May 1974

Fifty pounds of popcorn and a case of popcorn boxes were stolen from the local theatre’s basement. … Randy Worley and Brad Baskins recovered two, 15-pound hairballs from a local cow’s stomach. …A “large amount of drugs” was stolen from Sands Dorsey Drug after a break-in. … There were 126 seniors who graduated from Tucumcari High School. … T.H.S. freshman Frankie Blea cleared 12 feet 5 and 1 half inches to become State Polevault champion.