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 By Staff report    News    August 14, 2019 

Quay County Fair gets started

The Quay County Fair from Wednesday through Saturday represents the completion of dozens of projects from area 4-H members. It also represents a highl...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 14, 2019 

85-year-old found safe

An 85-year-old man who wandered away from a Tucumcari hotel the evening of Aug. 6 and became the subject of a Silver Alert was found safe Wednesday afternoon. Jim Swick walked away from the La Quinta...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 14, 2019 

Parks announce improvements

New Mexico State Parks last week announced a multi-year improvements campaign that includes adding Wi-Fi throughout all state parks, including local favorites Ute Lake State Park in Logan and Conchas...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 14, 2019 

Altrusa names area winners

Altrusa International of Tucumcari announced its area scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academic year. Each recipient received a $400 scholarship based on academic performance, need, desire to att...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 7, 2019

Twenty-five local positions on ballot Nov. 5

The Quay County Clerk’s Office reported last week that 25 local positions would be on the ballot for the Nov. 5 election. The filing day for all candidates will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 at the...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 7, 2019

Museum event to honor military history

The Tucumcari Historical Museum on Saturday will host its final special event to mark its 50th anniversary this year with “Honoring Military History.” All veterans are invited to the day’s...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 7, 2019

Mesalands holding 'Stampede Day'

Mesalands Community College will hold its “Enrollment Stampede Day” for new and returning students from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 15 in the commons area of the campus’ Building A. This event is...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 7, 2019

School immunization clinic being held

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Quay County Public Health Office will host a back-to-school immunization clinic Aug. 12, 13 and 15 at 310 S. 2nd St. in Tucumcari from 8 a.m. to noon and from...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 7, 2019

Silver alert canceled for Tucumcari hotel visitor

An 85-year-old man who wandered away from a Tucumcari hotel Tuesday evening and became the subject of a Silver Alert was found safe Wednesday afternoon. Jim Swick on Tuesday evening walked away from...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 31, 2019

Rodeo draws 72 from around state

A total of 72 participants from all over New Mexico competed for saddles, buckles and prizes during the Quay County 4-H Rodeo on Friday and Saturday...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 31, 2019

Logan boy wins wakesurfing division

About 25 people participated in the Beck's Boats second annual wakesurf competition Saturday at Ute Lake, with a Logan boy winning his division....

 
 By Staff report    News    July 24, 2019

Texas bank to acquire FNB New Mexico

Texas-based AimBank is acquiring FNB New Mexico, including its banks in Tucumcari and Logan. AimBank announced in a news release earlier this month it had “entered into a definite agreement” to...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 24, 2019

Martinez signs with ENMU

The Eastern New Mexico University cross-country and track and field programs officially signed 23 student-athletes to compete during the 2019-2020 sea...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 24, 2019

Students compete in national rodeo event

Gage Bruhn of Logan High School finished ninth in trapshooting and 13th in the light rifle event nationally during last week's National High School Fi...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 24, 2019

Athletes to show skills at 4-H rodeo

About 75 young athletes will show their cowboy and cowgirl skills Friday and Saturday during the annual Quay County 4-H Rodeo at the Quay County Fairgrounds arena. Rodeo performances begin at 5 p.m....

 
 By Staff report    News    July 24, 2019

Field day to include ag updates

New Mexico State University researchers will give updates on their ongoing agricultural efficiency projects during their annual field day Aug. 8 at...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 17, 2019

Local athletes among best in classroom

RICHARDSON, Texas — In the classroom, Eastern New Mexico University athletes have been some of the best in the Lone Star Conference, with six consecutive semesters of placing among the top three in...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 17, 2019

Logan FFA member takes top prize in speech

A member of the Logan FFA chapter recently won the top prize in a prepared-speech competition at the state convention in Las Cruces. Micah Lightfoot...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 17, 2019

Quay County 4-H compete at state

Fourteen Quay County 4-H members traveled to Las Cruces to compete at the New Mexico State 4-H Conference from July 8 to July 11. They participated in...

 
 By Staff report    Sports    July 10, 2019

Quay trio to participate in rodeo finals

Three teenagers who hail from Quay County schools will participate in next week’s National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Amanda Kanapilly, a junior at Logan High School, will co...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 3, 2019

Voter registration instructions issued

The Quay County Clerk’s Office last week issued instructions for voter registration and prospective candidates for the Nov. 5 local elections. Positions up for election in November include...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 3, 2019

Sandia National Laboratories doubles aid

Sandia National Laboratories has doubled the amount of technical assistance it provides to small businesses, including those in Quay County, after such legislation was signed into New Mexico state...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 3, 2019

MCC recognizes five students

Mesalands Community College recognized five students for recently earning industry certifications. Through the intensive certification program, these students have shown mastery of the knowledge...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 26, 2019

Media leader named head of NMPA

Sammy Lopez, a longtime New Mexico media leader, has been named executive director of the New Mexico Press Association. “We are pleased to have retained the forward-looking services of this native...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 26, 2019

Cancer walk scheduled

Quay County on the Move’s final first-Saturday walk of the season will be a Cancer Survivor’s Walk. The organization has joined with Esperanza Gutierrez, a four-time cancer survivor, to host the...

 

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