Penny S. Wilson

Services: 3 p.m. today at Washington Avenue Christian Church in Amarillo, Texas. Penny S. Wilson, 50, died Thursday, July 26, 2007, in Amarillo. Mrs. Wilson was born Aug. 28, 1956 in Branson, Miss. to Ray and Lucille Salter. She married Carl Wilson on July 3, 1981 in Amarillo. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education […]

Frances Kaufman Leiding

Services: Have been held. Frances Kaufman Leiding, 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 1966, died Monday, June 25, 2007. She is survived by her husband, Wally; son, Craig and wife, Joanne, of Arlington, Va.; daughter, Laura and John of Parker, Colo.; granddaughter, Heather of Denton,Texas; sister, Jenny of Sun City, Ariz.; niece, Pam of Sun […]

Brake is first complete new MCC program

Special to QCS Leonard Brake, an officer with the Department of Public Safety and Motor Transportation Division of the New Mexico State Police, has become a first at Mesalands Community College (MCC). Brake completed the Public Administration-Law Enforcement program at MCC in December and will be the first to receive an Associate of Applied Science […]

Mesalands says “Way to go,” to graduates

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun A college graduate can look ahead to the opportunities they’ve just created for themselves. That same graduate can also look back at the sacrifices made to earn that diploma. Still, others choose to just live in the moment. That was one of many pieces of advice doled out Friday […]

Gargulinski named new managing editor

QCS Staff A New York native who professes a love for writing and adventure has been named managing editor for the Quay County Sun. Ryn Gargulinski will begin her new duties next week. Educated at Brooklyn College in New York, Gargulinski brings a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and a master’s degree in English literature […]

Man gets five years in heroin conviction

William Thompson Manuel Ortiz, 44, was convicted Monday in Tenth Judicial District Court of conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) and tampering with evidence. Ortiz plead guilty to those charges and was sentenced to five years in prison. Ortiz agreed to turn himself next month according to a court document. “The defendant shall […]