Mesalands considers building student dorms

Chelle Delaney Mesalands

Contrary to Wolf’s declaration, you can go home again

By Lynn Moncus Members of Tucumcari Historic Research Institute were treated by the presence of two favorite Quay County natives at our annual dinner Monday evening at the Elks Lodge. Dr. David Stratton, Professor Emeritus of History at Washington State University was met by his high school English teacher, Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson who now lives […]

School Board considers raises for advisory staff

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A salary increase for advisors and others who supervise or provide extracurricular services with students was weighed Monday night by the Tucumcari School Board. Overall, the increase will total $4,500, assistant school superintendent Dennis Roch said. The increases affect salaries for duties such as the student council and yearbook […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous $8,500 scholarship

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By QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School (THS) student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was favorably impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals […]

October 1963

Bill Speed was student council president for the 1963-1964 academic year at ENMU. …Violet McBryde was named Woman of the year by the Tucumcari Business and Professional Women’s Club. …Thomas B. Hoover, medical advisor for the selective service, received a certificate of appreciation from President Kennedy and Gov. Jack Campbell. …Donna Kinkead, daughter of Lewis […]

10-06-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Tuesday l At 4:40 p.m., a female reported fraudulent documents at the motor vehicle office on South Third Street. An officer was told that a […]

Teens spread message by ‘sticker shock’

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By QCS Staff Student volunteers in the “Sticker Shock” project stuck warning stickers on multipacks of alcoholic beverages that it’s a criminal offense to sell alcohol to minors. They are members of the Quay County Substance Abuse Committee, Quay County DWI. On each of the packages was a neon pink or yellow sticker that reads: […]

ENMU axes tennis program

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University opted not to renew women’s tennis coach Christine Blaeser’s contract last week. This week, regents voted to do away with the program completely. Gary Musgrave, vice president for Student Affairs presented a recommendation to end the program to the regents, based on input from the Athletic […]

School student council looks to purchase mascot gear

By Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers may soon have a new mascot. “It’s been about six years since the school has had a mascot,” said Michael Martinez, student council president. The Rattlers’ Student Council is asking for donations from local clubs and businesses to raise about $3,500 to purchase a costume, said Martinez. The […]

More math and science teachers needed at schools

QCS Guest Columnist: Clay Beevers In a recent issue of the Quay County Sun, an article came out about the school board’s concerns for the math and science departments in the Tucumcari public schools. Perhaps it is true that students enrolled in Tucumcari public schools are not proficient in the area of math and science, […]