Edna Crisp Bass

Edna Crisp Bass Edna Crisp bass, 93, died Oct. 8, 2004 in Tucson. Bass was born April 10, 1911 in Wardville, Okla. She was a log-time resident of Tucumcari. Bass is survived by her daughers, Doris Sparks (Sparky) and Joyce Poulsen (Ray) of Tucson, her son, Spencer Bass of Sterling, Alaska and one sister, Catherine […]

Barbara Johnson, John Branden Melton, Jane Sanderson

Barbara Johnson Barbara Dwan “Sug” Johnson, 71, died at Laurel Hills Health Care Center Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004 following an extended illness. Sug Johnson was born February 24, 1927 in Lela Lake, Texas. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Tucumcari. She was a retired junior high school teacher having taught ninth […]

Rattler football schedule released

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School football team’s season begins Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. with a scrimmage against St. Michael High School of Santa Fe at Rattler Stadium. St. Michael is the defending Class AAA champion. The first regular season game will be at home against the Mora Rangers Aug. 27. The Rattler Homecoming […]

Public Record, Oct. 29

The following are samples of calls received by Tucumcari police within the last week. According to the reports: Oct. 27 • At 7:20 a.m. an unknown male called from the 600 block of E. Tucumcari Blvd. and reported a broken window. The officer advised that a 4×5 window was shot out with a ball bearing. […]

Police Blotter: Oct. 15-21

The following are samples of calls received by Tucumcari police within the last week. According to the reports: Oct. 20 • A 23-year-old female was arrested on Granger about 4:30 a.m. for possession of marijuana less than an ounce. • About 3:30 a.m. an officer observed a broken window on the north side of Tucumcari […]

Obits Oct. 15

Susie Alice Smart Susie Alice Smart, 99, of Amarillo died Oct. 14, 2003, in Amarillo. She was born in Clarendon, Texas on July 17, 1904 to Maggie and William Johnston. they moved to Tucumcari in 1908, along with her six brothers, Frank, Sam, Jack, Robert, Homer and Milton Johnston. Mrs. Smart went to grade school […]

Police Blotter (Oct. 9-12)

The following are samples of calls received by Tucumcari police within the last week. According to the reports: Oct. 12 • About 8:30 p.m. a female reported that a BB from a BB gun or a rock hit the window of her residence on the 1000 block of S. First Street. • A female requested […]

Six-Man Football: Logan defending title, House wants first playoff spot

By Ryan Lengerich The Logan Longhorn football team has only two seniors after graduating five players from last season’s district championship squad. Senior running back and defensive end Kurt Burns is in his fifth year with the team since joining as an eighth grader. The other senior, Brett Sanders is in his third year since […]