Perry should rethink border strategy

Texas Gov. Rick Perry got a few tongues wagging recently when he said that if he were president, he would consider sending U.S. troops into Mexico to battle drug cartels. Stumping in Manchester, N.H., for the Republican presidential nomination, Perry said Mexico’s drug war was like the situation in Colombia, where the government there requested, […]

2-10 Obituaries

Thelma Lonita Hazen Thelma Lonita Hazen, 85, died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, in the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Santa Fe. She was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Sweetwater, Texas. Survivors include her sons Charles Knotts, James Hazen, Richard Hazen and Perry Hazen. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mosquero Community Church at Mosquero. Information: […]

Mary Virginia “Ginger” Smith

Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church of Logan. Mary Virginia “Ginger” Smith, 75, of Logan died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at Trigg Memorial Hospital. Mary Virginia (Ginger) Smith was born Nov. 23, 1931 in Atoka, Okla. She was a long time resident of Logan where she was a member of the Logan […]

May 27, 2006 Library Books

The following items are available at the Tucumcari Public Library Fiction Beach Road by James Patterson.   An East Hampton lawyer becomes involved in a highly publicized trial. I Say a Little Prayer by E. Lynn Harris.  As a gay singer struggles with homophobia in the black church, he must come to terms with his past. […]