Girards celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

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Vernon and Carol Girard of Nara Visa will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Dec.18,

San Jon resident honored at Conchas Dam Anniversary

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Even with the applause of 50 people and presentation of gifts Friday was just another day for Earl Flint. “A great deal of people have come out to celebrate this project,” Flint said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a celebration for the 75th Anniversary of Conchas Dam […]

‘The Simpsons’ no longer funny

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor When one of your favorite TV shows of all time is preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary you should be thrilled and excited. Any show that can last that many years still has to make people laugh, right? Not necessarily. I’m trying to figure out when “The Simpsons” stopped […]

She’s earned speaking privileges at 40th anniversary of grand opening

By Lynn Moncus The farther we get over the hill, the more strange experiences we seem to have. I was asked to give a brief history of Tucumcari Historical Research Institute and wondered why someone far more knowledgeable hadn’t received the honor. Well, as I began a bit of research, I realized why I had […]

Nara Visa church celebrating 100th anniversary Sunday

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico

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, […]

Conchas Dam celebration set for Friday

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By QCS Staff On Friday a celebration will be hosted at Conchas Lake Dam by the Corps of Engineers and New Mexico State Parks to mark the 75th anniversary of the New Deal programs and the 75 anniversary of New Mexico’s parks, said a Corps of Engineers spokeswoman. “This event is for the public’s benefit, […]

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Diamond time for Bells… Delmar and Lorrayne Bell of Tucumcari will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. All are invited to celebrate this occasion with Delmar and Lorrayne at a celebration from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m to be held at their residence, west of Tucumcari, and hosted by Jim and Ann Bucher. Wedding […]

Clovis unearths time capsule

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers The star of the show was a rusty metal cylinder. An audience gathered in an arc around the aged tube and watched as men slammed it with a sledgehammer, slid it into a vice and pried open its top. Inside, hugged by cardboard that crumbled when touched, were mementos from […]

Church holds anniversary celebration

The End of Time Ministries will celebrating their second anniversary Saturday, March 20 at 4 p.m. “We decided to do this (the second anniversary celebration) because, well it has been two years and we wanted to thank the people who have helped us and supported us,” said Pastor of the End of Time Ministries, Dale […]