2/7 Around town

Just born… Michael Andrew Aragon was born Dec. 21, 2008, at Plains Regional Hospital, to Michael and Mercie Aragon of Tucumcari. He weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces. He has two sisters, Lisa, 16, and Briana, 8. Grandparents are Jose (Lupe) Martinez and Andy and Corinne Pulido of San Mateo, Calif. Great-grandparents are Donaciana Jimenez. Ready […]

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Three years old… Aiyana Roybal celebrated her third birthday on July 26. The daughter of Felicia Roybal of Tucumcari and Daniel Mendoza of Amarillo, Aiyana enjoyed a princess party with family and friends. She is the granddaughter of Alvin and Judy Benavidez of Tucumcari and Daneil and Magie Mendoza

Alyssa’s arrived

Alyssa Zariah Roybal was born Jan. 1, 2008 in Clovis. she weighed 5 lbs, 15 oz. Her parents are Larry Roybal, Jr. and Myraima Baeza of Portales. Her grandparents are Lucinda and Larry Roybal, Sr. and Julia and Juan Hernandez,

Liberato “Lee” Melquiades Roybal

Services: 9 a.m. today, a funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas. Liberato “Lee” Melquiades Roybal, 71, a lifelong resident of Variadero died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. He was born on Oct. 29, 1936 to the late Reducindo Roybal and Tomasita Tenorio Roybal in Terrero. He was united in […]

Lions beat Rattlers 42-7

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers lost their regular season finale 42-7 Friday against district rival Santa Rosa. The Lions literally ran away with the game, gaining more than 300 yards of offense and scoring five of their six touchdowns on the ground. Jesus Roybal led the way, with five touchdowns and 245 yards rushing. […]

Juan Roybal obit

Juan Roybal Juan Roybal, 66, of Tucumcari, died Feb. 10, 2005. Roybal was born April 9, 1938 in San Ignacio. He had been a resident of Tucumcari for many years. He was a member of the Catholic Church. He retired from the Parks Department for the City of Tucumcari. Survivors include three brothers, Alfonso Torres […]

Mesalands honor society inducts 18

Mesalands Community College released a list of 18 new members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society who have been inducted in a recent ceremony held by the Beta Eta Omega Chapter of Kappa at the college. According to John Yearout, a spokesman for the college, the purpose of the society is to recognize and encourage […]

Rattler golfers falter at state

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School golf team, Nick Wiegel, Larry Roybal, Matt Smith, Aaron Peacock and Brian Lopez, did not do as well as expected at the state golf tournament recently. The tournament was held on a course near Farmington, and Rattler Coach Charlie Maciel said that it was one of the toughest courses […]

Golfers struggle

The Tucumcari varsity golf team scored a 330 in a tournament at Portales, Monday. Their target score for the Portales tournament was 322. The Rattler golfers now have only four more tournaments to equal or better their target score. The Rattlers need to match their target score two more times to make it to the […]

Golfers win tournament

William Thompson The Tucumcari Varsity Golf team finished its invitational tournament Monday with a score of 330. Las Vegas-Robertson came in second with a 333. Raton had a 356 while Clayton shot a 395. Josh Hurley, an assistant coach for the Rattler team, said his players felt comfortable on their home course. “We hit our […]