Celebrating the Cat

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Library volunteer Tomoko Bahrs, aka Cat in the Hat, greeted guests as they came in for the Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat’s 50th birthday. More than 175 children and parents turned out Thursday for the 50th birthday bash of Dr. Seuss’ classic, “The Cat in the Hat.” Guest Dr. Seuss readers included Mayor Mary […]

Anniversaries – Birthdays

Couple goes silver.. Charlie and Bertha Chavez will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary next week. The couple was married on Jan. 23, 1982 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. The Chavez’ have three children Sonya, Felimon and Charlene. It’s been “25 beautiful years,” said Charlie Chavez. “Hope to have another 25.” Birthday for […]

God will guide us through seasons

By Debra Whittington Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. Revelation 4:10 The crisp cool air in the mornings reminds me that fall is right around the corner. The remaining apples on the tree are […]

Birthday bulletin reinforces knowledge

By Kevin Wilson Like every third person in the United States, I have a blog filled with trivial details about my life. What makes mine different from the others is this: I know it’s trivial. Nowhere else can you see dumb thoughts like mine, treated with such seriousness. (If a 5.5-ounce can of V8 advertises […]

Walking for pain

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Dennis Kinch not only walks despite being in constant pain — he walks because of it. And it’s not like this Massachusetts-born man is taking a simple trek to the corner store. Kinch is walking the 2,400 miles of the infamous Route 66 to raise awareness of chronic pain. He made a pit stop in […]

Conchas Dam celebrates 70 years

By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN Conchas Dam is having a birthday. The dam, 32 miles northwest of Tucumcari, began construction on July 23, 1935. A celebration is planned for 10 a.m. on Friday at Conchas Lake State Park’s Core of Engineers Park. The celebration will include presentations, photography, historical films, tours of the dam […]

June 25 Around Town

Kyaison Stone of Tucumcari celebrated his fifth birthday Thursday at Ute Lake State Park. He was born June 23, 2000, in Tucumcari. His parents are Dee Stone of Tucumcari and Dusty Stone of San Jon. His brothers are Kaeyson and Jaxtyn. His sister is McKenna. His grandparents are Gayle and Dennis Baxter of Liberal, Kan., […]

Senior gets birthday surprise

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By William Thompson Ray Firestone, 82, got a surprise on his birthday Friday when youth from American Legion Post 77 in Logan showed up at Autumn Blessings assisted care center with a handmade blanket and a pound cake. Firestone, who has difficulty speaking, managed to say how nice it was to receive a birthday surprise. […]

4-16 Around Town

Dezmon James Pacheco was born April 1, 2005 in Clovis. He weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are Veronica Baca and Joshua Pacheco of Tucumcari. His grand parents are Albert and Christine Pacheco of Tucumcari and Maria Aragon and Michael Baca of Tucumcari. His great-grand parents are Raymond and […]

Library, children to celebrate Seus

TV Hagenah Mary Ann Molinas head librarian at the Tucumcari Public Library, said one of the most popular birthdays of the years will soon be taking place. According to Molinas, the Tucumcari Library will be helping the children of Tucumcari Elementary School celebrate the birthday of Theodore Giessel, better known at Dr. Seuss on March […]