Three bond issues OK’d

Freedom New Mexico At 1 a.m. Wednesday, voters were approving three of the four bonds created by the 2010 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act with 94 percent of precincts reporting. Bonds A, B and C were passing and Bond D was failing. Bond C will devote more than $5 million in bonds to the […]

General obligation bonds up for election

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it […]

Press release: Bill passed to allow voters to consider four G.O. bonds

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it […]

February 1943

A big drop in driver’s licenses sold at City Hall was attributed to gas rationing and other automotive shortages. Only 1,532 were sold to Feb.1. … Bill Allen, N.M. National Guard captain, announced Tucumcari’s $130,000 Armory building was to be dedicated Feb. 20. … Kiwanis Club and Elks Club members sponsored a chuck wagon dinner […]

November 1930

November 1930 Members of the Coterie Club used election day to raise funds for winter fuel. …One of the outstanding events of the Halloween season was a turkey dinner served in the home of Mrs. W.F. Bonds, with Lydia Willis, Lillian Bess and Nell Houser as assistant hostesses. …D.R. Burnham, superintendent of the Tucumcari Experiment […]

3/2 Obituaries

William Barnard Bonds William Barnard Bonds died on Feb. 27, 2003. Bonds was born on Oct. 24, 1932. Bonds is an alumnus of Eastern New Mexico University and a retired Certified Public Accountant. He was active in many civic organizations. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Alta Bonds, sisters Dorothy Parks […]

Senior Center holds party

According to members of the Pioneer Senior Citizens Center on South Third Street, the center is hosting a Halloween party at 2 p.m. Friday. Ruby Bonds, one of the party’s chief organizers, said a fun time is guaranteed for all. “We will have games, costume contests and refreshments including a ‘ghoulish’ punch.,” said Bonds. “The […]

Roadies hit town

By Dave Gragg Call it a Tucumcari tradition. Six cowboys and cowgirls took a trail ride through the Trails West Lounge on Thursday night, kicking off this weekend’s Route 66 celebration with a throwback to an earlier era. “It started years and years ago,” said Bob Bonds, one of the wranglers to grab a beer […]