4-H Year End and Hall of Fame awards

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QCS Staff Quay County 4-H Holds Year End Achievement Night

Celebrity Baby Scoop: Soleil Moon Frye debuts ‘Happy Chaos’ video

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Jenny Schafer We all loved her as Punky Brewster, the beloved TV character who reached the pinnacle of ’80s sitcom fame. These days, we can’t get enough of Soleil Moon Frye as the doting celeb mom, host of HerSay, Mommy Ambassador for Target and now as author of her new book “Happy Chaos.” And not […]

Slide guitarist, with Quay County musical roots, inducted into Swing hall of fame

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By Elaine Walker, Anacortes American Reprinted with permission At his Anacortes, Wash., home, slide guitar pioneer Bill Gates shows how the instrument is played with a metal bar and finger picks. He built this guitar himself. Gates was honored by the Seattle Western Swing Music Society several months ago. A fine slide guitarist, Bill Gates […]

Logan inducts two into hall of fame

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Two athletes were inducted into the Longhorn Hall of Fame and Logan Schools’ athletes and coaches were recognized Tuesday night for their contributions at the Logan Booster Club’s Longhorn Sports Banquet. “Tonight we get together to honor our athletes and coaches, and recognize their achievements and hard work over […]

4-H volunteers inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

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Special to the QCS Special to QCSSix Quay County 4-H supporters were among 2007 inductees into the New Mexico 4-H Hall of Fame in Las Cruces. These volunteers have been tireless in their efforts to enable the Quay County 4-H program to thrive, according to a press release. The following highlights why the six inductees […]

Former Rattler chosen for NMAA Hall of Fame

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Former Tucumcari Rattler T.J. Parks will be inducted into the New Mexico Activities Association’s Hall of Fame. “The NMAA is very near and dear to my heart,” said Parks. “To have been part of the organization and to be inducted into their hall of fame is a true honor […]

Former Rattler Jack of all trades

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Former Rattler football star Billy Jack Turnbeaugh is being considered for the list of nominees for the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. If inducted, Turnbeaugh will be in the company of sports greats such as baseball’s Henry “Hank” Aaron, football’s Joe Willie Namath, and basketball’s Charles Barkley. “It will […]

January Quay County critter

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Name: Maggie, a part English setter, part pointer from Logan Owner: Tucumcari’s Danford Cross of Danford Dan’s Music Store fame Claim to fame: “She’s a knucklehead,” Cross laughed in describing the store mascot. The 9-week-old puppy he said was a gift from his customer Bob Simpson. “Bob called her a knucklehead when he gave her […]

12/24 Quay County critter

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Name: Puppy one, puppy two, puppy three, and so on, all babies from Labrador parents Osito and Osita. Owners: Tucumcari’s Norma and Mike Romero. Claim to fame: In addition to producing adorable offspring, dad dog Osito spins in circles when Mike Romero is around and is fond of Frisbee, Norma Romero said. The puppies themselves […]

9/24 Quay personality

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Who: Brian Haines, new preacher at Tucumcari’s Church of Christ. Claim to fame: Well, maybe not a claim to fame, but certainly a notable fact — Haines used to work in homicide. “I worked law enforcement in Arizona, in the gang and repeat offender bureau,” Haines said, adding he was also a case worker in […]