Press release: Mesalands board holds presidential forums

Kimberly Hanna After 15 years of distinguished service, Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands Community College, will be retiring this year. With the assistance of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the Mesalands Board of Trustees has conducted a nationwide search for the next college president. An Initial Presidential Screening (IPS) Committee composed of […]

Racing license up for grabs


QCSun staff Tucumcari may be back in the running for a race track. The New Mexico Racing Commission announced Thursday that a license granted La Mesa Racetrack in Raton has expired and the commission plans to consider applications from other interested communities across the state. The La Mesa license is the last non-reservation racing license […]

Press release: $46 million for low income communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) today announced that Finance New Mexico will receive $46 million to support job creation and investments from the private-sector in economically distressed communities across the state. The $46 million comes through the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program under the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial […]

Fire hazardous weather warning

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag warning which is in effect from noon today to 6 p.m. MST this evening. The fire weather watch is no longer in effect. A fire weather watch remains in effect Thursday afternoon.

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So far we have played in three tournaments. Grady(third place), House(first place) and Logan(first place).

School menus — Feb. 23

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. House Monday Breakfast: Toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza, salad bar, brownies, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Double cheesy breakfast bowl, variety of juice, milk. Lunch: Tuna casserole, peas, biscuits, chicken noodle soup, peaches, salad bar, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Sausage, biscuit, gravy, […]

Loose dogs discourage local jogger

Russell Anglin On Thursday evening, I ventured outside of my apartment for a jog. The breeze was excellent and the clouds made a variety of animal shapes. When I made it to one end of my block, I turned around and ran the other way. I kept my head high the entire time, taking care […]

Cattleman dislikes food regulation

Baxter Black What will the Food Safety Modernization Act, if put into effect, do to Ms. Obama’s backyard garden? Congress has taken up the issue of food safety because of the headline-grabbing occurrences of, primarily bacterial, outbreaks of disease in fresh meat and produce. With the exception of eggs, most E. coli and Salmonella outbreaks […]

Senior menus — Feb. 23

The following are the lunch menus for Feb. 24-28 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Green chili chicken enchiladas, pinto beans, sweet potato, crackers, cottage cheese, pears. Friday Pork ribs, broccoli, carrots and raisin salad, whole wheat roll, applesauce. Monday Trailblazer, California vegetables, ranch beans, wheat roll and margarine, pineapple upside down cake.

Mesalands chooses five presidential candidates

Kimberly Hanna