DAR honors students

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Special to the QCS American History month was celebrated by the Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution with their annual essay awards luncheon. Students from area schools were recognized for their winning essays. The DAR Good Citizen essay was written by a senior, selected by the faculty of their school. The student has two […]

Mesalands wind energy program among award finalists

Special to the Quay County Sun The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College was a finalist for the NAIOP 2011 Awards of Excellence. The New Mexico Chapter of the NAIOP annually recognizes excellence in commercial real estate from around the state in various categories. The new wind center was a […]

4-H Year End and Hall of Fame awards

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QCS Staff Quay County 4-H Holds Year End Achievement Night

DAR chapter awards local residents

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By Glenda Reid

Press release: Xcel Energy Foundation awards grants

AMARILLO – The Xcel Energy Foundation is awarding $177,300 in grant funding to nonprofit groups in Texas and New Mexico. The grants are being made through the Arts & Culture and also the Environmental focus areas of the Xcel Energy Foundation, which grants money to nonprofit agencies working in towns and cities served by Xcel […]

Local briefs

QCS Staff State awards high school money Tucumcari Public Schools has received $12.9 million from the New Mexico’s Public School Facilities Authority, school officials said. The money will be enough to complete the second phase of construction on the new Tucumcari High School, Superintendent Aaron McKinney said on Thursday. McKinney said the school’s local match […]

Scholarship awards, engagement announcement

Scholarships awarded…Altrusa awarded $1,500 in scholarships. Each student received a $300 award. Tammy Hall, vocation chairwoman, made the award presentations. This year’s Altrusa Scholarship recipients are:l

DAR presents history, citizenship, Columbus awards

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Chapter DAR held its annual awards luncheon last week to honor local Quay County students who participated in the DAR essay contests. Here are the three winners and their respective categories: • Eighth-grader Cheyenne Price won in the American History category for grades 5-9. The essay questions were “What message […]

Freedom New takes home 19 NMPA awards

By Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico claimed 19 awards, and the Clovis News Journal took the general excellence award from the New Mexico Press Association, which held its annual awards ceremony Saturday night in Albuquerque. Freedom New Mexico papers, including the Portales News Tribune and Quay County Sun, took 12 first-place awards. Newsroom employees […]

Local groups, volunteer honored with statewide award

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Special to the QCS Three Tucumcari based organizations and Relissa Nials were recipients of USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) statewide Earth Team Volunteer awards on Wednesday in Albuquerque. The awards were presented by NRCS state conservationist, Dennis Alexander, to the Canadian River Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation & Development […]