Governor OKs capital outlay

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County Capital Outlay The following are a list of projects and their costs House MSD school buses $75,000 Logan MSD FFA/Ag Science program vehicle $25,000 Logan wastewater collection/treatment $300,000 Logan water/wastewater system improvements $100,000 MCC wind research and center construction $300,000 MCC wind research and center construction $1,600,000 […]

College gets $2 million for wind program

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) was awarded to the North American Wind Research and Training Center being proposed by Mesalands Community College. “We’re very excited” about the announcement that was made on Monday, said Phillip Barry, president of MCC. The grant funds are […]

Wind research may propel MCC interest

Special to QCS Despite windy conditions, two men worked recently at the top of the 55-meter ENMR Plateau communications tower on Eleventh Street to attach new wind monitoring equipment to the tower for Mesalands Community College. The work was done on June 21 by an Albuquerque firm, Class One Technical Services, as part of a […]

2/4 Editorial

President Bush played Jekyll and Hyde in his State of the Union speech Tuesday. For each small-government conservative idea — making tax cuts permanent, for example — he offered at least one awful statist proposal — new subsidies for alternative-energy research. The pattern was no more apparent than in what he called his American Competitive […]

Wind center proposed

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff A new program is blowing in the wind for Mesalands Community College and it has already gathered support throughout the state. The North American Wind Research and Training Center (NAWRTC) initiative would gear the next generation toward efficient energy production by making electricity through wind power, said Mesalands President Phillip […]

Museum to offer barbecue

By William Thompson The Tucumcari Historical Museum hosts a chuck wagon barbecue at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Duane Moore, head of the museum’s research institute, said it’s a good chance for the museum’s 90 or so members to socialize and for non-members to find out what museum membership offers. “Members of the museum and research […]

Calendar 6/1

Today The San Jon Board of Education will meet in the conference room, 2 p.m. with a special work session at noon. Thursday The Quay County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition offers “Make Yours a Fresh Start” training, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room 121 of Mesalands Community College. Call 461-4922 for information. […]

Calendar 5/28

Today Bluegrass music program – 7 p.m. at the Quay County Exhibit Hall. Call 461-1457 for details. Forrest School and Community Reunion – 10:30 a.m. at the Forrest Fire Department. Registration with lunch is $10. Information: Mary Sours at 458-6635 Sunday The VFW Post and Auxiliary flag placing – Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery. Those wishing to […]

5/22

Today Butterfly exploration — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Conchas Lake State Park. New Mexico State Parks interpretive Ranger Steve Cary will host. Event is free with regular park admission. Information: 476-3386 or www.nmparks.com. A.J. Moya Little League Day — 9 a.m. at the Little League field in Tucumcari. Buddy Poppy sale — at […]

Calendar 5/18

Today Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meeting —10 a.m. at the Logan Civic Center. Distribution of USDA commodities — 9 a.m. at the Quay County Fairgrounds West Entrance. Thursday Tucumcari Future Farmers of America banquet — 7 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. PTSD month meeting — 11 a.m. at the VFW Post. Friday […]