Family had share of railroaders

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Although this woman from lma has rarely written about the railroad heritage in our family we certainly had our share of railroaders. Mother’s father, Frank Clough, was Superintendent of Bridges, Buildings, and Waterworks between here and El Paso when he worked for the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad […]

Our Page — May 5

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Meet your neighbor Name: Rodney Chappell Profession: Gas station manager Age: 36 Hometown: Cincinnati Family: Daughter, Ksundra,17; son, Dimitri,15 Your idea of a perfect day: Hanging with the boys, watching sports. Who would you invite to your fantasy dinner party? Ken Griffey Jr. He is the best baseball player ever and I would like for […]

Tucumcari ‘family’ must work together to face challenges

By Debra Whittington: Religion columnist But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:19

Wallace family get-together a pleasure to attend

By Lynn Moncus On February 13, the Wallace families of Norton celebrated a number of family birthdays and had quite a family reunion at the same time. To be invited to that gathering was most definitely a privilege. The birthdays being celebrated included Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek, Mrs. Noma Wallace Tillman, Mrs. Maxine Tillman Wallace, […]

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 […]

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Name: Valarie Montano Your profession: Project Coordinator Age: 20 Hometown: Tucumcari Your family: Single Your pets: I have a poodle her name is Skittles. She’s black and white and she definetly has a personality. Fantasy dinnerp arty: Audrey Hepburn – She is just fabulous. Faith Hill- Because I love her music. TV show: My favorite […]

Cherishing family on Thanksgiving

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On Thursday of last week I was planning my vacation and trip to Las Cruces to see my sister for the holidays. I was planning out the stops that my mother, father and I would enjoy. However that all changed Friday morning when I got a call that no […]

Be thankful for family at all times

By Leonard Lauriault While traveling recently I met two ladies from the Carolinas who were flying home. The first one was returning to her husband in North Carolina after taking care of his sister in Albuquerque who was recovering from hip surgery. The other one was returning to South Carolina and was leaving her husband […]

Meet your neighbors

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Georgia Lujan Profession: Deputy clerk Age: 39 Family: Anthony Lujan, spouse, 41, Nadia-Ranae, child, 8 Perfect day: My perfect day is a cloudy day watching movies with my family. Pets: We have three cats: Eez or Pretty Boy(is what I call him), Dutch Boy and Squecky. We also have six hens, two roosters and Corky […]

Rattlers lose 53-7 at home against the Lions

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Thomas Garcia A last second touchdown by Rattlers quarterback Alex Hutchins prevented a shut out victory by the visiting Santa Rosa Lions Friday night at Rattler Stadium. Seven seconds left on the clock and down 53-0, it seemed all but lost. From the 20-yard line Hutchins took the snap and rolled left looking for an […]