Mesalands hosting iron pour course

QCS staff report Mesalands Community College is hosting its annual iron pour 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Thirty-five students from at least eight different states will be coming to participate in a one-week course to create sculptures and translate them into cast iron pieces of art. “We have artists that not only return […]

Cow escapes to reach golf course glory

Baxter Black It’s 6 1/2 hours from Sierraville to Modesto and the packing house. Karl had put together a load of cull cows. Whilst unloading, a bony gummer mama cow who looked like a ragged shag carpet hangin’ over a sawhorse, balked, backed up, and fell between the chute and the truck! Karl leaped after […]

Catching up can be great fun

Lynn Moncus On Easter Sunday, Aggie and I headed for “the canyons of home” to find some necessary solitude and time to clear a few cobwebs from the mind. We hadn’t been there for a couple of years and just needed to look into those canyons to appreciate the beauty and to realize once again […]

Who I am — Dec. 8

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I used to drive a truck for Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory … I sometimes hang out at the Lizard Lounge … I completed a truck driver’s course at Mesalands Community College three or four years ago … Doug Gough

Press Release: Free golf for county residents

UTE LAKE, New Mexico — If playing a Nicklaus Design championship golf course along the 8,400-acre Ute Lake wasn’t enough, Quay County residents can now play the extraordinary lakefront course at 12 Shores at Ute Lake absolutely free during the month of September as an end-of-summer “thank you” to the local market that has supported […]

Our page — June 30

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[image #1, align=right, size= medium] On Thursday, June 24, the Summer Reading Program at Tucumcari Public Library held a magic show featuring the Amazing Bodinni from Albuquerque. We had 207 people attend the program held at the Mesalands Community College. The people in the picture are of course the Amazing Bodinni, Arissa Griego, Thomas Morris, […]

New device causes a lot of trouble

By Lynn Moncus Some of you may recall that this writer has trouble with directions, such as north and south, left and right, and is apt to get lost on the way to Quay Well, my former student, Eddie Shipley, said he could take care of that problem and seemed pleased to sell me a […]

Mesalands to take part in new project

QCS Staff Mesalands is one of six colleges in the state of New Mexico that was selected by the New Mexico Higher Education Department to participate in a Distance Education Learning Technology pilot project, said Amber McClure, Director of Educational Services at Mesalands. Mesalands will receive the $15,000 for three years, to conduct the research […]

Looking for leaders to stand up

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In an effort to reach out to the future city leaders, a local group asked the Tucumcari Public School Board of Education to help locate candidates for their new leadership development courses. Jim Lafferty approached the school board members Monday night to ask for their support of the leadership […]

Don’t need to be a genius to see discipline was right

By Lynn Moncus No doubt, many of you read or heard that spanking children lowers their I.Q. several points. That bit of information caused this woman from Ima to pause and wonder just how such a conclusion came about. Of course, I have always known I was a little slow at times, but it never […]