9-30 On the shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon. A pothead private eye in Los Angeles, circa 1970. Non-fiction A Colossal Failure of Common Sense by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers from a former […]

J.M. Toby

Services: At 10 a.m. Wednesday a service will be held at the Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari.   J.M. Toby, 85, died at his home in Tucumcari on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, following an extended illness.   Mr. Toby was born July 7, 1922 in Maud, Okla. He was a member of the Temple Baptist […]

Support varies for race track, casino

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There was little opposition to a proposed race track and casino in Tucumcari at a meeting on Monday night. Here is what some of the attendees had to say: • Wes Stewart, pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari, said he opposes the proposed racino or race track plan. […]

Cannon supporter “Doc” Stewart dies

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers With a bellowing laugh, a deep voice and a stature to match at 6 feet 4 inches, Ernest “Doc” Stewart commanded attention. But it was his good nature that won the friendship of some of the most influential men in the military and steered a course for Cannon Air Force […]

Ruth L. Stewart

Ruth L. Stewart, 95, died at the Autumn Blessings Assisted Living Center in Logan on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004 following an extended illness. Ruth Stewart was born Dec. 29, 1908 in Logan. She married Leeman Stewart in 1929. They owned and operated the Owl Cafe in Logan. Ruth then became a postal clerk and also […]

Tucumcari seniors enjoy Pioneer Center

William Thompson Social events occur regularly at the Pioneer Senior Center on South Third Street. The center holds a dance almost every month. Recently, the center held a tea social. The response was more than the center staff had expected according to Tara Martinez, volunteer activities director for the center. “We had about twenty people […]