Mesalands offering OSHA training

Mesalands Community College is the only area institution offering an Occupational Certificate in Basic Wind Energy Technology this summer. This short program starts May 6 and will end Aug. 16, with federal financial aid available to those who qualify. This program was developed to give students a selection of courses to enhance their professional opportunities […]

Meetings watch: Tucumcari City Commission

The following items were before the Tucumcari Commission on Thursday: There were no comments from the public and no executive session. Commissioners in attendance: Mayor Amiel Curnutt, Mayor Pro-tem Jimmy Sandoval, Dora Salinas-McTigue, Robert Lumpkin and Ernest Dominguez Jr. Approved budget adjustment resolution to the 2012-2013 budget Approved change of signatory for Citizens Bank credit […]

Meetings watch: Quay County Commission

The following items were before the Quay County Commission rescheduled meeting on Friday in Logan: There was no comments from the public. Commissioners in attendance: Brad Bryant, chair, Mike Cherry and Sue Dowell and County Manager Richard Primrose. The canvas election results for the special election to determine if 12 Shores at Ute Lake could […]

Mesalands board approves $11.1 million budget

The Mesalands Community College board approved a $11.1 million budget Tuesday for the 2013-2014 school year. The board approved the budget at a special meeting held for the 2013-2014 budget and to make adjustments requested to a revised 2012-2013 budget. The adjustment requests were needed to change beginning amounts based on actual cash and to […]

Community effort aims to boost school spirit

A community effort is underway to boost spirit and highlight events and achievements at Tucumcari Public Schools. QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Ag metals class students work on the frame work of the sign which will be placed in front of Tucumcari High School. Several individuals and local businesses have donated money and material […]

Chuckwagon cook-off held

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Johnny and Susan Stacy displayed their wares at the chuckwagon cook-off on Saturday in Logan. The annual Chuckwagon cook-off held at Ute Lake on Saturday brought in five wagons with 300 tickets being sold and 300 plates being served, said Sharon Reid, one of the promoters. Rising W Chuckwagon from Happy, […]

Rabies clinics being held Saturday

Rabies clinics are scheduled at several local communities Saturday. Shots are $8 each for dogs and cats. Additional vaccinations will be available at additional cost. Times and places: Nara Vista — fire station, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Logan — city warehouse, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. City licenses will be available. San Jon — […]

Lady Rattlers softball team hoping for win

The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers softball team need a win Thursday against East Mountain for a third place tie in district standing. QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia The pitch passes by the Lady Hawks batter for a strike during Friday's district softball game where the Lady Rattlers won 16-12. The (3-10) (1-4) Lady Rattlers held off a […]

Firefighters show support for first responders

Tucumcari firefighters showed their support for first responders killed in the recent fertilizer plant blast in West, Texas. QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Ed Shipley and Mark Martinez put up flags along the boulevard in support of West, Texas firefighters. On Thursday, Gordon Runner, Ed Shipley and Mark Martinez placed flags around Tucumcari showing the department's […]

Rattlers place first, second in relay

QCS photo: James Lout Tucumcari Rattler Luke Smith placed first in the 300 meter hurdles and improved his state qualifying time. The Tucumcari Rattlers placed first and second Saturday during their annual relay at Rattlers Stadium. The Rattler Relays had 17 schools competing in the event looking for a chance to qualify or improve upon […]