Tucumcari seniors greet future

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Thomas Garcia Prepared to take their first steps in the next chapter of their lives, 73 Tucumcari High School graduates were reminded that they are the future. As the music played, the graduates began to file one by one into the Snake Pit Friday night. Senior Dalton Wood was once again at the end of [...]

Our page — Nov. 17

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5,Jim and Karen Foster of Tucumcari wish to announce the marriage of their daughter Wanda Foster Wood to Leonard Naranjo. Leonard is the son of Leo and Eleonor Naranjo of Trujillo. They were married on Oct. 23 by Judge Joel Garnett. Kenny Hampton and Georgia Franco served as best man and maid of honor. — [...]

Area basketball capsules

By Chris Schmaedeke and Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun Boys Tucumcari Last season: 7-17 overall Coach: John Span Returning starters: Juniors Jakus Martinez and Dalton Wood; sophomore Travis Garcia Outlook: The Rattlers have a lot of speed but are lacking in size. Tucumcari has the athletes to run opponents up and down the court. Quote: [...]

Simple tips can help avoid gardening disasters

By Tom Dominguez Some lawn and garden mistakes are easily made, but a little bit of information can go a long way. Here’s what not to do in your landscape in the soil, watering and pest categories. Soil Don’t till or spade soil when it is overly wet or dry. This destroys the structure of [...]

Helen B. Wood

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Helen B. Wood, 87, a long time resident of Tucumcari and San Jon, died in Clovis on Monday July 17, 2007. She was born in Brookhaven, Miss., to Joseph and Emma Bradley Starling on April 11, 1920. She was the youngest member of the Starling [...]

Wood burning stove can lead to nightly drama

By Ryn Garglinski: Freedom Newspapers Now that cooler temperatures are creeping in like mice beneath a breadbox, I had to do something I’ve never done before. Use a wood stove. The only heating elements I’ve ever known include hissing radiators, steam from the rice pot that inevitably boils over and a portable heat fan I [...]

Lloyd E. Garoutte

Lloyd E. Garoutte Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church. Lloyd E. Garoutte, 73, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006, on the John Bugg Ranch west of Tucumcari. Mr. Garoutte was born Feb. 18, 1933 in Oklahoma City to Amos and Adeline Jolly Garoutte. He moved to Tucumcari in 1980. Mr. Garoutte served in the [...]

If gas tanks, will there be enough plastics to go around?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun You see those plastics, out of which so many things are built today, come from a part of oil … not the part that becomes gasoline, another part. That’s right, most plastics are largely petrochemicals. And while gasoline (from petroleum) makes our crowded highways possible, plastics make possible just [...]

March 29, 2006 Notable Notes

Second round of water meetings Tuesday The public is invited to see proposed actions for the Northeast New Mexico Regional Water Plan in one of four meetings next week. The Tucumcari Convention Center will host a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Representatives from Curry, Harding, Quay, Roosevelt and Union counties and consultants from [...]

2/11 Obituaries

Patricia Wood Services: Have been held Patricia “Pat” Wood, 81, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, in Amarillo. She was born April 13, 1924. She is survived by one son, Patrick Wood (and wife, Shelly) of Amarillo; one granddaughter, Amy Wood of Amarillo; one sister, Bobbie Kessell of Gastonia, N.C.; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family [...]