Press release: Mesalands reports enrollment increase

Kimberly Hanna Spring 2011 enrollment numbers have been calculated at Mesalands Community College and the results show another increase in enrollment. The third Friday census required by the State of New Mexico shows an increase in credit hours by 3.1 percent over last spring semester, and a slight decrease in headcount. However, Mesalands reports a […]

Commission discusses credit cards, demolition

Russell Anglin Besides a lengthy discussion of city rules pertaining to the decoration and maintenance of Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery Park, Tucumcari city commissioners addressed multiple issues at their city hall meeting Thursday. In his report to the commission, city finance director Dennis Dysart said credit card payments cost the city $12,000 yearly in processing fees. […]

Mesalands Spring 2010 Dean’s List

The Dean’s List is announced as official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at Mesalands Community College, successfully complete 15 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and have no outstanding incomplete grades […]

Memorial Day Closings

By QCS Staff The following offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day:Everyone’s Federal Credit UnionFirst National Bank of New Mexico, Tucumcari and LoganFarm Credit UnionTucumcari Federal Savings and LoanTucumcari Schools Federal Credit UnionCitizens BankTucumcari City OfficesQuay County OfficesArch Hurley Conservancy DistrictThe Tucumcari Post Office will not deliver mail or have Retail […]

Credit crunch delays QCS parent’s plans for buyout

By JAN NORMAN, Freedom Newspapers Freedom Communications Inc., the Irvine, California-based owner of The Quay County Sun, will put off plans to buy out its private equity partners until spring or summer because borrowing costs are too high now, Chief Executive Scott Flanders said Thursday. “The credit markets will drive the timing,” Flanders said. “The […]

05-02-2007: Notable Notes

Drawing funds for United Way Everyone’s Federal Credit Union is raffling a painting on behalf of the United Way of Quay County.  The painting is by Margaret Pearce Mote of Broadview.  It is an oil on canvas of a windmill and is framed in barn wood. Tickets are $5 each and are available from any EFCU […]

Giving credit where it’s due

By Leonard Lauriault Some interesting things happened in our neighborhood during or shortly after the recent snow storms. When I’d finished shoveling off our sidewalk after the first storm, one of my daughters cleaned off some of our neighbors’ walks. She didn’t have a suitable coat for such work so she wore my hooded jacket. […]

Back hoe cuts off phone service in town

By Chelle Delaney For some, it was an eerie calm. For others, it was a frustration and a natural cause of concern. It was Wednesday, the day when nearly all of the town’s phone lines went dead, including the area’s 911 emergency service. “We have a back-up phone for 911,” said Tucumcari Police Chief Larry […]

A tragic tale of two sites

By Kevin Wilson This is a story of two sites — Web Site A and Web Site B. I’m not going to identify A or B, because I’m guessing there are a lot of Site As and Site Bs on this particular topic. Site A, updated by somebody I would consider a friend, contains a […]

Credit union remembers its roots

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Those trekking through Tucumcari may need a double take when they notice what looks like the old train depot in the middle of Route 66. A second glance proves the building is not the railroad station at all, but Everyone’s Federal Credit Union. Working with the Dallas architecture firm Financial Design […]