QCS Staff Novice and junior Quay County 4-Hers competed in a variety of county contests on May 20 – May 28 to qualify for district said Quay County Extension Home Economist, Brenda Bishop. “These contests are the qualifying events for district and state competitions,” Bishop said. Bishop said novice 4-Hers are 9 to 11 years [...]
Special to QCS Mesalands Community College’s Dual Enrollment students Cole Cooper and Nathan Andrada recently placed seventh in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition in Albuquerque. The Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition is for high school juniors and seniors interested in automotive technology. Cooper and Andrada were both Dual Enrollment students at Tucumcari High School [...]
By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari and area residents can get into the holiday spirit this weekend at the Tucumcari’s Chamber of Commerce 20th annual Parade of Lights and Christmas lights contest. Events start at 4:30 p.m. Saturday with the Parade of Lights, said Tom Dominguez, event chairman. Dominguez said Santa will kick off [...]
Special to the QCS Despite cold, wet conditions, eight Quay County 4-H members competed in the State 4-H Shooting Sports contest Saturday at the NRA’s Whittington Center near Raton. The 4-hers who competed were Taylor Atwood, Dustan Hight, Daniel Hight, Blake Moon, Carmen Runyan, Antonio Rodriguez, Richard Rush, and Patrick Weigel.
Chelle Delaney A Tucumcari man on Friday was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the April 24, 2007, shooting death of Tiffany Throckmorton. Phillip J. Latham Jr., 26, pleaded no contest to second-degree murder charges and was sentenced by Judge David Reeb. Prosecutor Len Walker told the court he believed a jury would ultimately [...]
Quay County 4-Hers recently competed in the county 4-H contests. Novice and Junior 4-Hers are now competing in the District Contest in Roswell. The Senior 4-Hers will be participating in State Conference in Las Cruces in July.
Tucumcari men started growing their beards in hopes of winning the Sheriff’s Posse whisker-growing contest to be judged in August. …