Tucumcari students going to Washington for inauguration

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Chelle Delaney Fourteen students from Tucumcari High School will be joining millions of others in Washington, D.C. to be nearby when president elect Barack Obama is sworn in Jan. 20 as the 44th president of the United States. It may not be the inauguration they wanted, however. Of the students interviewed recently, two of the […]

Mesalands put residence hall on hold

Thomas Garcia Plans to construct a $3.2 million campus residence hall at Mesalands Community College have put on hold. College President Phillip 0. Barry proposed that the college postpone its plans at Tuesday’s board meeting; and the board approved it unanimously. Barry said the reason for the cautious posture of the trustees is a Dec. […]

New excavator to help rework canal basins

QCS Staff A $150,000 long-reach excavator was the attention-getter at Tuesday’s meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District board. After the regular meeting was adjourned, board members went to the Arch Hurley construction yard, where they inspected the track excavator which has a 60 foot reach. “We’ve needed one for a long time,” said board […]

Fantastic find: Mesalands class locates possible new form of Triassic reptile

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Thomas Garcia A Mesalands Community College paleontology class has found a fossil that could be of a new form of Triassic reptile at an eastern New Mexico dig site. “I think that we have found a new form of aetosaurs,” said Axel Hungerbuehler, professor of Paleontology at Mesalands Community College.The aetosaur, or eagle lizard, fossils […]

Interim school board member sworn in

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Chelle Delaney Lane Bradley of Tucumcari was sworn in to represent District 5 on the Tucumcari School Board at Monday night’s board meeting. The swearing in ceremony was conducted by District Court Judge Albert J. Mitchell Jr., who resigned from the District 5 position following his election to the bench. Bradley was appointed to serve […]

Gov. Bill Richardson to visit Tucumcari

By QCS Staff Gov. Bill Richardson will be in Tucumcari Thursday for a pre-groundbreaking rally for the new Tucumcari High School at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium, school officials said. Students, school staff and members of the Tucumcari Board of Education will participate and the public is invited to attend, according to a release. Richardson’s […]

Here’s the skinny on growing onions, layer by layer

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Success with onions under New Mexico’s climatic conditions depends

Health council seeking your input

By QCS Staff What is the most important health concern in your life, in

01-10-09: Bowling Notes

Here are the Jan. 7 results for the “Wednesday Night Out” mixed-league bowling teams. Team placings1st place- Drink-a-lot2nd place-Misfits 3rd place- Wacky 4 4th place- Carter’s & Smith’s5th place- 3 Roses and a Thorn6th place-

10-10-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 9:42 a.m., a male requested a welfare check on a horse on east Laughlin Avenue. The owner of the horse had been given a warning to […]