Press release: Xcel Energy Foundation awards grants

AMARILLO – The Xcel Energy Foundation is awarding $177,300 in grant funding to nonprofit groups in Texas and New Mexico. The grants are being made through the Arts & Culture and also the Environmental focus areas of the Xcel Energy Foundation, which grants money to nonprofit agencies working in towns and cities served by Xcel […]

Community Notes: Brisket sale, Scholarships to Forestry Camp, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan to visit, Grants available

By QCS Staff Briskets sale to benefit Quay County FairJust in time for Easter, the Quay County Fairboard will be cooking its famous briskets, said Brenda Bishop of the Quay County Extension Service.

Carlos “Charlie” Medina Anaya

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari.  At 10 a .m. on Wednesday, a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Carlos “Charlie” Medina Anaya, 77, of Grants, N.M., and formerly of Tucumcari, died Sunday, April 1, 2007, in North West Texas Hospital […]

Benjamin Luis Pacheco

Benjamin Luis Pacheco Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Benjamin Luis Pacheo, 61, died at his home in Tucumcari  on Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, following an extended illness. Mr. Pacheco was born June 5, 1945 in Tucumcari. He graduated from the Tucumcari High […]

Rep. Udall fights for student aid

By Angela Peacock U.S. Representative Tom Udall is working to prevent the U.S. Department of Education from cutting back on key higher education grants and work studies programs. Udall recently signed a letter to members of the conference committee reviewing the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill, urging Congress to retain a Senate passed provision that would restore […]