09-26-07: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was good for anglers using buzz baits and spinner baits. Fishing [...]

State Fair results: 4-H Horse Show

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The following are the 4-H results for the New Mexico State Fair Horse Show:  Senior Division  Desirae Evans: Showmanship – 8th place; Western Pleasure – 4th place;  Western Horsemanship – 7th place; Hunter under Saddle – 5th place; Hunt Seat Equitation – 3rd place; Trail – 4th place.  Georgia Mitchell: Hunter under Saddle – 2nd [...]

09-26-07: Community Notes

Museum to host trip to Zebra Ranch The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members to the Zebra Ranch between Roy and Wagon Mound on Friday Oct. 5. The group will leave the museum at 8 a.m. at 416 S. Adams. Bring a picnic lunch. Cars can make the trip. [...]

09-26-07: Calendar

Today: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., one or more members of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District’s Board of Directors may attend a regional forum on climate change and water at New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico. No action will be taken. Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City [...]

Phyllis Davis Collins

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Services: A memorial service will be held later. Phyllis Davis Collins, 86, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007. She was born on Sept. 23, 1920 in Mauldin, Wash., to the late Calvin Orville and Georgia Leona Foreman Davis. At the age of 16, she migrated with her family to the Southwest. She lived in Tucumcari for [...]

San Jon Lady Coyotes sweep Lady Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost in three to the 1A San Jon Lady Coyotes Thursday night. It was the first win of the season for the Lady Coyotes with a sweep against the Lady Rattlers. The Lady Coyotes took the matches 25-17, 25-17 and 25-20. The Lady Coyotes [...]

09-22-07: School Menus

House Monday Breakfast: French toast sticks, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Salsbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, jell-o, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Frito pie, pinto beans, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: BBQ chicken on a bun, tater tots, [...]

How to prevent plant yellowing

By Tom Dominguez Yellow plants? If you have trees, shrubs, flowering plants or lawns that are persistently yellow, it could be an iron deficiency. Iron deficiencies are caused by high soil pH, too much water, root or trunk damage, poorly adapted plants or excess soil nutrients such as phosphorous. Iron deficiencies are identified by yellowing [...]

First pecan seminar set for Oct. 4

Quay County, along with the New Mexico Pecan Growers Association and Northeastern District, will host a New Mexico Cooperative Extension Pecan Seminar on Oct 4, according to a press release. “This program will be for both small and large scale type pecan producers. I think we have something to offer everyone, with the quality of [...]

State Fair Results

The following are some results of Quay County exhibitors at the New Mexico State Fair. NM Bred Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 5th Place Spot Ken Mercer: 3rd Place Chester Jr. Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 9th Place Lightweight Spot Ken Mercer: 5th Place Heavyweight Chester Shana Sorrels: Breed Champion Crossbred Hayes Frost: Breed Champion Hampshire, Reserve [...]