January 1953

At J.C. Penney’s corduroy jackets were $7.77, large bathroom towels were 68 cents each, khaki pants were $2.50 a pair, women’s shoes sold for $2 and long winter coats for $15. … The Crescent Creamery, on East Main Street, offered a 2-cent trade in with return of one of their “Two Toter” milk containers. … […]

January 1965

District 3 Quay County Commissioner T.G. Rose was elected to chairman of the commission. … Construction of the Trigg Memorial Hospital was still ahead of schedule and was to be completed by the summer. … The framework of the new Tucumcari Elementary School on South Ninth Street was under way. Ballard and Bates, based in […]

January 1976

A fire destroyed the club house at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. The pro shop and home of Mr. and Mrs. Pittman were saved from the fire. … Quay County Commissioner Bill Yates was presented the key of completion by Gene Dyer at the grand opening of the Quay County exhibit center. … The Tucumcari […]

January 1960

Tucumcari’s Safeway grocery store brought in the new year with a contest to win 100 silver dollars to be given away three times on Jan. 13, 20 and the 27th. … The first winter band concert by the juniors and seniors of the Tucumcari High School Band featured the trombone trio of James Whetstone, Nelson […]