Tucumcari Bull Test sale set for Friday

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Producers from New Mexico, including Tucumcari, Texas and Oklahoma will sell 73 performance tested bulls at Friday’s 47th Annual Bull Test. Also on sale will be 59 virgin replacement heifers. The sale takes place at New Mexico State University Agricultural Experiment Station, about three miles east of Tucumcari, beginning […]

Community Notes: Tucumcari’s 100th, tree sale, Rose Pacheco’s 86th

By QCS Staff Tucumcari’s centennial to be celebrated next year Tucumcari will be celebrating its 100th birthday next year. In preparation for the festivistives, Ron Wilmot, director of the Tucumcari Convention Center, has been appointed chair of the centennial events committee by the city. Wilmot said planning and organizational meetings will be announced in January. […]

No bidders show for forclosure auction

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun No purchasers showed up to bid on The Historical Pow Wow Inn and a small strip shopping center that were to be auctioned Monday on the courthouse steps. Special master Billie Jo Burlbaw, who was there to conduct the sale, said it was not unusual to see a no […]

Early birds find deep discounts

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Looking for some good deals for Christmas, shoppers showed up Friday at some retailers before 6 a.m. Sisters Rhonda Cioner and Amy Giordano said they were at Kmart before the doors opened. “I found some DVDs and there were a lot of clothes,” said Giordano, from Rio Rancho, who […]

Junior livestock sale nets $72,550

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Forty-six animals brought in hefty sums for their owners at the Quay County Junior Livestock Sale on Saturday. Lisa Mitchell’s reserve grand champion steer, all 1,132 pounds, netted $3,600, more than three times its estimated packer bid. Buyers groups and individuals generously gave their support to tomorrow’s producers. In […]

04-28-2007: Community Notes

Nara Visa sale May 5 The Nara Visa Community Center Garage Sale promises to offer lots of handcrafted and other items for sale. The annual event will be at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST) on May 5. Organizers are also offering tables for the event, with a $10 charge. You can also add lunch […]

It’s no bull, time to get out your hat

By John Villalba During this time of year, farmers and ranchers are getting ready to begin another cycle. Most activity is centered around babies on the ground, field preparation, and seedstock sales. Seedstock sales are commonly advertised during the spring, because it is a good time for ranchers to figure out how or where they […]

4-H competition rewards efforts

by John Villalba A late, great judging coach and friend of mine once told me, “John, you as a 4-H agent, have to do everything possible to ensure that competition is never phased out of the 4-H program. You always must make sure that the torch of competition is never put out.” What Mr. Jerry […]

11-25-2006: Community Notes

City to honor National Guardsman’s Iraq service Everyone’s invited to a recognition and appreciation presentation, followed by a reception, in honor of National Guard Staff Sgt. Jason Braziel, Sgt. Anthony Lujan and Specialist Zac Dwyer at City Hall during the City Commission Meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Extension Club annual gift sale is Friday […]

City sells six properties

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Six properties that are in fore- closure will be purchased by the Tucumcari Greater Economic Development Corp,. TGED. The City Commission met at a special meeting on Friday and approved the purchases, which will cost $6,839.38. The properties would have been auctioned, for back taxes, at the upcoming sale on […]