Philanthropic Educational Organization of Tucumcari attends convention

Delegates Linda Cosner and Ruth Ann Litchfield from Chapter D in Tucumcari recently returned from Albuquerque where they attended a convention of the New Mexico chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Sisterhood. More than 180 women from around the state were registered to attend the three-day event held at the Albuquerque Hilton hotel. During […]

Small town Iowa frozen in time

By Karl Terry: Guest columnist It wasn’t hard to find the house, but when we got there the Duke wasn’t home. I’m talking about none other than star of the silver screen John Wayne and my recent search for the home where he was born in Winterset, Iowa, which occurred somewhat by accident. Iowa is […]

What a little digital dueling among friends?

By Lynn Moncus Many of us have been enjoying the presence of Harold and Kathy Nichless because they just naturally add a lot to our lives. Some of you may remember that Harold is the cause of my having all these gadgets to play with because he thought I needed to stretch my mind and […]

Merritt Laverne Karr

Services: 11 a.m. Monday, graveside services at Logan Cemetery.   Merritt Laverne Karr, 65, died Thursday, June 14, 2007, at his residence in Logan.   Mr. Karr was born Nov. 30, 1941 in Knoxville, Iowa.  He had been a Logan resident for about 12 years.  He was a retired truck driver. He served in the […]

Irene M. Powers

Services: 4 p.m. today at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Irene M. Powers, 84, of Tucumcari died Monday, April 16, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas. She was born Dec 24, 1922 in Spirit Lake, Iowa, to Neil and Beulah Baker Nelson. Mrs. Powers grew up in Spirit Lake, but her playground was Lake Okoboji, Iowa. She enjoyed […]