Lucero honored as ‘Artist’

TV Hagenah Mike Lucero, this month’s Artist in the Annex at the Tucumcari Historical Museum, isn’t certain when he first realized that he had talent for art, it might have been high school art class, but he is certain when his shaping into an artist began. “It’s when I started working with artist and woodcarver […]

Cowboy dies near Grady

Juan Lucero, 20, a Logan resident, died Thursday from injuries suffered during a horseback riding accident on a ranch 12 miles west of Grady. According to Joe Schallert, Chief Deputy Sheriff of Quay County, Lucero and another cowboy were gathering cattle on the ranch when the accident occurred. “Mr. Lucero and another cowboy were gathering […]

Alta Gay Johnson, Elizabeth Zimmerman, Benedicto Lucero

Alta Gay Johnson Alta Gay Johnson, 65, died in Shreveport, La. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004. She was born Dec. 2, 1938 in Tucumcari. Johnson spent most of her adult life in Shreveport, La. where she was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her husband, Shorty Johnson, of Shreveport as […]

Man creates art from scrap

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By Angela Peacock When Mike Lucero wants to relax he usually does so by using the skills he’s obtained by taking art courses at Mesalands Community College to create masterpieces out of scrap metal. Lucero started off working with wood, but after taking a bronzing course from Djean Jawrunner at Mesalands he discovered his new […]

Garcia

Epimenia Garcia, 69, of Tucumcari, died Friday, June 6, 2003 in her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1933 in Garita. Mrs. Garcia was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and a member of the Christian Mothers and the Crucillistas. She is preceded in death by her parents Stero and Domitila Garcia; one sister, […]