Apps: The Kick to Pick app names your baby

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McClatchy-Tribune As a parents, you know that an iPhone can be a great distraction for a grumpy child on a long trip, a handy way to keep in touch with your family, and now, it can also take care of your very first parenting decision _ what to name your child. The iPhone app Kick […]

Celebrity Baby Scoop: Melissa Rycroft talks about life with a newborn

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By Jenny Schafer Reality TV starlet Melissa Rycroft is reveling in new motherhood. The gorgeous “Bachelor” alum and her “amazing” hubby Tye Strickland welcomed their first child, Ava Grace, on Feb. 16. The 28-year-old first-time mom — who is teaming up with Huggies and the Every Little Bottom campaign —

Celebrity Baby Scoop: Padma Lakshmi says ‘Motherhood is a very humbling experience’

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Jenny Schafer It’s been one year since celebrity chef Padma Lakshmi welcomed her first child, daughter Krishna. Known for her ability to create flavorful dishes, the Top Chef judge is partnering with Frito-Lay and their campaign to create all-natural snack foods. The gorgeous single mom opens up to Celebrity Baby Scoop about the joys of […]

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 […]

Baby Jesus grew up to be Lord

Leonard Lauriault At Christmastime most people are content to dwell on Jesus’ first coming – the drama surrounding his birth presented in the first few chapters of Matthew and Luke in the Bible. They remember that since there was no room in the inn, Mary and Joseph stayed in the stable and when Jesus was […]

Our Page — April 21

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Cutest baby contest The Tucumcari Alco store recently held its annual cutest baby contest. The winner, Abrianna Martinez, raised

Weather service to honor San Jon family

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico In aged pencil on yellowed paper, notes about the baby’s first tooth or daily chores mingled with the high and the low temperature for the day — a history of eastern New Mexico’s weather entwined with the legacy of Fern White’s family. At 91, Fern White, now living in […]

Baby announcements, first birthday

It’s a girl…Ava Rene Dunn was born on Sept. 19, 2008 in Clovis.. She weighed 7lbs. & 2oz. and was 19 inches long. Her parents are Samuel Dunn and April Sandoval of Tucumcari. Ava’s

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Baby born…Jason and Theresa Lafferty of Tucumcari are the parents of an 8 lb., 3 oz. baby boy who was born on May 5 in Amarillo, Texas, at St. Anthony’s Hospital. Named Logan Jason Wilbur Lafferty, he has one sister, July, who is 19 months old. His grandparents are Ted and Rose Chavez, Ed and […]

Baby blue Thunderbird lost in stampede

By Baxter Black We all face our own addictions — chocolate, horse training clinics or chewing tobacco. Lonnie’s curse was whiskey. With the help of AA and a loving family, he finally put his demon behind him. But those who know the problem appreciate that the demon waits just around the corner. Lonnie worked for […]