Nominations sought for cowboy gathering’s heritage award

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VFW honors middle school student

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By QCS Staff Gale Munsell, 11, of Tucumcari was honored recently with the VFW Patriot’s Pin award at a ceremony in Albuquerque. Munsell was selected for his winning essay on “Why American Veterans Should be Honored.” His essay won first place in the Tucumcari VFW Post 2528 competition and placed second in the statewide competition. […]

T.J. Riddle selected for outstanding 4-H lifetime volunteer award

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By QCS Staff Thelma Jo Riddle, a 4-H leader for 20 years in Quay County, was selected as the New Mexico recipient of the 2009 Salute To Excellence Award. This award recognizes 4-H volunteers who demonstrate exemplary service to 4-H, while promoting service through volunteerism as both an opportunity and a privilege, according to a […]

01-03-2009: Community Notes

Unruh recognized for towing serviceLinda Unruh, owner of All Rite Towing, of Tucumcari, has received the American Towman ACE award for achievement in service performance. Recipients were nominated by the nation’s major motor clubs and dispatch centers.The ACE award is presented by American Towman Magazine a trade publication. High Desert receives accreditationHigh Desert Family Services, […]

Cowboy Leroy Webb of Tucumcari honored with Buck Ramsey Heritage Award

Special to the QCS Special to the QCSOn Sept. 21, Leroy Webb of Tucumcari was presented the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award at the Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Here is his story: From Texas to Wyoming, and California to New York, few people have had the wide range of experiences in their lives, as Leroy […]

Cowboy gathering seeking nominees with cowboy ways

Special to the QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 20 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West.” Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors […]

Jaramillo receives UNM’s alumni citizenship award

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Special to the QCS The University of New Mexico awarded

Del’s wins hot award

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Del’s Restaurant has picked up a 2008 Scovie Award for second place in the canned salsa – hot category for its Salsa de Del’s. Some 783 products from around the world competed for top honors. The awards were created by Dave DeWitt, editor of Fiery-Foods &BBQ Magazine. Wilber Scoville pioneered the rating scale for spicy […]

Paris receives state parks’ highest honor

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By QCS Staff Rodney Paris, park superintendent at Ute Lake park, has been given The Governor’s Award, the highest honor to a field employee at the state’s Parks Division. “It is an honor to receive this award,” said Paris. “This truly shows the effort that the entire Ute Lake staff puts into improving the park.” […]

Hopson honored with cowboy award

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Behind the scenes of the 14th Annual Cowboy Poetry and Song Gathering at Nara Visa was a big secret. It was one the Hopson family wasn�t sure they could keep from Harry Hastings Hopson. In June Hopson�s family was notified that he�d had been selected to receive the Buck […]