Company uses wind energy center for training

Courtesy photo: Mesalands Community College
The participants in the Wind Technician Internship Program wait to climb the turbine at the North American Wind Research and Training Center, located at Mesalands Community College.

Special to QCS Granite Services International Inc, an affiliate of General Electric, held training for participants in its Wind Technician Internship Program at the North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College. Granite International used the wind center’s 1.5 megawatt GE wind turbine, classroom space, and lecture hall for the training. Six […]

Preliminary hearing set in child abuse case

QCS staff A preliminary hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. Monday for a Quay County woman charged with child abuse, accused of leaving her 7-month-old baby in a locked car on a hot day. Kelby Koile, 43, intends to plead not guilty, her attorney Donald Schutte said. The hearing will be held in Tucumcari Magistrate […]

Altrusa donates books, bags to home visitation program

Courtesy photo: Altrusa International of Tucumcari
Altrusa International of Tucumcari’s Literacy Committee members, left, Relissa Nials, Lou Briscoe, Chair, right, Alida Brown, and Pat Clark, presented Pat Garcia, early childhood educator from Presbyterian Medical Services and Lola McVey, administrator/parent educator from the Quay County Home Visitation Program, with 50 books and bags for the Home Visiting Program.

Special to QCS During a recent meeting, Altrusa International of Tucumcari presented representatives from the Quay County Home Visitation Program with 50 books and bags to assist them in serving local families. The Quay County Home Visitation Program is a voluntary program, supported by the New Mexico Children Youth and Families Department. Trained parent educators […]

Menus — Aug. 7

The following are the menus for the senior centers in Quay County for Aug. 8-14: Thursday Pepper steak, baked potato, margarine, California vegetables, roll, cherry cobbler Friday Turkey breast, pasta with alfredo, spinach, margarine, breadstick, orange Monday Pork stir fry, stir fry vegetables, salad with dressing, whole wheat roll, margarine, apple cobbler Tuesday Italian chicken, […]

Lauriault: Seek forgiveness before it’s too late

I jokingly told a friend once that every day when I get home from work, I’m pretty certain that something, however minor, has gone wrong for my wife. So, I walk into the house and say, “I’m sorry. It’s all my fault. What can I do to make it better.” Later he and his wife […]

Lazarus was dead, but hope had last word

Lazarus was dead. Of that sad fact everyone was now absolutely sure. He had been barely breathing when Mary and Martha, his sisters, had sent the urgent message to Jesus to beg the Lord to return to help the desperate friends. They needed Jesus badly, and quickly. Yesterday, if possible, and it wasn’t possible. Even […]