Birthdays, New Year’s Population, State Beautification

She’s a Christmas presence… Rachel Eve Mardo was born Christmas day in Clovis. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Rachel Eve is the daughter of Laura and David Mardo of Tucumcari. She joins two brothers, Davey, 7, and Nathaniel, 4, and a sister, Sariah, 2. Her grandparents are Joe and Judy Martinez of Tucumcari, Frances […]

Birthdays, birthday party invite

Pizza party… Crestina “Tina” Nicole Cordova will celebrate her third birthday on Sunday. Tina will be celebrating with friends and family at the Pizza Hut. Tina is a fan of Dora and loves to play with her brother, Andy, 6. She was born on Dec. 16, 2004 in Clovis. Tina is the daughter of Gina […]

Birth annoucements, birthdays

Brand new boy… Devin Christopher Sandoval was born on Oct. 22, 2007 in Pueblo, Colo. He is the son of Chris Sandoval and Deanne Parra and brother to JenaRae, all of Pueblo. His grandparents are Chris and Rosella Parra of Pueblo and Susan Sandoval of Tucumcari and Eric Sandoval of Rio Rancho. His great-grandparents are […]

Birthdays, weddings, graduations …

Fresh from training… Army Pvt. Shane A. Strand has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, […]

Births, Art classes, on the ‘Net

Birthday duo… Skyler Jobe’s fifth birthday was Sept. 23 and Tyler Jobe’s seventh birthday is Oct. 17. Their parents are Barbara and Elmer Jobe, Jr. of Logan. Their grandparents are Elmer and Carol Jobe of Tucumcari and George and Anna Gail Grassie of Capitan and Ronnie and Dianna Kimbell of Aztec. And their great-grandparents are […]

Births and birthday celebrations

High-five for No. 5… Camdan Tres Sandoval of Tucumcari celebrated his fifth birthday Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. at George Molinas Park. His Shrek III birthday party was hosted by his mom and dad, and attended by his brothers, T.J. and Jona, and other family members and friends. Camdan was born Sept, 21, 2001 in […]

The joys of jumping generational boundaries

By Lynn Moncus Seeing ourselves as others see us can be quite an experience and can cause us to pause and reflect just a bit. Recently, for instance, one of my young friends compared me to her grandparents and then tried to talk her way out of that when I blew a gasket. Fortunately, she […]

births, marriage

Olivia’s arrived … Antonio and Annie Pacheco of Oklahoma City are happy to announce the arrival of their daughter, Olivia Kathryn. Olivia was born July 16, 2007 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City. She weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. Her grandparents are Paul and Kathy Pacheco of Albuquerque, Kathleen Kraft of Tucumcari, […]

Emily Shea Beninger

Services: 3 p.m. Thursday graveside services will be at Westlawn Memorial Park, Borger, Texas. Emily Shea Beninger who was born Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, died on the same day at Plains Regional Hospital in Clovis. She is survived by her parents, Bryan and May Beninger of Tucumcari, her maternal grandparents, Rick and Ruth Gomez of […]

Graduations, births, anniversaries, wedding

Pretty in pink… Alyssa Jolene Gutowski was born at 5:18 a.m., on July 17, 2007 in Albuquerque. Her parents are Tony and Deena Gutowski and a sister, Adriana Gutowski, all of Albuquerque. Her grandparents are James and Marcia Blea of Tucumcari and Deborah Gutowski of Albuquerque. Her great-grandparents are Don and Shirley Schlichting of Elkhart […]