Ernest W. Lee, 30, of Tucumcari, was the first person to be sentenced in district court under the habitual criminal statute of the new criminal code. …The Bureau of Business Research at UNM reported Quay County’s population grew from 12,300 in 1960 to 13,200 in June 1963. …Bruce Nutt and Darla Schlientz reigned as king and queen of the annual elementary school carnival. … Mop-making began at the National Broom Manufacturing Co.’s Tucumcari plant, which had only made brooms.
November 24, 2007