Young found guilty in Santa Rosa prison case

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An Albuquerque jury late Friday found Robert Young guilty of felony murder and other charges in the 1999 death of Santa Rosa prison guard Ralph Garcia, according to a press release from the N.M Attorney General’s office. Sentencing is expected in the latter part of January, 2009, the release […]

11-19-2008: Community Notes

Young At Heart Choir set to sing SaturdayThe Young At Heart Choir of Albuquerque will be presenting a concert at Center Street United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. The public is invited.The YAH choir is composed of senior citizens from various churches in Albuquerque They have been performing for over 19 years, under […]

Bible study helps shape young minds

By Debra Whittington

‘Young Leaders’ prepare for D.C. trip

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Six Tucumcari Middle School students have been nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. this summer. Eliano Chavarria, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Grap, John Martinez, Olana Romero and Genisis Rodriguez will be leaving June 14 and returning June 19. For many it will be their […]

Bahrs wins best in show

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Special to the QCS A young Tucumcari artist, Elizabeth “Tomoko” Bahrs, 18, has been awarded best of show for her entry in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s annual Junior Duck Stamp Contest for New Mexico, according to a press release from the federal agency. Bahrs depiction of a male and female Wood duck, entitled […]

A canyon garden gives a young bride respite

By Lynn Moncus

March 1945

C.W. McMullen, of Tucumcari Motor Co. and chairman of the Quay County Salvage Committee, urged residents to go “all out” in saving and turning in every scrap of waste paper for the war effort. … The City Council passed a juvenile curfew law aimed at keeping young delinquents off the streets after 11 p.m. and […]

‘Older’ students closing age gap

By Lynn Moncus Valentine’s Day was made very special with an early-morning call from Jim Nelson, one of my first students to start me on my lengthy teaching career. Through the years, we have visited about the special bond and love between students and teachers, and you have read much about my feelings for my […]

Rainbows, dreams lead to golden opportunity

By Lynn Moncus Many of us have spent some time chasing rainbows, whether literally or figuratively, and have enjoyed the pursuit. Because of my love of nature and the out-of-doors, I tend to do such mundane things as to follow rainbows in order to see what they may highlight as the pot of gold. Of […]

Homecoming made special by memories

By Lnn Moncus Homecoming at NMSU was very special this year for the woman from lma. Seeing so many people from a major chapter in my life was overwhelming, providing an emotional high that will last indefinitely. Thanks to my young Aggie friend, Debbie Widger, I attended several events that I would otherwise have skipped […]