Birthday celebrations

Celebrating No. 6… Andy Cordova is celebrating his sixth birthday today with family and friends. Andy is the son of Gina Molinas and Gary Cordova of Tucumcari. His sisters are Cassandra Cordova of Springer and Crestina Cordova of Tucumcari. Grandparents are Loui and Mary Ann Molinas and Lucy Cordova, all of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are […]

Christopher Stull

Services: Have been held. Christopher Stull, 23, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2007 in Gulfport, Miss. Mr. Stull was born Nov. 5, 1983 in Tucumcari. He and his family moved to Mississippi when he was six months old. He graduated from Harrison Central Highs School in 2002. He was employed by Knesal Engineering in Gulfport. Survivors […]

Udall to visit Tuesday…

U.S. Rep. Tom Udall will be in Tucumcari at 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Tuesday for a Town Hall Meeting at the Tucumcari City Hall. Udall is expected to discuss the first 100 legislative hours at the House of Representatives covering legislative items from alternative energy to Homeland Security to stem cell research, said an official in […]

Anniversaries – Birthdays

Couple goes silver.. Charlie and Bertha Chavez will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary next week. The couple was married on Jan. 23, 1982 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. The Chavez’ have three children Sonya, Felimon and Charlene. It’s been “25 beautiful years,” said Charlie Chavez. “Hope to have another 25.” Birthday for […]

2-18 Around Town

Juliaveve Arredondo will be 2 on Sunday. She will be celebrating with her great-grandmother Marie Sturdivant in Portales. She is the daughter of Rick and Shannon Arredondo of Clovis and the niece of Aaron and Lynnsel Hall of Tucumcari. Grandparents are David and Shedra Hall of Tucumcari and Francisco and Lidia Arredondo of Abernathy, Texas. […]

June 25 Around Town

Kyaison Stone of Tucumcari celebrated his fifth birthday Thursday at Ute Lake State Park. He was born June 23, 2000, in Tucumcari. His parents are Dee Stone of Tucumcari and Dusty Stone of San Jon. His brothers are Kaeyson and Jaxtyn. His sister is McKenna. His grandparents are Gayle and Dennis Baxter of Liberal, Kan., […]

Foster grandparents get chance to help

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By William Thompson Josephine Martinez decided to become a foster grandparent because she “just got tired of being at home all the time.” Now she works about 20 hours a week at the Eastern Plains Community Action Agency’s Early Head Start classrooms. “All of the kids here are special,” Martinez said. “We play, we talk. […]

Around Town

Thomas Morris, a former state senator for Quay County, was recently named the 2005 Statesman of the Year by the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce. The chamber noted that Morris had served as senator from January 1953 to December 1958, and also served as chair of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. Morris also served in […]