Mesalands men’s rodeo team ranked first in nation

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Russell Anglin What happens when a rodeo team tops the national college ranks and exceeds its goal of 5,000 points for a season? According to senior Chase Massengill, sophomore J2 Bridges and freshman Jordan Spears, it sets a new goal. This time the Mesalands Community College men’s team is looking to break 1,000 points at […]

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 […]

Pleasing God life’s ultimate goal

Debra Whittington “Well done, good and faithful servant…enter thou into the joy of thy lord”. Matthew 25:23

Relay for Life reaches its $10k goal

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By QCS Staff When they took their first lap there were a few that fell behind during the June 8 Relay for Life to raise money to fight cancer. But when they came around the last corner, the ones in the lead stopped and waited for them to catch up so they could cross the […]

United Way within hair’s breadth of goal

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With a check for $880 and some change from the ALCO retail store, the United Way of Quay County nearly reached its $25,000 goal for 2007 on Tuesday, said Pat Sparks, secretary and treasurer. “We’re just $339 shy,” Sparks said. “We just hope there are more donations that will […]

Bricklaying teaches valuable lessons

QCS Religion Columnist: Leonard Lauriault I’m an experienced bricklayer. Now, before anyone tries to contract me to a job, let me describe that experience. I attended high school in the eastern Kentucky coalfields where nearly every house was heated with — you guessed it — coal. My neighbor put a coal furnace in his walk-out […]

Jones aims to give back as teacher

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories about graduating seniors from high schools within Quay County. In a 1997 song named after the respective color, Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler professed that pink was “love at first sight” and “like red but not quite.” In […]

Quay County resolutions match most popular ever

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Jim Davis said he’s not going to make a New Year’s resolution. “I don’t have to,” he laughed, “I don’t have any bad habits.” Although he quickly added he may need to change his answer to “quit lying,” he’s among the dozens of Quay County denizens who said they shalt […]

Some residents would like to see old recreational area fully restored.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Some remember when Five Mile Park was a community gathering place. Others have only seen photos. All share the same dream: Restore the park west of town to its original grandeur. The Metropolitan Park/Five Mile Park Restoration Committee — which includes local artists Sharon and Doug Quarles; committee President-elect […]

Youth awarded Eagle

Matthew Yearout of Tucumcari was awarded Scouting’s highest award, the Eagle Scout rank by Boy Scout Troop 689 of the Tucumcari Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “This is something I have had as a goal since I was in Cub Scouts,” said Yearout during the presentation. Another goal he set […]