Rodeo team gearing up for spring meets

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Special to the QCS The Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team finished the fall semester strong and has big plans for the spring. The Men’s Team is currently ranked third in the nation and second in the Grand Canyon Region, behind New Mexico State University (NMSU). The Women’s Team also performed well last semester, and is [...]

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Thigpen-Farrow [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Jonathan and Rachel Thigpen of Palestine, Texas, are pleased announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Thigpen of Abilene, Texas, to Joshua Farrow of Abilene, son of Tim and Michelle Farrow of Andrews. Grandparents are Homer and Joan Farrow and Don and Sue Best of Tucumcari. The bride-to-be is pursing [...]

County dogs in need of home

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Russell Anglin Two Quay County residents are looking for homes for a number of dogs under their care. Frank William Coles and Dorene Clark currently have 17 stray dogs living in their front yard. Coles and Clark said dogs are frequently dropped off on their county road by previous owners. Clark and Coles provide food [...]

Frost to host meeting at convention center

Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming Authority, will host a meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center exhibit hall Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. to discuss Tucumcari’s future regarding the race track and casino and to give the public an update regarding where the city currently stands on the matter.For more information, call [...]

10/8 Quay Personalities

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Who: Abel Cullum This 18-year-old San Jon High School graduate is a fighter known as “The Silent Assassin.” Claim to fame: No, Cullum is not the kind of fighter one finds in a Friday night bar brawl, but a fighter who specializes in MMA, or mixed martial arts, which incorporates a variety of styles from [...]

Logan to get new motel

William Thompson The small town of Logan is trying to grow. A new business currently under construction should help to serve one of the various needs of a community on the rise. Logan entrepreneur Gary Knight is currently supervising construction of a new motel at 501 S. U.S. 54 in Logan. Knight will own and [...]

Local nurse recognized

Linda Leonard Sims was recently recognized by Baylor University Health Care System in Dallas, Texas as a Top Nominee for the 2003 Five Star Spirit Award. The nominees are identified for this award not only by striving for excellence in their jobs, becoming a role model, and attaining the respect of peers, patients and families, [...]