Homestyle cooking hard to resist

I arrived home the other night to my wife toiling intently over a hot stove. “What ya got cookin’ there?” I asked. “Real chocolate pudding,” she answered. I inspected her work and asked why she didn’t have any white bread heels in the pot. That really puzzled her and I realized my dad had never […]

Herding Squirrels: The future has arrived

Traci Arbios We were sitting on the couch; more to the point, I was sitting, he was in my arms, my newborn son. Little mittens on his hands, tiny hat on his head; he was warm and cuddly and I sat staring, absorbing every detail of his sweet, pink face. His eyebrows were mere wisps. […]

Alyssa’s arrived

Alyssa Zariah Roybal was born Jan. 1, 2008 in Clovis. she weighed 5 lbs, 15 oz. Her parents are Larry Roybal, Jr. and Myraima Baeza of Portales. Her grandparents are Lucinda and Larry Roybal, Sr. and Julia and Juan Hernandez,

September 1942

Postmaster T. N. Lawson reported an increase in requests for V-mail letter sheets. Only three sheets a day were allowed per person to write letters to soldiers overseas. … Sid Latham, who lived northeast of town, reported excellent rains in his area. … A truckload of furniture arrived for pre-glider school students housed at the […]

Man pleads not guilty in motel slaying

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun James Allen Benuska, 39, has pleaded not guilty in district court to charges of murder and tampering with evidence in connection with the homicide of a Tucumcari motel clerk, according to court documents. Helen Nancy Archibeque, 60, a night shift clerk, was found slain at the Microtel Inn last […]

09-20-2006: Police blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County based at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Saturday At 10:48 a.m., a female reported damage to property at a business on East Tucumcari Boulevard. Officers were told that a vehicle had struck […]

2/4 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Thursday • At 12:44 a.m., a female reported a noise disturbance on Whitmore. She said someone was whistling and disturbing the dogs. Police on the scene found no one. • At 7:37 a.m., a male […]

1/28 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Monday • At 5:05 p.m., an unknown male reported a viscious dog attempting to get into his fence on South Fourth. The man said it was a pitbull who, after failing to break down […]

1/21 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Monday • At 9:11 a.m., a female reported a domestic violence situation on East Laughlin. Police arrived and spoke with the male subject and told him not to return. • At 4:33 p.m., a […]

1/7 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:45 a.m., vandalism was reported at an area restaurant. Police arrived to find a window had been shot out with what appeared to be a BB gun. • At 11:19 a.m., […]