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 […]

Canadian River Soil, Water Conservancy District announces contest winners

The following are the Tucumcari Elementary and Logan Elementary School winners of the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservancy District’s poster-drawing contest. This year’s theme was “Forests for People — More Than You Can Imagine.” Tucumcari Elementary Kindergarten 1– Makenzie Moore 2 – Diamond Harper 3 – Rebekah Herrington First Grade 1 – Jordon Young […]

Tucumcari DAR chapter holds essay contest

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Gi Gi Parker American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contest winners were recognized Feb. 11 at the monthly luncheon meeting of the Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. First place winners along with their parents and teachers were invited to lunch, where the winners read their essays. Winners received their certificates, medals […]

Parade of Lights contest winners

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Residential 1. Greg & Lois Sappingto, 1705 S. 5th 2. Kenneth & Lucy Fernandez, 911 E. Evans St. 3. Kim Garcia, 2101 S. 5th

Lighting contest winners light up the town

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By QCS Staff The Tucumari-Quay County Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday the following winners of the holiday light parade and he home and business light decorating contests: Parade

Quay County winners garner $1 millon over the past year

Chelle Delaney The New Mexico Lottery said this week that approximately $1 million in prizes was paid from lottery tickets sold in Quay County during the fiscal year ending June 30. Logan resident Becky Williamson took home the most winnings in Quay County, claiming a $60,000 Scratcher™ prize, about a year ago. This lucky lady […]

Fair opens: From beginners to winners

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By QCS Staff Two-year old Kirksey Lynae Smith took the blue ribbon in the Mini-Booster category of the Shepherd’s Lead, one of the first competitions signaling the opening of the Quay County Fair. Contestants must lead their sheep, and wear a garment that’s at least 50 percent wool. GiGi Parker coordinated the annual event. Judging […]

Chamber announces Christmas lights contest winners

Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce announed the following winners of the Christmas Lights contests. Take the kids on a nighttime drive to enjoy the winners: Business Pajarito Interiors 106 W. Main St. Pow Wow South 415 E. Washington Ave. Quay Broadcasters 902 S. Date St. Radio Shack 1324 W. Route 66 Blvd. Presbyterian Church 306 […]

Red Ribbon winners announced

QCS Staff On Wednesday, some of the area’s top law enforcement officials were walking the halls of Tucumcari’s middle and elmentary schools. They were on a mission — a mission to find some of the best anti-drug messages produced by Tucumcari’s youth. Judging projects from hand-colored posters to decorated classroom doors were Daniel Lopez, consultant […]

Udall to visit Tuesday…

U.S. Rep. Tom Udall will be in Tucumcari at 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Tuesday for a Town Hall Meeting at the Tucumcari City Hall. Udall is expected to discuss the first 100 legislative hours at the House of Representatives covering legislative items from alternative energy to Homeland Security to stem cell research, said an official in […]