Saturday brings social excitement

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday was one of those days during which we needed a society editor,such as Mrs. Vera Murphey, to write stories about two major events held at the Convention Center. The afternoon was tilled with two birthday parties: One for Mrs. Teddy Callens and one for the February birthdays in the Wallace family, […]

Wallace family get-together a pleasure to attend

By Lynn Moncus On February 13, the Wallace families of Norton celebrated a number of family birthdays and had quite a family reunion at the same time. To be invited to that gathering was most definitely a privilege. The birthdays being celebrated included Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek, Mrs. Noma Wallace Tillman, Mrs. Maxine Tillman Wallace, […]

Mesalands academic team honored

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By QCS Staff Alexandra Villanueva and Vickie Wallace have been selected as Mesalands Community College’s nominees for the 2009 New Mexico All-State Academic Team,

Wallace honored for her pioneering spirit

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The New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women will honor Quay County resident, Maxine Wallace, 79, of Grady with their annual Pioneer Award later this month, according to a news release. The award, given in partnership with the New Mexico Extension Association of New Mexico, recognizes a woman of outstanding leadership and whose accomplishments […]

Council plans to revive Princess Theater

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Princess Theater on Main Street got a new lease on life at Thursday’s City Commission meeting. The commissioners approved a 10-year lease, renewable each year, of the Princess to the Quay Council for the Arts and Humanities. The council has discussed leasing the theater for several years and […]

01-16-2007: Around Town

Help Quarles find space… The Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace approved at its board meeting this week to launch a campaign to help muralists Doug and Sharon Quarles find a new art space. The Quarles lost Gallery 111, when the Sands- Dorsey Building burned last week. Donations may be sent to Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace, P.O. […]

Beyond experience or proving grounds

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It seems every governor has to have a book. No, we’re not talking about Gov. Bill Richardson’s “Between Worlds.” We’re talking about a book by Gen. Lewis “Lew” Wallace, who was appointed governor of the Territory of New Mexico by President Rutherford B. Hayes. Wallace came to New Mexico […]

Tucumcari gets crafty this weekend

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tow truck driver Jinnah Bates said she remembers Tucumcari’s annual C.R.A.F.T. Arts and Craft Show quite well. After all, it’s where she bought the denim embroidered shirt adorned with horses she wore to business dinners – and then to an emergency call. “I was having coffee with five of my girlfriends […]

State police officer retires after 21 years of service

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By Tova Fruchtman: QUAY COUNTY SUN Nathan Wallace may have been surprised that about 100 people came to the San Jon Community Center to congratulate him on his retirement Sunday. When his family suggested the idea of having a party, Wallace joked that the two people who would come may not be able to make […]

Questions remain in man’s death

William Thompson Juan Lucero, a 20-year-old cowboy from Logan, died on a ranch near Grady in February. New Mexico State Police officials said Lucero’s death is still under investigation. Lt. Nathan Wallace, of the New Mexico State Police, was reluctant to discuss the case but said state police investigators are awaiting lab results. “We are […]