Local agencies participate in exercise

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Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer Members of the Tucumcari Police, Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and Quay County Sheriff’s Office participated Tuesday in a weapons of mass destruction incident exercise. “This exercise includes the identification of a biological hazard and the removal of an injured team member,” said. Major Xavier Miller of the New Mexico […]

Area students participate in Earth Day activities

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Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Area students participated in Earth Day learning activities at the Tucumcari Elementary’s Outdoor Classroom on Thursday. “This is the 11th year that we have done this,” said Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Relissa Nials. Nials, a soil conservationist, said the children learn about Earth Day in school but this day of […]

Mesalands initiates collegewide alert system

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Students signing up for summer classes at Mesalands Community College are the first to participate in the college’s new emergency alert system, said Aaron Kennedy, dean of student services. All the students have to provide is their cell phone numbers and email addresses. If there is an emergency situation, […]

Going after the Mayor’s Cup

Nine students from the Tucumcari American Karate Studio traveled to Carlsbad last weekend to participate in the 2008 Mayor’s Cup Taekwondo Tournament, hosted by the Elite TKD of Carlsbad.

Scary setups needed for haunted house

QCS STAFF DECA wants to scare up some friends. And the scarier the better. They need volunteers to take on the decorating of about seven spaces at the haunted Dungeon House. As part of Red Ribbon Carnival and its anti-drug campaign, the group is putting up the haunted house for the community for Halloween, said […]

Senior Olympians prepare for meet

Quay County Senior Olympics will have a competition in track events, soccer kick, frisbee throw and baseball throw 4 p.m. May 28 at the Tucumcari High School track field. The air gun competition will be 3 p.m. June 5 at the Quay County Fair Barn. Senior Olympics is committed to provide senior adults, age 50 […]