December 1973

Anne Kaester, ABC News correspondent, filmed a feature here about the energy crisis and how it affects the economy of Tucumcari. … Private Roy W. Norris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Norris, was named MP of the month at the Marine Corp Air Station in Beaufort, S.C. … Tucumcari Jaycees sponsored the Christmas Motorcross Races at the track at 5 Mile Park. The race had the biggest purse ever in Tucumcari racing history, and a women’s division and a race for 13 year olds and under. … Leslie Robbins presented her piano students in a Christmas Recital in the San Jon United Methodist Church. …Gov. Bruce King presented Quay County March of Dimes Chairman Joe Dominguez an award for having the biggest percentage increase, 131 percent, in donations.