Wedding announcement, birthday

Vows exchanged…Mercedes Urioste of Tucumcari and John Vuras were married Aug. 29, at the Cook County Court House in Chicago, Ill. The bride is the daughter of Steve Urioste and the late Dawn Urioste of Tucumcari, and the granddaughter of Ilene and Nash Garcia and Tony and Leticia Montoya of Tucumcari. The groom is the [...]

December 1935

L.J. Knight of San Jon demonstrated that he was one of the nation’s real farmers at Chicago’s International Livestock show. He won the blue ribbon for the best maize exhibited. …W.M. Hedgecoke suddenly dropped dead on a streets in Newkirk. … AJ. Luck began his pastorate at the Presbyterian Church. … Santa Claus landed at [...]

More than 200 come out to see No. 54

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By QCS Staff Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was welcomed by more than 200 fans in Tucumcari. Following a well-rehearsed welcome by the Rattlers Varsity Cheerleading Team, Urlacher got down business. He signed autographers for all the fans, who brought everything from helmets to model characters of the linebacker. It was the first time Urlacher [...]

Chicago’s got noting on these windy cities

By Ryn Gargulinski: Guest Columnist Whomever dubbed Chicago the “Windy City” had it all wrong. That nickname should have been reserved for Clovis, and other eastern New Mexico places with equally windswept plains, where someone once told me the wind whips so hard it blows over freight trains. (I believed them for months and refused [...]

FCCLA pair visit Chicago

TV Hagenah FCCLA state officer Maria Garcia of Tucumcari and the local FCCLA sponsor middle school instructor Jodie Lamm recently returned from Chicago where they attended the FCCLA National Leadership Meeting. “I thought it went extremely well,” said Lamm about the conference. “I learned quite a bit and I intend to be a bit more [...]

Area students shine at FCCLA contests

William Thompson Three Tucumcari High School students did well in the Family Career Community Leaders of America competition in Albuquerque recently, and three students from House School will go on to compete in national competition in Chicago. Teresa Araiz, of Tucumcari, won top prize in the cake decorating competition, but students in that category do [...]