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Meet your neighbor John E. Hail Jr. Your profession: Director/instructor of Wind Energy Technology at Mesalands Community College. Birthday: Nov. 19 ,1965 Hometown: Joaquin, Texas Your family: Spouse Wendy, 41; Children Jack, 24, Jessica, 23, Rachelle, 22, Johnny, 21, Tamara, 21, Kimber, 18 and Dustin, 18. What’s your idea of a perfect day? My perfect […]

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Meet your neighbor: Kimberly Hanna Your profession: I was a recruiter at Mesalands Community College for a year and have recently been promoted to director of public relations. Birthday: May 11, 1984 Hometown: Amarillo What’s your idea of a perfect day? I love to lay around and rest on Saturdays. But that does not happen […]

Commissioners approve waterline project

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer City commissioners approved a $2.4 million project Thursday to repair waterlines and resurface Second Street in Tucumcari. The city received a $1.782 million grant from the New Mexico Department of Transportation, said Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development Department Combined with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant, […]

Yearout attends last meeting of trustees at Mesalands

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Thomas Garcia It was a night of goodbyes and introductions on Tuesday at the Mesalands Community College board of trustees meeting. The board thanked John Yearout, retiring director of the Public Relations, for nine years of dedicated service to the college.Yearout was attending his last meeting of the board. “This is John’s swan song,” said […]

Tom Even named director of chamber

By QCS Staff Tom Even has been named executive director of the Tucumcari-Quay County Chamber of Commerce, said Carole Keith, chamber president at Thursday’s city commission meeting. Even said that the chamber was going to begin a quarterly meeting program to unify civic groups and governmental agencies. Efforts would also be taken to establish better […]

Wilmot to head up U.S. Rep. Lujan’s Tucumcari office

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By QCS Staff U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.) announced today that Ron Wilmot will head up his Tucumcari office. Lujan has said that his representative in Tucumcari would serve his constituency on the eastern side of the state in the 3rd District. Those areas include Union, Quay, Curry and Roosevelt counties and Cannon Air […]

Randals tapped by RANM

Randals named special directorA new slate of officers from the Realtors Association of New Mexico began their terms of office last week, including Richard Randals of Tucumcari, according to an association press release.Each of the 20 member boards in the state elects representatives to serve as RANM directors. A director is also elected to represent […]

Quay County Sun ending home delivery

By QCS Staff Starting with the Jan. 3 edition of the Quay County Sun, subscribers will only receive their paper through the mail. Customers who now have home delivery will have their subscriptions sent via U.S. mail, said Mike Grigg, circulation director for Freedom New Mexico, which publishes the Quay County Sun. Their cost won’t […]

Mesalands welcomes new fitness director

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Visitor count at Dinosaur Museum grows

Robert Ciolli Attendance topped 15,468 for the 2007-2008 season at the Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum, said museum director Craig Currell. This is an increase of 22 percent over last year, Currell said. The museum’s annual report was presented at the Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday. The museum report also showed that […]