Rose Parade performer, college honors, new arrival, Altrusa woman of the year

Former Tucumcarian, Danielle Chavez, was among those who performed in the 120th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadina, California. Danielle is a member of the Broken Arrow (Oklahoma) High School Band and Color Guard. The group has competed at the national level on numerous occasions. As a result, they were […]

Spanish Music comes to city

William Thompson The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities is sponsoring another concert event in its series of diverse musical offerings. Tenor Andre Garcia- Nuthman will be performing at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Tucumcari High School auditorium. The selection of vocal pieces include classical Spanish works with accompaniment from a classically-trained guitarist and a […]

Vietnam marine shares war experiences

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By Angela Peacock Beautiful foreign women, opportunities to travel and a chance to earn cash were just a few reasons Robert Lumpkin signed up to become a U.S. Marine in 1964. The one detail his recruiter forgot to mention was that he would be traveling as a soldier to Vietnam, along with an estimated 40,000 […]