Mesalands seeking first class students for new wind program

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun At a height of nearly 400 feet, some might say, the North American Wind Research and Training Center will have one of the tallest classrooms in the world. For the past six weeks, officials of the center have been recruiting and working to select 30 qualified candidates for its […]

Schools seek to combat bullying

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Nobody likes a bully, right? The Tucumcari Schools plan to do something about bullying that occurs on the playground as well as in cyberspace. They are developing an anti-bullying policy that’s required by the state’s Public Education and staff will go through 11 weeks of book study that will […]

Local group seeks members for TV’s future in Quay

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thanks to the UHF-TV Users Association, households in Quay County receive television reception even if they don�t have TV programming coming into their homes from cable or satellite dish. Many satellite users also receive network programming from the association�s translators that broadcast TV signals to the area, said Martinia […]

Vet repairs equipment for disabled

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The disabled in Tucumcari have benefited from more than a dozen aids, such as wheel chairs, walkers, and other equipment donated a Clovis veteran and benefactor. James Freeman of Clovis calls it his “Aid to the Disabled Program.” “James originally started the program to collect medical equipment for disabled […]

Community input sought on high school project

By Aaron McKinney Tucumcari Public Schools has recognized for a number of years that our existing high school facility is showing its age. While we have a wonderful new library and a band and music facility that is more than adequate for our needs, the classrooms we must use everyday have challenges. We have heard […]

MainStreet envisions its downtown mission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A renovated railroad depot, restaurants, shops, galleries and green space is how many see the downtown of the future. “I can see that people are really interested in the Main Street revitalization,” said Barbara Hicklin, one of the visionaries. The future snapshot of Tucumcari’s downtown is what a group […]

USDA applications for EQIP program sought

By QCS Staff The USDA-New Mexico Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced that individuals who wish to apply for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) during FY2008 should submit their applications at the very earliest time possible, according to a news release. NRCS New Mexico will be grouping the applications and beginning to process these […]

First pecan seminar set for Oct. 4

Quay County, along with the New Mexico Pecan Growers Association and Northeastern District, will host a New Mexico Cooperative Extension Pecan Seminar on Oct 4, according to a press release. “This program will be for both small and large scale type pecan producers. I think we have something to offer everyone, with the quality of […]

Football to return to House School, House football schedule

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The House Cowboys and Cowgirls are gearing up for the fall sports season. The Cowboys will be returning to the gridiron as 6-man football returns to House. In 2006 House’s football program was canceled by Athletic Director Art Brokenbek when the school could not find a coach. Steve Foust, […]

Success Center to close end of September

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College’s Success Center will close its doors on Sept. 30. The closing means the center will no longer offer its after-school tutoring program or family academies, said Success Center director Beth Sisneros. “I loved the center,” said nine-year-old Robert Marez, who attended the center twice a […]