01-16-2007: Around Town

Help Quarles find space…
The Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace approved at its board meeting this week to launch a campaign to help muralists Doug and Sharon Quarles find a new art space.
The Quarles lost Gallery 111, when the Sands- Dorsey Building burned last week. Donations may be sent to Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace, P.O. Box 992, Tucumcari, NM 88401.

Lacy is youth leader…
Lacy Kimbrell recently attended the New Mexico Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar on June 1-3 at New Mexico School For the Blind. Lacy joined more than 38 other youths from New Mexico. HOBY was established in 1958 by the actor and humanitarian Hugh O’Brian who was inspired by a meeting with Albert Schweitzer. Lacy is the daughter of Steve and Michelle Kimbrell of Tucumcari.

CD to benefit students…

“Lo Mejor de Tucumcari” (“The Best of Tucumcari”) is a new CD featuring 20 songs from eight Hispanic musical groups from the Tucumcari area. CD sales will benefit Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Hispanic Scholarship.
Titles were chosen by listeners of the radio show La Voz, hosted by Benjie Torres. Mesalands foundation member Beth Sisneros spearheaded the initiative.
Lo Mejor de Tucumcari is $15 at: the Mesalands college bookstore, Mesalands Dinosaur Museum Shop, the Success Center, and The Annex in Logan.

Lee and Wallace to wed …
Scott and Aprile Lee of House and Tommy and Tara Wallace of Norton announce the upcoming marriage of Haily Lee and Bo Wallace.
Lee is a 2004 graduate of House High School. She is currently attending the University of New Mexico where she is on the UNM Track and Field team and is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology. She will graduate in May 2008 and has plans to attend medical school.
Wallace is a 2001 graduate of House High School. He attended West Texas A&M University. He currently works on a family ranch but will soon be relocating.
The wedding will be at 4 p.m. on June 23 at the House Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the House School’s multi-purpose room. Family and friends of the couple are invited to attend.