Piercings puncture preconceptions

Russell Anglin By day, my name is Russell Anglin. I stand 5 feet, 11 inches tall (6 feet if you believe my driver’s license), I’m not really sure how much I weigh and I have hazel eyes. I pride myself with a professional demeanor and try to be as friendly and helpful towards folks as […]

Enjoy the last of the summer’s tall grasses

By Lynn Moncus When our grandparents ambled out here in their covered wagons in 1902, Grandmother described the grass as being “belly high” on a horse. As I grew up listening to that description and her other stories of the pioneer days, I tried to imagine such tall grass but could barely picture it that […]

Rattler reminisces about band director

After hearing that Jamie Stephenson of Tucumcari High School Class of 1975 would be participating in the program Saturday night at the Rattler Reunion Banquet, I began to recall the many years during which his father, Mr. R.G. Stephenson, was Band Director at THS from c. 1939 until 1954. During those years, he directed the […]

Ministerial Alliance to build three large crosses

By TV Hagenah Jim Witcher of the Ministerial Alliance officially announced last week that the alliance would begin work on building three large crosses at the east end of Tucumcari as symbols of Christianity to both residents of the town and to those people driving through on I-40. “It will be a way to dedicate […]