Yearout attends last meeting of trustees at Mesalands

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Thomas Garcia It was a night of goodbyes and introductions on Tuesday at the Mesalands Community College board of trustees meeting. The board thanked John Yearout, retiring director of the Public Relations, for nine years of dedicated service to the college.Yearout was attending his last meeting of the board. “This is John’s swan song,” said [...]

Susanne Christine Yearout

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Services: At 2 p.m. Friday memorial services will be at the Tucumcari Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2400 South Ninth St. On Nov. 19 at 2 p.m a memorial service will be held at the Royal City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel in Royal Camp, Wash. Susanne [...]

Rain doesn’t end fun at Cinco de Mayo event

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Friday afternoon’s rainfall likely put a dent in the attendance, but did nothing to dampen the moods of those who celebrated Cinco de Mayo with the community at Mesalands Community College. The rainfall stopped before the 5:30 p.m. opening of the event, in its seventh year at the two-year [...]

Most capital outlay projects survive veto stage

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun While some projects were reduced or cut entirely from the budget, Quay County didn’t suffer nearly as much as other counties after Gov. Bill Richardson used his line-item veto power on potential capital outlay projects. “To balance a budget, tough decisions have to get made,” said James Jimenez, cabinet [...]

Mesalands to train truck drivers

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By William Thompson Mesalands Community College has entered into an agreement to train all truck driver trainees for Interstate Distributor Company, a national trucking firm with a terminal in Tucumcari. John Yearout, Mesalands’ director of public relations, said the first class consisting of Interstate trainees should begin this fall. The trainees will come from all [...]

Mesaland gets floor plan approved

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By Leslie Radford: Quay County Sun A floor plan was approved by Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees last week for the addition to Building A. John Yearout, director of public relations said the next step is the “development of the complete set of blue prints, followed by additional approvals and an invitation for contractors [...]

Youth awarded Eagle

Matthew Yearout of Tucumcari was awarded Scouting’s highest award, the Eagle Scout rank by Boy Scout Troop 689 of the Tucumcari Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “This is something I have had as a goal since I was in Cub Scouts,” said Yearout during the presentation. Another goal he set [...]

MCC ‘Toys for Joy’ returns for season

Once again this year just in time for Christmas, Mesalands Community College is sponsoring Toys of Joy Toys of Joy is a group of events sponsored by the Tucumcari college set up to raise money to purchase toys for needy children at Christmas time in the Quay County area. The events include a showing of [...]

50 out for Mesalands Rodeo

According to Mesalands Community College Public Information Director John Yearout, 50 students are participating this year with the Mesalands Rodeo Team. Yearout said the 50 athletes come both from all over the state and across the country. Not only do they hail from towns throughout New Mexico, he said they also come from Texas, Colorado, [...]

Mesalands goes on the air

Subscribers of Comcast cable television services now have an additional channel available where an assortment of educational programs and community information can be found. According to Mesalands Community College Public Information Officer John Yearout, It is the result of college’s new Mesalands Telecommunications Network, and the Mesalands’ recent approval by the Tucumcari City Commission to [...]