MVD committed to privacy, open records

By Rick Homans, Cabinet Secretary for New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department. Editor’s note: Freedom New Mexico Publisher Ray Sullivan discussed Web portals in his column in last Saturday’s Quay County Sun. This is Rick Homans’ counterpiece. When an individual comes to the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) to apply for a driver’s license or a […]

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 […]

4-H county, district results

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Quay County served as host to over 200 4-Hers from nine Southeastern New Mexico Counties for district 4-H Contests on June 19 and 20. 4-Hers competed in a variety of contests and enjoyed the hospitality of Tucumcari.  Special thanks goes to all of the Quay County parents, 4-Hers, volunteers, judges, and fairgrounds and convention center […]

May 5, 2007 Around Town

Forty with surprises… Look who’s 40: Wanda Williams, shown here at 2 years old. Wanda’s family and friends wish her a great day on her 40th, Sunday. She’ll be celebrating with lots of surprises from her friend Lori Caldera, her mom, Alice King, her daughter, Jessica Williams and her granddaughter, Ayisha Nathan. Affinity for fisheries… […]

United Way auction nets more than $6,000

By QCS Staff United Way’s auction raised $6,295, said treasuårer Pat Sparks. “That’s $824 more than last year’s,” she said. The group’s goal is raise $25,000. “We’re about 45 percent there,” said Sparks, adding that about $10,000 has been raised. “We’ll know better at the end of the year when we see how many payroll […]

June 29 District 4-H results

Fifteen Quay County 4-Hers, 9 to 11, ventured to Hobbs last week to compete in the District 4-H contests. Here are results provided by Brenda Bishop of the New Mexico State University county extension service in Tucumcari: • 1st place in Novice Home Economics Bowl Team with members Bethany Bishop, Sid Truelock, Jordan Runyan, and […]