Best football nicknames stick in memory

Karl Terry I think maybe I watch too much football. The other night while watching the Arizona Cardinals and listening to the announcers call running back “Beanie” Wells’ name, I proclaimed that was a great football name. Definitely not the best, I said to myself, thinking “Mean Joe” Greene, but good. I assumed “Beanie” was […]

Sight seeing can lead to prickly mess

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Reason It is a photo imbedded in my memory — partly cloudy blue skies, a nearby mountain range coursing diagonally across the background, a finger shadow on the lens, and the glimpse of a startled horse’s left eye in the bottom right hand corner. I was making a […]

02-23-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Fiction Sword Song by Bernard Cornwell. In this fourth volume of the Saxon Tales, set in the late ninth century, Viking raiders have taken over London. Stranger In Paradise by Robert Parker. Ex-con Wilson Crow Cromartie, who claims to be […]

02-20-2008: Calendar

Today: 10:30 a.m. Brain Blitz, program to improve memory skills. Tucumcari Senior Citizens Center. Call 461-0562. Today: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, Forrest Fire Station. Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061. Thursday: 5:30 p.m., regular meeting, Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees, […]

01-19-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Memorial purchases Power Of A Navajo by Henry Greenberg was purchased in memory of Bettie Ditto by Liz Trapp, Susie House, Misty and Taylor Bogard, David Dibble and Jared House Family. The Everything Dog Training And Tricks Book by Gerilyn […]

April 15, 2006 Library Books

The following books are now available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Gone by Jonathan Kellerman. Two acting students stage their own disappearance – but then one of them is murdered and Alex Delaware is called to investigate. Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag. Two Minneapolis detectives search for a kidnapped judge. Otherwise […]

7/30 Library Books

Fiction Sanctuary by Mercedes Lackey. In the third novel of the Dragon Jousters series, Altan serf Vetch must gather a secret army of dragon riders to rid their world of war. Lie By Moonlight by Amanda Quick. In Victorian England, a “private inquiry agent” helps a teacher rescue her pupils from thugs. Non-fiction Lance Armstrong’s […]

Daughter’s memory motivates Mom to help

By Marc Schoder: FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS For some, it’s just a good way to clean out the garage. For one Tucumcari woman, it’s a labor of love for a good cause. “I am not doing this garage sale for profit. I am doing it to benefit kids who have cancer in local (Albuquerque area) hospitals,” said […]