Americans can rejoice in bin Laden’s death

Freedom Communications It is, of course, a U.S. victory that Navy SEALs, acting on CIA intelligence in a Muslim nation, killed al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden. The lethal firefight inside a fortified compound in Abbottabad, about 35 miles north of Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, ended nearly 10 years of pursuit of the man viewed by […]

05-14-08: Military Notes

Navy Seaman John P. Vuras, son of Sonja J. Vuras-

Birthdays, Seaman completes basic, Santa Fe Trail race

Brotherly love… Robert is finally a big brother. Baby sister Aliyah Roberta Marez was born July 25, 2007 at 5:03 p.m. in Albuquerque. She weighed 6.1 pounds and was 17 1/2 inches long. Her parents are Jose and Veronica Marez of Tucumcari. Other family includes her brothers: Paul Marez and Lara, and niece Adaeus of […]

March 1968

The Tucumcari chapter of the Future Farmers of Americas barbecue dinner raised $1,200 to help with upcoming events including attendance at the state convention and judging in Las Cruces. FFA cooked 1,200 pounds of meat in a pit fire. … Victor Eulogio Montano of Tucumcari was a Senior Petty Officer in Charge in the U.S. […]

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Mental health legislation backed Treatment for mental illness in New Mexico got another boost when U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., backed legislation that would help those with serious mental illnesses receive the care they need before their illness drives them to commit a crime, according to a release from the legislator’s office. Domenici backed the […]