Extension service offering program for those with diabetes

By QCS Staff Another series of the Keep Moving Keep Healthy With Diabetes program will begin next week, according to a press release. The Quay County Extension Office has teamed up with the Joslin Diabetes Research center to offer a program for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The program focuses on using exercise as a […]

Mesalands students building house for college credit

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Thomas Garcia A hands-on, house building project is benefiting the students of Mesalands Community College’s building trades program. Taking advantage of Thursday’s warm weather the students of the building trades program worked on the 1600 square foot home they are building at the corner of south Eighth Street and west Miel de Luna Ave. “This […]

Mesalands wind technology program featured on CNBC

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By QCS Staff Mesalands Community College is being featured on national televsion today on CNBC news. “We are doing some shows for CNBC, the financial division of NBC,” said Jack Davis, satellite operator for NBC News’s southwest bureau. The impetus for the story began with plans by President Barack Obama’s administration to promote green energy, […]

Extension office teams up with Joslin Diabetes Center to present program

By QCS Staff The Quay County Extension Office is teaming up

Police: Most effective tool is community assistance

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Police Department will try to use new programs and equipment to offset crime in the new year, but police still say help from the community is their biggest asset in fighting crime. The department has a new record keeping program, a new phone system, and will soon receive new patrol cars, […]

Teambuilders shares in the gift of giving

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Staff at the Teambuilders Counseling Center and the High Desert Family Services gathered toys for children enrolled in the Teambuilders program. Toys were also collected for the

Community Events

By QCS Staff Rummage sale will benefit scholarshipsProceeds from a rummage sale will help the Tucumcari Education Association fund its scholarship program, said Tucumcari elementary school teacher Martha O’Rear.Community donations will be accepted for the sale from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tucumcari Elementary School Cafeteria.The rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. […]

Landowners sought for USDA habitat program

By QCS Staff New Mexico landowners with property that will benefit from wildlife habitat improvements are being encouraged by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to visit NRCS’s Tucumcari Field Office, according to a press release. The agency is beginning the process of signing up interested landowners in anticipation of future funding.

City adopts Adopt-A-Highway

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By QCS Staff Following an appeal by a service organization, the Tucumcari City Commission approved the adoption of the Adopt-A-Highway program.The Rotary Club of Tucumcari wanted to assist in city clean up efforts and found the Adopt-A-Highway was already supported by the state’s Department of Transportation, said Diane Morency, a member of the Rotary. “It’s […]

Community Notes: THS summer school, Library summer program, Spay/neuter clinic

By QCS Staff THS offering computer class this summerTucumcari High School will be conducting a summer school program this summer. The program will be a self-paced computer class known as PLATO. All Tucumcari High School students who need to make up a class are encouraged to take part in this opportunity. Summer School will begin […]