Birthdays, weddings, graduations …

Fresh from training…
Army Pvt. Shane A. Strand has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

He is the son of Darvan S. Strand of Tucumcari.

Strand is a graduate of San Jon High School.

Ready for retirement…
The community and friends of former Quay County Sheriff Jack Huntley are invited to join the Quay County Commissioners and Quay County employees at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Quay County Commission Chambers to honor Huntley at a retirement reception. Huntley has worked for the county for 16 1/2 years.

Wedding vows…
Jason Dominguez and Linda Hernandez of Albuquerque exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 6 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nev. The wedding was attended by many family members and friends. The couple will reside in Albuquerque. Dominguez is a 1998 graduate of Tucumcari High School and the son of Joe and Mary Dominguez of Tucumcari.

Birthday wishes…
Cesar Hernandez will be four years old today. His sisters, Adriana and Cristal Hernandez, wish him a wonderful day.

Cesar’s parents are Antonio Hernandez and Carol Montiel and his grandparents are Angel and Mary Montiel, all of Tucumcari, and Patricio and Hortensia Hernandez of Chihuahua, Mexico.

Five and ten…
Skyler Jobe’s fifth birthday was Sept. 23 and Tyler Jobe’s 10th birthday was Oct. 17.

Their parents are Barbara and Elmer Jobe, Jr. of Logan. Their grandparents are Elmer and Carol Jobe of Tucumcari and George and Anna Gail Grassie of Capitan and Ronnie and Dianna Kimbell of Aztec. And their great-grandparents are Clara Jobe of Tucumcari and Sam and Jimmie Jo Morrow of Logan and Wilma Kimbell of Lovington.