Quay County Fair results: Junior Agricultural Products

Brown Shell 1. Patric Szaloy 2. Macey Moon 3. Evan Taylor   Other, colored shells 1. Rilee Nials   Section IV Vegetables Beats, Red with 1” tops 1. Kyleigh Cavett 2. Preslie Cavett   Carrots with 1” tops 3. Patric Szaloy   Eggplant 1. Avery Cavett 2. Preslie Cavett   Peppers, Hot Green 1. Kyleigh […]

Quay County Fair Results: Agricultural products

  2014 Quay County Fair Agricultural Products   ADULT   Class 1-  Heads & Ears Sunflower 1. Cathy Ray   Class III – Sheaves, Grain Crops Wheat 1. Dusti Cavett 2. Cathy Ray   Section II Fresh Fruit & Nuts Red Grapes 1.UV Henson – BEST OF SHOW   Section III Chicken Eggs Brown Shell […]

Quay County Fair results: Horse Show

Novice Western Horsemanship 1. Joanie Vance 2.Rilee Nials 3.Amber Owen   Novice Trail 1. Rilee Nials 2. Joanie Vance 3. Jenna Lopez 4. Gares Lopez 5. Amber Owen   Junior Egg Race 1. Amber Rivera   Novice Egg Race 1. Rilee Nials 2. Joanie Vance 3. Jenna Lopez 4. Gares Lopez 5. Amber Owen   […]

Teachers protest formula

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor The Tucumcari Education Association has added its voice to the growing outcry among educators to protest the use of “value-added models” for teacher evaluations. Locally, the teachers have administrators on their side. The value-added model is a complex statistical formula that produces a score that is used to evaluate […]

Vanderpool defends EDC’s record

By Steve Hansen and Thomas Garcia QCS Staff Pat Vanderpool, executive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation, found himself defending the corporation’s record Thursday at a meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission. The corporation was the subject of a TV news story that depicted the corporation as “operating in the shadows.” That news […]

Former Marine walking across country to aid veterans

Justin Kuhel gives a thumbs up as he poses with K-Bobs employees in Tucumcari. Kuhel was treated to free meal at the restaurant as a show of appreciation for his efforts for veterans.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer A Marine veteran from Ohio is walking across the country to raise awareness of the needs of veterans help raise money for two organizations that assist veterans. Justin Kuhel left Tuesday morning from Tucumcari on his 78th day of walking on his 2,534-mile voyage from Camp Lejeune near Myrtle […]

Waste-to-energy plant, factory expansion top project list

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor     Current economic development projects that the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation is working with include a waste-to-energy plant and providing assistance to the Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory’s plans for expansion, Pat Vanderpool, the EDC’s executive director, said. With some refinements in a feasibility report, local scientist Bob […]

Houser named MainStreet director

Gail Houser

QCS Staff Gail Houser is a believer in self-sufficiency, but he thinks that with the combined effort of a dedicated group of business leaders, Tucumcari can get back on its feet. Houser, who lives near Las Vegas,  has been named the new director of the Tucumcari MainStreet program, replacing Mark Lake, who retired from the […]

Quay County Fair results: Hobbies and crafts

Crafts and Hobbies Results   Leathercraft Belts 2. Terry White   Other 1. Wyatt Bishop 2. Terry White   Woodcraft Wall Hangings 1 Corky Bason 2. Jeanne Kelley 3. Linda Griggs   Handicraft Baskets 2. Delfina Sherman   Bead Articles 2. Carol Berryhill   Craft Painting 1. Jeanne Kelley 2. Brandy Wolfe   Driftwood Creations […]

Quay County Fair results: Fine arts

First place winners Sheri Keith, oil painting Dawn of Tohidu Linda Griggs, acrylic painting of a hot iron Russell Braziel, acrylic painting of a building Yolanda Nava, watercolor of carousel horse Julie Sursa, pastel St. Augustine Lighthouse Yolanda Nava, red & blue pen of young girl Diana Rush, pencil drawing of a Titan Linda Griggs, […]