Visit with former students a treat

Last week, Sonny Conklin of Muleshoe called to invite his old teacher to have lunch with him and his sister, Kay Conklin Hagler, of Clovis. Of course, this teacher accepted the invitation and had a wonderful time visiting with those two former students who had helped me to begin my teaching career 57 years ago […]

Sister nations have strong bond

Sister nations have strong bond

Small-town athletics full of tests

At Mt. Vernon High School in east Texas, I played football, basketball and track. Since my twin sister outweighed me until I was a 123-pound senior tailback, baseball or soccer would have been better bets — but we had neither as varsity sports. We didn’t have a track either, so track season was primarily for […]

Celebrity Baby Scoop: Tia Mowry Hardrict says twin Tamera has ‘a special relationship with Cree’

Jenny Schafer Tia Mowry Hardrict and Tamera Mowry-Housley became overnight teen sensations for their hit comedy series “Sister, Sister.” Twelve years after successfully escaping the “child star curse,” the identical twins are ready to show us just how different they really are as they embark on two of the biggest journeys of their lives. The […]

On the shelves — May 5

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction Poor Little Rich Girl by Jackie Collins. Annabelle Maestro, the daughter of two famous movie stars, flees L.A. for New York to escape her indifferent parents. The Shadow of Your Smile by Mary Higgins Clark. When a deceased nun, […]

Be thankful for family at all times

By Leonard Lauriault While traveling recently I met two ladies from the Carolinas who were flying home. The first one was returning to her husband in North Carolina after taking care of his sister in Albuquerque who was recovering from hip surgery. The other one was returning to South Carolina and was leaving her husband […]

10-24 Passing through

krungm-krungapassingthrough.jpg

By QCS Staff Name: Tracy Hardy Where we found her: A garage sale on the 400 block of West High Street. Where was she going? Traveled from her home in Amarillo to attend a funeral. She stayed in Tucumcari an extra day to help her sister with a garage sale.. Where did she come from? […]

Sister seeks help for brother, shooting victim

Chelle Delaney Tina Molina, the sister of Russell King, 45, who was shot June 1 at the Red-wood Lodge, is seeking funds on King’s behalf for his medical expenses. King was paralyzed from the shooting, Molina said. “I am trying to get help to pay for medical expenses for when my brother is released from […]

Robbie Lee Moss Goble

Services: Have been held. Robbie Lee Moss Goble, 87, of Flint, Mich., and formerly of Tucumcari and Calhoun, Ga., died Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at Avalon Hospice. Mrs. Goble and her family lived in Tucumcari from 1951 to 1957. She was born in Gordon County on May 18, 1920, the daughter of the late Louis […]

Sarah E. “Pat” Pickett

Services: 2:30 p.m. Thursday a memorial service will be held at Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Sarah E.  “Pat” Pickett, 90, died Saturday, July 7, 2007 in Tucumcari. Mrs. Pickett was born July 8, 1916 in Mount Pulaski, Ill. to John and Lula Mae Glasco. She married Clay Pickett in 1941. They engaged […]