Walking? Spicy foods? Both among bids to bring on labor

"Stroller babes" walk around Mckinley Park

Liza Lester By nine days past her baby’s due date last October, Sarah Ikemire was anxious – and speed-walking daily around Sacramento, Calif.’s McKinley Park. She wanted baby Mason to emerge on his own, without urging from drugs or, worse, a Caesarean section. She asked her doctor what she could do to encourage her baby […]

District attorney: Police were justified in Gonzales shooting

Thomas Garcia After a four-month investigation, the October shooting death of a Tucumcari man by New Mexico state police has been ruled a justifiable shooting, Tenth Judicial District Attorney Ron Reeves said. “The officers were acting in the line of duty when they had to shoot,” Reeves said. Reeves said he reviewed a report that […]

Looking back — Oct. 20

October 1955

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September 1976: Michael Garcia and Maria Delores Garcia were named prince and princess at the Pinata Festival. … Dr. James Hostetter arrived in Tucumcari to open a practice. … Tucumcari Schools conducted an objective-rating workshop to establish behavioral objectives for the public schools. . … Pro wrestling returned to Tucumcari for the first time in […]

10-15-2008: Calendar

Calendar for Wednesday 10-15-08 October Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2

10-01-2008: Calendar

Calendar for Saturday 10-01-08 October Today: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m., Governor’s Conference on Economic Development, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-4079.Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2

La Quinta Hotel to be completed in October

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By QCS Staff Stick by stick the La Quinta Hotel and Suites is taking shape on Adams Street. “It’ll be 66 rooms on Route 66,” said hotelier and owner Neil Patel of Tucumcari. Completion is expected in October when the hotel will employ 20 to 25 people. Estimated cost of the project when completed will […]

October 1974

C.J. Wiegel was the THS senior class student saluted by the Elks for the month of October. … J. Bronson Moore was appointed Magistrate Judge. … Dan Barks began his 75-hour marathon walk to raise money for the parks of Tucumcari. …The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education was declared its own Board of Finance, […]

October 1964

Arch Hurley and city crews sprayed mosquito breeding places to eradicate the threat of encephalitis from the Texas Panhandle area. … U.S. Rep. Thomas G. Morris returned to Tucumcari for a Democratic rally. … FHA Emergency Loans were made available to Quay farmers because of a … Alan Green, president of Alan Green and Associates, […]

October 1966

Ray Nials of Tucumcari was the leading Bareback Rider of 1966 at the Big Ben Rodeos. … Mrs. Billie James Rose, who was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her husband, Quay County Commission Chairman T. G. Rose, was sentenced from two to 10 years in prison . … Army privates […]