Comments from the Canyon: Area’s history worth sharing with friends

Lynn Moncus Our lives along Route 66 are enriched by the many travelers we see and the opportunities they give us to learn about other areas. Many of those travelers are interested in the history of Route 66 and are eager to talk about what life was like during the growth and development of that […]

Once upon a time, teachers had freedom to teach

By Lnn Moncus Those of us who loved school, no matter which side of the desk we were on, never get over wanting to join the crowds on their way to that first day of school. Just thinking about the joys of education causes us to pause and to be thankful for having had the […]

May 6, 2006 Obituaries

Murph Eager Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Murph H. Eager, 80, died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in Santa Fe. Mr. Eager served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He had worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad, had been a farmer and rancher and was retired from the New […]

Support local museum

Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyon If you missed the events at Tucumcari Historical Museum last weekend, you missed one of the most exciting times we have had there this century. The New Mexico Archaeologists were there en masse and had more to tell us than we could possibly begin to learn. Just viewing their […]