Two Quay County schools miss AYP mark

QCS Staff Tucumcari Public Schools and Logan Middle school failed to make the adequate yearly progress mark for the 2011-2012 school year. The AYP standard guidelined by the federal No Child Left Behind Act has been the subject of scrutiny by educators as the system does not measure the progress that students or schools makes. […]

11-28-07: Business Notes: Cornerstone Deli opening, IRS business mileage

Cornerstone official opening today A new restaurant in town, the Cornerstone Deli at and Route 66 Boulevard will be having it ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today. IRS sets business miles at 50.5 cents per mile The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2008 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs […]

Mesalands truckers get green light

Mesalands Community College’s Commercial Truck Driving program has been given a five-year recertification by Professional Truck Driver Institute of Alexandria, Va. In the letter granting the recertification, the PTDI representative said, “Congratulations on this significant (five-year) achievement.” According to MCC truck-driving instructor Jerry Welch, the PTDI is recognized throughout the trucking industry as the standard […]