Singer pursuing state honor

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Chelle Delaney In two weeks Audriana Lalane, 11, may be just a little nervous. She’ll be singing on stage in front of several hundred people at a conference center north of Santa Fe. Her goal, she said, is to be New Mexico’s Hispano “Child Artist of the Year.” “I hope I’ll win,” she said. The […]

Wilson to visit, Cooper to perfrom, paper drive Dec. 1

Wilson set to visit Monday New Mexico Congresswoman Heather Wilson, who is running for the seat to be vacated by U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, will be visiting Tucumcari Monday. Wilson, who has served as a U.S. representative from 1998 to the present, is conducting a listening tour and will field questions and discuss issues with […]

March 1960

Tennessee Ernie Ford presented a silver platter from the city of Tucumcari as a gift to singer Jimmie Rodgers for his song “Tucumcari” that hit the best seller list of popular songs that fall. … Tucumcari students prepared their exhibits for the annual science fair. Larry Kvols and Tom Brunk worked on testing the fractionation […]

Best advice true, but sometimes hurts

By Baxter Black: On the edge of common sense Sometimes the best advice one can get is the least appreciated. I’m reminded of this observation when I hear of the honest, some would say cruel, comments the English judge Simon makes to mediocre contestants on American Idol. But blunt doesn’t necessarily have to be cruel. […]