DAR celebrates constitution week

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Special to QCS The week of Sept. 17-23 found several busy ladies from the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrating Constitution Week in Tucumcari. On Sept. 16, they were at Mesalands Community College giving a class to students titled, “Fun Facts of the Constitution”. There were many students and faculty attending this class. On Sept. […]

Congress at fault for horses’ poor welfare

The road to increased horse abandonment and abuse is paved with good intentions. The U.S. Government Accountability Office has recently finished its report on the current status of horse welfare in the U.S. titled “Action Needed to Address Unintended Consequences from Cessation of Domestic Slaughter.” The GAO is the equivalent of the person who inspects […]

House FFA student competes in national agriscience fair

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Jordan Runyan of Tucumcari recently competed in the National FFA Agriscience Fair. Runyan was awarded with a bronze pin in honor of the project titled “Magnetism’s Effect on Plant Growth.” Runyan was successful at the state level before moving onto the national fair. All 580 participants received their gold, silver, or bronze pins and were […]

June 7, 2006 Notable Notes

Summer reading program starts Monday Registration for the 2006 summer reading program, titled “Lasting Impressions,” will begin Monday at the Tucumcari Public Library. The program is for children ages two-and-a-half through eighth grade. The program will give prizes and coupons to young people to encourage reading in the summer months. For information, call 461-0295 or […]