Logan Longhorns fall to Vixens

David Wagner TEXICO — Seeded No. 1 in the 4A bracket of the EPAC Tournament, Fort Sumner’s hopes for a shot at the championship almost came crashing down against scrappy Logan on Wednesday. Junior forward Jeremy Guana scored 22 points and the Foxes made enough free throws — barely — to hold off the Longhorns […]

Tucumcari boys take home tournament

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys basketball team cruised past Mountainview Saturday morning and then had a tougher time beating Fort Sumner Saturday night. The Rattlers swept through their Route 66 tournament. Nemi Salvador and Robert Munoz made the all-tournament team. Tucumcari vs. Mountainview. The Rattlers had very few turnovers as they soundly defeated […]

Rattler teams lose to Fort Sumner

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School Boys and Girls basketball teams opened their season at Fort Sumner on a losing note. The Fort Sumner boys beat the Rattlers 62-47 and the Ft. Sumner girls beat the Lady Rattlers 61-24. Boys It was a fast-paced Rattler style of game, but the Foxes of Fort Sumner scored […]

Helen Marie Edwards, Bonita Faye Roe

Helen Marie Edwards Helen Marie Edwards, 86, of Friona, Texas died Thursday, July 15, 2004, at Parmer County Hospital in Friona, Texas. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Church of Christ of Fort Sumner. Helen Marie Edwards was born on April 23, 1918, in Childress, Texas to Willie and Flora Potter. She moved to Fort Sumner […]

Tourism head says interest in outlaw could bring in more tourism

Dave Gragg Tucumcari and Quay County must assess on what will draw in tourists and then market those assests, New Mexico’s secretary of Tourism told about 20 people Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The recent excitement about Billy the Kid could be a boon for the area because Tucumcari is close to Fort Sumner […]

Small towns at risk

By Gary Mitchell Could water shortages produce ghost towns throughout eastern New Mexico any time soon? It’s possible. “We do have the prospect of ghost towns in the future with the Ogallala Aquifer drying up,” said Lee Tillman, executive director of Eastern Plains Council of Governments. “Elida, for example, is at risk because they don’t […]

May 7

Angela Christine Reuther Angela Christine Reuther, 23, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, in San Miguel County. Born Sept. 14, 1979, in Tacoma, Wash., she attended schools at Anchorage, Alaska; Flagstaff, Ariz. and Camp Verde, Ariz.; where she participated in the Speech and Debate team Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Equestrian Club. She received her bachelor’s […]