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Birthdays Martinez Ryan Martinez of Virginia Beach, Va., will celebrate his third birthday on today. The party is hosted by his grandparents, Lewis and Vivian Martinez; Aunt Apryl Preciado and Uncle John Preciado; cousins, Devanie, Kaitlynn and Laryssa. Ryan is the son of Lewis Martinez Jr. and Jacqueline Martinez of Virginia Beach, Va. His mother [...]

Child Sense: Tips for making a trip to the beach enjoyable for your child

Priscilla J. Dunstan Summer is often associated with going to the beach, and having fun with your children in the sun, surf and sand. Understanding your child’s sensory needs will make the experience even more enjoyable. The tactile child will take great delight in playing in the openness of the beach. As soon as their [...]

Compassion for animals can be complex

Baxter Black I was sitting on the beach reading the Malibu newspaper to acquaint myself with their local concerns. There were the usual stories — real estate, recession, anti-motorcycle rants, the Interior Secretary’s visit to the park, and the anti-rodenticide brigade.

Bobby McAda

Services: Private services scheduled. Bobby Eugene McAda, 75, formerly of Tucumcari, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Niceville, Fla. Mr. McAda was born in 1932 in Floydada, Texas, to Grady and Bernice McAda. He was a graduate of Tucumcari High School and operated Gulf Gas Stations on Route 66 in the 1960s and 1970s. He [...]

May 27, 2006 Library Books

The following items are available at the Tucumcari Public Library Fiction Beach Road by James Patterson.   An East Hampton lawyer becomes involved in a highly publicized trial. I Say a Little Prayer by E. Lynn Harris.  As a gay singer struggles with homophobia in the black church, he must come to terms with his past. [...]

D-Day anniversary reaffirms belief in prayer

Debra Whittington “Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18. “Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Render therefore to all their [...]