Quay fire spans 600-acre perimeter

Russell Anglin A Wednesday afternoon grass fire eight miles south of Tucumcari at Quay Road 55 spanned a 600-acre perimeter, Tucumcari firefighter Scott Jaynes said.“The whole area was about 600 acres. Of course, not everything inside that area was burned, that was the outside perameter. Luckily it was an area where there weren’t any houses,” […]

Arrivals, birthdays

Just born… Elyssa Renee Cordova was born on Jan. 6, 2008 in Clovis. Her parents are Delia Jaynes and Joseph Cordova of Tucumcari. Her older sister is Estella “Star” and her older brother is Joseph Jr. “JJ”. Her grandparents are Mary Cordova and Michelle and Scot Jaynes of Tucumcari. Her great-grandparents are Eddie and Sandie […]

06-02-2007: Anniversaries, birthdays

Sandersons are golden… Ken and Laverne Sanderson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and hope you’ll share in their celebration at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Laverne Mariner, a 1958 Tucumcari High School graduate, and Sanderson, a 1950 graduate, were married May 25, 1957. They lived most of their married life in Montana, where they raised […]

Mesalands celebrates graduation Friday

The following students graduated or received certificates on Friday from Mesalands Community College. They are: Associate of Arts Degree Armando J. Acosta Sandy R. Cordova Pagie A. Evans*+ Alicia J. Garcia***+ Michael Jaramillo** Michelle D. Jaynes**+ Curtis Mericle**+ Kiera Mortensen***+ Ona Le Padilla**+ Kimberly A. Rich***+ Joel Seymour Sundra Delores Span*+ Shirley Joanna Crane Terry** […]

May 5, 2007 Around Town

Forty with surprises… Look who’s 40: Wanda Williams, shown here at 2 years old. Wanda’s family and friends wish her a great day on her 40th, Sunday. She’ll be celebrating with lots of surprises from her friend Lori Caldera, her mom, Alice King, her daughter, Jessica Williams and her granddaughter, Ayisha Nathan. Affinity for fisheries… […]

03-03-2007: Around Town

Avery John joins family… James and Heather Malone of Bloomfield, Ind., announce the birth of a son, Avery John, on Jan. 5 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton, Ind. Avery John weighed 7 pounds, one ounce and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed by his brothers, Alex and Aiden. Maternal grandparents are Paul […]

Dance camp starts Aug. 28

Dance camp coming to city next week There will be an All Star Dance Camp Extreme from Monday through Thursday in Tucumcari. Boys and girls are welcome from age 4 through the 5th grader. Program includes a T-shirt, an extreme dance routine, instruction and a parent performance. Proceeds will benefit local UCA All Star Cheerleaders […]

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 […]