Mesalands men’s rodeo team takes first place at regional rodeo event

Special to QCS The Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team had one of its best performances at a regional rodeo at the University of Arizona in Tuscon, Ariz. Feb. 4-5. The Team had a total of 19 members place at the rodeo. The men’s team took first place with 954 points and brought home titles for […]

Group seeks to amend Ute Lake policies

Thomas Garcia Members of a newly formed Tucumcari Quay County Regional Water Authority say they plan to attend a meeting of the Ute Reservoir Water Commission Thursday in Tucumcari. “The authority is a joint powers agreement with Tucumcari, San Jon, Logan, and Quay County,” said Robert Lumpkin, Tucumcari city commissioner. Lumpkin said the Joint Powers […]

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Births Lawrence Marshall Lawrence and Diana Antunez of Tucumcari are the proud parents of a 6 pound-14 ounce beautiful baby girl, Jayden Lee M. Lawrence. She was born Aug. 26, 2011, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Her grandparents are Marshall and Maria Lawrence and Dora Moriel all of Tucumcari. — Submitted by Nana […]

Mesalands men finish second in national rankings

Kimberly Hanna By Kimberly Hanna Special to the Quay County Sun After claiming the Grand Canyon Regional Championship title, the Mesalands Community College men’s rodeo team has ended the season ranked second in the nation. The team finishes this season with eight team members qualifying for the College National Finals Rodeo. “Mesalands will have more […]

Mesalands men clinch rodeo regional title

Kimberly Hanna For the first time in the program’s history, the Mesalands Community College men’s rodeo team clinched the Grand Canyon Regional Championship title in Las Cruces April 29-30. The men’s team finished the season with a total of 6,841.5 points, ending New Mexico State University’s 8-year winning streak. “Normally we have one or two […]

Rodeo team likely regional champs

Kimberly Hanna After competing at the Northland Pioneer College Rodeo last weekend, the Mesalands Community College men’s rodeo team is currently ranked first in the Grand Canyon Region. The women’s team also represented well, finishing in fourth place. C.J. Aragon, Mesalands rodeo coach, said even with one more rodeo left for the season, the men’s […]

Locals want water preserved for agricutlure in updated water plan

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Thomas Garcia Local farmers and ranchers, and area officials said water conservation and preservation of the Canadian River watershed, which supplies Conchas and Ute lakes, are high on the list of their recommendations to be included in an updated regional water plan. On Wednesday about 30 Quay County residents and government officials attended a public […]

Stream commission holding regional meetings

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Portales and Tucumcari are hosting two of 21 statewide meetings scheduled as the Interstate Stream Commission looks for public comments on how the state balances its future water needs with its supply. The state is updating 16 regional and separate water plans, merging them into one for New Mexico. […]

09-24-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St.Today: 10 a.m.

08-27-08:Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St.Today: