Santos exhibit by late Max Henderson opens Saturday

By QCS Staff A retrospective of works by the late Maximilliano “Max” Padilla Henderson will open this weekend at the Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace Gallery.About 20 santos and carvings by the artist from the family’s collection have been generously loaned for the exhibit, said David Buchen, director of ENMAS. The artist’s widow Esther Moya Henderson […]

Relay for Life restarts in Tucumcari

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Marylou Damsel had already traveled 730 miles to get to Tucumcari’s Relay for Life, so a lap around Damon Kvols Park didn’t seem like all that much. Damsel and her two sisters made a special trip from Henderson, Nev., to their new home in Tucumcari to take part in […]

Foster grandparents get chance to help

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By William Thompson Josephine Martinez decided to become a foster grandparent because she “just got tired of being at home all the time.” Now she works about 20 hours a week at the Eastern Plains Community Action Agency’s Early Head Start classrooms. “All of the kids here are special,” Martinez said. “We play, we talk. […]

Eva Faye Elebario, Ora E. Miller Meeks, Rose Henderson, Alfredo Gonzales

Eva Faye Elebario Eva Faye Elebario, 69, died Thursday, Dec.16, 2004 of cancer. Eva Elebario was born April 1, 1935 to Emery and Zola Bashar. She was preceded in death by her parents of Cavalier, North Dakota and a son Bobby Slagerman of Bloomington, Calif. She is survived by her husband Robert Elebario of Tucumcari; […]

Arts festival prepares to kick off

By Dave Gragg The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities is looking for more artists to join an already impressive lineup during a three-day arts festival. The festival will run Friday, Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 at the Tucumcari Convention Center, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday. Middle and high school […]