House schools host FFA contests for District IV

Blake Moon On Jan. 18, House schools hosted Junior High Leadership contests for District IV participants. Contests included the opening/closing ceremonies as well as junior high prepared speaking contest. The opening and closing ceremonies team consists of seven members who repeat the FFA opening and closing ceremonies. The Prepared Speaking Contest requires an individual to […]

Light contest registration on

QCS staff Registration for the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce’s 2011 Light contest has begun. There will be first, second and third place awards for residential and business categories. There is no entry fee and you don’t have to be a chamber member to enter. Return the entry form by 5 p.m., Dec. 16. All residences […]

Looking back — July 6

July 1959 Vernon Hines won the inaugural Horseshoe Pitching Contest sponsored by the Tucumcari Daily News. He defeated Art Ward 21-8 in the final round.

Canadian River Soil, Water Conservancy District announces contest winners

The following are the Tucumcari Elementary and Logan Elementary School winners of the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservancy District’s poster-drawing contest. This year’s theme was “Forests for People — More Than You Can Imagine.” Tucumcari Elementary Kindergarten 1– Makenzie Moore 2 – Diamond Harper 3 – Rebekah Herrington First Grade 1 – Jordon Young […]

County 4-Hers place in national competition

By John Villalba The Quay County 4-H home site evaluation team placed third in the 4-H division at the 60th Annual National Land and Range Judging Contest in Oklahoma City May 5. The team qualified for the contest after winning first place at the State 4-H Conference last July. Team members included Richard Rush, Randall […]

Tucumcari DAR chapter holds essay contest

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Gi Gi Parker American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contest winners were recognized Feb. 11 at the monthly luncheon meeting of the Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. First place winners along with their parents and teachers were invited to lunch, where the winners read their essays. Winners received their certificates, medals […]

House FFA Junior High Creed results

Blake Moon On Oct. 25, House Junior High, after plenty of practice, competed against itself at the House Chapter Creed Contest. After this local competition, the group had the chance to go to Portales on Nov. 1 and compete in the District Creed Contest. The following students competed and placed in the Junior High Creed […]

County 4-Hers head to Cleveland

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Four Quay County 4-Hers recently ventured to Cleveland to compete in the National 4-H Horticulture Judging Contest at the National Junior Horticulture Association Annual Convention. These 4-Hers participated in a horticulture connections contest which tested their horticulture knowledge in the form of a “Jeopardy!” game. Their main contest was horticulture judging which consisted of three […]

Sibling rivalry refines with age

Russell Anglin Sunday marked one of those rare instances when my nuclear and extended families could get together and relax for a minute or two. Having somehow awoke at a reasonable time Sunday morning at my grandma’s house, I had the chance to join my step dad, little brother and grandpa as they made their […]

Quay County Fair 2010 contest results

Brenda Bishop