Community Notes: Cheerleaders attend Dance Day, Brisket sales to benefit fair, Business fair set for Mosquero

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Fairboard brisket sale on now Just in time for Easter, the Quay County Fairboard will be cooking up their annual brisket fare. Only 150 briskets will be available so they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Precooked weight will be about 10 pounds. Briskets will be $40 each. Briskets should be picked up between […]

Special cooking school for diabetics

A special cooking school aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare delicious foods and manage their blood sugar levels will be held next month. The school will meet for 3 hours, beginning at 5:30 p .m. on Feb. 12, 14, 19 and 21at the Extension Office in the basement of the courthouse. […]

Robotics team set to attend Texas BEST

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By Chelle Delaney It was Mars or bust for San Jon Schools Robotics Team. And Buster, with a little from his team, won the day. The team won the top spot at a robotics competition Oct. 27 with their robot “Buster.” The competition was BEST Robotics in New Mexico, with BEST standing for Boosting, Engineering, […]

Mesalands students pledge to attend

Special to the QCS The first two weeks of college are a critical time in which many students struggle, while approximately 90 percent of success is just showing up for class. “Most any faculty member will tell you that the number one reason for students dropping out of college is lack of attendance,” said Aaron […]

No place like home on high plains for Rattlers

By Lynn Moncus Each time the Rattler Reunion paper arrives, those of us who are alumni of Tucumcari High School take time to go through it page by page and picture by picture because we are eager to recall the great time we had last year and know that we are now gearing up for […]

Four-day school week approved

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By William Thompson The Tucumcari schools board of education voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a four-day school week. Beginning Aug. 22, students will attend classes four days a week. Middle school and high school students will attend classes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Elementary school students will attend school from 8 […]

Hearing will give residents chance to talk about landfill

By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun This is the first of a three-part series about the proposed Tucumcari Landfill. In upcoming papers the arguments for and against the landfill will be flushed out in more detail. Area residents will soon have an opportunity to share their opinions on the proposed new landfill in Tucumcari with […]

Notes from the city commission meeting

The Tucumcari City Commission held a regular meeting on Thursday. The following items were discussed: • Mayor Mary Mayfield could not attend the meeting because of a death in her family. Commissioner Betty Ditto did not attend because of visiting family. • The commission declared April 8 as “Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico Tribute […]

British Soccer Camp comes to Tucumcari

Tucumcari Youth Soccer League announced recently that they have teamed up with Challenger Sports, to host the British Soccer Camp in Tucumcari June 21-25. According to organizers, campers ages 4-5 can attend a mini camp from 9 – 10:30 a.m. or from 10:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. for $80. Campers ages 6-16 will attend camp […]

Teacher honored

Andrea Hodge, a teacher at Tucumcari Elementary School, has been chosen as one of twenty people who will attend the 2004 Institute of the High Plains Writing Project. Hodge will participate in a two-week intensive study of writing at ENMU-Portales, June 8 through July 2. The High Plains Writing Project, founded in 1992, is a […]