Russell L. Martin

Russell L. Martin Services: Have been held. Russell L. Martin, 91, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Mr. Martin was born April 29, 1915 in Arlington, Texas. He was married to Clara E. Beeson on March 2, 1947 in Winfield, Kan. For many years he farmed in […]

Photo-op teaches valuable lesson

By Kevin Wilson Over my years working in newspapers, I’ve come to believe they are — at their most basic form — a source for information the average citizen could compile, but done on scale large enough that said information is worth a few quarters. Over the years, I’ve also come to learn what a […]

10/15 Obituaries

Bruce Jackson Services: At a later date yet to be determined. Bruce Ogden Jackson, 85, died Tuesday, October 11, 2005, in Lubbock. He was born on December 26, 1919, in Electra, Texas. He married Gladys McIntosh in Tucumcari on November 29, 1939, and farmed for many years in the San Jon community. He later worked […]

2123 Police blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: Feb. 22 • About 9 a.m. police conducted a search in the 400 block of North College Street. A woman was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Feb. 21 • About […]

Comments from the Canyon 2-12-05

Lynn Moncus Although I’ve been away from campus for many years, I still miss the classroom and the excitement of watching students learn. Fortunately, a few young college students take the time to talk to me a little about their classes and let me know they are still excited about learning. Those visits are most […]

Rattlers suffer season’s first loss

QCS Reports The Tucumcari Rattlers were dominated Friday night in a 49-14 loss to the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. The Rattlers (4-1) scored first against the Colts (5-0) on a 1-yard touchdown run by Sophomore Eric Holt with 8:14 remaining in the first quarter. Senior AJ Molinas added the extra point. That was […]