Lady Longhorns fall at quarterfinals

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QCS staff The Logan Lady Longhorns fell 57-49 to the Tatum Coyotes Tuesday at the state 1A basketball quarterfinals in Albuquerque. “I am real proud of the girls and can’t wait till next year,” said Lady Longhorns head coach Clair Rachor. The Lady Coyotes’ aggressive rebounding throughout the second and third period kept the Lady […]

Yearbook staffers win awards

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari High yearbook staff decided to take a gamble on changing the layout and postponing the arrival to the fall for the 2011 yearbook. “Our biggest concern was that our fellow classmates were going to hate the new look,” said senior Dominic Lopez. Senior Isabel Herrera said the old layout was plain […]

Mesalands Community College dean’s list

The Mesalands Community College dean’s list for the fall semester of 2011 include: •

Clearing emotions of ‘junk’ also important

It is fall cleanup around our place although it didn’t start out that way. It all began with a search for a set of stainless steel mixing bowls. We knew they were somewhere, but where? We didn’t find the bowls (yet), but the search launched a garage sale and cleaning. I opened box after box […]

Be careful to bear fruit of righteousness

Fall is upon us beginning this Friday, Sept. 23. I learned on the Internet that the season is probably called fall because it signals the fall of the year – the end of the year, as indicated by falling temperatures, leaves, and snow. Fall is also called autumn, which is used seven times in the […]

Summer learning helps keep children’s minds sharp

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Russell Anglin Clovis Municipal Schools teacher and mother of one, Gwyn Del Toro understands the importance of having her son Matthew hit the books before he starts kindergarten in the fall. She said Matthew has been an active library patron this summer. “He likes the ‘I Spy’ books but then we get a bunch of […]

Mesalands announces fall 2010 honor roll

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is proud to announce the Dean’s Honor Roll for fall 2010. The Dean’s List is announced as official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments.

Press release: Local students prepare to graduate

Two students from the Quay area are candidates for graduation from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales this fall.

Autumn’s arrival brings beauty to area

Lynn Moncus During some years, our seasons change so abruptly that we are almost unaware of just what happened to fall or spring. This year, we are fortunate enough to see the coming of autumn and to appreciate the various changes. Of course, we could have a sudden frost any time and be forced to […]

Mesalands Community College president’s citation

At the end of each spring semester, the President’s Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. To be eligible, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or better, successfully complete 30 or more credits in the fall and spring semesters, have no grade below a “C” in the given […]