Cowboy creativity entertaining

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist Cowboys can be quite creative when hard times cut into the daily operating expenses. Take Roy’s cousin BB. One of BB’s heifers had come off his badlands and crossed onto Roy’s pasture. On that fateful day BB had driven his pickup and gooseneck trailer to Roy’s place to pick him […]

Mesa Redondo 3D archery shoot set for Aug. 1

Special to QCS The Quay County 4-H Shooting Sports program is hosting its first annual 3D archery shoot as a fundraiser to provide equipment for the archery and shooting program. The Mesa Redondo Shoot will be at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 1. It will be held at the former site of the Cowboy Camp meeting […]

Nominations sought for cowboy gathering’s heritage award

S The annual Cowboy Gathering is looking forward to

Cowboy Leroy Webb of Tucumcari honored with Buck Ramsey Heritage Award

Special to the QCS Special to the QCSOn Sept. 21, Leroy Webb of Tucumcari was presented the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award at the Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Here is his story: From Texas to Wyoming, and California to New York, few people have had the wide range of experiences in their lives, as Leroy […]

09-20-08: Calendar

Today: 7:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. (CDT), Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering,

Cowboy songs flavor Heritage Dayze festival

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In the same year that Jack Thorp was having his cowboy songs printed in Estancia, Tucucmari was incorporated as a city.The year was 1908. It is not known if Thorp was ever in Tucumcari, but Colorado historian and musician Mark Gardner said Thorp traveled all over the state collecting range ballads. So, it is possible […]

Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering set for Sept. 19-21

By QCS Organizers are making the final plans for the

Cowboy gathering seeking nominees with cowboy ways

Special to the QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 20 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West.” Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors […]

Pregnant heifer broke dragging records

By Baxter Black Charlie survived and is now a member of that elite group of cowmen who have run the O.B. Chain Marathon. “O.B. chain” for you readers who are poultry producers and might think this refers to manacles worn by Over the Border illegals or a delicate veterinary instrument used to spay heifers by […]

Hopson honored with cowboy award

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Behind the scenes of the 14th Annual Cowboy Poetry and Song Gathering at Nara Visa was a big secret. It was one the Hopson family wasn�t sure they could keep from Harry Hastings Hopson. In June Hopson�s family was notified that he�d had been selected to receive the Buck […]