11-11 Community calendar

Thursday City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday 3rd / 4th Grade Basketball Registration, 4pm – 9pm, Tucumcari Recreation Center, 900 E. Laughlin, 461-1647 or Scott 403-8491. Nov. 20 Library Advisory Board, noon, Library, 602 S. Second Street. Nov. 20 City Finance Board, 10 a.m., City Hall. Nov. 23 Quay County Commission, 9 a.m., Commission […]

Safe, sane 4th of July holidays

Thomas Garcia No fireworks are being allowed in Quay County because of the fire ban, but fireworks can be set off in the Tucumcari city limits, according to city and county officials. “No fireworks are allowed in the county,” said Quay County Fire Marshal Don Adams. Within Tucumcari’s city limits, “There are no-restrictions for fireworks […]

Vets remember July 4th, every day

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By QCS Staff Hardly a day goes by that Vietnam vet Roger Wakefield doesn’t get a wave,

Fireworks vendors hope to cash in on 4th

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By QCS Staff The whine of the Roman candles and the pop of firecrackers are already in the night air. “We want everyone to use caution and to have a safe Fourth of July,” said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Vendors occupational licenses have been checked and verified, Cherry said. Although there has been rain, […]

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 […]

46th Annual 4-H State Horse Show Results

Senior Runner– up was Calley Thompson of Bernalillo County on Zip N Deluxe Senior High Point was Caitlin Dralle of Bernalillo County on Five Oh Declared War Junior Runner-up was Becca Alden of Quay County on Montoya Imagine Senior High Point was Kadie Glen of Curry County on Rockey Squeaky Novice Runner-up was Kayla Myers […]

4-Hers take 4th place at state contests

Ten Quay County 4-Hers competed in state contests in Las Cruces on July 9-13. There were a variety of contests with over 500 youth from around the state. The following 4-Hers placed in their contest: • Impromptu Speech, Carmen Runyan, 4th   • The Home Ec Skill-a-thon Team of Carmen Runyan, Dustan Hight, Matthew Pacheco, […]

Quay County 4-Hers place, show at state fair

2006 New Mexico State Fair Results The following are the results from Quay County 4-Hers who participated in livestock and indoor exhibits at the New Mexico State Fair. Swine Show Tanner Sorrels, 5th place medium heavy Cross Brittany Slutz, 10th place Cross; 11th place Cross Keely Goodgame, 5th place Duroc Sheep Show Denton Dowell, 1st […]

4-H’ers compete in Quay County contest

Quay County 4-Hers competed in their County 4-H Contest on Saturday June 12.  Novice and Junior 4-H members qualified to go on to District 4-H Contest June 23 and 24 in Portales.  The Senior 4-H members qualified to go to state conference in Las Cruces in July.  Cloverbuds participated for the sake of competition and […]