Community Notes: Brisket sale, Scholarships to Forestry Camp, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan to visit, Grants available

By QCS Staff Briskets sale to benefit Quay County FairJust in time for Easter, the Quay County Fairboard will be cooking its famous briskets, said Brenda Bishop of the Quay County Extension Service.

Tucumcari’s bull market a sellout

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The top selling yearling at the Tucumcari Bull Test Sale was from the J-C Angus Ranch in Moriarty and was sold for $3,500, according to sale officials. Despite the downturn in the economy and the drought, 40 more bulls, a total of 122 were sold on Friday than at last year’s sale.

Showgoers aim to make bull market

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Chelle Delaney Cattle and genetic specialists have been preparing for the annual Tucumcari Bull Test Sale on Friday. The test was completed on March 9, with the 122 bulls on test averaging 4.26 pounds of gain per day over the 112-day test, said Manny Encinias, extension beef cattle specialist at the Clayton Livestock Research Center. […]

10-04-2008: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Route 66 Flea Market, Convention Center parking lot, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-4079.Today: 8 a.m., VFW Post #2528 Ladies Auxiliary Garage Sale and Bake Sale, VFW Hall, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Tables can be rented for $5. Call 461-3061.Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmers’ Market, Wailes Park on […]

Community Events

By QCS Staff Rummage sale will benefit scholarshipsProceeds from a rummage sale will help the Tucumcari Education Association fund its scholarship program, said Tucumcari elementary school teacher Martha O’Rear.Community donations will be accepted for the sale from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tucumcari Elementary School Cafeteria.The rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. […]

05-07-08: Community Notes

Legion to hold flea market, bake sale and pancake breakfast SaturdayThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 is having a flea market, bake Sale and a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.on Saturday

Sorry, Duke’s not for sale

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Duke has a fancy schmancy AQHA name, but Bobby calls him Duke “because John Wayne would’ve liked him just as much as I do,” he says. Bobby and Duke hit it off the first time they met. The usual “horse breaking” activities were not necessary. “I pretty much just got on him and we went […]

04-05-2008: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m., VFW Post #2528 Ladies Auxiliary Garage Sale and Bake Sale, VFW Hall, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Tables can be rented for $5. Call 461-3061.Today: 9 a.m. – noon, Girl Scouts will collect old newspapers for recycling, Mesalands Community college on 11th Street.

Delinquent property tax auction results in sale of 30 properties

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun John Cullum had just spent $400 for some land, but he wasn’t sure exactly what he had bought. Cullum and the Quay County Clerk hunted Thursday through county plat books to see just where the properties were. Some people could easily spend $400 at a gambling outing and “not […]

Bull test sales up despite softer market

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The top-seller at the Tucumcari Bull Test sale on Friday was Charolais 7-1 from Grau Charolais Cattle of Grady. The bull sold for $4,000, said sale organizer Manny Encinias. The buyer was a producer from North Dakota, said Encinias, who is a beef cattle nutritionist for the New Mexico […]