December 1954

Connie Srote, daughter of Opal Srote, was named a princess for the 1954-55 Sun Carnival in El Paso, Texas. … W. P. “Ham” Hamilton announced his run for City Police Judge. …The Tucumcari High School Band left to march in the Sun Bowl Parade in El Paso. … Some 2,406 bales of cotton were ginned in Quay County. … Frank’s Busy Bee Café special was 85 cents. …Wayne Brister, Frank Gardner, Earl Huffman, Joe Paulson, Bill Bonem and Sonny Taylor, of Boy Scout Troop 74, made a camping trip to the A.C. Ward Ranch at Endee.