Gathering to honor ‘spirit of the west’

Special to QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 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 or […]

Heritage nominations sought

By QCS Staff The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 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 or […]

Family had share of railroaders

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Although this woman from lma has rarely written about the railroad heritage in our family we certainly had our share of railroaders. Mother’s father, Frank Clough, was Superintendent of Bridges, Buildings, and Waterworks between here and El Paso when he worked for the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad […]

Nominations sought for cowboy gathering’s heritage award

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Cowboy Leroy Webb of Tucumcari honored with Buck Ramsey Heritage Award

Special to the QCS Special to the QCSOn Sept. 21, Leroy Webb of Tucumcari was presented the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award at the Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Here is his story: From Texas to Wyoming, and California to New York, few people have had the wide range of experiences in their lives, as Leroy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Roped in at Heritage Dayze

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Reluctant at first, to step from the crowd, nine-year-old Eliana Andrade of Tucumcari quickly fell under the spell of trick roper, �Wild Bill Cathey� at the Heritage Dayze festival at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Cathey of Dora says the trick to trick roping is all in the practice. Cathey will perform again today at the […]

Heritage Dayze brings past to the present

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS What do a Honky Tonk piano player, American Indian dancers and a buffalo soldier have in common? All three — and more — can be found in town this weekend at Tucumcari’s Historical Museum’s annual Heritage Dayze. The two-day extravaganza, which begins at noon on Friday and runs through 5 p.m. […]

Area resident receives Heritage Awardaward

Bill Parman of Nara Visa was named as this year’s recipient of the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award at the annual Nara Visa Gathering on Sept. 24-26. Each year an individual, family or ranch that exemplifies the “Spirit of the West” is chosen to receive the award. Parman was born in 1916 and raised on the […]