She hopes to grow a scholarship

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Chelle Delaney Leaf to leaf Jordyn Diaz’s cabbage is nearly 40 inches wide. And Diaz, 9, is hoping that her cabbage will turn more green. Green enough to win her a $1,000 scholarship. Her single robust cabbage, growing in her great-grandfather’s garden, started from a three-inch seedling. “We all got them at school,” Diaz said. [...]

Alpha Mu accepting scholarship applications

Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is accepting scholarship applications from area graduating high school seniors.Two $200 scholarships will be awarded, based on academic performance, leadership, extracurricular activities, civic and other personal factors, according to a chapter news release.High school counselor offices can provide applications. Deadline for receiving applications is April 11. They may [...]

06-02-2007: Community Notes

Top Dem to visit Tucumcari for listening session on Friday Brian Colon, the newly elected chairman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, will be in Tucumcari next week for a luncheon as part of his Chairman’s Listening Tour. The luncheon will be at noon Friday at K-Bob’s Restaurant, Estrella Street. Trio competes at Greater [...]

05-02-2007: Community Notes

THS scholarship awards ceremony on Thursday Tucumcari High School will hold its scholarship awards ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school auditorium. The students and staff wish to thank the organizations, clubs and individuals in the community for their continued support and invites them to attend the ceremony. American Legion bake sale, [...]

March 1964

Bill Hagler of Tucumcari received the salesman of the year award from Rainbow bread president Al Milner of Clovis. … Demolition of buildings on West Main Street was halted by Judge J.V. Gallegos. The buildings were condemned, but questions were raised about properly acquired permits. … Two Tucumcari seniors were awarded scholarships from the Eastern [...]

09-02-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker If you missed the results of the 34th Breen Scholarship Tournament played in late July, here they are for the record: First team: Dale English and Gary Lee Second team: Richard Primrose and Sam Marshno Third team: Ray Nunn and Bob White Foruth team: Fred Barnett and Larry Barnett Fifth team: Vicki [...]

Time coming to enter state fair queen contest

The Eastern New Mexico State Fair Queen contest will be Sept. 30 in Roswell. The application deadline is Sept. 26. The one-day queen contest will challenge the contestants in horsemanship, appearance, personal interview, modeling, public speaking and general knowledge of the ENMSF and agriculture. Eligible contestants must be between the ages of 16 to 23 [...]

Educational scholarships help pave the way

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Mesalands Community College student Ona Padilla said she wouldn’t be attending college — and racking up achievements like being part of Phi Theta Kappa, a member of the Honor Society and a mentor in the Blazing Trails program — if it weren’t for financial help, which includes one of Mesalands’ scholarships. [...]

Annual Hispanic Scholarships are again a success

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Conchas Dam mother and son Rita and Mark Martinez said they have a few things in common – like being in the same college class during Mark Martinez’ first semester and being recipients of this year’s Hispanic Scholarships from Mesalands Community College. “It was really an honor,” Rita Martinez said of [...]

4/9 community notes

• Altrusa International of Tucumcari and the BPO Elks Lodge No. 1172 will be presenting “The Second Chance Life Values Program” to Quay county high schools from 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. The program is part of the Alternative Sentencing Programs and Educational Networks of New Mexico, or [...]