A marriage made in Tucumcari

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When Tucumcari Middle School eighth-grader Cece Garcia went to the Odeon Theater she got more than a bag of buttered popcorn. She found a husband. She cannot recall what movie was playing that day some 30 years ago, but she remembers she sat in the balcony, started talking to the projectionist […]

7/16 Around Town

Jennie Marie James of Nara Visa will join Paul James Hodgen, of Roachdale, Ind., in marriage at 4 p.m. on July 30 at the United Methodist Church in Logan. The announcement was made by James’ parents, Louis and Elaine James of Nara Visa. Hodgen is the son of Abe and Shirley Hodgen of Roachdale, Ind. […]

Logan Longhorns win district, advance in finals

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns took care of business Friday night as they beat the Grady Bronchos 70-55 at home to win district four and the right to play the district two runner-up in Albuquerque next Friday. Longhorn seniors Wes James and J.D. Estrada led the way. James hit a couple […]

James Zachariah Goolsby, Louis F. Mares

JAMES ZACHARIAH GOOLSBY James Zachariah Goolsby, 67, died at his residence in Logan Wednesday morning Dec. 29, 2004. James Goolsby was born May 6, 1937 in Hawley, Texas. He had lived in Texas, Colorado and New Mexico during his life. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. In 1962 he was […]

Logan rambles to 52-32 victory

William Thompson The Logan High School Football team relied on its running game to frustrate the Tatum Coyotes Saturday at Logan. The final score was 52-32. Tatum did not score their points until the second half. Logan’s Head Coach Billy Burns said that 32 points scored on his team in the second half was not […]

Loren Clinton Osborn, James Cooper Nutt

Loren Clinton Osborn Loren Clinton “Shorty” Osborn, 79, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004 in Amarillo. Shorty Osborn was born to George and Elizabeth Osborn in Logan in 1925. He graduated from Logan High School in 1942 and then served in the Army Air Corps. Following World War II, he married Florence Primrose in 1947 and […]

Election – James L. Witcher

Name: James L. (Jim) Witcher, Sr. Age: 57 Profession: Minister 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1. “People, location and access to commerce. We have some of the most outstanding people in the world, and we are also centrally located on Interstate 40 and Highway 54. In fact, the area around Tucumcari […]

Kathleen Whitley, James Rosse

KATHLEEN L. WHITLEY Kathleen L. Whitley, 81, died in Lubbock Feb. 12. She was a resident of Clovis where she was a homemaker. Whitley was born June 19, 1922 in Stanton, Texas. Whitley was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Howard, her parents, two brothers, two sisters and one son, Charles Howard. Whitley Is […]

Obits 9/27

Benevieve Griego Genevieve “Billie” Griego, 65, died Sept. 24, 2003 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Aug. 8, 1938 in Tucumcari to Antonio and Paublita Lopez. Mrs. Griego attended the Tucumcari public school system. She married Manuel Griego Sept. 27, 1958, which would have made today their 45 wedding anniversary. Mrs. Griego […]

obits 9/10

James Stallings James W. Stallings, 88, died Sept. 7, 2003, at Assisted Living in Logan. He was born Feb. 11, 1915 in Decatur, Okla. Mr. Stalling served his county in the U.S. Army and later was transferred from the U.S. army Aircorp to the U.S. Air Force. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in […]