Our page — July 13

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Engagements Diane-Christopher Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hendrickson of Tucumcari, Mrs. Netty Hendrickson of Bayard and Mr. and Mrs. Domingo A. Gonzales announce the upcoming nuptials of their children, Jacklyn Diane and Jody Christopher, Aug. 6, 2011. The prospective bride and groom will continue to make their home in Tucumcari.

Acting principal quits

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By QCS Staff Acting Tucumcari High School principal Jack Burch resigned effective Thursday, according to Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch. Roch said Burch, turned in his resignation at the end of Thursday’s school day. “Mr. Burch brought a lot of experience and guidance to Tucumcari Schools during his time here,” Roch said. Roch said Burch’s employment […]

Book lends insight into family life

By Lynn Moncus Some weeks ago, Mr. Jack Dyer of Logan brought me a copy of his book, “Letters From Albuquerque”. It is the story of his family, their westering movement, and their experiences and is presented in epistolary form, thus giving it the personal theme of letters from his aunt, his mother, and himself […]

May 1936

Jack Davis was arrested in Colorado Springs, Colo. Davis was charged with slaying

03-15-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionThe Killing Ground by Jack Higgins. A spy helps a man whose family has terrorist ties.The Ghost War by Alex Berenson. A C.I.A. agent in Afghanistan tries to learn who’s behind the resurgent Taliban and finds a global power struggle.The […]

January 1939

Two thousand jackrabbits were killed on the Dick Maben Ranch near Hudson when 75 hunters from the area gathered for the first hunt of the season sponsored by the Chamber the Commerce. Carl Darnell furnished beans, bread and coffee to the hunters. … E.D. Holtzelaw of House was in an Albuquerque hospital for treatment of […]

Sci-Fi writer Jack Williamson dies

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers The man considered by many the “Dean of Science Fiction” — Jack Williamson — died Friday at his home in Portales. He was 98. A prolific writer, Williamson authored more than 50 novels and numerous short stories, including eight novels completed after he turned 90. His first story, “The Metal […]

Williamson lectureship returns for another year

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Portales will be the center of those who view the world in a different way on Thursday when experts in the field of science-fiction join local science-fiction writing legend Jack Williamson of Portales for the 30th annual Williamson Lectureship. “I enjoy the variety of people who have different points of […]

2/1 Obituaries

Jack Johnson Services: Have been held. Jack Johnson, 82, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at his home in Bard. He was born April 7, 1923, near Clayton in Thomas. The longtime Bard resident was a rancher and farmer who served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death […]

July 9 Library Books

Tucumcari Public Library new arrivals                     FICTION The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. A young woman’s quest to learn the truth about her father’s life and her mother’s death involves research into Vlad the Impaler and Dracula. Dance of Death by Douglas Preston. An FBI agent confronts a murdering madman — his own brother. Killing Time by […]