EPAC scoreboard

Thursday at Melrose Consolation quarterfinals BOYS Eunice 68, Melrose 62 San Jon 58, Floyd 44 Elida 38, Tatum 31 Grady 64, Clovis Christian 23 GIRLS Logan 72, Eunice 43 Elida 46, Grady 45 Dora 71, Clovis Christian 20 Melrose 53, San Jon 32

Boys favorites dominate second day of EPAC

MELROSE — As far as boys action was concerned Wednesday in the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference tournament, chalk was the talk, and the high seeds spoke loudly. All four top seeds advanced, winning by an average of more than 33 points, in the quarterfinal round of the boys tournament at Melrose High School. CMI staff […]

Meetings watch: EPCOG (Jan. 9)

Here's a report on Wednesday's Eastern Plains Council of Governments Executive Committee: Members reviewed and made adjustments to their November 2012 financial reports. Executive Director Sandy Chancey reported on behalf of the Local Growth Management Committee. The LGMC will be hosting a job fair Feb. 26 at the Clovis Civic Center. They sent out 120 […]

Former senator Mesalands government relations specialist

Former State Sen. Clinton D. Harden was introduced Tuesday as Mesalands Community College's new government relations specialist. Aaron Kennedy, vice president of student affairs, introduced Harden to the Board of Trustees Tuesday during their regular board meeting. Harden served 10 years as the District 7 sate senator, representing parts of Curry, San Miguel, Taos and […]

Letter to the editor: Gun control matter of safety

Your Dec. 19 editorial — "Gun control not answer to tragedy" — gives one view of a serious problem facing our country. There are a lot of facts from various research projects and prestigious academic facilities that show that more guns equals more violence. No one has advocated eliminating the Second Amendment. But there should […]

EPAC scoreboard

Tuesday at Melrose BOYS Grady 63, Melrose 60 Eunice 75, Clovis Christian 42 San Jon 63, Elida 54 Tatum 43, Floyd 40 GIRLS Melrose 50, Eunice 29 Fort Sumner 51, San Jon 14 Elida 72, Clovis Christian 17 Dora 72, Grady 24 Wednesday BOYS Grady (5-4) vs. Texico (6-3), 8 p.m., old gym Dora (6-3) […]

Elected officials sworn in

Elected officials were sworn in Jan. 2 at the courthouse in the 10th Judicial District courtroom by Judge Albert J. Mitchell. Those taking the path included Tim Rose, newly elected district attorney, and his staff along with county commissioners, the county clerk and staff, the county treasurer and staff and the probate judge. Rose said […]

Grant bolsters enrollment, programs at Mesalands

The use of the Wind Center of Excellence grant at Mesalands Community College's North American Wind Research and Training Center has increased the number of student enrollment and programs offered. Since receiving the $523,751 grant in January 2011, Mesalands has been able to assist students in gaining the skills, the knowledge, and the hands-on training […]

Mesalands election set for March

The Quay County Clerk's Office will be conducting the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees election to be held on March 5, 2013. The filing day for candidates is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 16 in the office of the Quay County Clerk, 300 South Third Street. Any person desiring to be a […]

Rattler wrestlers ready to improve

The Tucumcari Rattlers Wrestling team returns from the Christmas break focused and determined to improve their conditioning. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Eddie Encinias, Rattlers head wrestling coach, watches as Dillon Wood and Timmy Skinner practice in preparation for the Saint Michael's tournament in Santa Fe. "January is going to be grueling, and these guys can […]