Mesalands announces President’s, Dean’s lists

Kimberly Hanna By Kimberly Hanna Special to the Quay County Sun At the end of each spring semester, the President’s Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. To be eligible, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or better, successfully complete 30 or more credits in the fall and […]

Blotter — June 15

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday •At 12:26 a.m., a man reported a suspicious man at a hotel on the 3700 block of East Route 66. •At 7:20 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute on the […]

Visits revitalize

Lynn Moncus Living in one’s home area for over three quarters of a century provides more privileges than we can begin to count. At the top of the list, of course, is the privilege of having friends from all stages of our lives. Being able to meet and greet them adds pleasure to each day […]

Senior menu — June 15

The following are the lunch menus for June 16 – 22 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Symbiosis serves spirituality

Leonard Lauriault There’re several types of interspecific relationships. In beneficial relationships, one species provides a benefit to another species with no apparent positive or negative return. Symbiosis is when two species benefit each other. Parasitic relationships occur when one species benefits at the expense of another without directly causing death. A predatory relationship leads to […]

Commissioners talk bank building purchase

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Russell Anglin After returning from executive session at their regular Thursday night meeting, Tucumcari city commissioners voted unanimously to send a non-binding letter of intent to purchase the Wells Fargo building on South First Street. Mayor Pro Tem Antonio Apodaca said the building would cost $1 million. “There is an opportunity to look at property […]

La Nina drought continues

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Conchas residents discuss county police schedule

Russell Anglin Conchas residents and San Miguel County authorities seem to agree on one thing when it comes to their county police force. “There’s not enough cover,” County Sheriff Bennie Vigil said. A sheriff, undersheriff, sergeant and six deputies make up the county police force, which patrols a 4,700-square-mile area. Vigil said he wanted to […]

Press release: USDA designates local counties disaster areas

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2011 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 15 counties in New Mexico as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by drought, high winds and wildfires that began Jan. 1, 2011, and continues. The counties are: Catron, De Baca, Grant, Luna, Roosevelt, Chaves, Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Otero, Sierra, […]

Birthdays blow by breathlessly

Russell Anglin Another year has come and gone for me. On Wednesday, I bid 22 adieu and say hello to my 23rd year of life. I’m not too thrilled about turning 23. For one thing, I prefer even numbers to odd ones in all cases. I’m not a numerologist and I don’t believe numbers carry […]