Senior Olympians tough competitors

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Thomas Garcia Ten Quay County Olympians brought home 30 medals and 10 ribbons from the 31st annual Senior Olympics Summer Games at Las Cruces.Leading the way of local Olympians was U.V. Henson who competed in 10 events and earned medals in each one. “The competition was pretty stiff this year,” Henson said. “I have a […]

Tucumcari senior Olympians prepare for summer games

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Medal hopefuls from Tucumcari are preparing for the New Mexico Senior Olympic Summer Games at Las Cruces. “Currently, there are nine athletes registered to compete in the summer games and we are trying to raise the funds for one more,” said Suzann Martin, director Quay County senior programs. The […]

Mesalands rodeo ends fall season No. 3 in region

Special to the Quay County Sun The last rodeo for the fall semester was completed at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces last weekend with a strong showing from Mesalands Rodeo Team members. Mesalands’ Men’s Team took fourth place with 321 points and the Women’s Team ended in sixth place with 78.5 points.

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Las Cruces

By QCS Staff

2008 4-H Quay County Contest Results

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.

Ag Science Center Field Day set for Aug. 6

Tree and turfgrasses will be featured topics at the Annual Field Day sponsored by the New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari. The featured speaker will be Lowell Catlett, regents professor and dean and chief administrator officer of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics, NMSU at Las Cruces. Attendees also will get […]

Richard Lon Bull

Richard Lon Bull Services: 2 p.m., Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Pampa,Texas. A local memorial service will be at 6 p.m. on Friday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Richard Lon Bull, 61, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, in Lewisville, Texas. Mr. Bull was born in Oklahoma City on Nov. 20, 1945. He was reared […]

Henry Joseph Gonzales

Henry Joseph Gonzales, 62, died on April 2, 2005 in Albuquerque following a brief illness. Gonzales was born September 24, 1942 in Roswell. He was a long time resident of Tucumcari. He served in the United States Army National Guard, retiring as staff sergeant after 20 years. He was a member of St. Anne¹s Catholic […]

Joe Wayne Wallace, Robert and Mary Jane Steiner

Joe Wayne Wallace Joe Wayne Wallace, 54, of Las Cruces, died Thursday, June 17, 2004. He was born Jan. 27, 1950 in Tucumcari. He was the owner/operator of Wallace Construction. He was also an outdoors man, farmer, gardener and fisherman. He is survived by four children: Shane and Kristy of Albuquerque, and Casey and Tammy […]

FFA team does well at state

William Thompson Tucumcari High School’s Future Farmers of America chapter had six teams finishing in the top seven during the state championship held in Las Cruces last week. The four-member Floriculture team won the state championship and will compete in national competition in Louisville. Ky. next October. Alisha Craine, a member of the championship Floriculture […]