Mesalands gears up for shrimp boil

Kimberly Hanna For many in the Tucumcari area it has become an annual tradition. For the Mesalands Community College Foundation it has become a successful way to generate dollars for scholarships. It is called the annual Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil, and this year will mark the twelfth time the event […]

Local youths display artistic talents


The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities held its annual youth art show at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday and Saturday. The show featured art from area students ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. This year, the arts council chose “New Mexico’s centennial” as the theme for the show. Winners received a free art lesson […]

House FFA students use their brains at competition

Blake Moon On Feb. 11, the House FFA left for an exciting trip to the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC is a thrilling get together in which everyone is taught the basics in noodle making. OK, it wasn’t really the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC actually stands for New Mexico Leadership Conference, and […]

College offers veterans’ business workshop

Ray Seva Maybe you’re an armed forces veteran who owns a small business and would like help in expanding operations. Perhaps you’re a veteran and are thinking of starting your own business — but you don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’re a service-disabled veteran who owns a business and you’d like to know […]

School menus — March 2

House Monday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Taco pie with salsa, Spanish rice, pinto beans, sugar cookie, fruit cocktail, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, variety of cereal, muffins, juice, milk. Lunch: Barbecue chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, hot rolls, peaches, salad bar, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Quesadillas, variety of […]

School menus — Feb. 23

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. House Monday Breakfast: Toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza, salad bar, brownies, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Double cheesy breakfast bowl, variety of juice, milk. Lunch: Tuna casserole, peas, biscuits, chicken noodle soup, peaches, salad bar, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Sausage, biscuit, gravy, […]

Mesalands chooses five presidential candidates

Kimberly Hanna

Zumba gets Mesalands moving


Russell Anglin This semester, 54 area residents, Mesalands Community College faculty, staff and students have found a new groove in the college’s zumba dance classes. “They’re actually mainly community members,” zumba instructor Jessica Elebario said. “There’s a few college students in there as well, but mainly community members. A class is 50 minutes. We’re going […]

School menus — Feb. 16

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Mesalands to host college goal Sunday

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College will be hosting College Goal Sunday on February 20, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. College Goal Sunday is a national initiative to inform families about the millions of dollars in financial aid available and assist students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Participants are […]