Carol Jean Rowse was crowned Miss Tucumcari. She was honored before a crowd of 350 people and went on to represent Tucumcari in the Miss New Mexico Pageant at Hobbs. Runners-up were Donna Briscoe and Linda Purcell. ... Quay County Butane & Tire Co. Held its grand opening. ... Grady Huffman resigned as an employee of the Southern Pacific Railroad to take over the operation of the Dairy Queen in Tucumcari. ... James Sanders was appointed as the Sears Roebuck & Co. sales merchant in Tucumcari. This converted the store from a company-owned to a privately owned business.
History: July 1968
Published: Friday, July 10th, 2009
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