March 1946

Yetta B. Hoover, daughter of physician T.B. and Clara Hoover, headed the University of Arizona’s

Tucumcari native, author will be featured speaker at museum’s annual meeting

By Lnn Moncus For several years, local people have been invited to provide the program for the annual meeting of Tucumcari Historical Research Institute, and they have told us much about the history of this area. We have invited a native and graduate of Tucumcari High School to be this year’s speaker in April. Yes, […]

College ties bind friends and memories

By Lnn Moncus Last week was made special by a visit from Debbie Widger, Gift Planning Director, and Robert Peterson, Major Gifts Officer, from New Mexico State University. Yes, such titles sound quite impressive and are, but the young people who carry them are the impressive ones. Debbie is probably the best known Aggie in […]

Graduations, births, anniversaries, wedding

Pretty in pink… Alyssa Jolene Gutowski was born at 5:18 a.m., on July 17, 2007 in Albuquerque. Her parents are Tony and Deena Gutowski and a sister, Adriana Gutowski, all of Albuquerque. Her grandparents are James and Marcia Blea of Tucumcari and Deborah Gutowski of Albuquerque. Her great-grandparents are Don and Shirley Schlichting of Elkhart […]

06-23-2007: Around Town

Pacheco baby arrives… Joshua Darian Pacheco was born at 8:23 a.m., on May 30 in Clovis. He weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. His parents are Veronica Baca and Joshua Pacheco of Tucumcari. Tech educator honored… Billy Don Bell, a technology educator, at Dimmitt Middle School in Texas, was […]

ENMU axes tennis program

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University opted not to renew women’s tennis coach Christine Blaeser’s contract last week. This week, regents voted to do away with the program completely. Gary Musgrave, vice president for Student Affairs presented a recommendation to end the program to the regents, based on input from the Athletic […]

City taps new manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun John R. Sutherland, Jr., of Flagstaff, Ariz., was selected as the new city manager on Thursday by the Tucumcari City Commission. Sutherland, 58, is slated to start work May 1. Sutherland’s salary and contract details were not disclosed. Mayor Mary Mayfield said the specifics of Sutherland’s contract would be […]

03-14-2007: Community Notes

THS drama class stages 1930s Hollywood parody What happens when the world’s worst movie producer travels to Vansyltrania to produce his next horrible horror movie? To find out, be at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. That’s where the drama class of Tucumcari High School will present a parody on 1930s […]

June 3, 2006 Around Town

Eight is great Kaitlyn J. Sena will celebrate her eighth birthday in Tucumcari with family and friends. Kaitlyn was born in Tucumcari. Her birthday was Friday. Her parents are Sandy Sena and Paul and Tonya Sena of Tucumcari and Logan. Sisters are Katherine and Destanie Sena. Mariah Morrison is her stepsister. Cody Morrison is her […]

Colleges look closely at their budgets

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers CLOVIS — Colleges and universities in New Mexico that experienced drops in enrollment may not be penalized, according to New Mexico Higher Education Department Secretary Beverlee McClure. The Department is considering a provision that would shelter college and university budgets for one year, according to higher education officials who met […]