Mesalands to host college goal Sunday

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College will be hosting College Goal Sunday on February 20, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. College Goal Sunday is a national initiative to inform families about the millions of dollars in financial aid available and assist students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Participants are […]

Letter to the editor: Lujan delighted with progress

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all for welcoming me to your community this past weekend. Speaking with New Mexicans from Portales, Clovis, Melrose, San Jon, and Tucumcari, I was honored that you welcomed me into your communities and you opened up about the challenges you are facing. As I traveled the […]

Wallace family get-together a pleasure to attend

By Lynn Moncus On February 13, the Wallace families of Norton celebrated a number of family birthdays and had quite a family reunion at the same time. To be invited to that gathering was most definitely a privilege. The birthdays being celebrated included Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek, Mrs. Noma Wallace Tillman, Mrs. Maxine Tillman Wallace, […]

Volunteers pack up Christmas spirit for others

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Thomas Garcia The giving nature of the staff at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, Comcast and K-Bobs provided a complete holiday meal and toys for 14 Tucumcari families. The staff prepared 14 boxes filled with everything one might need for a complete holiday meal, including the turkey, mashed potatoes and even pumpkin pie mix. “These […]

Families give thanks for their blessings

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Chelle Delaney The rush is on. The grocery carts are filling up at Lowe’s and the colorful autumn table decorations are being selected from the shelves at Kmart.Thanksgiving is tomorrow. But the little community of San Jon got a head start Sunday on the holiday with their “Thanksgiving Git-Together.” They put on a spread with […]

Tucumcari schools to hold late registration Wednesday

Parents and families who missed registering their children for the 2008-2009 school year are invited to attend “late registration” at each school building between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a press release. “We had a great turnout at registration but some families were unable to make it. We still want them […]

Teambuilders plans fundraisers for summer programs

By QCS Staff TeamBuilders Counseling Services, a non-profit agency that provides behavioral health services to children and their families, will hold a series of fundraising events in April and May to help raise funds for summer programs planned for the children in their care, according to a press release.Although these activities will be great fun […]

11-14-07 Tucks Turf

Upcoming Event The Annual Turkey Shoot is at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Shotgun start , 4 person blind draw scramble. Team closest to the hole prize on Hole # 5 and gift certificates for your favorite turkey. Sign up by 9 a.m. Sunday. We hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving with there families. Howie Tucker […]

Birthdays, school supplies needed, family reunion

In the birthday swim… Ayden Otero and Joseph Otero will be celebrating their birthdays today. The boys are having a cookout and swim party today at the Elk’s Club with their brother Billy Gage, 2. Ayden, whose birthday was Friday, is celebrating his first birthday. Ayden, whose family members call him “Heavy Duty” or “McGroceries,” […]

Thankful to be counted at the table

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Thanksgiving dinner is when families gather? Right? Wrong. Not just families. Thanksgiving is often an open house. Hospitable families add to their family Thanksgiving by bringing in “others,” people who would otherwise spend Thanksgiving alone. Like people without families – or people just beginning families. The widowed gen tleman from […]