Press Release: State confirms third human plague case from Santa Fe County

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed today a third case of bubonic plague in Santa Fe County so far this year. A 56-year-old man was hospitalized and is back home recovering. The Department of Health is conducting an environmental investigation at the man’s residence to determine if there is any ongoing [...]

Blast of wind sends dumpsters flying at Barnes and Fourth

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Chelle Delaney A blast of wind that several residents described as a small twister caused three Dumpsters to be lifted up in the air on Barnes Avenue between south Third and Fourth streets about 7:15 p.m. Monday. Witnesses said the dumpsters were up in the air twisting higher than the trees and telephone poles. “I [...]

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Third year for cowgirl…Emily Otero will be celebrating her third birthday on Sunday. Emily is the daughter of Gino and Miquela Otero

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Three years old… Aiyana Roybal celebrated her third birthday on July 26. The daughter of Felicia Roybal of Tucumcari and Daniel Mendoza of Amarillo, Aiyana enjoyed a princess party with family and friends. She is the granddaughter of Alvin and Judy Benavidez of Tucumcari and Daneil and Magie Mendoza

Tucumcari golfer helps team capture 3rd place at charity tournament

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A.C. Chavarria of Tucumcari with teammates, Ted Wooldridge of Amarillo, Shannon Freedle and Lorraine Freedle, both of Santa Fe, won the thrid place in the B Flight, with a score of 124, Oasis Advocacy Center Golf Tournmament in Clovis last weekend. The team also won $400 for third place which they donated

04-09-2008: Wedding, birtday and sisters are top piano players

Wedding vows exchangedLewis and Vivian Martinez of Tucumcari announce the marriage of their son, Lewis Jr., to Jacqueline Wong today in Long Beach, Calif. Jacqueline is the daughter of Daniel and Maria Wong of Long Beach. Lewis Martinez Jr. is a 2001 graduate of Tucumcari High School. The newlyweds are both serving in the U.S. [...]

Safety measures important, but fear counter-productive

By Lnn Moncus The article about the dangers of being in the Quay County Courthouse caused many memories to erupt as I recalled the 11 years during which Dad was Quay County Sheriff, and we lived in the Sheriff’s Residence on the third floor. Of course, to those of us who were around when that [...]

Chamber announces Christmas lights contest winners

Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce announed the following winners of the Christmas Lights contests. Take the kids on a nighttime drive to enjoy the winners: Business Pajarito Interiors 106 W. Main St. Pow Wow South 415 E. Washington Ave. Quay Broadcasters 902 S. Date St. Radio Shack 1324 W. Route 66 Blvd. Presbyterian Church 306 [...]

September 1984

Karen Lamb of San Jon was named Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s 1984 World Champion Steer Undecorator. … After 15 years of operating Third Street Grocery, Jim and Glenda Gentry sold to Charles and Joyce Watson of Albuquerque. …Lillian Redman, owner of the Blue Swallow Motel, was featured in National Geographic. … Girl Scout Troop No. [...]

Car show results from Route 66 festival

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Below are the results from the Rotary Route 66 Car Show: Late sport trucks First: Matt Guillian, GMC Sierra Second: David Romero, 2007 Ford Third: Robert Munoz, 2000 Ford Military truck 4×4 First: Art Barnard, 1934 Chevy Second: Charles Dunn, 1981 CJB Scrambler Tie-Third: Diena and Charley Crossly, 1976 CJ7 Jeff Ellison, 1984 Chevy Street [...]