Blue always knew what to do

A retired Ohio farmer named Phil told me this story of the best coon dog he’d ever seen. I believe it, of course! The dog was a blue tick hound that his father had trained. His dad was such an excellent trainer that he didn’t even have to go hunting with Blue, the dog would […]

Farmer finds many ways to skin cat

Baxter Black You’ve heard the old adage, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” In northern Indiana there’s more than one way to skin a renegade cow. Farmer Dave had rented pasture from a neighbor. It had a big old deserted barn, complete with hay loft, sliding doors and draft horse stalls. Dave […]

Grady farmer appointed to state livestock bureau

By Argen Duncan, Freedom New Mexico “I don’t think farmers are a bunch of stupid people in bib overalls,” said New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau’s new second vice president. “I believe they are the backbone of our nation.” Grady-area farmer and rancher Pat Woods received his appointment for the two-year term in November. He […]

Births, Art classes, on the ‘Net

Birthday duo… Skyler Jobe’s fifth birthday was Sept. 23 and Tyler Jobe’s seventh birthday is Oct. 17. Their parents are Barbara and Elmer Jobe, Jr. of Logan. Their grandparents are Elmer and Carol Jobe of Tucumcari and George and Anna Gail Grassie of Capitan and Ronnie and Dianna Kimbell of Aztec. And their great-grandparents are […]

08-25-2007: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346. Today: 5 p.m., Pot Luck dinner, regular monthly gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Free admission. 461-0456 or 461-0161. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, […]

07-28-2007: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901 for information. Today: 6 p.m., Quay County 4-H Rodeo, Quay County Fairgrounds, Camino Del Coronado and W. Route 66 Blvd. Admission: $2 for adults, $1 for children 12 and under, $2 for programs. No dogs allowed. Today: 7 p.m., […]

Donor helps museum preserve Quay heritage

By Lynn Moncus A few months ago, Robert Farmer passed away and left a sizable bequest to the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute to be used as the board chooses to help preserve the history of our area at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. He said he wanted to leave the money in memory of his mother, […]

Rabies clinic set to start

TV Hagenah According to Mike Martinez, Animal Control Supervisor for the Tucumcari Police Department, it is time once again for the annual Quay County Rabies Clinics and he expects a good number of the pet population of Quay County to be there for a number of reasons. “Well,” said Martinez, “it’s important that it gets […]