Teen qualifies for horse show

QCS Staff Rebecca Alden, 16, of Tucumcari, a member of the Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team, is a qualifier for the 2011 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show. Her American Quarter Horses Majors Robin Hood and Hott Flash will be competing in the Ford Youth World Show on Aug. […]

4-H annual awards recognizes achievements of members

The following are the 2007 Quay County 4-H Awards Program Results. The ceremony was held on Nov. 18 at the Quay County Fair Barn and was hosted by the Quay County 4-H. Recognized Leaders 1st Year Leaders Cynthia Brown Morisa Evans Tommy Evans Jason Lee Melanie Lee Anthony Lujan Georgia Lujan Clair Strong Katrina Hayes […]

Quay County Fair Centennial Fair Results

The following are the Junior Horse Show 2007 results from Quay County Fair.   Class 1 Mares 1st Summer Huizar Babydoll 2nd Becca Alden                 Montoya Imagine 3rd Julee Alden Montoya Sassy 4th Ysidra Tellez                Melodey 5th Trace Norton               Cocoa   Class 2  Geldings 1st Alyssa Whetten            Fancy Dan Deluxe 2nd Brea Valentine  Red Neck Classic […]

Annual Quay County 4-H awards

Honorary 4-H member awards: Danny Estrada, Danny Garcia, Diane Davidson Meritorious service awards: Great Plains Electric, Steel Electric Friend of 4-H awards: Nate Allen, Roy Davidson “I dare you” leadership awards: Wayce Waller, Lisa Chesher Cloverbud record book awards: Jordan Runyan, Ashlee Bradley, Wyatt Bishop, Dillon Massy, Peyton Ray Leader awards First year leaders: Robin […]

4-H winners honored with buckles and saddles at horse show, rodeo.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Valtie Riddle, 17, has won so many saddles in horse shows she said her mom’s going to make a barstool set. “She has enough for a full set now,” Riddle said, calculating 11 that hang in their barn — nine of her own and two from her brother. Riddle […]

4-H Results, June 8

Saturday was a busy day for Quay County 4-Hers as they participated in contests and gained leadership skills while assisting with running contests.  Those who placed in contests will be eligible to compete at the next level.  Novices and Juniors will go on to district competition in Hobbs; Seniors will compete in July in Las […]

Tucumcari students honor Earth Day

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Lessons about how to purify water with duck feathers and what a rattlesnake skin feels like, may not be regular classroom lessons. But Tucumcari Elementary School students spent Friday at their outdoor classroom learning lessons like these — about planet Earth and it’s inhabitants. Students spent time at eight […]