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October 28, 2020
On this date ...
1970: A Logan man was killed when his pickup truck went off a high bluff east of town at the Canadian River. His body was found by his brother-in-law in the wreckage at the bottom of the 250-foot-tall bluff. The vehicle landed in 1 ? feet of water.
• An open house was held at the new Tucumcari Junior High School, which opened on Fifth Street earlier this fall.
• The Odeon Theater was screening “Chisum,” a western drama starring John Wayne, Forrest Tucker and Ben Johnson. It was a fictionalized version of events from the Lincoln County War of 1878 in New Mexico Territory.