Community briefs — Oct. 12

Walk-A-Thon scheduled Tucumcari Elementary School’s Pre-K will be having a Walk-A-Thon on Wednesday. They will be walking at two different times. The AM Pre-K will walk from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and the PM Pre-K will walk from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. If it is windy or bad weather, students will walk in […]

Mesalands team sets new record

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Special to QCS The Mesalands Community College’s Men’s Rodeo Team set a new Mesalands record, earning 880 points — the most points earned at a single rodeo — at the first Grand Canyon Regional Rodeo of the year Sept. 16-17 The men’s team finished the rodeo in second place, behind New Mexico State University (NMSU) […]

Mesalands community gather for convocation

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Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College hosted an Aug. 15 convocation to update the college community on campus-wide initiatives, to reflect on the college’s milestones, and to inspire everyone to continue the success of the college. The theme of the event was “Above and Beyond: Exploring the Past and Shaping the Future.” The college’s […]

Dinosaur museum director selected

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Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Gretchen Gurtler is the new director of the Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum after the recent retirement of Craig Currell. Gurtler was selected because of her academic background and previous field experience in paleontological investigation. “Gretchen is highly dedicated and brings impeccable credentials […]

Committee tasked to develop youth, community activities

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Thomas Garcia Eastern New Mexico Art Space has formed a committee focused on creating positive outlets for local youth and promoting the community. “I know a lot of children take to the arts,” said Robert Poe, Art Space chairman. “It brings you back to that primitive wonder of enjoyment where they can develop their skill […]

Community calendar — July 27

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College’s growth follows strategic plan

Special to QCS Mesalands Community College has continued to grow and advance by establishing strategic priorities, goals, and accomplishing these goals through Tactical Objectives. The goals and objectives are the framework for the Strategic Plan. The College has developed five strategic plans to date. The Strategic Plan for 2010-2011 addressed five strategic priorities: Capture cultural, […]

Community calendar —

Wednesday • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall • Regular meeting Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District 7 p.m., Forrest Fire Station. July 25 • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse July 26 • Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall July 28 • Housing Authority […]

Community briefs —

QCS staff Youth soccer sign ups extended Tucumcari Youth Soccer League has extended their registration to Aug. 15. Pre-register to allow time for the Jerseys to come in. Register at Radio Shack $25 per child.

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 […]