Veterans understand service

I would have liked to have been there to see it as Portales veteran Joe Blair got a personal visit to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. One of the things I miss the most about not being at the newspaper office is having Joe stop by to chew a cigar and tell […]

Residents discuss bad Father’s Day gifts

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Russell Anglin Joe Rede, a Tucumcari retiree, father, grandfather and great-grandfather of “a whole bunch” of children, has seen plenty of Father’s Days. When it comes to bad Father’s Day gifts, Rede could sum up his thoughts in two words. “Ratty ties,” he said. “Neckties. Terrible ties. I’ve seen some with polka dots of different […]

Fire deals emotional blow to father, son

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Thomas Garcia John Lavender and his son Joe sifted through the ashes of John’s childhood home, which was destroyed in Saturday’s fire. “The house was built in 1939,” John Lavender said. “The fire destroyed everything.” John and Joe were at the burnt home Tuesday with an insurance agent reviewing the damage. “Fire is a strange […]

Fitness, fun continue

Thomas Garcia As my efforts to lose weight and better myself continues, I seem to run in to the occasional Gremlin if you will. You know, Gremlins, those little mischievous mythical creatures blamed for the sabotage of aircraft during the 1920s. Maybe you may recall the little menaces from Joe Dante’s 1984 movie “Gremlins.” Well, […]

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Louie Molinas Jr. and Sandra Anaya have announced their engagement. Louie is the son of Tommie Baca and Louie and Maryanne Molinas. Louie Jr. was born and raised in Tucumcari and has been employed with the city the past 13 years. Sandra is the daughter of Joe (Lilo) Anaya and Dora Anaya. Sandra was born […]

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Antonio and Annie Pacheco are happy to announce the arrival of their son, Antonio Alexander Pacheco, Jr. born November 14, 2009. He weighed 8 pounds and 13 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Antonio joins his parents and proud big sister, Olivia, at their home in Rio Rancho. His grandparents are Paul and Kathy […]

9-30 Who I am

Maureen Orgass of Logan has lived in New Mexico since she was 16. … She has seen the Allman Brothers and Joe Cocker in concert. … She does not like lobster. She grew up on Long Island and has heard them scream when they are put in the pot to boil. … Her idea vacation […]

Police: Man, 76, in hospital after assault for $5

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Thomas Garcia An elderly Tucumcari man is hospitalized after he was beaten and kicked in the head for $5, police said. Joe Sandoval, 76, was taken to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital for treatment following the attack on Sunday, according to Quay County Magistrate Court documents. On Tuesday Sandoval was listed in fair condition at […]

Quay County election results

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By QCS Staff Quay County provisional election results.Canvassing of the votes will be at 9 a.m. at the Quay County Commission meeting in the Quay County Court House. President and Vice President ofThe United States Barack Obama and Joe Biden Democratic Party11 Precinct No. 110 Precinct No. 244 Precinct No. 37 Precinct No. 498 Precinct […]

Aug. 15, 2007 Tuck’s Turf

A couple of hot weeks on the course lately. Breen Championship-Rattler Reunion and the Elks C/P Scramble. All of these tournaments couldn’t be successful without the help of the volunteers, sponsors, business’s, players and players families. The number of visitors these events bring into this city is a must for all and greatly appreciated. The […]