Tucumcari students among thousands on National Mall to attend inauguration

Chelle Delaney Fourteen Tucumcari students were on the National Mall Tuesday in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration. They braved Washington’s deep chill that hovered around 25 degrees and witnessed the inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States and the first African American to hold the presidential office. “It was amazing,” Kristen […]

Bad economy good for thrift business

Chelle Delaney On Friday, Charlie Thibodeaux traded a coffee pot for a dozen tortillas. Thibedeaux said barterning is not a routine part of his business at the Canal Trading Mall. In fact, he said, he likes to have cash-only transactions. But, “She only had $3 and she said her coffee pot had quit on her,” […]

Novemer 1973

New sidewalks were laid on Main Street as part of the Main Street Mall in the downtown area. … Several women in the Tucumcari Recreation fitness program climbed Tucumcari Mountain in an hour and a half. … W.C. Boarman, state police agent, and Pete Bidwell, assistant DA, supervised the burning of $300,000 worth of pot […]