Longtime resident contributed much to community

We have one great friend who is very proud to have been born in 1912 shortly after New Mexico became a state. Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek was born just across the state line in Briscoe County, Texas, and moved to the Norton area with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hutson Wallace, when she was 9 […]

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Engagements Cady-Hale [image #5, align=left, size=medium] Mr. and Mrs. David Hale announce the engagement of their son, Drew, to Katherine Cady, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cady of Jackson, Wyo. The couple is planning a summer wedding. The groom-elect is a 2006 graduate of Tucumcari High School and a 2010 graduate of New Mexico […]

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Engagements Diane-Christopher Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hendrickson of Tucumcari, Mrs. Netty Hendrickson of Bayard and Mr. and Mrs. Domingo A. Gonzales announce the upcoming nuptials of their children, Jacklyn Diane and Jody Christopher, Aug. 6, 2011. The prospective bride and groom will continue to make their home in Tucumcari.

Cara Hendrickson, Quinten Bugg announce wedding

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Mr. and Mrs. Willis Jack Hendrickson II and Mrs. Catherine Bugg of Tucumcari announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Cara and Quinten. The wedding will be Saturday, June 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in San Jon. A reception for family and friends will follow at the Quality Inn in Tucumcari. Mrs. […]

Saturday brings social excitement

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday was one of those days during which we needed a society editor,such as Mrs. Vera Murphey, to write stories about two major events held at the Convention Center. The afternoon was tilled with two birthday parties: One for Mrs. Teddy Callens and one for the February birthdays in the Wallace family, […]

Miss Maxine Riley touched lives in Tucumcari

Lynn Moncus Last week, Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson of Edmond, Okla. called to report the death of her dear cousin, Miss Maxine Riley, 95 of Brookfield, Mo. Many of you will recall Miss Riley and the many years she worked at City Hall in Tucumcari. She and one or two other people took care of city […]

Comments from the Canyons: Cherished friend celebrates birthday

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday, Mrs. Lucille Coleman was honored by her daughters, Nancy and Sandra, with a surprise party to celebrate her 94th birthday at the Convention Center. This woman from lma was privileged to be invited and to spend time visiting with many friends. Mrs. Coleman is one of the treasures of our county […]

FCCLA holds middle school food drive

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The Tucumcari Middle School chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America has just finished its annual thanksgiving food drive. The middle school FCCLA sponsor, Mrs. Lamm, is very proud of how well the students responded, as they brought in 1,057 items to be donated to the Ministry of Hope. The FCCLA chapter runs […]

Wallace family get-together a pleasure to attend

By Lynn Moncus On February 13, the Wallace families of Norton celebrated a number of family birthdays and had quite a family reunion at the same time. To be invited to that gathering was most definitely a privilege. The birthdays being celebrated included Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek, Mrs. Noma Wallace Tillman, Mrs. Maxine Tillman Wallace, […]

All kinds of stories discussed with friend

By Lynn Moncus Through these many years, we have often visited about the importance of having good friends and how very fortunate we are to live in a place in which we have so many friends of all ages. Being able to spend time with these friends certainly gives us full lives. As often as […]