Mesalands selects artists to create wind center sculpture

Special to QCS Norman Andersen of Minneapolis, Minn., has been selected as the commissioned artist to create a unique large-scale sculpture, for the newly constructed North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College. The project proposed by Anderson will be a wind-driven kinetic sculpture that will have visual, sound and aesthetic appeal, […]

County fair offers variety of exhibits, contests

Special to the QCS Anyone can enter something in the Quay County air. There is a place for almost anything you make or grow in the open departments at the fair and all winners receive ribbons and premiums. Do you have a craft you have made or do you bake? The home arts departments are […]

Local youths display artistic talents

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The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities held its annual youth art show at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday and Saturday. The show featured art from area students ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. This year, the arts council chose “New Mexico’s centennial” as the theme for the show. Winners received a free art lesson […]

County fair nearing

Special to the QCS The Quay County Fair will be here in just one week and now is the time to start preparing your entries for the Home Arts departments. Fair books are available at businesses around the county and at the Quay County Extension Office. The fair has been shortened by one day. We […]

Local fighter competing in Japanese tournament

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By Thomas Garcia

Quay County Arts Council receives $6K donation

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Thomas Garcia The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities received a $6,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation,

Next stop nationals for taekwondo athletes

Special to the QCS Twenty-five martial arts athletes, from adults to childen, qualified for and were invited to the 2008 National AAU Youth and Adult Taekwondo Championships to be held June 30-July 5 in Madison, Wisc.

Tucumcari Arts Festival opens today

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Special to the QCS The Sixth Annual Tucumcari Arts Festival is open today and Sunday at theTucumcari Convention Center The arts festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday. Besides art there will be a couple of collections; a hat collection owned by […]

Area youth place at martial arts tournament

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Special to QCS Eleven martial arts students from Tucumcari and Quay County competed in various events at the 2008 Global Taekwondo Hanmadang Tournament in Albuquerque on Saturday. The students all take lessons from Master Mark Anthony Baca at the American Karate Studio in Tucumcari.

Upcoming holiday events

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Christmas at Amistad. Arts and crafts booths, carnival type games for children, Open House at “Little House on the Prairie Museum,” on Hwy 402, 23 miles north of Nara Visa. Dec. 5: 7 p.m. Christmas Bonanza Bingo, $1,000. Bingo packs $25. VFW Post #2528, 105. E. Main St, Tucucmari. […]