Quay County Extension offers free wheat production workshop

Special to QCS TUCUMCARI, N.M. – The Quay County Cooperative Extension Office is offering a free workshop on Sept. 8 to help area producers grow healthy wheat crops. The workshop targets small-grain feed producers and dry-land producers in Quay, Curry and Roosevelt counties. “Small-grain crops are a big agricultural commodity in our area,” said Tom […]

Cotton Harvest coming to close

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Cotton production rose slightly this year as farmers finish up harvesting cotton crops stunted by bad weather. Craig Rohrbach, general manager of the Parmer County Cotton Growers Association Coop, said he expects to receive between 18,000 to 20,000 bales of cotton this year. Last year’s yield was 15,000 bales. […]

New owners take over ethanol refinery

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The new owners of the ethanol refinery on Rock Island Road signed the final papers on Wednesday morning. A Dallas-based partnership, SOZO Energy, LP, and the Tucumcari Greater Economic Development Corp. (TGED) agreed on Aug. 25 for SOZO to purchase the ethanol plant on Rock Island Road. Joseph Harker, […]

Tucumcari children learn of drama

TV Hagenah Many children dream of being on stage and hearing the applause of an audience saluting them for performance well done. A pair of theater professionals are in Tucumcari working with a group of local children to help them experience the thrill of theatrical accomplishment. Justin Bennett and Jacki Hasty of the Missoula Children’s […]

Students to perform melodrama

Rehearsals are well underway for Tucumcari High School’s spring production of “Someone Save My Baby Ruth” or (“Foil the Villain”). Under the direction of drama instructor Peggy Szaloy. Szaloy said the play is a melodrama which takes place in Boston in the late 1800 with most of the action going on in two sweet shops […]

Melodrama scheduled for city

TV Hagenah Rehearsals are well underway for Tucumcari High School’s spring production of “Someone Save My Baby Ruth” or (“Foil the Villain”) under the direction of drama instructor Peggy Szaloy. Szaloy said the play is a melodrama which takes place in Boston in the late 1800s with most of the action going on in two […]