Pair helps save choking toddler

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS — Eva Saiz’ attention was torn between two men Tuesday. Her finger tracing the ridges on Patrol Officer Mike Reeves’ silver and gold badge, she coyly looked up through thick eye lashes to issue a flirtatious, toothy smile at Tech. Sgt. Charles Derflinger. The swift actions of Reeves […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Calendar

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Heavy rains cause sink hole on South First Street

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico New Mexico Department of Transportation crews were working Monday to repair a 4 1/2 foot deep sink hole on South First Street. Three days of heavy rains caused a 5 foot by 7 foot section at the intersection of South First Street and West Gamble Avenue to collapse, according […]

Tucumcari hammer thrower fails to reach finals

U.S. Olympic hammer thrower Amber Campbell failed to qualify for the medal round late Sunday night in Beijing.

Storm causes damage in Logan

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Thomas Garcia Logan was cleaning up Saturday after a violent thunderstorm produced damage around the community. At 8:58 p.m. Friday the National Weather Service in Albuquerque received a report of damage from wind gusts of 71 mph from residents in Logan, said Meteorologist Jonathan Suk. The wind knocked a mobile home off its foundation blocks […]

Avoid needless spending to stretch your garden dollar

By Tom Dominguez Many New Mexico homeowners are unfamiliar with the art and technique of gardening, and spend needless dollars each year on landscaping. Although dollars spent on landscaping can pay big dividends, the trick is to stretch those dollars and make the most of the money invested. Here are some money-saving dollar-stretching suggestions for […]

Aug. 16, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction Rules Of Deception by Christopher Reich. The death of a surgeon’s wife draws him into a world of espionage and terrorism. Just Too Good To Be True by E. Lynn Harris. Secrets threaten the relationship between a mother and […]

Municipal league seeks infrastructure solutions

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS — Whether it’s the Hull Street overpass, the Portales wastewater plant or a patch of Tucumcari Boulevard, chances are something needs replacing in a New Mexico community. Infrastructure needs bond cities large and small, and local dignitaries are taking advantage of the New Mexico Municipal League conference to […]

Businessman making water offer

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico T. Boone Pickens, one of the country’s wealthiest and most well-known oil men, is selling something else in the ground

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Three years old… Aiyana Roybal celebrated her third birthday on July 26. The daughter of Felicia Roybal of Tucumcari and Daniel Mendoza of Amarillo, Aiyana enjoyed a princess party with family and friends. She is the granddaughter of Alvin and Judy Benavidez of Tucumcari and Daneil and Magie Mendoza