Taylor Mettie Ileena Judd and Sean Jeffrey Taylor of Lubbock, Texas were married Sept. 17, 2011. Sean’s grandparents are James H. “Bud” and Joann Smith of Lake Kiowa, Texas, Phyllis and Charlie Van Dyke of Van Alstyne, Texas, and Thomas and Betty Taylor of Lakeland, Fla. Mettie’s grandparents are Barbara and Leroy Judd of Stratford, [...]
The Sept. 14 editorial “Government can’t create jobs by spending” is a continuation of “government is bad” ideology. The article blames Keynesian economics for the situation we are in. That is contradictory to what mainstream economists, financial experts and investigative journalists have concurred. The evidence overwhelmingly points to no controls over new financial products, weakening [...]
The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. Fore more information call 461-0295: Fiction “Flash and Bones,” by Kathy Reichs. A turbocharged case unfolds for the forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan in the series behind the show “Bones.” “Buried Secrets,” by Joseph Finder. Nick Heller, a “private spy” finds out things powerful people want [...]
The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.
Fall is upon us beginning this Friday, Sept. 23. I learned on the Internet that the season is probably called fall because it signals the fall of the year – the end of the year, as indicated by falling temperatures, leaves, and snow. Fall is also called autumn, which is used seven times in the [...]
Thomas Garcia A headstone honoring a Confederate soldier was placed at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery on Sept. 7 — nearly a century after his death. Kenneth Glaze, an employee of Glaze Monument Company in Clovis, placed the military marker for Alfred Shelby. Shelby served in the Confederate Army as a sergeant in Company F of [...]
A sampling of reports taken from the last few days at the Tucumcari Police Department: Thursday • At 6:34 a.m., a call was received for loose cattle N.M. 552 and the Canadian River bridge. A member of the family that owned the cattle was contacted. • At 9 a.m., a welfare check was requested at [...]