County fair offers variety of exhibits, contests

Special to the QCS Anyone can enter something in the Quay County air. There is a place for almost anything you make or grow in the open departments at the fair and all winners receive ribbons and premiums. Do you have a craft you have made or do you bake? The home arts departments are […]

Philanthropic Educational Organization of Tucumcari attends convention

Delegates Linda Cosner and Ruth Ann Litchfield from Chapter D in Tucumcari recently returned from Albuquerque where they attended a convention of the New Mexico chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Sisterhood. More than 180 women from around the state were registered to attend the three-day event held at the Albuquerque Hilton hotel. During […]

Local youths participate in state fair, VCC Expo

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Quay County 4-Hers place at New Mexico State Fair with educational exhibits Junior Katelind Hittson won third place for her leather coin purse Junior Taylor Hayes won first place for her advance braided belt and a 2nd on her angel food cake Novice Regan Runyan won third place for her silhouette photo, third place for […]

09-20-08: Community Notes

Quay County State Fair results The New Mexico State Fair 4-H Educational Exhibits winners from Quay County are:1st Taylor Hayes for stamped leather book mark1st Carmen Runyan for Digital photo converted to Black and White1st Tanner Sorrels for Welded Clover Cut Out1st

Ag center’s new arboretum is a walking trail, too

Special to the QCS Tucumcari has new outdoor educational center, an arboretum at the New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center on Highway 54.Individuals and educational groups are invited to meander their way through the outdoor arboretum to learn more about the trees and plant life around them as well as to enjoy being in […]

GED degrees awarded by Mesalands

The following students were awarded their GED, or General Educational Development degrees, from the Mesalands Community College on Friday.

MCC program sets standard

Special to the QCS General Education Development (GED) has become an important part of the services provided by Mesalands Community College. And the program at Mesalands has become a model for all other institutions in New Mexico to follow. New Mexico Adult Education Association (NMAEA) has bestowed its highest honors upon Mesalands Community College for […]

School’s not really so awful

TV Hagenah The other day I came out of the Quay County Sun office and found a youth of about 10 years old sitting on the curb clearly dejected about something. I sat down next to him as the cars whizzed by and asked, “What seems to be the problem? Wife kick you out of […]

Mesalands goes on the air

Subscribers of Comcast cable television services now have an additional channel available where an assortment of educational programs and community information can be found. According to Mesalands Community College Public Information Officer John Yearout, It is the result of college’s new Mesalands Telecommunications Network, and the Mesalands’ recent approval by the Tucumcari City Commission to […]

Students gain literacy, GED at Mesalands

Joyce Ransom, a Literacy student at Mesalands Community College is finding out that it is never too late to get more education. Last August Ransom decided it was time to take the advice she had been given to improve her reading and writing skills. At 62 and with a third-grade education, she enrolled in the […]