Dean, Gower

Leo G. Dean Leo G. Dean, 84, died June 4, 2004 in Albuquerque. Leo Dean was born in Clovis on Dec. 6, 1919 and lived in Tucumcari from then until 1958. He married his wife Effie Aug. 22, 1941. He served in the army during World War II as a paratrooper. He was preceded in […]

Tucumcari looks at races, casino

David Arkin Tucumcari could receive a huge economic boost if a plan to bring a race track and casino to the city moves forward. According to Ben Kendrick, director of the Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., officials are in the early planning stages of landing a race track and casino in the area. However, there are […]

Laramie Wayne Conner

Laramie Wayne Conner Laramie Wayne Conner, 21 months, of New Mexico, formerly of Jacksboro, Texas died May 27, 2004 in Albuquerque. Laramie Conner was born August 18, 2002 in Tucumcari to Cody Wayne and Teresa Kay Conner. He is survived by his parents of New Kirk, a sister Cheyenne Kay Conner, His grandparents Clyde and […]

Ingram, Byers

Hazel R. Ingram Hazel R. Ingram, 91, of Albuquerque since 1997 and former resident of Tucumcari since 1932 died Wednesday, May 19, 2004. Hazel Ingram owned and operated Crescent Creamery in Tucumcari with her husband for many years. She also served on the Board of Directors of Citizen’s Bank until 2002. She is survived by […]

Governor visits city

TV Hagenah New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson came to Tucumcari Tuesday and a full house at the Tucumcari City Hall was pleased that he did. It was standing room only at city hall as Richardson greeted old acquaintances, gave a run-down on the recently finished Roundhouse accomplishments and then answered questions from the audience in […]

Ropers place at Pampa Rodeo

Mesalands Community College Team Ropers Reynaldo Maestas and Justin Price completed the long round in sixth place out of a field of over 100 teams in the recently held Pampa, Texas Intercollegiate Rodeo. Maestas and Price went on to finish in third place in the short round and fourth in the average in the team […]

Matthew Mericle, Bobby Stone, Tillie Allemand

Domitilia Allemand Domitilia “Tillie” Allemand, 91, died in California on Saturday, April 10, 2004. Tillie Allemand was born Nov. 30, 1912 at Los Lunas. She was a member of the Catholic Church. She had been making her home in California with her son Fred. She is survived by her three sons; Charlie Allemand (Carmen) of […]

Lillian Brooks McCoy

Lillian Brooks McCoy, 77, died March 31, 2004 in Fort Davis, Texas. McCoy was born Jan. 22, 1927 in Tucumcari where she was a member of the United Methodist Church, the American Cattlewomen and 4-H. McCoy is survived by three daughters, Lee Ann (Rick) Tate of Marfa, Texas, Jean (David) Lee of Lamar, Colo., Kathy […]

Norine L. Robertson

Norine L. Robertson, 103, died on Saturday, March 13, 2004 following an extended illness. Norine Robertson was born Sept. 27, 1900 in Portsmouth, Iowa. She had been an active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and was a charter member of the St. Vincent de Paul Organization, of the St. Anne’s Rosary Society, was a […]

Rodeo team shines in Texas

Steer Wrestling was where much of the excitement took place at the Weatherford, Texas Intercollegiate Rodeo held over the weekend. Steer wrestlers from Mesalands pulled down second and third place in the short round in that event. Taking second in the short round was Matthew Antone who also took third place in the average. Chance […]