4-H 2006 awards for merit, achievement

Quay County Council 4-Hers have held their end-of-the-year awards ceremony and elected new officers for 2007. The 2007 Quay County Council officers are: president, Lisa Mitchell; vice-president, Roy Hampton; secretary, Amye White; treasurer, McKayle Atwood; reporter, Carmen Runyan; historian, Taylor Atwood; song and recreation leader, Phil Alden; and parliamentarian, Quay Hampton. At the Quay County […]

County 4-H Results

Livestock Judging Novice 1. Randall Rush 2. Savannah Thompson 3. Hannah Rogers 4.   Trace Rogers 5.   Kyeli Stowe Junior 1. Chase Thompson 2. Richard Rush 3. Bethany Bishop Senior 1. Lisa Mitchell Favorite Food Show Novice 1. Jordan Runyan Poetry Novice 1. Jordan Runyan Junior 1. Daniel Hight Senior 1. Carmen Runyan 2. […]

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 […]

4-H Results, June 8

Saturday was a busy day for Quay County 4-Hers as they participated in contests and gained leadership skills while assisting with running contests.  Those who placed in contests will be eligible to compete at the next level.  Novices and Juniors will go on to district competition in Hobbs; Seniors will compete in July in Las […]

Hospital hires new administrator

TV Hagenah Just a month after popular Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Administrator Hoyt Skateblund left Tucumcari, a new administrator for the hospital has been hired for the Tucumcari facility. David Bailey of Monticello, Ind. will be taking command of the Tucumcari hospital at the beginning of January, said D. Rush who has been […]

Hospital gets new top administrator

TV Hagenah As the staff of the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital wished good-bye to administrator Hoyt Skabelund Monday afternoon, they also said hello to the interim administrator for the hospital, D. Rush. “Tucumcari is very lucky to get someone of the caliber of D.” said Skabelund about his temporary replacement who will be holding […]

Charley Neely, Irene Rush King

Charley Neely Charley Neely, age 82, of Portales, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Charley Neely was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Troup County, Georgia, to Emmett Madison and Edna Iola Martin Neely. He married Helen Politiski Nov. 11, 1944, in Moorhead, Minn. As a young man, he served […]

Forrest Fire Department to acquire new fire truck

TV Hagenah FORREST – The Forrest Volunteer Fire Department are not crazy about Forrest fire puns, but they are even less fond of Forrest fires. That is one of the big reason they are getting another fire truck. “We’re glad we’re getting a new truck,” said the Forrest Fire Chief David Rush Tuesday. “Our equipment […]

Woman maintains treasure of post cards

William Thompson FORREST – Judy Rush may have one of the more unique collections of post cards in New Mexico. Many of her post cards date from the early 1900’s and were sent to and from locations in what is now Quay County. Rush said she and her sister, Diana Rush, found two large vintage […]

4-H’ers compete in Quay County contest

Quay County 4-Hers competed in their County 4-H Contest on Saturday June 12.  Novice and Junior 4-H members qualified to go on to District 4-H Contest June 23 and 24 in Portales.  The Senior 4-H members qualified to go to state conference in Las Cruces in July.  Cloverbuds participated for the sake of competition and […]