Governor appoints new racing commission members

QCSun staff Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed four new members to the state racing commission, the Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday. According to the Journal, the new members include veterinarian Jerald Glenn Cosper of Los Lunas, American Quarter Horse Association Director Gayla McCulloch, attorney Rob Doughty III and race horse owner Beverly Bourguet. Ray Willis, a […]

Press release: Mesalands board holds presidential forums

Kimberly Hanna After 15 years of distinguished service, Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands Community College, will be retiring this year. With the assistance of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the Mesalands Board of Trustees has conducted a nationwide search for the next college president. An Initial Presidential Screening (IPS) Committee composed of […]

Chamber, rotary members call shrimp boil successful

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Russell Anglin Friday night’s shrimp boil, dance and silent auction event hosted by the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club was a success, according to rotary member Jim Lafferty. “The teamwork between the chamber and the rotary really payed off for both organizations, I think,” Lafferty said. Lafferty reported about 405 tickets sold at […]

Saturday brings social excitement

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday was one of those days during which we needed a society editor,such as Mrs. Vera Murphey, to write stories about two major events held at the Convention Center. The afternoon was tilled with two birthday parties: One for Mrs. Teddy Callens and one for the February birthdays in the Wallace family, […]

Extension clubs live on

Lynn Moncus Mrs. Mary Sours of Forrest invited the woman from Ima to be guest speaker at the annual meeting of the extension clubs. She had no idea what an explosion of memories that invitation caused or what an honor it was to visit with the members of the three remaining extension clubs in our […]

Wheatland Extension Club holds final meeting

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Thomas Garcia Together again for the last time, 11 members of the Wheatland Extension Club met at Del’s for their final official function. “Anyone who has not been part of an extension club does not know how they are missed,” said Maxine Wallace. “We are all going to miss it.” For those unfamiliar with Wheatland, […]

Tucumcari food cooperative set for third delivery

Russell Anglin The Tucumcari Food Cooperative is set to conduct its third monthly food delivery July 30 at the Quay County Fairgrounds. David Swenson, president of the board, said approximately 65 buyers have joined the co-op since it started delivering food in April. Members pay an annual $15 fee to order food. The buyer’s club […]

Our Page — July 7

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[image #2, align=right, size=medium] These members of the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League recently participated in the Challenger British Soccer Camp. The TYSL is now taking registration for the fall season. For more information contact April Shipley or Claire Strong.

Press release: Rep. Roch meets with Tucumcari FFA members

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE – State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-67, met this morning in Santa Fe with members of the Tucumcari FFA chapter. “FFA programs have a long history of preparing students for leadership roles,” said Roch, “and I was pleased to meet with these future leaders during their visit to the State Capitol.” […]

Church raises money with enchilada dinner

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of the Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari continued a tradition on Saturday, preparing an enchilada dinner to raise money for their church.