Rita L. Smith, Frankie Joe Padilla

Rita L. Smith Rita L. Smith, 84, died Saturday morning, July 31, 2004 following an extended illness. Rita Smith was born July 15, 1920 at Paducah, Texas. She was a member of the Logan First Baptist Church. She had been a homemaker. She was preceded in death in 1997 by her husband W.J. Smith. She […]

Bookmobile cruises Eastern New Mexico

William Thompson Reyes Gonzales and A.J. Smith, workers on the New Mexico State Library’s Bookmobile for rural eastern New Mexico, drove the 40-foot long bookmobile into Logan recently for its monthly visit. Earlier in the day they made stops in Amistad and Nara Visa offering free books to patrons. Gonzales said the bookmobile carries around […]

Football begins practice Aug. 9

William Thompson Tucumcari High School football coach Dub Smith said his 2004 Rattlers will begin practice Aug. 9 and a time has been scheduled for all players to get their physicals next Wednesday morning at Rattler Gym. “Players can get their physicals from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Aug. 4,” said Smith. “They will need […]

Parker Kate Smith, Beatrice Lyon

Beatrice (Barreras) Lyon Beatrice (Barreras) Lyon, 68, died July 9 in Fresno, Calif. Lyon was born June 14, 1936 in Tucumcari where she was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Lyon is survived by five sons, Rudy Garcia, Ricardo Martinez, Raynaldo Martinez, Ronald Martinez and Raymond Martinez. Lyon is also survived by four brothers, […]

Six Logan youths attend convention

Six members of the Logan FFA chapter traveled to the New Mexico State FFA Convention in Las Cruces June 1-4. competed at a number of different competitions. Denton Dowell and Drew Perez both competed in the Chapter Public Speaking competition. Dowell placed first thus qualifying for the National competition at the National FFA Convention in […]

Rattler all-stars compete

The Class A-AA North-South all-star football players faced off recently with four players from Tucumcari High School starting for the North team. The South team, however, defeated the North team 23-0 at Western New Mexico University stadium in Silver City. Rattler Coach Dub Smith said the all-star coaches were pleased with the effort of A.J. […]

Four selected as All Stars

William Thompson Four Tucumcari High school athletes will have football on their minds next month. The four football players have been selected to play in the Class A-AA North-South All-Star game to be played June 12 at 5:30 p.m. in Silver City. A.J. Molinas, Andy Lau, Rob McClelland and Abel Vargas each made the North […]

Arts Festival begins Thursday

William Thompson The second annual Tucumcari Arts Festival runs Thursday through Sunday at the Tucumcari Convention Center with nearly forty artists participating. Judy Hiner, Director of the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, said this year’s festival will emphasize quality over quantity. “There will be a higher quality of art for sale this year,” said […]

Belly dancing set to roll

TV Hagenah It is a dance that brings to mind Scheherazade, Salome and even Mata Hari. It is a dance that brings to mind the middle east, of hookas and sitting on pillows on the floor. It is a dance of women in gauzy clothes and veils. And in the not too distant future it […]

Logan releases honor roll

Logan Municipal Shools released their honor roll for the second nine weeks term. Second nine weeks: Seniors receiving straight “A’s” were Melissa Hampton, Stephen Oglesby, Nichol Rodgers and Brett Sanders. The only Junior receiving straight “A’s” was Chase Kulback. Sophomores receiving straight “A’s” were Kelsey Ayres and Drew Perez. Freshmen receiving straight A’s were Ashlee […]