DAR honors students

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Special to the QCS American History month was celebrated by the Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution with their annual essay awards luncheon. Students from area schools were recognized for their winning essays. The DAR Good Citizen essay was written by a senior, selected by the faculty of their school. The student has two […]

Leonard Lauriault recognized by NMSU

NMSU press release Leonard Lauriault, forage agronomist at New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari, received the 2011 Extension Advocate Award from the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Specialists Association during the NMSU College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Awards Day program on April 15. Mark Marsalis, NMSU extension agronomist at NMSU’s Agricultural […]

Campground owners’ turnaround recognized by Mesalands

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two local business owners attribute their turnaround status to staff at Mesalands Community College’s Small Business Development Center. Lane and Cindy Lewis’ KOA Campground was recently honored at the state Capitol as the year’s outstanding SBDC client at Mesalands. “I was blown away by how many avenues of help […]

Notable Notes: Commodity volunteers recognized

Special to the QCS The Food Bank Of Eastern New Mexico hosted its first annual luncheon

Phil H. Bidegain recognized as livestock industry leader

By Carol Wilson, special to QCS (Reprinted from New Mexico Stockman , November, 2007 with permission from the publisher.) By Carol Wilson Special to the QCS The lightening dances across the night sky, tearing at the darkness with jagged fingers. As the first drops of rain begin to fall, Phillip Howard Bidegain leaves the sheltering […]

Logan High School recognized by national magazine

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By Thomas Garcia Logan High School received a Bronze Medal ranking in the 2008 U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best High Schools.” “Being ranked nationally is a great complement to Logan Schools,” said Logan superintendent Doug Hulce. “It is fantastic that the Logan school system was recognized and we hope to continue to do […]

Local nurse recognized

Linda Leonard Sims was recently recognized by Baylor University Health Care System in Dallas, Texas as a Top Nominee for the 2003 Five Star Spirit Award. The nominees are identified for this award not only by striving for excellence in their jobs, becoming a role model, and attaining the respect of peers, patients and families, […]