Denmark firm donates equipment to Mesalands

Kimberly Hanna The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College recently received an oil filtration system from C.C. Jensen, an international company based in Denmark with offices worldwide. C. C. Jensen donated an offline oil filtration system, which is used to remove small particles that collect over time that can damage […]

Mesalands graduates record class

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College held its commencement ceremony Friday. This year the college had its largest graduating class with a total of 84 graduates, two of whom were honorary degree recipients. Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands Community College, presented David Murphy and Miriam Murphy of Oklahoma City with honorary degrees. The Murphys have […]

School menus — May 11

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. House Monday Breakfast: Sausage and scrambled eggs, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog or chili dog, French fries, mixed vegetables, soup, salad bar, peaches, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cinnamon rolls, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken fajitas, pinto beans, fruit, salad bar, peaches, […]

Xeriscape gardening saves water

Tom Dominguez All over Quay County and the eastern New Mexico plains, green lawns and gardens have been replaced with brown, yellow and crunchy plant material. As we enter one of the driest times with higher water costs as well as limited supplies, it’s time to rethink our efforts in keeping a lush lawn. A […]

School menus — May 4

House Monday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce, French bread, green beans, salad bar, peaches, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Quesadillas, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Frito pie, corn, Spanish rice, salad bar, peaches, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Biscuits, jelly, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Tuna casserole, peas, biscuits, […]

Shrimp boil nets more than $20,000 for Mesalands foundation

Kimberly Hanna Nearly 225 Tucumcari area citizens recently celebrated the 12th Annual Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil in a big way. Preliminary net proceeds are more than $22,000 for the foundation, which is a 32 percent increase from last year. After more than a decade of hosting the event, the accumulative […]

School menus — April 20

Local students awarded scholarships

Jade Smith Scholarships were awarded to local graduating seniors by Cielo Wind Power of Austin, Texas and businesses that have partnered with Cielo to build wind developments currently under construction. Seniors Patrick John Wiegel of Tucumcari, Elizabeth Paredez of House Municipal School, Klay Rogers of Logan, Meghan Kline of Melrose and Garrett Foote of Texico […]

School menus — April 13

House Monday Breakfast: Cinnamon rolls, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Ham sandwich, chicken noodle soup or vegetable soup, apricots, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, toast, sausage, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Spanish meatloaf, green beans, hot roll, scalloped potatoes, fruit cocktail, soup, salad bar, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Oatmeal, toast, variety of […]

Local all-district athletes, academics

All-District players District 2B