Nona Moore Lizut

Nona Moore Lizut, 81, died April 6, 2005 in Albuquerque. Lizut was the youngest of seven children born to Charles “Doc” Moore and Alba Smith in Quay. Her parents homesteaded in Dobson in 1919 and moved to Quay in 1921. Lizut graduated from Tucumcari High School and moved to Santa Fe and married Charles Price, [...]

Historical Commentary: Secrets of the city

By Don McAavy, QCS Correspondent This town harbors deep secrets. A railroad had been built from the east to the west in eastern New Mexico prior to Clovis and Texico. Killings were commonplace in this new tent town, which for its first year went by the name of “Six-Shooter Siding.” Ill feelings between the gandy [...]