State Fair Results

The following are some results of Quay County exhibitors at the New Mexico State Fair. NM Bred Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 5th Place Spot Ken Mercer: 3rd Place Chester Jr. Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 9th Place Lightweight Spot Ken Mercer: 5th Place Heavyweight Chester Shana Sorrels: Breed Champion Crossbred Hayes Frost: Breed Champion Hampshire, Reserve […]

Schools gear up for sports teams

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers Cross Country team will have a meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Rattler gym. The meeting will be held to discuss the upcoming season and schedule of events. Coach Gary Hittson is inviting all students in the Tucumcari Middle School and High School who are […]

FEMA surveys damage in Quay County

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Federal officials arrived in Logan Tuesday morning to assess the damage from the tornado that ripped through the village on Friday afternoon. Members of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), headquartered in Denton, Texas, met with officials of the state and Logan emergency management teams. “We need to stress that […]

Bears’ Brian Urlacher buys dealership

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There’s a new bear in town. Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales is purchasing the Mills-Strebeck Autoplex on Lake Road. On Wednesday, Cross Country took over the management and is purchasing the dealership, said John Everhart, general manager of the new Cross Country operation. He declined to disclose details […]

Rattlers cross country girls take third

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team’s girls placed third overall and the boys placed eighth overall at last Saturday’s East Mountain invite. Their victories were unexpected and a boost to the fledgling team. Rattlers Coach Gary Hittson said, “When we got to the East Mountain invite Rio Rancho was […]

Rattler cross country team comes back into play

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattler cross country team will compete today at 8:30 a.m. in the East Mountain small school Invite at Sandia. There hasn’t been a cross country team in Tucumcari since the 2003-2004 school year. Coach Gary Hittson has twelve runners on the team this year. The Rattlers have attended […]

Quay County 4-Hers place, show at state fair

2006 New Mexico State Fair Results The following are the results from Quay County 4-Hers who participated in livestock and indoor exhibits at the New Mexico State Fair. Swine Show Tanner Sorrels, 5th place medium heavy Cross Brittany Slutz, 10th place Cross; 11th place Cross Keely Goodgame, 5th place Duroc Sheep Show Denton Dowell, 1st […]

January Quay County critter

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Name: Maggie, a part English setter, part pointer from Logan Owner: Tucumcari’s Danford Cross of Danford Dan’s Music Store fame Claim to fame: “She’s a knucklehead,” Cross laughed in describing the store mascot. The 9-week-old puppy he said was a gift from his customer Bob Simpson. “Bob called her a knucklehead when he gave her […]

Man walks the nation, with cross, to carry his message

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Traveling man Chuck Johnson said it sometimes may feel as if he has the weight of the world on his shoulders – and with good reason. This chap has been walking back and forth across America for the last six years – carrying a giant homemade cross. “Every time I have […]

The way of the cross

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William Thompson:Quay County Sun More than 100 area residents walked 10 miles Friday in memory of Christ’s painful walk to Calvary and his eventual death upon the cross more than 2,000 years ago. The walkers began at Stuckey’s 10 miles west of Tucumcari and proceeded to walk 10 miles to a small church in Montoya. […]