County council meets, discusses competitions

Lisa Mitchell

The Quay County 4-H Council met on May 6. Valtie Riddle called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. Roy Hampton did the American pledge and Lisa Mitchell did the 4-H pledge. Amy Byrd read the treasurer’s report. The minutes were read by Amie White and were approved. Amie White did roll call; correspondence from Jeff Bader was read.
Under old business, rodeo donations were discussed and they must be turned into the extension office by July 1.
Under new business, beef tickets were discussed. Also discussed was the County Contest: 9 a.m., May 17 is the horse judging and at 1 p.m. on May 17 is the livestock judging. Rotation duties for a variety of county council functions were reassigned and changed. The Quay County Contest for inside events will be held June 7, at the Quay County Fairgrounds.
In announcements, the pig and lamb jackpot is on June 14 at 8 a.m. Lamb and pig tag in the New Mexico State Fair will be June 7. Contact the extension office or FFA adviser for information. Anyone wanting to attend a 4-H livestock school needs to send in the forms ASAP; it is first come, first serve. The horse futurity and versatility is on May 23. The tentative date for Quay County Rodeo Queen Contest will be May 30.
Entry forms are available at the extension office. Be sure and read the newsletter each month. The meeting was adjourned at 8:04 p.m.