Grant provides certificate program

Thomas Garcia A new 12-week program available at the North American Wind Research and Training Center will increase employment opportunities for those interested in wind energy studies. Jim Morgan, Director of the NAWRTC said Mesalands Community College is now offering an Occupational Certificate in Basic Wind Energy Technology. “The certification is tailored for workforce development,” […]

Logan resident celebrates 100th birthday

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QCSun staff While many will give thanks for family, friends and a great meal this Thanksgiving, Geralladin Barry will be thankful for celebrating her 100th birthday. Barry said she was born Nov. 25, 1910 in Pennsylvania. She said she cannot recall the town of her birth and her birth certificate contained an error. “I don’t […]

Border security tightens

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Those quick trips across the border to Mexico and Canada will soon come with new requirements for travelers. As of Thursday, all travelers 19 and older crossing U.S. borders by land or sea from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean must show a government-issued I.D. card, such as a […]

Mesalands museum gets visitor 100,000

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By QCS Staff The Mesalands Dinosaur Museum welcomed its 100,000 visitor on Nov. 3. Attendance at the museum has grown to about 15,000 annually since it opened, said Craig Currell, museum director. The 100,000 visitor was Matteo Wisthoff. Matteo was traveling with parents, Tammy Wisthoff and Jacob Vaughn, and his brothers and sisters. The family […]

Mesalands celebrates graduation Friday

The following students graduated or received certificates on Friday from Mesalands Community College. They are: Associate of Arts Degree Armando J. Acosta Sandy R. Cordova Pagie A. Evans*+ Alicia J. Garcia***+ Michael Jaramillo** Michelle D. Jaynes**+ Curtis Mericle**+ Kiera Mortensen***+ Ona Le Padilla**+ Kimberly A. Rich***+ Joel Seymour Sundra Delores Span*+ Shirley Joanna Crane Terry** […]

March 4, 2006 Organizations

Daughters of the American Revolution Presents Awards The Pow Wow Restaurant was the setting for the Feb. 10 meeting of Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR honored the winners of our American History Essay contests and the Good Citizen Contest as well as recognizing the recepients of the Proper Display of the […]

Veterans get tax break from election

William Thompson On Tuesday, New Mexico voters approved an amendment to the New Mexico State Constitution which will allow a property tax exemption to all honorably discharged veterans. The tax exemption was formerly available only to veterans of foreign wars or conflicts. Janie Murray, chief deputy assessor for Quay County, said the tax exemption currently […]

Local woman receives certificate

Linda Coffin of Tucumcari has received the first Institute for Computer Literacy Certificate awarded by Mesalands Community College to a student. According to representatives of MCC, the Institute for Computer Literacy is designed for individuals who are seeking an introductory working knowledge of basic computer functions at the college. Certificates are given to those individuals […]

United Way holds annual auction: see auction list here

By Ryan Lengerich Donating money to charity is good. But donating money and getting something in return is better. The United Way of Quay County is holding their annual charity auction at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 3 at Wells Fargo bank on First Street in Tucumcari. “We have got a little something for everybody,” said Auction […]