Special cooking school for diabetics

A special cooking school aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare delicious foods and manage their blood sugar levels will be held next month. The school will meet for 3 hours, beginning at 5:30 p .m. on Feb. 12, 14, 19 and 21at the Extension Office in the basement of the courthouse. [...]

New trustee sworn in for Mesalands

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers A new trustee was sworn in at the regular monthly meeting of the Mesalands Community College board of trustees. Liz Estrada was sworn in to fill the vacancy left when trustee J. Bronson Moore became board president. She was also appointed as a trustee for the Mesalands Community College Foundation [...]

Land for feed lot gets nod from city

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After some requests for refinements, the City Commission approved on Thursday a document that will transfer city property to the city’s economic agency which will in turn give the property to two developers of a planned feed lot. Tucumcari Feed Yard, LLC, whose principal owners are Tony Gabel of [...]

Standoff in Logan causes summer school closure

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Monday morning standoff between the New Mexico State Police and Manuel Trujillo Jr. in Logan caused the Logan municipal schools to cancel their summer education program for the day. Trujillo who was involved in a domestic dispute that began at about 2:30 a.m and ended at about 8 [...]

Logan’s clean up costs could reach $150K

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The village of Logan is seeking federal funding to help in the cleanup of the damage from the tornado that hit Logan March 23. Representatives from U.S. Rep. Tom Udall’s office visited the town of Logan on Thursday afternoon to talk with Larry Wallin, Logan’s village manager. “The two [...]

Rattler reunion planning to begin

Rattler Class of 1997: Time to plan Rattler Reunion The class of 1997 will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Pow Wow Restaurant & Lizard Lounge. The meeting is to plan events for the Rattler Reunion. For more information, call Heather Ferguson at 815-9276.

Meslands puts together its new strategic plan

Special to the Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College keeps no secrets about how it accomplishes its goals and continues to grow and progress in its rural setting. It’s all done by establishing strategic plans that put in place tactical objectives and goals that can be accomplished and thereby move the institution forward. During the [...]

Regional plan gives water conservation top priority

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Nine strategies for conserving water in arid Northeast New Mexico are evaluated in a preliminary water plan released last week by a water resources and environmental consulting firm. Municipal conservation, agricultural conservation, groundwater management, rangeland conservation and watershed management, water rights protection, Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System, planning for [...]

Water plan meeting focuses on law

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Adherence to statutes on all levels of government took center stage during Monday’s Northeast Regional Water Plan meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The meeting was the final public meeting in preparation for a draft of the plan from the Northeast Region, one of 16 regions in New Mexico [...]

Corridor plan sought by officials

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Coming up with a Historic Route 66 Corridor Management Plan for Quay County could help Tucumcari businesses win federal and state grants for property improvements along the highway, presenters said Friday at the introduction of a workshop for city and business leaders. The workshop — which continues from 9 a.m. [...]