Celebrity Baby Scoop: Tori Spelling says ‘The third pregnancy is for sure harder’

Pregnant Tori Spelling and Family Go Shopping

Jenny Schafer What are the must-haves for summer 2011? Just ask celeb mom Tori Spelling. The actress and best-selling author has handpicked the products of the season which are all available at her new store InvenTORI in Sherman Oaks, Calif. and on her website, www.torispelling.com/. When she’s not searching out the hottest items, the expectant […]

Savings savvy: Three ways to teach your kids about money

Paula Sirois This morning I implemented a new program with my kids: He or she who yells, pushes or screams has to put $1 into a jar on the shelf. At the end of the week, whoever hasn’t broken the rules gets all the cash. By this afternoon, I had already deposited $5, my son […]

Looking back — June 15

June 1943 Season tickets for the Metropolitan Park swimming pool went on sale. Thirty visits to the pool could be purchased for $5.60. The Spring Flower Show sponsored by the Tucumcari Garden Club was held at the Community House. Furr’s Food Store placed a help wanted ad for a “neat man or woman, fast in […]

Looking back — Dec. 22

December 1952 The Furr’s food store held its grand opening and customers registered to win a new universal gas range stove. Customers also received a free Coca-Cola six pack with a ten dollar purchase. The stores managers were

Shoppers brave cold for Black Friday sales

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Russell Anglin A few Tucumcari shoppers braved early hours and cold weather Friday morning in hopes of catching advertised Black Friday discounts. Eight shoppers browsed Radio Shack in Tucumcari when it opened at 5:30 a.m. One of these shoppers, Johnny Anaya, returned to his car empty-handed after finding out he had been beat to a […]

Never warmed up to cold cereal

By Karl Terry: Freedom columnist When did cereal get a complete aisle to itself at the grocery store? The selection boggles the mind and can completely derail a trip to the supermarket if you’re a parent with young kids. Not having kids of my own, I get to stand in the aisle and stifle a […]

Clovis police nab jail escapee

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico The seventh of eight escaped inmates was captured Monday night after a citizen spotted 19-year-old Louis Chavez in a Clovis grocery store, according to police. Chavez was captured without incident in a vehicle outside Lowe’s grocery store on 14th Street, according to Police Capt. Patrick Whitney.Whitney said a citizen […]

Paul McCartney spotted in Tucumcari

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Chelle Delaney Beatlemania hit Tucumcari Thursday. Paul McCartney and his new girlfriend were seen visiting an antique shop and a getting a take-out order from Del’s Restaurant.“He looks pretty good,” said Shirley Hancock, a hostess at Del’s. Yvonne Braziel and Yvette Peacock, the sisters who own Del’s

Family Dollar set to re-open Thursday

By QCS Staff After a year’s hiatus, the Family Dollar store will re-open at 9 a.m. Thursday, store officials said. The store at Third and Main streets closed in July 2007 after sustaining damage from a fire. The neighboring store, the Movie Gallery, sustained smoke damage and reopened several months after the fire. No one […]

Hicklins are rounding out deli with breakfast donuts

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Robert Ciolli At a time when many people are thinking about retirement, Mike Hicklin, 67, shows no signs of slowing down. The owner and operator of the NAPA Auto Parts store for 29 years, Hicklin has seen numerous businesses close down and move away.“I just hated looking at empty buildings on our town’s main road […]