Fields, Martinez, Duke, Wilson, Lucero, White

Justin E. Fields Justin Eugene “Gene” Fields,48, died Feb. 21, 2004 at his home in Kingman Ariz. Gene Fields was born Sept. 3, 1955. He was a 1972 graduate of Logan High School and most of his life he was employed as an auto mechanic. Fields moved to Arizona in 1997 after residing in the [...]

Class of ’54 looking for classmates

The class of 1954 is seeking a number of different individuals for the upcoming reunion this summer. If readers have knowledge of these individuals, they should call: 806-244-5519. Sought classmembers include: Ronnie Coate, Geraldine Griffin, Edna Martinez, Josephine Medina, Leo Roybal, Armando Velasco, Dorothy Williams, John Otero, Evangeline Blea, Gloria Baca, Susan Gentry, Sherry Gregory, [...]

Martinez wins spelling bee

TV Hagenah At 9:30 a.m. 85 middle-school students were lined up in their school’s library to take part in the annual spelling bee that would determine who goes on to the next level of spelling bees, regional competition in Clovis. One hour later after words such as “schedule”, “frolicsome”, “gourmet” “inventory”, “opposite” and “vacuum”, there [...]

Snow closes city schools

William Thompson According to Bill Reentz PhD., Superintendent of Tucumcari Schools, Tucumcari schools failed to open Monday due to hazardous early morning driving conditions. Reentz said he received a call from his transportation supervisor, John Burson, about 4:30 a.m. Monday and Burson said the road conditions were questionable. “Mr. Burson told me he saw poor [...]

San Jon releases honor roll

San Jon Schools released their honor roll for the second nine weeks term. Second Nine Weeks: The only Senior receiving straight “A’s” was Katie Pool. Juniors receiving straight “A’s were Ellen Bone and Jennifer Choate. The only Sophomore receiving straight “A’s” was Rich Martinez. The only Freshman receiving straight “A’s” was Tyce Foster. The only [...]

Tucumcari releases perfect attendance

Tucumcari Elementary School released their second term perfect attendance lists for preshchool and kindergarten through second grade. Preschool students with perfect attendance were Samuel Nemrow, Xavier Garcia, Taylor Gilmore, Jared Smith, Nicholas Andrada, Whitney Skabelund, Dwight Brown, Gabby Gutierrez, Kami Lamm, Hayden Modisette, Kyle Lopez, Dalton Murray, Kayla Cherry, Michael Christian and Jessyka Washenbaugh. Kindergarten [...]

Local student teacher recognized

TV Hagenah A student teacher from Tucumcari, Maria Christina Martinez, has been named one of New Mexico Highlands University three Outstanding Student Teachers for fall Semester. According to representatives of NMHU, Martinez and two fellow student teachers from Farmington and Las Vegas were named as Outstanding Student Teachers because of their “professionalism, knowledge of content, [...]

Obits, jan 3

Pauline Martinez Pauline Martinez, 64 died on December 26, 2003. She is survived by one son Anthony Martinez; six daughters Margaret Martinez, Mildred Camacho and husband Luis, Rosie Martinez, Jeanette Martinez, Gina Martinez and husband Weldon Porter and Bernadette Martinez; five brothers Julio Chavez, Tim Chavez and wife Helen, Reyes Chavez and wife Trinie, David [...]

Obits Dec 31

Arturo S. “Casey” Martinez Arturo S. “Casey” Martinez, 70, a well known educator and a resident of Las Vegas, passed away on Friday following an illness. Arturo was born on Oct. 23, 1933 in Madera and attended Espanola Schools and graduated from Northern New Mexico Normal High School. He received his B.A. from New Mexico [...]

Police led to stolen property

By Ryan Lengerich A tip about stolen merchandise at a local convenience store led to the arrest of two Tucumcari residents, police said Friday. Jocelin Martinez, 19, and Dominic Martinez, 19, were arrested Dec. 12 when police searched the couple’s home at 609 S. Fifth St. after merchandise was reported stolen from Love’s Country Store [...]