Notes from a churchlady: God makes people, animals in unique way

"…I am fearfully and wonderfully made…" Psalm 139:14 The last few weeks I thought we were running a kitten nursery around our house. Three stray mother cats each had kittens. We didn't see them for a long time but eventually they started darting around the garage. The mother cats were weaning them and ready for […]

Our page – June 13

Birthdays Lilly Nials Lilly Nials Lilly Nials will turn 1 year old on June 20. She will celebrate with family and friends on June 22. Lilly is the daughter of Dustin and Relissa Nials. She is the granddaughter of Ray and Jo Ann Nials and Robin and Aleta Smith. She is the great-granddaughter of Leona […]

On the shelves – June 13

The following books are now available at the Tucumcari Public Library Fiction "11th Hour" by James Patterson. Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club investigate a possible serial killer. "Deadlocked" by Charlaine Harris. The telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse investigates a murder that has more to do with her than she imagines. "Unnatural Acts" by […]

Honor rolls – June 6

Tucumcari Middle School Gold Sixth grade Angelina Arellano Kyeli Collins Melina Encinias Sydney Goldston Kamelia Lamm Davey Mardo Shania Martinez Darpan Patel Ethan Rogers Orlando Tenorio Seventh Grade Brenna Benton Shant Bhakta Shiv Bhakta Kayla Cherry Jordyn Diaz Ryanne Lopez Trestin Peterson Avery Shipley SaBrea Skinner Eighth grade Andreas Anaya Cyann Armijo-Seth Ashlee Bradley Kinley […]

Senior menus – May 30

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber salad with dressing, beets, spice cake. Friday Beans and ham, fried okra, cornbread, cantaloupe. Monday Chicken salad, cheese and carrot sticks, sliced tomatoes, crackers, banana. Tuesday Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, carrot raisin salad, whole wheat […]

Our page – May 23

Engagements Salois-Hennig Joseph and Eleanor Salois of Granbury, Texas. are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amee' Jeanette Salois of Granbury, to Samuel James Hennig of Lubbock, Texas. The future groom is the son of Marvin and Ann Hennig of Tucumcari. The bride-elect is a May graduate of the University of Arkansas […]

Photography much easier today

Most people don't know this, but I actually have a photographic memory. The only problem is I ran out of film somewhere back around 1993. My immediate family didn't take a lot of snapshots when my brother and sister and I were little. Mom's albums and picture boxes are filled with a few snapshots of […]

Our page – May 16

Engagement Butkovich-Burns Butkovich-Burns Steve and Kim Burns of Tucumcari announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Phillip, to Tasha Butkovich, Daughter or Mr. and Mrs. Michael Butkovich of Gallup. The couple will be married on July 7, 2012, in McGaffey at the Z Lazy B Mountain Resort. Phillip is a 2007 graduate of Tucumcari High […]

Our page – May 9

Student of the month Lamm Kassi Lamm has been named teenagers or student of the month, it was announced today by the Elk's Lodge. Kassi Lamm, 16, is the daughter of Robert and Jodi Lamm of Tucumcari.. She is a sophomore at Tucumcari High School. The teenager or student of the month program is sponsored […]

On the shelves – May 9

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Guilty Wives" by James Patterson. Four friends in Monte Carlo for a luxurious girls' vacation find themselves in prison, accused of a crime. "The Lost Years" by Mary Higgins Clark. A biblical scholar who has made an amazing discovery […]