New Deal celebrating 75th anniversary

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the small community of Amistad,

Amistad preparing for New Deal celebration May 17

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Special to the QCS Historic Amistad will host the New Deal/WPA Celebration Day on May 17. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The keynote speakers are Kathryn Flynn, executive director of the National New Deal Preservation Association, and Richard Melzer, president of The New Mexico Historical Society, author and expert on the Civilian Conservation Corps. This [...]

Amistad fall carnival and chili cook-off, Oct. 28

The Amistad community will hosts its annual Fall Carnival on Oct. 28. The event will begin in the Amistad school cafeteria at 5 p.m. with a chili cook-off and chili tasting, both red and green, to determine the area’s Chili King or Queen. Games will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the gym and will include [...]

Amistad to perform at Cinco de Mayo

Special to the QCS There will be a new sound coming from the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration held at Mesalands Community College this year. The musical group Amistad has been selected to provide the live entertainment. “We like the group’s wide variety of musical selections, and feel they will offer something for just about [...]

Area resident receives Heritage Awardaward

Bill Parman of Nara Visa was named as this year’s recipient of the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award at the annual Nara Visa Gathering on Sept. 24-26. Each year an individual, family or ranch that exemplifies the “Spirit of the West” is chosen to receive the award. Parman was born in 1916 and raised on the [...]

Amistad Charter School sponsosrs political forum

Amistad Charter School is sponsoring an ice cream social and pie auction at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, to provide an opportunity for the public to meet the political candidates for Northeastern New Mexico. The candidates will begin speaking at 7 p.m. with the pie auction immediately following. Each candidate will have five to seven [...]