Leonard Lauriault recognized by NMSU

NMSU press release Leonard Lauriault, forage agronomist at New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari, received the 2011 Extension Advocate Award from the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Specialists Association during the NMSU College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Awards Day program on April 15. Mark Marsalis, NMSU extension agronomist at NMSU’s Agricultural […]

Our page — Feb. 9

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Lauriault recognized The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities presented “Arena King,” a pastel white-on-black painting by Sharon Quarles to Leonard Lauriault for his years of dedicated service to the organization. Pictured from left to right are: Kenna McKenzie Young, Sharon Quarles, Leonard Lauriault, Benjie Torres, and Mary Ann Apodaca.

Our page — Aug. 4

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[image #1 align=right, size=medium] Donna Isaacs and Leonard Lauriault are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Ivy Corinne Lauriault, to Joshua Adam Braziel, son of Holly Braziel and grandson of Russell and Linda Braziel, all of Tucumcari. The wedding took place on July 24, 2010, at the Logan church of Christ with the […]

Agricultural Science Center examines drought resistant forage

By QCS Staff A growing dairy industry in the Southern High Plains and the Rio Grande and Pecos River valleys brings with it increased demands for forage crops that provide feed for dairy cattle. But drought conditions, declining aquifers, urban growth and other factors can limit the amount of water available for irrigation of alfalfa […]

Gauging the rain

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Residents north of I-40, where several say their gauges measured six inches of rain, would probably take issue with the Agricultural Science Center’s readings. Variations are expected, said Leonard Lauriault, forage agronomist at the center. “Rainfall is extremely variable in the area,” Lauriault said. In fact, the center has […]

Experts say Quay County irrigation drought may end soon

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun It won’t take much more rain to end the irrigation water shortages for Quay County farmers, experts said. Rain in the Roy, Springer or Wagon Mound areas could fill Conchas Lake, the irrigation source for area farmers, said Leonard Lauriault, forage agronomist with the New Mexico State University Ag […]

Students prepare for national conference

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The students’ eyes got wide and they did not know quite what to say when they considered the possibility of meeting President Bush. Five Tucumcari Middle School seventh-graders will be heading to Washington, D.C. in April for the Junior National Young Leaders Conference. Corinne Lauriault, Lauren Chacon, Kristen Rich […]

Girl Scouts pushing for more members

TV Hagenah Tucumcari representatives of the Girl Scouts announced that they will be putting on a major push this month for their fall registration event to be held in the Dance Room of the Tucumcari Recreation Center. According to Donna Lauriault an officer with the Tucumcari Girl Scouts, a number of different events will be […]

Girl Scouts hold tea

Girl Scout Neighborhood 55 took part in a “Tasting Tea” which was held Saturday, Feb. 21. According to Neighbood Chair Donna Lauriault, a Tasting Tea is an annual event where the girls of the Girl Scouts learn about different countries or areas of the world. Lauriault said this year the girls and leaders had a […]