Altrusa makes $10,000 donation

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Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A local organization’s donation helped Tucumcari MainStreet improve the landscaping at the newly remodeled Train Depot. Alida Brown, chair of the Altrusa community service committee, presented $10,000 donation to MainStreet at a community service program meeting held at Train Depot. “It’s critical for our community to have a project like […]

Westward expansion focus of book

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QCS Staff A former Logan resident’s book details the expansion westward for two towns a century apart. “It’s a collection of essays detailing two villages triumphs, conflicts, scandals and tragedies as a result of Americans’ westward expansion,” said J.L. Walker, the book’s author. The book “Southeast by Southwest” contains information about the time, people and […]

Local groups take part in Veterans Day ceremonies

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QCS Staff Several area organizations took part in Veterans Day ceremonies. “All veterans should be honored, no matter where or how long they served,” said Oracia Encinias, VFW Post 2528 trustee. Members of the VFW Post 2528 gathered at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery for their annual Veterans Day ceremony. A wreath was placed on […]

Court halts license process

Thomas Garcia Quay County’s effort to land the state’s last racing license was halted Friday when Raton District Judge John Paternoster granted an injunction to La Mesa, the original license holder. “We respect what the court has said, though we do not agree with it,” said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming […]

Residents plan protest of pipeline project

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS staff writer Residents, business owners and public officials are using the social network Facebook to organize a protest against the start of Phase 1 of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System’s Ute Pipeline Project. The groundbreaking for the ENMRWS project is set for 11:30 a.m. Aug. 11 along […]

Blanchard to be honored with day

QCS staff QCS STAFF Sydni Blanchard of Mesalands Community College got one more honor for her barrel racing performance last month — a day in her honor. According to a proclamation from Gov. Bill Richardson’s office, Friday will be recognized as Sydni Blanchard College National Finals rodeo Day. Blanchard, a sophomore at Mesalands, was one […]

High school students place seventh in state contest

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Special to QCS Mesalands Community College’s Dual Enrollment students Cole Cooper and Nathan Andrada recently placed seventh in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition in Albuquerque. The Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition is for high school juniors and seniors interested in automotive technology. Cooper and Andrada were both Dual Enrollment students at Tucumcari High School […]

Mesalands receives software donation

Special to QCS Special to QCS Mesalands Community College’s North American Wind Research and Training Center (NAWRTC) recently received a software program and 30 client applications for student use, valued at approximately $230,000 from OSIsoft, a privately held company with worldwide operations that manufactures the PI System. The PI System is the industry standard in […]

QCS to hold reader content seminar

QCS Staff A reader content seminar will be held at 6 p.m. at the Quay County Sun office on Wednesday. The seminar is designed to teach readers how to post photos, blogs, articles and video to the Quay County Sun Web site. The purpose of the seminar is to publish more reader-generated content. For more […]

Project request approved

QCS Staff QCS staff County commissioners approved to send the 2011 Appropriation Project request to the state during Monday’s meeting. County Manager Richard Primrose said the request would be to either combined the city and county offices into one new building or to build an add-on to the existing building. “This is just an application […]