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Mesalands rodeo brings home another championship title

The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Women's Team brought home another championship title and three individual titles in weekend competition at Navajo Tech. The Women's Team earned 600 points and is...


New Mexico state police joining inter-state seat belt crackdown

The New Mexico State Police will team up Friday, with law enforcement agencies in seven other states in the "Get Your 'Clicks' on Route 66" seat belt crackdown. The quarterly mobilization began in...


Cowbelles visit Mesalands

The New Mexico Powder Horn Cowbelles recently visited Mesalands Community College for a tour of the foundry and the farrier barn. The New Mexico Powderhorn Cowbelles is an organization of ranch women...


Mesalands women take reserve title at home rodeo

Mesalands Community College's women were named reserve champions and the men's team won four championship titles during their fifth annual rodeo. Mesalands held their annual Grand Canyon Region rodeo...


Mesalands women's rodeo team clinches championship

The Mesalands Community College's Rodeo Team had their second rodeo competition for the season at Cochise College in Douglas, Ariz., last weekend. The Women's Team clinched the Team Championship Title...


New Mexico 4-H celebrates centennial

Every community in Quay County has many people who were 4-Hers as youth and this year we are remembering them and their legacy as New Mexico 4-H celebrates its 100th birthday. As you visit with them,... Full story


Mesalands adding solar energy class

The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College will be offering a new course, Introduction to Solar Energy, this semester. The course will allow the college,... Full story


Mesalands athletes wins international crown

Bailey Bates, 19, a member of the Mesalands Community College rodeo team, was recently crowned the 2012 International Indian World Champion Breakaway Roper at the 8th Annual International Indian... Full story


Altrusa to host annual charity party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their annual Cash Party will be held 6 p.m. Nov. 10, at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Tickets to this event are $100. Three hundred... Full story


Local help sought

The Extension Association of Quay County will be hosting a time for communities to come together to make a gesture of helping others by making "Care Bags" for patients. The event will be held 3... Full story


College honors staff, faculty

Mesalands Community College recently awarded the College's first faculty of the year and staff of the year awards during Convocation. The College is pleased to announce that Janet Griffiths, Pre-Colle... Full story


Free certification training continues

The North American Wind Research and Training Center of Mesalands Community College will feature a one-semester occupational certificate in basic wind energy technology. A total of 28 students have...


Science center celebrating centennial

To celebrate its centennial, New Mexico State University's Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari is hosting a field day Aug. 2. The theme for the official New Mexico centennial event...


Home economics bowl team tops contest

Nine Senior Quay County 4-Hers attended the state 4-H conference July 9-13 in Las Cruces. During the week they participated in leadership workshops, elected new state officers, and competed in a...


4-H Southeast district contest results

Courtesy photo Rifle team team members were from left, Kaleb Hayes, Jonathan Clark and Garrett Bollinger. Courtesy photo Home Ec Bowl team members were, from left, Trestin Peterson, Tianna Peterson,...


Mesalands Community College offering summer camp

Mesalands Community College welcomes young and adult campers to participate in Summer Adventure Camp, July 16-21. Summer Adventure Camp will provide a week of fun and learning for campers of all...


Mesalands provides summer math academy

Mesalands Community College will be hosting a Texas Tech University Summer Math Camp Academy sponsored by the National Science Foundation, June 11-17. During this academy, students will have the oppor...


Student completes war sculpture

Jim Curry, 67, a Fine Arts Student at Mesalands Community College, recently completed a bronze war sculpture honoring the soldiers from Union County that died in World War I, World War II, Korea, and... Full story


Mesalands honors - May 23

President's citation At the end of each spring semester, the President's Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. To be eligible, students must maintain a cum...


College offering paleontology field classes

Mesalands Community College will be offering three field classes in paleontology this summer on June 11-15, June 25-29 and July 9-13. Officially listed by the College as GEOL 120 Paleontology Field...


Rodeo team members finals bound

Coming off a season where its men's team finished first in the nation and its women's team sixth, the Mesalands Community College rodeo team will send a school-record 10 members to the College...


Men's rodeo team sets record

The Mesalands Rodeo team made history a few more times Friday and Saturday. The men's team repeated as Grand Canyon Regional champs at New Mexico State University, scoring 1,025 points to set the...


Barela to give commencement speech

Mesalands Community College will hold its graduation services 6 p.m. Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The commencement speech will be delivered by Jon Barela, cabinet secretary for the New... Full story


Wind center offering certification training

The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College will be offering a new summer 15-week program for an Occupational Certificate in Basic Wind Energy Technology. This...


New administrator joins Dan C. Trigg hospital

Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital has announced Suraj Agboke has joined the hospital-based primary clinic as the practice administrator. "We're pleased to have Suraj's expertise as a part of our team.... Full story


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