Extension agent reports busy year

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Thomas Garcia Quay County Extension agents report a busy and successful year and are now preparing for next year. Brenda Bishop, extension agent, detailed successes of the program to a year end committee who brainstorm on potential projects for the following year. Bishop said several of the programs grew from the previous year. She said […]

Traffic stop leads to marijuana arrest

By QCS Staff The Quay County Sheriff’s Office arrested two male suspects for trafficking marijuana at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Mark Dahlsten stopped Stanley Bishop, 40, from Phoenix, Ariz., and IIlan Davis, 25, also from Phoenix, for following too closely and failing to stop at […]

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 […]

003-102007: Community Notes

Urban Cowboy musical slated for Monday The musical Urban Cowboy, based on the movie Urban Cowboy and starring John Travolta and Debra Winger, will be playing for one night only in Tucumcari. The musical opens at 7 p.m. at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. Tickets are availabe at the door. Do you want customers to […]

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 […]

Quay County 4-H Rodeo, State 4-H Horse Show this weekend

by Quay County Staff Hundreds of New Mexico 4-Hers will compete for saddles, bits, belt buckles, belt pins, and other prizes in over 60 events this weekend at the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County 4-H Rodeo at the Quay County Fairgrounds.  “Horse show enthusiasts will want to watch our own Valtie Riddle attempt […]

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 […]

Obesity big concern in New Mexico

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Obesity is huge in New Mexico — and it’s growing, according to the state’s Department of Health. Statistics state more than 20 percent of all adults in the Land of Enchantment can be classified as obese, up from less than 10 percent in 1990. Those who are overweight constitute about 30 […]

No more sweet surrender

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Having diabetes should not mean being forced to endure a limited litany of tasteless food — especially during the holidays, according to Brenda Bishop, home economist from the Quay County Extension Service. In honor of November’s claim as National Diabetes Month, Quay County will be cooking with two workshops and a […]

Area business owners look to Web

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By Ryn Gargulinski When boot maker Tim Bishop first started his Tucumcari-area shop several years ago, he said he had no idea he could easily sell his custom boots to people in other countries. But he said a quick two-day e-commerce workshop helped open his eyes to the miles of possibility the Internet offers. The […]