State Fair Results

The following are some results of Quay County exhibitors at the New Mexico State Fair. NM Bred Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 5th Place Spot Ken Mercer: 3rd Place Chester Jr. Swine Show Brittany Slutz: 9th Place Lightweight Spot Ken Mercer: 5th Place Heavyweight Chester Shana Sorrels: Breed Champion Crossbred Hayes Frost: Breed Champion Hampshire, Reserve […]

Quay County Fair Centennial Fair Results

The following are the Junior Horse Show 2007 results from Quay County Fair.   Class 1 Mares 1st Summer Huizar Babydoll 2nd Becca Alden                 Montoya Imagine 3rd Julee Alden Montoya Sassy 4th Ysidra Tellez                Melodey 5th Trace Norton               Cocoa   Class 2  Geldings 1st Alyssa Whetten            Fancy Dan Deluxe 2nd Brea Valentine  Red Neck Classic […]

Eugene Hugh Cooper

Services: 1 p.m., today at the First Baptist Church in Santa Rosa. Eugene Hugh Cooper, 79, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. Cooper was born July 30, 1927 in Edna, Okla. to Ernest Elbert and Lula Pauline Blevins Cooper. Mr. Cooper came to New Mexico at a […]

FEMA surveys damage in Quay County

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Federal officials arrived in Logan Tuesday morning to assess the damage from the tornado that ripped through the village on Friday afternoon. Members of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), headquartered in Denton, Texas, met with officials of the state and Logan emergency management teams. “We need to stress that […]

Riding for a reason

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Michelle J. Thompson of Glen Ellyn Ill., has been traveling by bicycle since Oct. 21 on Historic Route 66 from Chicago, Ill. to Costa Mesa, Calif. Her goal is to raise money to help her brother John Thompson who is battling oral cancer for the second time in his […]

Fair comes to close

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff So what was your favorite part of last week’s Quay County Fair? The frequent live bluegrass music? The curly fries? The rides? For Megan Thompson, it may have been the four belt buckles she received for her fine array of livestock, namely a heifer named Muffin. Not only did Thompson, […]

Logan seeks new principal

William Thomposn Logan Public Schools are in the process of searching for a new principal and a girls’ basketball coach. Carolyn Franklin, Superintendent of Logan Public Schools , said Principal Tommy Thompson has resigned in order to take a teaching position at San Jon Schools and Bridget Rey, the girls’ basketball coach, has moved to […]

Residents ready homes for winter weather

By Ryan Lengerich As gas prices rise and winter approaches, homeowners have a variety of options to keep energy bills low. At Tucumcari Lumber, demand for winterizing products has been high in recent weeks. Store employee John Thompson said taking simple precautions and spending a relatively low amount of money to prevent heat loss can […]

Just Passin’ Through: Trip turns rotten for W. Va. hunters

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By Angela Peacock Traveling 66 hours round trip to hunt elk has been a tradition for three West Virginia men since 1999. Wayne and John Williams made their biannual trip to Dolores, Colo. from Beckley, W. Va. with their uncle, Ernie Thompson, who said he enjoys spending quality time with his family. “I love the […]

County denies fair board’s key request

By Dave Gragg Recent changes in the Quay County Fairgrounds have not set well with the Quay County Fair Board. Representatives of the board, including President Tommy Thompson and Vice President Eric Rusk, asked the Quay County Commission to provide the board with a key to the fairgrounds. County officials recently changed the locks on […]