Bank robbery suspects posted note on Spider-Man comic book page

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico The suspects accused of robbing American Heritage Bank in Melrose on Monday morning posted a handwritten, misspelled note on the back of a Spider-Man comic book page on the front door of the bank after entering the building, according to court records. The note said, “closed intill further notice, […]

Book lends insight into family life

By Lynn Moncus Some weeks ago, Mr. Jack Dyer of Logan brought me a copy of his book, “Letters From Albuquerque”. It is the story of his family, their westering movement, and their experiences and is presented in epistolary form, thus giving it the personal theme of letters from his aunt, his mother, and himself […]

Class book priceless gift to former teacher

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist The 2009 Rattler Reunion has taken its place in the 39-year history of the gathering and was just as much fun as that first one so long ago. Of course, as we grow older, each reunion becomes more priceless because we tend to grow closer to each other. We have […]

Library upgrades its book security system

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Public Library has been closed for the past week for the installation of a

Book signing set for local author

Local author Debra Whittington has released her latest book “Let’s Go To The Mountain.”

Letter writing: Keeping in touch the old-fashioned way

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, I was sitting in my book room and paging through an old book in order to refresh the memory when a letter from Mother showed up. Although I saved many of her letters, I hadn’t taken time to read one in a number of years and just sat entranced […]

04-05-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Fiction Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella.

Anticipation of history talk evokes rodeo programs

By Lynn Moncus Because we are going to be privileged to hear much about the history of Tucumcarl Monday night when Dr. David Stratton presents the program for Tucumcari Historical Research Institute, I decided to do a little extra reading in order to be slightly prepared for some of the research he plans to present. […]

02-23-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Fiction Sword Song by Bernard Cornwell. In this fourth volume of the Saxon Tales, set in the late ninth century, Viking raiders have taken over London. Stranger In Paradise by Robert Parker. Ex-con Wilson Crow Cromartie, who claims to be […]

02-09-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Fiction Blood Dreams by Kay Hooper. The F.B.I. agent Noah Bishop and his special crimes unit join with an unconventional civilian agency to track a killer. Bleeding Kansas by Sara Paretsky. Tensions between two Kansas farm families explode with terrible […]