Quay County Fair: Centennial, Schedule

Special to the Quay County Sun As the Quay County fair readies for its 100th year celebration here are some of the highlights and preparations entrants will want to know about. And a calendar of activities for fair-goers. For more information, refer to your fair book, or contact Brenda Bishop at 461- 0562. Fair started […]

Schools receive sportmanship awards

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County high schools and student-athletes were recognized by the New Mexico Activities Association, according to a NMAA press release. House, Logan, San Jon and Tucumcari high schools received the NMAA’s Award of Excellence for Exemplary Display of Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity. The award recognizes schools that completed the […]

Logan youth hailed as hero

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Evangelina Castro was presented a National Youth Hero award for her bravery from the National American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Monday night. Castro was presented the award by Logan Ladies Auxiliary president Jessica Knight at a surprise ceremony at the American Legion Bingo Hall in Logan. Castro was also presented […]

Community Notes: Open government, cowboy gathering

Open Government Workshop on Friday The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office is holding a workshop on the Open Meetings Act and Inspection of Public Records Act at 9 a.m. to noon on Friday. The workshop will provide assistance to local governments, members of public boards and commissions and the general public in understanding our open […]

4-H 2006 awards for merit, achievement

Quay County Council 4-Hers have held their end-of-the-year awards ceremony and elected new officers for 2007. The 2007 Quay County Council officers are: president, Lisa Mitchell; vice-president, Roy Hampton; secretary, Amye White; treasurer, McKayle Atwood; reporter, Carmen Runyan; historian, Taylor Atwood; song and recreation leader, Phil Alden; and parliamentarian, Quay Hampton. At the Quay County […]

12-13-2006: Notable Notes

Tucumcarian picked as driver of the year Terry Mills, of Tucumcari, was selected as Kraiser Transport, Inc. 2006 Driver of the Year. Mills received a trophy at the Kraiser companies annual Christmas party and safety meeting held in Janesville, Wis. To win the award Mills met the high standards required by Kraiser Transport which include, […]

Doodling artist has many talents

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff They’ve auctioned off the doodles of Robert deNiro and Meryl Streep at charity events. Inventions by Leonardo da Vinci’s are said to come from his bursts of doodles. Doodling is and has become a new art form. “I wouldn’t call it fine art,” said artist Jan J.C. Jones, a Tucumcari […]

May 13, 2006 Notable Notes

Town hall meeting Friday Six cabinet secretaries from Gov. Bill Richardson’s administration will hold A Healthy New Mexico town hall meeting as part of a spring tour to hear from New Mexicans about issues in their communities. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The […]

Teacher focuses on life skills

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Not every person who leaves Tucumcari High School will need to do differential equations. But they will surely be better off if they know what kind of spouse they want. Or if they can stay within a budget. Or if they work well with others. Gail Balzano takes this […]

Protecting the land

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS If it were up to Quay County’s Pete Walden, he said the world would be a better place. Actually, it is up to Walden — and it is a better place. This fact has not only been noted by local folks and area kids but the entire state as Walden recently […]