Edna Crisp Bass

Edna Crisp Bass Edna Crisp bass, 93, died Oct. 8, 2004 in Tucson. Bass was born April 10, 1911 in Wardville, Okla. She was a log-time resident of Tucumcari. Bass is survived by her daughers, Doris Sparks (Sparky) and Joyce Poulsen (Ray) of Tucson, her son, Spencer Bass of Sterling, Alaska and one sister, Catherine […]

Conchas plants, cleans up

TV Hagenah Conchas Lake State Park saw 97 volunteers come out Saturday, to donate their time to help make that state park look a little better in the future. “I think it was wonderful,” said Park Ranger Julie Stone one of the driving forces behind the event, about the turn out and activity for National […]

Hospital gets new top administrator

TV Hagenah As the staff of the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital wished good-bye to administrator Hoyt Skabelund Monday afternoon, they also said hello to the interim administrator for the hospital, D. Rush. “Tucumcari is very lucky to get someone of the caliber of D.” said Skabelund about his temporary replacement who will be holding […]

Louise Epperson

Louise Epperson, 78, died Sept. 10, 2004 in Amarillo. Louise Epperson was born in Chattanooga Aug. 27 1926. She and her husband W.F. Epperson moved to Tucumcari in 1992. She is survived by her daughter Gladys Booth (Ray) of Tucumcari; her son, Thurman Miller (Judy) of Tracy, Calif; three step daughters Katie, Gail and Jeanie […]

Heritage Dayze features activities

TV Hagenah Bruce Nutt, the director of the Tucumcari Historical Museum, said everything is in place for Quay County Heritage Dayze. “It should be great,” said Nutt. “We’ve got people coming from all over the state and some very talented people from right here, too.” The museum director said anyone who attends the two day […]

Albina M. Padilla, Henry H. Smith

Albina M. Padilla Albina M. Padilla, 80, died Aug. 21, 2004 in Amarillo. She was born March 15, 1924 in Canyon Largo. Padilla is survived by her sons, Robert Froilan Padilla of Tucumcari, Joseph Padilla (Dolly) of Tucumcari, Leroy Padilla (Mary) of Albuquerque, Edward Padilla of Albuquerque, and her daughters, Priscilla Martinez of Las Vegas, […]

Summer reading program goes well

TV Hagenah Few things are more natural during a long summer day than settling in with a good book and the Tucumcari library’s system Readiscover New Mexico helped over 200 young people in Tucumcari do just that. The program under the direction of librarian Dainetta Kroeker ended Thursday with a final entertainer, Sid Hausmon from […]

Rattler Reunion drawing near

TV Hagenah Neon, that electrifiable gas that has become a symbol of Route 66 has also become the theme of the 2004 Rattler Reunion, “Neon Nights.” In fact, the 2004 Rattler Reunion is Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5, 6, and 7 and according to Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose, who is, along with Quay […]

Rock ‘n Roll caps Route 66 Festival

TV Hagenah The 2004 edition of the Route 66 Festival is over and according to the president of the association, Johnnie Meier, things came off pretty well. “I was impressed with almost everything,” said Meier. “I think everyone had a good time. At least everyone I talked to did. And having a good time and […]

Election – Paula J. Chacon

Name: Paula J. Chacon Age: 41 Profession: Office Manager/Consultant 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1.”Tucumcari has a perfect climate for retirees with various recreations close to our great City, a great community college for education, and medical facilities that are also very beautiful. Tucumcari is a great community to raise children, […]