Logan women sew bibs for veterans

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By WIlliam Thompson: Quay County Sun Amarillo Veterans Hospital recently put out a call for volunteers to sew terry cloth bibs for patients at the hospital and an adjacent nursing facility. A group of Logan women answered, completing 200 bibs and more than 100 lap quilts for injured and sickly veterans. Bea Scott, of Veterans […]

Volunteers salute Veterans Day with flags at cemetery

TV Hagenah As the blustery wind blew Wednesday afternoon, a handful of men and women wandered through Memorial Park Cemetery reading each headstone. When they found anything on the incription of the headstones that said the individual lying there had been a member of the U.S. military while alive, they put a small 8 X […]

Veterans Day program ready

TV Hagenah The annual Veterans’ Day Program is ready to go said the man in charge of the celebration of America’s veterans, Harold Sloan. Sloan, the instrumental and vocal music instructor at Tucumcari High School, said the 2004 edition of the program promises to be one of the best that he has ever been involved […]

DAR salutes veterans

TV Hagenah The Daughters of the American Revolution are saluting veterans of more modern incarnation on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. According to Jeannette Maddaford secretary of the organization and event coordinator, the ceremony honoring veterans will be at Veterans’ Park which is at the corner of Third and Main streets. “We are doing […]

Area Veterans’ Day closings

Veterans Day Closures Tucumcari County Offices Department of Motor Vehicles First National Bank of New Mexico Wells Fargo Bank Citizens’ Bank Everyone’s Federal Credit Union Tucumcari Schools Federal Credit Union • • Tucumcari City Offices will be open. Tucumcari Schools will be open Logan Village of Logan First National Bank of New Mexico • • […]

Veterans honored in Logan

TV Hagenah The Logan’s American Legion Post 77 will be honoring America’s veterans Saturday, Nov. 13 with a special Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner at the Post’s bingo hall. “We think these people are our nation’s heroes,” said Arlin Cordova, one of the organizers of the annual event from the Logan American Legion Ladies Auxiliary”. “These veterans […]

Veterans get tax break from election

William Thompson On Tuesday, New Mexico voters approved an amendment to the New Mexico State Constitution which will allow a property tax exemption to all honorably discharged veterans. The tax exemption was formerly available only to veterans of foreign wars or conflicts. Janie Murray, chief deputy assessor for Quay County, said the tax exemption currently […]

Brunch fund raiser

TV Hagenah A sspecial brunch is scheduled this weekend to lhelp raise funds for the completion of Veterans Park on Main Street. The fund raiser is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Veterans of Foreign War Post at 105 E. Main. The brunch will feature Huevo Rancheros with either red or green chili. A […]

Fund raiser for monument scheduled

TV Hagenah It has been a long time coming, but the granite stones that will make Veterans’ Park, Veterans’ Memorial Park are a little closer because Lydia Fazekas is back on the job of trying to raise funds for the project. According to Tucumcari Mayor Pro Tem Antonio Apodaca, Fazekas has been the driving force […]

VFW to dispose of American flags

Members of the Tucumcari Veterans of Foreign Wars will be holding a disposal ceremony for American Flags on Monday, June 14, Flag Day. The veterans organization will be disposing of the flags in accordance with tradition and United States federal law. For that reason the members of the VFW urge area residents with tattered, torn […]