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Meet your neighbor John E. Hail Jr. Your profession: Director/instructor of Wind Energy Technology at Mesalands Community College. Birthday: Nov. 19 ,1965 Hometown: Joaquin, Texas Your family: Spouse Wendy, 41; Children Jack, 24, Jessica, 23, Rachelle, 22, Johnny, 21, Tamara, 21, Kimber, 18 and Dustin, 18. What’s your idea of a perfect day? My perfect […]

Nancy Archibeque

Services: Have been held. Nancy Archibeque, 60, died Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2007, in Tucumcari. Ms. Archibeque was born Aug. 10, 1947 in Vaughn to Juan Andres and Soledad Armijo Archibeque. She was reared and attended schools in Vaughn. She was currently working at the Microtel Inn in Tucumcari at the time of her death.  She  […]

Dionicio A. Martinez

Services: 1 p.m., today at the Santa Clara Church in Wagon Mound. Dionicio A. Martinez, 76, a resident of Tucumcari, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at the Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas. He was born in La Canada Ancha on July 17, 1930 to the late Gonzalo Martinez and Aurelia Baca. He was […]

Johnny Carson treated me with respect

By Baxter Black People sometimes compare me or some of my cowboy poet friends to Will Rogers. I remind them that in the 1930s Will Rogers was the biggest movie star in the world. He was an international celebrity, a man of exorbitant wealth who was loved by the workin’ man. That description also fits […]

Johnny S. Martinez, Isidoro SanRoman

Johnny S. Marinez Johnny S. “Jonne” Martinez, 63, died in Amarillo Friday, Oct. 22 following a brief illness. Jonne Martinez was born March 8, 1941 in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He was a body man at Southwest Motors in Tucumcari for Many years. He was also a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He was […]

Night show gets mixed reviews

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By Ryan Lengerich Low visibility and strong winds tortured the pilots Tuesday night at Tucumcari’s first night air show. One of the nights featured performers, hang glider Dan Buchanan never left the garage due to high winds. Spectators had mixed reviews about the show. “It was kind of a cool show, we just could have […]