Rattlers begin search for new football coach

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the fall, the Rattlers are expected to have a new football coach calling the plays. Rattlers football coach Dub Smith’s contract was not renewed for the 2008-2009 school year, said athletic director Wayne Ferguson.Smith, who led the Rattlers to the Class 2A title in 2002, has been head […]

M esalands Community College Dean’s List Fall 2007

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

Yard and Garden: Mulch insulates soil for winter temperatures

By Tom Dominguez Mulches The single most timesaving practice for any gardener is using mulch around garden plants. Mulching goes hand in hand with planting – in fall or any other time of the year. You can buy various types of mulch or use leaves (chopped, shredded, or composted) or other garden material you already […]

Yard and Garden: Roses for fall planting

By Tom Dominguez Fall is the best time to plant trees, shrubs, many perennials, vines and roses. Recent rain and cooler temps make an ideal environment for planting. A great opportunity to see what you should be planting is to just drive around town. Look for those roses and shrubs that are very healthy, provide […]

God is there in every season

By Debra Whittington Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. Psalm 16:11      Even though the calendar doesn’t officially declare that summer is over and it is now fall, the weather states otherwise. The cool, crisp mornings […]

Steps to prep your garden for fall, winter

By Tom Dominguez Now is the time to sow seeds of the many cool-weather vegetables, greens and herbs that thrive through New Mexico relatively mild winters. The fall and winter cool season is often more dependable for growing these crops than the spring season. • Coleus and caladiums require plenty of water this time of […]

Yard and Garden

By Tom Dominguez Here’s a checklist of item for your yard and garden through July and August: During this season of hot weather, extra care should be given to watering plants thoroughly and deeply. Caladiums require plenty of water at this time of the year if they are to remain lush and active until fall. […]

Amistad fall carnival and chili cook-off, Oct. 28

The Amistad community will hosts its annual Fall Carnival on Oct. 28. The event will begin in the Amistad school cafeteria at 5 p.m. with a chili cook-off and chili tasting, both red and green, to determine the area’s Chili King or Queen. Games will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the gym and will include […]

Spirituality has slips and falls

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Preventing spiritual slips and falls The Winter 2006 issue of Risk Reporter, published by Church Mutual Insurance Company), included an article entitled, “Preventing slips and falls in your place of worship.” While reading the article, I thought, “That’s not only a problem for the place of worship; it’s an […]

Mesalands dean’s list: fall 2005

Mesalands Community College Dean’s list for fall 2005: Myra Amparano, Graham Ansell, Yolanda Aragon, Laura Bason, Kyla Bell, Christina Benavidez, Ankita Bhakta, Daniel Brashear, Ginger Carabajal, Consuelo Chavez, Amanda Chisholm, Bennie Didway, Danelle Earle, Tommy Evans, Lori Eylicio, Scotty Gates, Jo Ellen Goldston, Tammy Hall, Shawnie Hazen, Samuel Hennig, Mark Hitchcock, Connie Jackson, Jon Luse, […]