watermelon feast. … Police Chief Houston Bragg ordered the force to crack down on speeders and other traffic violators at the start of school. … Melvin McGuire assumed the post of state policeman in Tucumcari.