Rattlers come home: Tucumcari High School reunion draws 500 alumni

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Thomas Garcia Rattler Reunion event coordinator Norma Jean Crellin was pleasantly surprised at the number of attendees at this year’s Rattler Reunion. “I thought the numbers were going to be down a lot due to the economy,” Crellin said. Crellin said more than 500 Tucumcari High School graduates attended this weekend’s annual reunion. “It was […]

23 Days to Rattler Reunion

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By QCS Staff Only 23 days to the Rattler Reunion points out Norma Jean Crellin, president of the board of the Rattler Alumni Association and Rattler Reunion. The class of 1978 is host this year’s event which will be July 31-Aug. 3. The billboard at Evans Avenue and First Street was donated by Whittco Inc. […]

12/24 Quay County critter

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Name: Puppy one, puppy two, puppy three, and so on, all babies from Labrador parents Osito and Osita. Owners: Tucumcari’s Norma and Mike Romero. Claim to fame: In addition to producing adorable offspring, dad dog Osito spins in circles when Mike Romero is around and is fond of Frisbee, Norma Romero said. The puppies themselves […]

Norma Jean Baum Gray, Rex B. Foote

Rex B. Foote Rex B. Foote, 84, died in Tucumcari on Monday July 19, 2004 following an extended illness. Rex Foote was born Dec. 3, 1919 in Orlando, Okla. He was a farmer in the Tucumcari area for many years. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He is Survived […]