Local leaders helped state thrive

As New Mexico celebrates its 100th year as a state it’s easy to daydream about what life in our portion of the state was like back in 1912. Portales had been around just over a decade, Texico was 10 years old and Clovis had been established six years earlier when a division point for the [...]

Logan resident celebrates 100th birthday

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QCSun staff While many will give thanks for family, friends and a great meal this Thanksgiving, Geralladin Barry will be thankful for celebrating her 100th birthday. Barry said she was born Nov. 25, 1910 in Pennsylvania. She said she cannot recall the town of her birth and her birth certificate contained an error. “I don’t [...]

Centurian still rules the roost

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An 80-year resident of Tucumcari celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, with six generations of family. Margarita Montano Pacheco has lived an interesting life since her birth on July 31, 1909, family members said. So what is the secret to living 100 years? “I never smoked, drank and lived [...]

Nara Visa church celebrating 100th anniversary Sunday

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico

Community Notes: Jazz group to perform Tuesday, Nara Visa church turns 100

Nara Visa church set to celebrate 100 yearsThe Nara Visa United Methodist Church will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in October.Services commemorating the church’s centennial year will be at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26 at the church and a lunch will follow at the Nara Visa Community Center.For more information call 633-2212 or 633-2209. Clemons [...]

Dunn one of Tucumcari’s oldest continually operating businesses

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari celebrates the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation this year. Dunn Funeral Home has an anniversary of its own. At 90, it’s one of the oldest continually operated businesses in the city. Charles Dunn said his family came to Tucumcari in 1903 when Charles’ grandfather, Elton Dunn, moved from Vernon, Texas, [...]

Shepherds lead 100th Quay County Fair

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Kelli Lamm, 4, shows off her technique at the Shepherd’s Lead on Tuesday.

Fair to celebrate 100th year

Fair to celebrate 100th… The Travis Nelson Building was one of the original exhibit buildings.  For years all of the Home Arts Entries were displayed in this building. Then in the n the late 1970s, the building was remodeled by the 4-H clubs and became a club meeting place. The building was renamed in honor of [...]