Our Page — April 7

Wrestling champ Tucumcari native John C. Pacheco, my son who lives now in Houston and attends Westside High School, recently won his second state wrestling championship in Austin, Texas. John will be attending college at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., were he received a nomination as a blue chip athlete […]

September 1942

Postmaster T. N. Lawson reported an increase in requests for V-mail letter sheets. Only three sheets a day were allowed per person to write letters to soldiers overseas. … Sid Latham, who lived northeast of town, reported excellent rains in his area. … A truckload of furniture arrived for pre-glider school students housed at the […]

Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston

Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston, 81, died at the Trigg Memorial Hospital on March 25, 2005 following extended illness. Houston was born August 18, 1923 in Texas. She was a long time resident of the Logan area after moving there with her husband from Clovis. She was preceded in death by her husband Walker “Jiggs” Houston; […]

Cheerleader named as all-star

William Thompson Rhea Jaynes, 11, enters Tucumcari Middle School this year where she has already won a spot on the cheerleading squad. Jaynes recently was named to the Universal Cheerleaders Association’s New Mexico middle school all-star cheerleading team and will march in Houston’s Thanksgiving Day parade. “I had to compete against 15 other cheerleaders to […]

New director could soon be in place

QCS Reports The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation discussed the hiring of a Director of Economic Development at its monthly meeting Tuesday evening. After beginning a nationwide search with job opening announcements in regional newspapers and Web Sites, 14 candidates were considered. Five of those candidates were chosen for phone interviews. Three candidates from Houston, […]