Youth to go to Harvard, GTEDC to create new jobs, Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Summer at Harvard… A former Logan student, Levi Collins, has been selected to attend the People to People Leadership Summit at Harvard University/MIT in Boston. All students who are accepted into the 2008 summer program have to meet rigorous academic and leadership requirements. A seventh-grader, Levi is the son of Chad and Barbara Collins of […]

Team Liberty setting pace on Santa Fe Trail ride

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty of Tucumcari is in the No. 3 spot after two days in the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Endurance Race, said Shawn Davis, Liberty Team captain from Tucumcari. �We�re in third. We�re doing okay. We�re right up there where we need to be,� said Davis in a […]

4-H horse show, rodeo

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4-H Horse show and rodeo draw 150 entrants. Events continue today.

4-H horsewomen hope to repeat wins this weekend

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By QCS Staff Lucky threes, again ?… Quay County will once again strive to keep the coveted saddles at home as contestants from the entire State of New Mexico come to Tucumcari to compete. This Friday and Saturday about 45 contestants will ride their 4-H horse projects to show how hard they have worked to […]

Support varies for race track, casino

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There was little opposition to a proposed race track and casino in Tucumcari at a meeting on Monday night. Here is what some of the attendees had to say: • Wes Stewart, pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari, said he opposes the proposed racino or race track plan. […]

Heavy metal: sculpture combines love of couple’s classic cars and horses

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A new breed of horse, “The Chrome Commander,” trotted through Tucumcari this week. The shiny horse — sculpted from more than 100 classic car bumpers — is owned by Vaughn and Chryse Veit of Monticello, Minn. Weighing in at more than a ton and standing at 12 feet, the […]

Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose

Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose Services: 11 a.m., Saturday in the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose age 75, died suddenly on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.   Duke Primrose was born June 9, 1931 in Logan. He attended the Logan School System.  He served his country in the U.S. Army.  Mr. Primrose was a […]

Quay County 4-H Rodeo, State 4-H Horse Show this weekend

by Quay County Staff Hundreds of New Mexico 4-Hers will compete for saddles, bits, belt buckles, belt pins, and other prizes in over 60 events this weekend at the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County 4-H Rodeo at the Quay County Fairgrounds.  “Horse show enthusiasts will want to watch our own Valtie Riddle attempt […]

Team Liberty plans to join the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Shawn Davis of Tucumcari and eight other horsemen from Quay County are setting their sights on The Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race of September 2007. Entered as Team Liberty, they will be one of the inaugural teams riding in the first race. The 13-day event from Sept. 3 […]

Queen lives life full of rodeo

By Tonya Garner: Freedom Newspapers From the tip of her white, felt cowboy hat to the toes of her navy blue boots, Ashlee Stallings personifies rodeo royalty. On her way to the title of Miss Rodeo New Mexico, the Clovis native braved chilly wind and muddy conditions to compete in the horsemanship portion of the […]