Kid’s pardon should be left by wayside

Karl Terry Some want to see Billy the Kid exonerated of his crimes and riding the trail as a hero. Some, like Billy the Governor Richardson, might want to steal a little of his fame not unlike the Kid used to rustle cattle on the High Plains. I’ve kept silent for the last few months […]

04-09-2008: Wedding, birtday and sisters are top piano players

Wedding vows exchangedLewis and Vivian Martinez of Tucumcari announce the marriage of their son, Lewis Jr., to Jacqueline Wong today in Long Beach, Calif. Jacqueline is the daughter of Daniel and Maria Wong of Long Beach. Lewis Martinez Jr. is a 2001 graduate of Tucumcari High School. The newlyweds are both serving in the U.S. […]

Birthdays, school supplies needed, family reunion

In the birthday swim… Ayden Otero and Joseph Otero will be celebrating their birthdays today. The boys are having a cookout and swim party today at the Elk’s Club with their brother Billy Gage, 2. Ayden, whose birthday was Friday, is celebrating his first birthday. Ayden, whose family members call him “Heavy Duty” or “McGroceries,” […]

House guests can really get one’s goat

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS We all know those pesky things — those things notorious for using all our hair conditioner, eating all our garlic-flavored Triscuits and leaving toenail clippings in the bathroom sink. Yes, the infamous house guest. Perhaps Mark Twain said it best: “Fish and house guests smell after three days.” My boyfriend and […]

4/23 Around Town

Billy and Lori Otero and big brother Joseph are excited about the birth of their newest family member. Billy Gage Otero Jr. was born at Plains Regional Hospital in Clovis at 2:22 a.m. on April 8. He weighed in at 8.02 pounds and was 21 inches long. Billy has been very alert, and smiles often. […]

Burns wins top 6-man honor

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By Ryan Lengerich Kirk Burns is now the answer the Quay County sports question — who won the first ever player of the year award in six-man football District 2? The senior emerged this season as the consensus player of the year in a district that in past years has only chosen first team offensive […]

Tourism head says interest in outlaw could bring in more tourism

Dave Gragg Tucumcari and Quay County must assess on what will draw in tourists and then market those assests, New Mexico’s secretary of Tourism told about 20 people Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The recent excitement about Billy the Kid could be a boon for the area because Tucumcari is close to Fort Sumner […]