Twelve students of Tucumcari High School were inducted into the National Honor Society for their outstanding academic record. They were: Nancy Thornberry, Glynda Reilman, Margaret Mundell, Cornelia Martinez, Ricky Hall, Leonard Garcia, Linda Dull, Lita Chavez, Vickie Breen, Dale Blann, Larry Bennett and Richard Reid.
Congressman Tom Morris spoke with members of the Tucumcari Kiwanians Club on issues such as mutual cooperation and understanding needed between the federal government and business during the international crisis.
The Tucumcari State Police were put onto the State Police teletype net connecting Tucumcari with dozens of other state police agencies located in other cities instantly. Put into operation by a Western Union plant maintainer, state police secretary Mary Ann Bartow transmitted the first message from Tucumcari to the other state agencies at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.12, reading “To all stations: Tucumcari is now on the system.”