Senior fitness program expanding

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QCS staff Following the success of the Strong Seniors Stay Young Program, the Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College will be offering additional work out classes. “Last year we had such an interest in the program that we could not fit everyone into our room,”said Brenda Bishop, Extension Home Economist. Bishop said the […]

Sister nations have strong bond

Sister nations have strong bond

Wrestling team returns six

Thomas Garcia A strong leadership core and a lot of new youth on the team is going to make Rattlers wrestling exciting this year, said head coach Eddie Encinias. “We already tested ourselves at a tournament at Dumas, Texas,” Encinias said. Encinias said the team used that tournament as a scrimmage to start the season. […]

Rattlers anticipate district competition

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team has two events before their district competition at West Las Vegas. The Rattlers are coming off another strong performance, placing fourth at the Sierra Blanca Invite at Ruidoso. “We are getting there,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “We have had a few kids sick but every team […]

Strong senior class starting soon

Brenda Bishop The Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College will be offering the Strong Seniors Stay Young program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older men and women in Tucumcari starting in February.

Press release: Cold weather means pruning time

Tom Dominguez It’s pruning time! Here are some things to keep in mind before taking saw in hand. Tree age Pruning is important when trees are young. Trees can be trained through pruning to direct growth, correct growth, and help develop a strong canopy. Training should take place while the tree is young into maturity. […]

Integrity makes endorsements difficult

Baxter Black Sometimes you have to choose between personal principles and sympathetic understanding. For example, as a public personality, I have deliberately chosen to decline invitations to do political fundraisers. Although I have strong opinions, I leave those national issues to pundits with thicker skin. Once I had a request to make a commercial for […]

Strong seniors stay fit this fall

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Russell Anglin Nine seniors participated in an hour-long workout Tuesday at 9 a.m., completing a cycle of exercises including shoulder presses, wide-legged squats, leg lifts and various stretches for Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College’s “Strong Seniors Stay Young” program. “One, up, touch, down and two, up, touch, down and three …” Quay […]

Our page — July 21

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Trophies [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Quay County 4-Hers would like to thank the 2010 Saddle Donors for the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County Rodeo All Around Winners. Pictured from left to right Corby Mackey, First National Bank of New Mexico; Jimmy Watson, Tucumcari Ranch Supply; JD McEwen, Farm Credit; Jeff Nunn, Citizens Bank; […]

Fishing report — July 21

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: •