Rare dinosaur hip bone found in Quay County

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Recent studies of a fossil collected last June in Quay County, indicate that it’s a hip bone of Triassic dinosaur that is not commonly found in this area of the southwest , said Axel Hungerbuehler, Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum curator. “Very rare to find bones of a early […]

Mesalands Dinosaur Museum makes important discovery

By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun When Kiera Mortensen was a child her pockets were often filled with rocks. The Mesalands paleontology student from West Virginia picked up anything that she thought resembled a fossil. She said she always wanted to be a palentoligist. She didn’t know when she enrolled in at Mesalands in fall […]

Three travel to recital

Three piano students of Patricia Davidson traveled to Amarillo early in May to take part in the 34th Annual Greater Southwest Music Festival. Performing in Amarillo at the festival May 8 were Ellen Bone, Matthew Trujillo and Jessyka Trujillo. Bone played Bagatelle by Tcherepnin and received an “Outstanding” rating. Matthew Trujillo played Spanish Nocturne by […]