College gears up for future

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Russell Anglin Mesalands Community College bade farewell last week to one president while welcoming another just in time for state legislators to pay the college a visit. Mesalands President Emeritus Phillip O. Barry was honored at a retirement ceremony Wednesday. About 100 community members attended the lunch event. Mesalands Board of Trustees Chairman J. Bronson […]

Logan resident celebrates 100th birthday

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QCSun staff While many will give thanks for family, friends and a great meal this Thanksgiving, Geralladin Barry will be thankful for celebrating her 100th birthday. Barry said she was born Nov. 25, 1910 in Pennsylvania. She said she cannot recall the town of her birth and her birth certificate contained an error. “I don’t […]

Mesalands president found guilty of driving under influence

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Sentencing is scheduled Sept. 14 for Mesalands Community College President Phillip Barry, who on Thursday was found guilty of a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. Barry appeared Thursday before Metro Court Judge Edward L Benavidez in Albuquerque, according to court documents. Barry entered a plea of not guilty. Benavidez found Barry guilty of […]

Barry ushered growth at college

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Russell Anglin The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees is awaiting quotes from several national hiring firms to evaluate candidates for a new college president.

Drunken driving trial delayed

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Thomas Garcia A drunken driving trial for Mesalands Community College President Phillip Barry has been continued for the third time. Barry’s trial was moved to Sept. 2, Second Judicial District Assistant District Attorney Susan Stinson said Tuersday. Stinson is prosecuting the case. [image #1, alignright, size=medium] “Mr. Barry’s attorney, Dean Border, was ill and out […]

Barry’s DUI trial rescheduled

QCS Staff Pre-trial proceedings in the case against Mesalands Community College President Philip O. Barry were rescheduled again. Proceedings were set to begin Monday but were rescheduled for Feb. 3 in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque. The proceedings have been rescheduled three times. Barry was arrested in October and charged with driving under the […]

Barry failed three sobriety tests according to police

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Albuquerque police say Mesalands Community College President Phillip O. Barry failed three sobriety tests when he was arrested last October for driving under the influence. Barry faces pre-trial hearings Jan. 4 on charges of driving while intoxicated. According to a police report obtained by the Quay County Sun: Barry […]

DUI charges refiled against Mesaslands’ president

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Charges of driving under the influence against Mesalands Community College President Phillip O. Barry have been refiled in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque. Pretrial proceedings are set to begin on Dec. 28 before Metro Court Judge Edward Benavidez, according to court records. Barry had been charged with DUI […]

Mesalands president suspended

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Thomas Garcia Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday suspended President Phillip O. Barry without pay. Board members met in executive session in response to allegations Barry was driving under the influence of liquor or drugs last week in Albuquerque. Court records show Barry was charged with DUI on Friday. Barry could not be […]

Hopes dashed for green job training

Thomas Garcia College officials advised Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees that Mesalands will miss out on $250,000 in state funds from the New Mexico Legislature because a House committee tabled House Bill 622. District 3 Rep. Ben Lujan introduced House Bill 622 in the 2009 sate Legislature House, which is also known as “The […]