Tucumcari librarian retiring

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer After more than a decade of serving community readers, Mary Ann Molinas has resigned as director of the Tucumcari Public Library. “I am going to miss it. I cannot imagine my life without it,” Molinas said. “I will probably wake up in the morning and still drive here for […]

Birthdays, weddings and military training completed

Turning two…Payson Ray Nials will turn 2 years old on Saturday. Payson is the son of Dustin and Relissa Nials. He’s the grandson of Robin and Aleta Smith and Ray and Jo Ann Nials. His big sister is Rilee Jo Nials. Payson will share his birthday with his aunt, Tina Smith, as she ties the […]

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 […]

Carolyn White

Services: Have been held. Carolyn Ann Campbell White died Wednesday, March 14, 2007, in Clovis. Ms. White was born Feb. 19, 1947 in Tucumcari. She is survived by a son, David White of Buena Park, Calif., two sisters, Betty Shum of California and Jeanne Humphrey of Gardendale, Texas, and two brothers, Robert Campbell of Albuquerque […]

Boxcar crowned ‘Queen’

Winnie Hagenah Ruby Ann Boxcar was crowned Queen of the Tucumcari Route 66 Festival Friday evening, July 9, at the Tucumcari Convention Center in front of a crowd of nearly 200 people. Queen Ruby Ann presented copies of her five books as door prizes along with hugs for the ladies and kisses for all the […]

Route 66 Festival to feature dinner show

William Thompson The Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Route 66 Association are bringing a nationally known comic, Ruby Ann Boxcar, to Tucumcari for the Route 66 Festival. The event’s dinner show is set for 7 p.m. July 9 in the Tucumcari Convention Center Ballroom. Boxcar, a male, portrays a female in his […]

Ann Ovazine Nihart

Ann Ovazine Nihart, 83, of Longview, Texas, formerly of Tucumcari died Sunday, March 14, 2004 following a long battle with cancer and other diseases. Ann Nihihart was born Dec. 25, 1920 to Jesse and Jessie Pool in Dallas. She had been a teacher for 29 years and was retired for another 24 years. She was […]

Just Passin’ Through: Two men head to Ariz., Disaster follows woman

By Angela Peacock When Keith Entis and Mark Kornicki speak the people of west Texas and eastern New Mexico can’t help but notice their New York acents. On their way to Arizona where they plan to find jobs and save up enough money to eventually open a resturant/bar the two northern city boys said their […]