06-30-2007: Around Town

Two for ENMU dean’s list… Perfecto A. Madrid and Taris R. Smith were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for the 2007 Spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.25 or higher grade point average while carrying at least 12 semester hours. Good fortune at […]

06-23-2007: Around Town

Pacheco baby arrives… Joshua Darian Pacheco was born at 8:23 a.m., on May 30 in Clovis. He weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. His parents are Veronica Baca and Joshua Pacheco of Tucumcari. Tech educator honored… Billy Don Bell, a technology educator, at Dimmitt Middle School in Texas, was […]

01-16-2007: Around Town

Help Quarles find space… The Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace approved at its board meeting this week to launch a campaign to help muralists Doug and Sharon Quarles find a new art space. The Quarles lost Gallery 111, when the Sands- Dorsey Building burned last week. Donations may be sent to Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace, P.O. […]

06-09-2007: Around Town

Mother’s Day delivery… Taylor Lee Simpson was born on Mother’s Day, May 13, in Amarillo. Taylor’s the daughter of Sean and Toni Simpson of Amarillo. She was 8 pounds 12 ounces, and 20 and 3/4 inches long. Taylor’s grandparents are Scott and Cheryl Simpson and Mike and Jean Taylor, all of Tucumcari. Her great-grandparents are […]

Notable Notes: Honors at Colleges

Local area students named on ENMU honor roll Four students from the San Jon and Tucumcari area are among the 482 students on the 2007 spring semester Dean’s Honor Roll at Eastern New Mexico University. The following are the students’ names and graduating high schools: Brandi S. Arnas, Tucumcari High School Rebekah J. Hodge, Candy […]

06-02-2007: Anniversaries, birthdays

Sandersons are golden… Ken and Laverne Sanderson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and hope you’ll share in their celebration at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Laverne Mariner, a 1958 Tucumcari High School graduate, and Sanderson, a 1950 graduate, were married May 25, 1957. They lived most of their married life in Montana, where they raised […]

05-26-2007: Around Town

Josiah’s arrived … Louis Sanchez and Rachel Garcia announce the birth of their sson Josiah Augustine Sanchez. He was born April 28, 2007 at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Josiah’s grandparents are Joe and Bernice Garcia of Tucumcari, and Andy and Jenifer Sanchez of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are John and Marylou Sanchez, Florencio […]

05-19-2007: Birth and birthday announcements

Sleepy time guy… Josh Griego and Luisa Otero announce the birth of their son Joshua Zain Greigo. He was born April 25, 2007 at 1:20 p.m at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Joshua weighed 7 pounds, 4.3 ounces and was 20 and 1/4 inches long. Joshua’s sisters are Destiny Jade Griego and Arissa […]

Youth recognized for Character Counts, FCCLA

Character Counts… The Tucumcari Middle School held a Character Counts assembly recently honoring students participating in the program. The purpose of the Character Counts program is to fortify the lives of America’s young people with ethical values called the “Six Pillars of Character.” These values, which transcend divisions of race, creed, politics, gender and wealth, […]

May 5, 2007 Around Town

Forty with surprises… Look who’s 40: Wanda Williams, shown here at 2 years old. Wanda’s family and friends wish her a great day on her 40th, Sunday. She’ll be celebrating with lots of surprises from her friend Lori Caldera, her mom, Alice King, her daughter, Jessica Williams and her granddaughter, Ayisha Nathan. Affinity for fisheries… […]