College trustee honored

Special to QCS Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Jimmy Sandoval, Board of Trustees vice chair, has been appointed to serve on the national Diversity Committee of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The Diversity Committee promotes respect for and acceptance of diverse individuals and promotes awareness and educational opportunity for under-represented […]

Bill Curry becomes new Quay County Commission chairman

Thomas Garcia Installation of a new commissioner, commission chair and county treasurer were a few of the items addressed by Quay County commissioners on Monday.Brad Bryant’s first day as district 3 commissioner began with the approval of the agenda and selection of Bill Curry as the newest commission chair.“I thought it went smooth,” Bryant said. […]

Mosquero Cowboy Camp schedule

Bring your own chair (BYOC) Friday • 7 p.m., Campfire meal • 8 p.m., Cowboy Service Saturday • 6 – 8 a.m., Cowboy Breakfast • 10 a.m,. Horse Shoe/ Corn Toss /Ground Roping Contests Competitive Games for All Ages/ Under Tent Music • 11 a.m., Goat Roping 12 a.m., Campfire meal 1 P.M. Under the […]

Commissioner concerned about possible prairie chicken placement

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An area county commissioner fears efforts to rejuvenate the declining lesser prairie chicken populations by the New Mexico Game and Fish authorities might effect wind turbine development for landowners. Bobby Casados, chair of the Harding County Commission, last month shared his concerns about the birds’ placement with the members […]

Mesalands board chair resigns

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By QCS Staff Muriel Latham-Pfeifer, chair of the Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees announced her resignation Tuesday night at the regular board meeting. Pfiefer’s resignation is effective today. She cited personal reasons for her resignation and said she would be moving on Friday to Albuquerque. Pfeifer served on the board for eight years, five […]

Aggie takes over keys of computer

Lynn Moncus When the slave squeaked, “Aggie,” I knew she needed something so I ambled in to see what she wanted. Because she was pointing at the computer, I leapt onto the chair to begin writing this column before she could change her mind. She has had what she calls a cold and has been […]