R.L. Nelson filed his candidacy for state representative Place 1 and I.L. McAlister of Nara Visa filed his candidacy for state senator. Thelma Trentham with the Quay County Clerk’s office handled their paper work.
Tucumcari High School senior Jackie Robertson was presented with a $150 per year scholarship from the Exalted Ruler of the Elks, Philip Wiegel.
The world famous Paganini Quartet performed at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium.
The New Mexico State Police held their district meeting here. In attendance were Chief Joe Roach of Santa Fe, D.A. Bonine and W. “Bud” South of Tucumcari, Sgt. Floyd Miles of Fort Sumner and Cpt. Jimmy Clark of Clovis. Robby Dickinson, Johnny Lewalling, John Dunn and Mike and Phil Cory were members of the Cub Scouts Pack 82 of Tucumcari that built two wheelchairs and donated them to the VFW.