Yearbook staffers win awards

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari High yearbook staff decided to take a gamble on changing the layout and postponing the arrival to the fall for the 2011 yearbook. “Our biggest concern was that our fellow classmates were going to hate the new look,” said senior Dominic Lopez. Senior Isabel Herrera said the old layout was plain […]

Our page — Nov. 23

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Birth Brazel [image #3, align=left, size=medium] Duane and Linda Moore are proud to announce the arrival of their newest grandchild. Avery Lynn Brazel made her arrival Oct. 11 at 2:47 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Avery and her parents, Janet and Michael live in Alto. — Submitted […]

Wondering about the baby as arrival nears: What will he be like?

By Kristen Jordan Shamus Editor’s note: This is Features Editor Kristen Jordan Shamus’s last column for a while. She’s set to deliver her son next week. Look for her Sunday column to return in the fall. I’m a riddle in nine syllables, An elephant, a ponderous house, A melon strolling on two tendrils. O red […]

Fernandez parents welcome new arrival

Kenneth and Gabrielle Fernandez of Tucumcari are the parents of an 8 pound, 2 ounce baby girl on Dec. 22 at Clovis Hospital in Clovis. Alysia Vaneah Fernandez has one brother, Adeyn Fernandez. Grandparents are Ken and Lucy Fernandez and Manuel and Judy Calbert of Tucumcari. Great grandparents are O.J. Fernandez of Colorado and Jim […]

Comments from the Canyons: Holiday catologues were fun to look through

Lynn Moncus No doubt, you have noticed the increase in the number of catalogues you receive each week now that we are supposed to be thinking of the holidays. With each trip to the mailbox, many of us carry an armload of those publications and wonder where we are going to put the latest batch. […]

Early arrival for New Year’s baby

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By Marlena Hartz: Freedom newspapers CLOVIS — The Chavarria family wasn’t expecting a new arrival until later in the new year. But on Sunday, the Tucumcari family greeted the new year, as well as their daughter, Angelina. Nicole Chavarria, 26, was scheduled for induced labor on Thursday, but Angelina seemed to have a schedule all […]