Our page — July 6

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T.J. and Kim Rich are proud to announce that their daughter, Kristen Rich, graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Hospital Corpsman School in Chicago on May 3. She is presently stationed at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and is attached to the USNS Mercy. Her grandparents are Don and Sharon Rich […]

Our page — Feb. 9

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Lauriault recognized The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities presented “Arena King,” a pastel white-on-black painting by Sharon Quarles to Leonard Lauriault for his years of dedicated service to the organization. Pictured from left to right are: Kenna McKenzie Young, Sharon Quarles, Leonard Lauriault, Benjie Torres, and Mary Ann Apodaca.

Quarles open Gallery 111

BY QCS Staff Gallery one eleven— which is recognized by its distinctive blue Gallery 111 letters on the storefront at the same address on Second Street — opened its doors on Saturday to a crowd of about 60 well-wishers and artists in their own right. It’s the dream of artists Sharon and Doug Quarles. “Ever […]

Sharon L. Porter

Sharon L. Porter Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Sharon L. Porter, 51, died Friday, June 16, 2006, in Portales. Miss Porter was born Feb. 18, 1955, in Tucumcari to Frances Shaw Porter and Kenneth L. Porter. She taught special education in the Las Cruces area before returning to Tucumcari in 2002 following […]

Some residents would like to see old recreational area fully restored.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Some remember when Five Mile Park was a community gathering place. Others have only seen photos. All share the same dream: Restore the park west of town to its original grandeur. The Metropolitan Park/Five Mile Park Restoration Committee — which includes local artists Sharon and Doug Quarles; committee President-elect […]

‘Route 66 Mural’ dedicated

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Jim Oliver came to see his John Deer cutter on the side of the Lowe’s building. Bill Rouse came to see his horses. Muralists Doug and Sharon Quarles used photos from around Tucumcari to paint the images in the Route 66 Mural. About one year after Doug began painting […]

Art camp to begin again

TV Hagenah Artists Doug and Sharon Quarles announced last week that because of the success of their recent art camp, they would be holding another one later this month. The two Tucumcari artist said they were a bit unsure if they would do more than one at the beginning of the summer but because of […]

Young artists finish week of art school in city

TV Hagenah In metropolitan areas, young people may go off to dance camp or music camp or art camp so they can be exposed to cultural experiences that they may not otherwise have in their day-to-day lives. Tucumcari got a bit closer to that concept as the first class of Doug and Sharon Quarles’ Art […]

Bell, Swilling, Nash, Ferrell

Sharon Bell Sharon Kay Snyder Bell, 52, died March died March 4, 2004 in Yuma, Ariz. She was born on March 8, 1951 in Dalhart. She married Ben Bell on July 18, 1985. They made their home in Vaughn, Mont. Sharon Kay Snyder attended school in Nara Visa and Amistad. She was a daughter, mother, […]

Military man flew aircrafts, wife rescued wounded

By Ryan Lengerich Walking his golden retriever outside Denny’s restaurant and waiting for his wife to pick up the food, George LaFrance was stopping in Tucumcari on his way to Arizona. All he did before arriving here is serve more than 30 years in the military, fly major military aircrafts, survive one term in Korea […]