June 17, 2006 Around Town

Smith newcomer arrives Kirksey Lynae Smith, 7 pounds and 10 ounces, was born June 2 to Kara and Jeremy Smith of Logan. She is the granddaugther of Jeri Robinson of Tucumcari; Dean Smith of Logan; and Sandra Roman of Hawaii. Her great-grandparents are Bennie and Freddy Kirksey and Hershell and Mary Lou Martin, all of […]

All activities can teach about God

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist The accomplishments of our school’s athletic teams are readily acknowledged, with trophies finding a place of honor in the halls of academia. This is good because individual and team sports help develop good citizenship including community involvement and service to others. Athleticism also should be supported as a means […]

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Jamboree time The Floyd Lions Club will be holding auditions for its Jamboree 2006 at 1 p.m. on Jan. 29 at the old gym of the Floyd School, according to a release from the organization. Singers should come with two traditional country or Gospel songs, knowing the words and the key in which they will […]

Local youth take FFA awards

A number of San Jon High School and Logan High School students placed at the state Future Farmers of America (FFA) convention June 6-9 at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, according to a San Jon FFA chapter press release and a New Mexico State University press release. In the state ag marketing competion […]

FFA kids head to convention

TV Hagenah According to Tucumcari High School FFA Sponsor Glenda Sours, members of the Tucumcari FFA Floriculture Career Development Team are ready to go to Louisville, Ky and compete in the FFA national floriculture competition at the National FFA Convention being held there Oct. 27-30. Sours said that the four FFA floriculture team members competing, […]

FFA begins chili sales

TV Hagenah Tucumcari High School FFA has begun selling chili and according to FFA President Brandon Sower those people who want roasted chili should contact an FFA member or call the high school FFA building to order their chili. “But we’re not just selling them privately,” said Sower about the roasted vegetables, “but we’ll also […]

Six Logan youths attend convention

Six members of the Logan FFA chapter traveled to the New Mexico State FFA Convention in Las Cruces June 1-4. competed at a number of different competitions. Denton Dowell and Drew Perez both competed in the Chapter Public Speaking competition. Dowell placed first thus qualifying for the National competition at the National FFA Convention in […]

House FFA wins two at State

The House FFA Chapter traveled to Las Cruces to participate in the State FFA Career Development Event Contests last week. Over 1450 FFA members from across the state competed in the 28 various contests that ranged from Agricultural Mechanics to Wool Analysis. The House FFA Chapter , under advisor Tony Johnson was, said Johnson, “very […]