Woman arrested on drug charges

William Thompson Donna Romero, 35, was arrested Saturday afternoon inside her home at 520 S. Seventh St. and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, child neglect, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police Cpl. Darrick Shaw said in his report that he found small baggies of a substance inside a tin box as […]

Tucumcari High School releases honor roll

Tucumcari High School announced their honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2004-2005 academic year. The school acknowledge those on the honor roll on Tuesday in Rhodes field House in a special ceremony. Both straight “A” recepients and those with a 3.5 and above grade point average were acknowledged. All “A” honor roll […]

NM Municipal League begins 47th annual conference

TV Hagenah For the second time in its 47 years of existence, the New Mexico Municipal League is holding it annual meeting in Tucumcari. Because the meeting which officially begins today has brought over 600 members of the league from every municipality in New Mexico to Tucumcari to discuss and oversee a number of different […]

Route 66 bridge to open

TV Hagenah Christina Romero of the New Mexico Department of Transportation Department announced Monday that Thursday at 3 p.m. would be the official Ribbon Cutting for the Revuelto Creek Bridge on Old Route 66 roughly halfway between Tucumcari and San Jon. “We promised the folks in San Jon we’d have the bridge open in between […]

Good attendance honored

Elementary releases perfect attendance lists Tucumcari Elementary School recently released its third term perfect attendance lists for preschool through second grade. Preschool students with perfect attendance were Dominic Blea, Shiv Bhakta, Shant Bhakta, Hayden Modisette, Kyle lopez, Michael Christian and Jessyka Welshenbaugh. Kindergarten students with perfect attendance were Brandi Kingston, Richard Aragon, Stephen Leyva, Travis […]

Class of ’54 looking for classmates

The class of 1954 is seeking a number of different individuals for the upcoming reunion this summer. If readers have knowledge of these individuals, they should call: 806-244-5519. Sought classmembers include: Ronnie Coate, Geraldine Griffin, Edna Martinez, Josephine Medina, Leo Roybal, Armando Velasco, Dorothy Williams, John Otero, Evangeline Blea, Gloria Baca, Susan Gentry, Sherry Gregory, […]

Tucumcari man, Fort Sumner woman, die in collision

By Dave Gragg Alvin Romero was a man who shook hands with everybody. That one sentence, repeated again and again by those who knew him, summed up the life of the man who died Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle accident between Tucumcari and Las Vegas. A 23-year-old Fort Sumner woman, Angela C. Reuther, also died […]

5/3/03

Alvin Theodore Romero Alvin Theodore Romero, 43, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, in Garita. Born May 11, 1959, in Las Vegas, he had been a rancher in Garita at the Hage and Webb Land and Cattle Company for 25 years. He was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church. He grew up in […]