Extension office offers tip moth management tips

Tom Dominguez By Tom Dominguez Special to the Quay County Sun Facts • Tip moths are caterpillars that feed on and kill back new growth of various pines. • Damage by tip moths is conspicuous but rarely threatens tree health. • The southwestern pine tip moth that commonly infests Scotch, ponderosa and mugho pines is […]

College offers veterans’ business workshop

Ray Seva Maybe you’re an armed forces veteran who owns a small business and would like help in expanding operations. Perhaps you’re a veteran and are thinking of starting your own business — but you don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’re a service-disabled veteran who owns a business and you’d like to know […]

Mesalands offers new courses

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Russell Anglin Dean of Student Services Aaron Kennedy addressed a crowd of 15 new Mesalands Community College students Wednesday afternoon. He emphasized to the group, which included teenagers, young adults and middle-aged students, the importance of turning work in on time. “This is for community colleges, four-year colleges, graduate schools,” Kennedy said. “Know when your […]

Rotary Club offers scholarship

QCS staff For the second year the Tucumcari Rotary Club has created a continuing education scholarship for the youth of Quay County from funds generated by the Annual Air show. This program demonstrates the Rotary Club’s concern for the development of our youth. One graduating senior from each high school in Quay County — Tucumcari, […]

Press Release: Foundation for Rural Service Offers $75,000 in College Scholarships

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) will award 30 – $2,500 scholarships to qualified rural students in May 2010 – one per geographic region of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) and one to a student sponsored by an NTCA associate member. The remaining 19 awards will be distributed proportionate to the number of applications […]

Quay County Extension offers free wheat production workshop

Special to QCS TUCUMCARI, N.M. – The Quay County Cooperative Extension Office is offering a free workshop on Sept. 8 to help area producers grow healthy wheat crops. The workshop targets small-grain feed producers and dry-land producers in Quay, Curry and Roosevelt counties. “Small-grain crops are a big agricultural commodity in our area,” said Tom […]

Bluegrass festival offers open mic night

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QCS Staff The Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass and Old Tyme Music Association’s inaugural Bluegrass Festival starts Thursday. “The event is an opportunity to bring tourist dollars into Tucumcari,” said David Morris, event coordinator. Morris said 300 invitations have mailed and radio advertising is airing in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. “We have had flyers sent […]

You can you dig it: Mesalands offers field paleontology classes this summer

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Special to QCS Mesalands Community College will be offering three field classes in paleontology this summer on June 9 – June 13, June 23- June 27, and July 7 – 11, Each course provides a week-long experience of excavating fossils and processing them in a museum. Students will prospect for and learn to excavate dinosaur-age […]