Cowboy gathering seeking nominees with cowboy ways

Special to the QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 20 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West.” Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors [...]

02-23-2008: Calendar

Today: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Enchilada Dinner, Center Street United Methodist Church, 406 E. Center St. Adults: $7, children: $3. Call 461-2661. Today: 2 p.m., Republican Party Pre-Primary Convention, Pow Wow Restaurant, 802 W. Tucumcari Blvd., Tucumcari. Call 403-8101 or 461-3460. Today: 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme [...]

01-26-2008: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Free Admission. Come and enjoy some good Bluegrass music. For more information call 461-0456 Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. 8th Street, Logan, NM. Call 497-2977. Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. [...]

Hopson honored with cowboy award

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Behind the scenes of the 14th Annual Cowboy Poetry and Song Gathering at Nara Visa was a big secret. It was one the Hopson family wasn�t sure they could keep from Harry Hastings Hopson. In June Hopson�s family was notified that he�d had been selected to receive the Buck [...]

09-22-07: Calendar

Today: 7 a.m., Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering begins. All events will be at the Nara Visa Community Center. Today: 8 a.m., San Jon School’s Centennial Celebration. 8 – 11 a.m., registration, tour the school, individual class meetings and social time. Noon, meal catered by Del’s and program in the Ed Lee gym. 1 – [...]

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, [...]

Community Notes: Open government, cowboy gathering

Open Government Workshop on Friday The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office is holding a workshop on the Open Meetings Act and Inspection of Public Records Act at 9 a.m. to noon on Friday. The workshop will provide assistance to local governments, members of public boards and commissions and the general public in understanding our open [...]

Local man lassos in annual cowboy award

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By Martha Frost: QCS staff Richard Clyde Shepherd Jr., may not have walked those proverbial 10 miles to school uphill and barefoot — but he said he did ride a horse to his Buffalo Flats, Texas, classroom. He also said the roof was so leaky in the small, two-room Texas house in which he grew [...]

Rattler reunions are for sharing stories and making plans

By Mynn Moncus: QCS columnist Hundreds of Rattler Alumni are busy packing bags to head home for the Rattler Reunion next weekend, and many local alumni are working to see that everything is in order for the gathering. By browsing quickly through the Golden Rattler Directory, I noticed that we are apt to have people [...]

Sunday strolls bring back memories

By Lynn Moncus As you are aware, Aggie and I take a ride every Sunday afternoon in order to enjoy the many vistas in Quay County and to recall some of the history of the area which we mosey around while enjoying the open air. Walking keeps us in touch with the past as we [...]