Searching for a cure for life’s screwups

While sitting next to a 20-something young woman on the airplane, I shook a handful of peanut butter M&M’s into my palm. She said, “I wish I’d bought some of those, too.” I offered her one but she declined, “Oh, no.” she sighed, “I’ve got these.” She indicated a plastic baggie with enough pills and […]

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 […]