Rainy days bring sweet memories

Lynn Moncus During the dark, cool days this week, the mind wandered back to the canyons of home in order to dispel dreary thoughts and to recall how we entertained ourselves without benefit of television, radio, or any electronic games. Although my brother was eight years older than I, he didn’t seem to mind having […]

Mother Road Rally set for June 17

William Thompson Organizers are already busy planning for the second annual Mother Road Rally, set to take place at the Quay County Fairgrounds June 17-19. Lynn Hudson, committee chairperson for the Mother Road Rally board, said the board is meeting formally every other week. “Community members can contact one of the board members and ask […]

Former Tucumcarian turns 100

William Thompson Mary Goldenberg, who lived in Tucumcari from 1919 until just five years ago, will celebrate her 100th birthday Sept. 10 at the Vida Encantada Assisted Living Center in Las Vegas. Goldenberg said keeping busy and surrounding herself with family kept her going over the years. “Everyday my daughter and grandchildren come by to […]

Mother, son achieve academic high points

TV Hagenah It is not unusual for individuals to make the dean’s list or president’s lists of colleges and universities, but when a mother and son both make it at the same time but different universities, it is worth noting. And that is exactly what happened to Maureen and Marc Orgass of Logan recently. Mother […]

VFW offers free meals

William Thompson The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528, located at 106 East Main Street will be serving free breakfast and dinner today and tomorrow in support of the Mother Road Rally. Mucio Lopez, quartermaster of the VFW Post, said that many VFW members and their families have donated time and money. ‘We’ve got a […]

Talks more powerful than pamphlet

Lynn Moncus Although my parents and grandparents have been dead for many years, I tend to think of them on a daily basis and frequently wish I could ask just a few more questions even though I think I know some of the answers. I become particularly frustrated while watching or listening to ads telling […]

Lillian Brooks McCoy

Lillian Brooks McCoy, 77, died March 31, 2004 in Fort Davis, Texas. McCoy was born Jan. 22, 1927 in Tucumcari where she was a member of the United Methodist Church, the American Cattlewomen and 4-H. McCoy is survived by three daughters, Lee Ann (Rick) Tate of Marfa, Texas, Jean (David) Lee of Lamar, Colo., Kathy […]

Family, friends recall victim

Darrell Maurina State police officials said last evening they have made no arrests and are not releasing any new information on the death of Joanie Vance, who was found dead in the Sundowner Gallery on First Street Tuesday evening. Early on in the investigation, it was released by the New Mexico State Police Investigation Division […]

Bingo raises money for Rally

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By TV Hagenah Many of the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars got together Thursday evening to help out someone helping out someone else. According to the commander of the Tucumcari VFW post Oracio Encinias, the Thursday bingo was to help out the organizers of the Mother Road Rally planned for June to get […]

Miracles: Girl helps brother survive burns

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By Ryan Lengerich Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico went in search of miracles this Christmas season. Here is an example of what we found. What happened to Timothy Clem more than six years ago was a tragic accident. What has happened since then, his sister said, is a miracle. On Sept. 1, 1997, Timothy was […]