May 19, 2010 Obituaries

Martin Maes Martin Maes, 36, died Monday May 10, 2010, in Tucumcari. He was born Aug. 20, 1973, in Tucumcari. Survivors include his mother, Dora Maes. Services: Have been held Information: 461- 3815

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Michael R. Pacheco Michael R. Pacheco, 44, died on Friday, April 30, 2010, in Albuquerque. He was born July 14, 1965, in Albuquerque. Survivors include his wife Dora Pacheco and his mother Manuelita (Molly) Pacheco. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Information: 461-3815

Obituaries: Minnie La Veta Slusher Shay

Minnie La Veta Slusher Shay, 98, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, in Albuquerque. She was born Oct. 20, 1911, in Bison, Okla. Survivors include two sons, William Shay IV and Marc Shay, and two daughters, Jacqueline Chappell-Reid and Veronica Wright. Services: have been held. Information: 461-3815.

Former student’s funeral services part of tradition

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons You have learned that students are among the most special people in my life and that I treasure the bonds that have held us together throughout the years. Of course, the loss of any of them is felt very deeply and makes me more aware than ever of […]

Press release: Cancer services retreat scheduled for May

Freedom New Mexico Cancer Services of New Mexico’s Spring 2010 Family Cancer Retreat will be held May 21-23, 2010, at the Lifeway Glorieta Conference Center in Glorieta. This free three-day educational program will provide New Mexico’s adult cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones with the tools and information they need to manage the treatment […]

Mesalands to take part in new project

QCS Staff Mesalands is one of six colleges in the state of New Mexico that was selected by the New Mexico Higher Education Department to participate in a Distance Education Learning Technology pilot project, said Amber McClure, Director of Educational Services at Mesalands. Mesalands will receive the $15,000 for three years, to conduct the research […]

Bid awarded for college wind center

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By Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun A unanimous vote by Mesalands Community College trustees on Tuesday starts the process on the construction of the North American Wind Research and Training Center. In a special meeting, Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin presented a motion to the trustees to award the bid for the center to […]

County Commission approves professional service agreement

QCS Staff An Albuquerque firm will provide information on elections, probate and other issues to the Quay County clerk’s office. Quay County commissioners on Monday agreed to pay $5,000 for a year of services to NM Clerks LLC. Commissioners also: • Approved $1,500 for the Tucumcari Public Library to purchase new computer chairs. • Approved […]

TeamBuilders set to host basketball tourney June 27

By QCS Staff TeamBuilders Counseling Services is launching its first annual basketball tournament from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 27 at the Tucumcari Recreation Center, according to a press release. “We’re doing this to raise money for a great cause and it’s also a community, family-type activity, bringing everyone together for fun and […]

Will your TV go dark on DTV-day?

Beginning Saturday all televisions in the United States are to transition to digital television marking the end of analog television. Starting Friday at midnight television stations will be settling into their permanent digital television transmission and channel listing. They will discontinue the use of their analog signal completely on Saturday. With those dates near at […]