Our page – Aug. 22

Birthdays Garcia Garcia Jocelyn Garcia of Tucumcari celebrates her third birthday on Aug. 22, with family and friends. Her parents are David and Veronica of Tucumcari, and she has one big brother, Jeffrey. Grandparents are Joe and Erlinda Montano, Chapo and Carmen Garcia of Tucumcari. —Submitted by Veronica Garcia Strong Christa Grace Strong, daughter of […]

Mr. Wood was a true role model

Portales lost one of the most kind and gentle men it has ever known this past week and heaven has inherited a wonderful grade school principal with the passing of Morris Wood. He was my grade school principal and I guess I didn't know a lot about the man until I read his obituary. I […]

Our page – July 18

Birthday Anaya Maaja Dawn Anaya turns 1 year old on July 21, 2012. Parents are Desaray and Gabriel. Brothers are Eric and Daymion. Grandparents are the late Dawn Urioste and Steve Urioste, also Carolyn Anaya and Albert Anaya. Celebration for her birthday will be a Sesame Street theme, one of her favorites with her family […]

McGee: Missing family gathering means missing out on stories

I got a phone call the other day. It seems there was this big family get-together planned on the Fourth of July. The caller complained they didn't want to go. It seems they were on the outs with another family member. "Well it would seem that if you really don't want to go you shouldn't […]

Our page – June 27

Anniversary Ramsey John Gilman and Nellie Ann Ramsey John Gilman and Nellie Ann Ramsey are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family. They were married on June 9, 1962. Presently, they reside in Albuquerque. John graduated from Logan High School in 1950, and graduated from Eastern New Mexico University at Portales in 1962 […]

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 […]