Seniors getting ready for Senior Olympics

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About a dozen Quay County seniors are honing their athletic skills to go to Albuquergue on Aug. 2-6 to attend the State Senior Olympics. They are Mele Armijo, Betty Bason, Cleso Blea, Lynn Hawkins, Leona Faye Mayfield, Mary Rivera, Gilbert Romero, Pete Valverde, Eppie Vigil, all of Tucumcari, and [...]

Talent show expects high turnout

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari High School ninth-grader Will Bason said he once played the guitar so long that his fingers bled. He said it was at last summer’s Quay County Fair where he strummed in nearly every set on every day of the fair. “My fingers at first were pitch black,” Bason said, “and [...]

Senior olympics

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff Betty Bason’s got a gun — and she sure knows how to use it. So said the folks at the 2005 New Mexico Senior Olympic State Games when they handed her the gold medal in the rifle standing category earlier this month in Albuquerque. Bason, 72, beat out seniors from [...]