Expo reminder of agriculture’s importance

Portales reached a wonderful milestone last week in hosting its 20th New Mexico Ag Expo. Officials estimated 3,000 people came through the gates of the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds to an event that celebrates the region’s agricultural industry and provides opportunity to enhance its growth. More than 100 vendors, most from out of town, were on […]

Quay County 4-H rodeo draws 57 riders

QCS stafff The 2011 Quay County 4-H Rodeo and State 4-H Horse Show will be held Friday and Saturday at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The weekend events start at 7 a.m. each day with the 50th Annual State 4-H Horse Show. Quay County has hosted the horse show for more than 40 years. During the […]

Commodities to be distributed

Commodities will be distributed Feb. 16 at the Travis Nelson building, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. They will be distributed at the north side of the exhibit building at the fairgrounds.

Quay County 4-H rodeo results

Quay County 4-H Rodeo Friday Quay County Fairgrounds Novice Pole Bending 1. Sidney Sena-San Miguel 2. Colton Rice-Lea 3. John-David Chatfield-Harding 4. Sydnie Morley-Chaves- 5. Dakota Hazen-Lincoln 6. Sage Neff-Lea 7. Ashley Rice-Lea 8. Reagan Washburn-Eddy 9. Katelyn Anthony-Lea

06-28-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., RHA sanctioned Ranch House Competition, Quay County fairgrounds. Call 461-0562.Today:

Rodeo arena could get super sprinkler

Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun County and city officials checked out a demonstration of a water cannon, or one heck of a large sprinkler, for the rodeo arena on Tuesday at the county fairgrounds. Fairgrounds Manager Daniel Estrada said the machine could do in several hours what could take him “two days to do a […]

Things to do

Freedom Newspapers June 16-18 — 22nd annual Heritage Days, Portales City Park, live music, food, art, car show, Portales 23-25 — Badlands Motorcycle Rally, Clovis Civic Center 24 — Dairyfest, featuring the Bellamy Brothers, Curry County Fairgrounds 24 — Clovis Juneteenth Extravaganza, Potter Park, Clovis July 4 — Smoke on the Water fireworks, Greene Acres […]

Fair barn renovations done

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun To varying degrees, music fans missed the bluegrass band dance when it was canceled last month due to renovations at the Quay County Fair Barn. One thing they won’t miss is the dance floor they used for those monthly concerts. It’s been replaced with new tile, with a layer […]

4-Hers prepare for rodeo, show

QCS STAFF Hundreds of New Mexico 4-Hers will compete for saddles, bits, belt buckles, belt pins, and other prizes in over 60 events held during the State 4-H Horse Show, and Quay County 4-H Rodeo. These events are hosted by the Quay County 4-H Council and every Quay County 4-Her and parent assists with the […]

Route 66 Celebration schedule

2003 Roadie Gathering & Route 66 Celebration Schedule of Events Thursday o 6 p.m. Horse Ride through the Trails West Lounge Friday o 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cruise — Tucumcari Conv. Center o 8 p.m. — “Route 66: Celebrating America’s Main Street” and Silent Auction — THS Auditorium * Saturday o 8:30 a.m. to […]