Mesalands awarded grant for adult education program

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College was recently awarded the Integrated Basic Education Skills Training grant (I-BEST) sponsored by the Department of Education. The goal of this grant is to help Adult Basic Education (ABE) students succeed in college-level technical programs and complete post-secondary credentials in fields offering good wages and career development. Mesalands […]

Quay County Fair results

Quay County Fair Adult Crafts and Hobbies Results

Adult softball leagues forming

The Tucumcari

Pecan Bake-off yields sweet results

by QCS Staff The first annual Pecan Bake-off showcased 25 entries on Saturday. “We are thrilled with the number of entries for a first time event” said Brenda Bishop, Extension Home Economist. Judged the Best of Show winner, 10-year-old Ashee Bradley credited her secret ingredient handed down from her great-great-grandmother from Mississippi. The recipe has […]

05-12-2007: Notable Notes

Time to sign up for adult softball leagues The Tucumcari Recreation Department is now forming adult softball leagues. If you have a men’s, women’s or co-ed team you would like to place in the league, contact the Tucumcari Recreation Department from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 461-1647. Cost is $300 per team and is […]

08-09-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Saturday At 4:38 p.m., a female reported a domestic disturbance at a residence on South Third Street. Officers advised it was a verbal argument between a male and female subject. Officers told them to […]

MCC program sets standard

Special to the QCS General Education Development (GED) has become an important part of the services provided by Mesalands Community College. And the program at Mesalands has become a model for all other institutions in New Mexico to follow. New Mexico Adult Education Association (NMAEA) has bestowed its highest honors upon Mesalands Community College for […]

May 20, 2006 Notable Notes

Ceramics classes offered The Quay County ASAP Coalition will offer ceramics painting classes to children between the ages of 10 and 18. The classes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, May 30 and May 31 at the ASAP office at 109 E. Main Street. All materials and lunch […]

Law requires booster seats

QCS Staff A new law took effect in New Mexico on Friday that requires children who have outgrown child safety seats to ride in booster seats if they are too small for adult safety belts. According to an American Automobile Association (AAA) press release, the new law states that children through 6 years old, regardless […]

Avoid Halloween hazards

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By Angela Peacock Anyone not wanting to add a pair of handcuffs to this year’s Halloween costume is urged by local law enforcement to socialize responsibly. Tucumcari Chief of Police Scott Townsend reminds adult care givers who have children under age 18 about their legal responsibility as parental guardians. “If children are out getting into […]