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Anybody seen Maggie?
Maggie, the part English Setter, part pointer puppy who appeared as the Quay County critter on Jan. 18, has gone missing, according to owner Danford Cross.
He said she was last seen about 3 p.m. on Jan. 12 near his music shop near Main Street, the location of the old Lena’s Café.
Anyone with information can contact Cross at 461-8487.

Local talent wanted
Quay folks are invited to participate in the Quay Council for Art and Humanities local talent showcase scheduled for Feb. 12 at the Tucumcari High School auditorium, according to an announcement from the Chamber of Commerce.
Anyone interested can call the Chamber at 461-1694.

Grace period up Tuesday for licenses
Any Quay business located outside of Tucumcari, Logan, San Jon and House that has missed the Jan. 2 due date to renew its county occupational license has a grace period until Tuesday to do so, according to a release from the Quay County Clerk’s office.
The release said new businesses or those no longer in operation should also let the clerk’s office know by visiting the office at 300 S. Third St. or calling 461-0510.

ENMR-Plateau scholarships
More than $38,000 in scholarship funding is available this year from the ENMR-Plateau Education Foundation, according to a company release.
Graduating seniors who have at least a 2.5 GPA, are intending to use the scholarship for a regionally accredited vocational school, college or university and provide two letters of recommendation are invited to apply, the release said.
Other requirements for specific scholarships may apply and materials are due by March 6, according to the release.
Applications and more information can be found online at:
www.enmr.com

Wheelchairs available
Electric wheelchairs paid for by Medicare are available for individuals who meet the requirements, according to a rlease from the organization Angels Have Wheels.
For information and Medicare eligibility requirements call (800) 810-2877.

Seeking Mrs. New Mexico
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. New Mexico International 2006, according to a release from the organization that sponsors the international pageant.
Qualified applicants must be married women between the ages of 21 and 56 who live in New Mexico, the release said.
For information call (540) 989-5992 or visit:
www.mrsinternational.com

Reach out and read
A reading program for infants and youth recently nabbed support from U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., who is asking the Bush administration for $10,000 for this year’s budget for the initiative, according to a relase from the senator’s office.
The nationwide program — Reach out and Read — is already in place in a number of areas in New Mexico, but not Quay, and Domenici is hoping to help it expand, the release said. For information, visit:
www.reachoutandread.org