Jane Frost eleced to NCBA position

Dina Reitzel Jane Frost, a commercial cow/calf producer from San Jon, has been elected Region VI vice president for the Federation of State Beef Councils, a division of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), based in Denver. New Mexico is part of NCBA’s Region VI, which also includes Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. Frost […]

Area kids shoot hoops

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Participants in the Elks 2011 District Hoop Shoot in Las Vegas. Jaxon Arguello won first place in the 8-9-year-old boys division and will compete in the state hoop shoot in Albuquerque on Saturday. Ashley Shipley won second place in the 8-9-year-old division and John Paul Garcia won second place in the 12-13-year-old boys division. From […]

Tucumcari awarded tree grant

QCS staff The Forestry Division of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department has awarded $6,000 in Forest Re-Leaf grant funding for tree planting at the Tucumcari, Recreation Center. “The importance of establishing community forestry programs in our urban areas is growing every year,” said New Mexico State Forester Arthur “Butch” Blazer in […]

Quay County Fair: Needle work results

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Polls add confusion, division to politics

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Poll-itics — no that’s not a typo. To add to our confusion about

Elks Hoop Shooters

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Special to Quay County Sun Three Tucumcari youths placed third on Feb. 16 at the State Elks Hoop Shoot held in Rio Rancho. Over 10,000 boys and girls competed in the state competition. Mariah Garcia, Kylee Garcia and John Paul Garcia each placed third after winning first place in the local competition held in Tucumcari […]

Paris receives state parks’ highest honor

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By QCS Staff Rodney Paris, park superintendent at Ute Lake park, has been given The Governor’s Award, the highest honor to a field employee at the state’s Parks Division. “It is an honor to receive this award,” said Paris. “This truly shows the effort that the entire Ute Lake staff puts into improving the park.” […]

4-H horsewomen hope to repeat wins this weekend

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By QCS Staff Lucky threes, again ?… Quay County will once again strive to keep the coveted saddles at home as contestants from the entire State of New Mexico come to Tucumcari to compete. This Friday and Saturday about 45 contestants will ride their 4-H horse projects to show how hard they have worked to […]

Property owners should be vigilant

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Concerned residents who have received a letter from Asset Holding, LLC. offering them $100 per acre for their land or livestock may send correspondence to the state’s Consumer Protection Division office, said an official of the state’s Attorney General’s office. The company’s mail campaign is being examined by the […]

7-8th graders take 4th at NAYS event

By QCS Staff The seventh and eighth grade girls from Tucumcari placed fourth Saturday in the eighth grade division of the annual North American Youth Sports basketball tournament held in Albuquerque. The first game was lost against the Raptors, the second game was won against the Lady Eagles and the third game was lost against […]