Animal control officer honored

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari’s Animal Control Officer Mike Martinez was named officer of the year by the New Mexico Animal Control Association. “It is a great honor,” said Martinez. “Knowing that there are people out that appreciate and respect my duties makes all the difference.” Martinez said his job has been difficult, operating as a one-man […]

Jose Munoz honored for scholarship

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Jose Munoz of Tucumcari has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Jose will be honored at Kaplan University’s induction, which will take place online in the fall, for his commitment to the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is […]

Local students honored at Wind Ball

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On April 15, two Tucumcari students were honored at the annual Wind Ball hosted by Cielo Wind Services. The ball was held at the Catholic Hall in Vega, Texas, and featured a live band and food catered by Boot Hill Saloon and Grill. Patrick Wiegel, a senior at Tucumcari High School, received the 2011 Cielo […]

Area youths win essay contest

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The Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was honored to have two state essay winners. Kamelia Lamm’s essay on Paul Revere was the fifth-grade winner of the American History Essay Contest. Kamelia and her mother, Jodie Lamm, were able to attend the state conference, where Kamelia read her essay. Blake Moon, junior […]

Auto Pros owner named client of year

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Leon Linfield The Mesalands Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has named Pete Deiana of Auto Pros in Tucumcari as outstanding client of the year. Mr. Deiana is to be honored in a special ceremony in February at the State Capitol. In 2009, Mr. Deiana and his wife Ashley decided to raise their family […]

Daughters of American Revolution honor veterans

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The Tucumcari Daughters of the American Revolution chapter honored veterans and active military Personnel Sunday with a program on at Veteran’s Park.

Blanchard to be honored with day

QCS staff QCS STAFF Sydni Blanchard of Mesalands Community College got one more honor for her barrel racing performance last month — a day in her honor. According to a proclamation from Gov. Bill Richardson’s office, Friday will be recognized as Sydni Blanchard College National Finals rodeo Day. Blanchard, a sophomore at Mesalands, was one […]

Last of Conchas Dam builders to be honored

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun When Earl Flint was a boy, his toys all had wheels. “I was all about machines and how they would change the world,” he said. And they did change his world 75 years ago when he was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help build Conchas […]

Vietnam vets honored

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than 25 people turned out Monday in Logan to observe New Mexico Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day. “We are very happy with the turnout,” said American Legion Post 77 Commander Bobby Casados. With a police escort, the group marched on the 540 Loop from U.S. 54 to Post 77 […]

Two Logan classes to be honored at State Capitol

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The third grade math and sixth grade science classes at Logan Municipal School will be honored at the State Capitol by the New Mexico Public Education Department. The classes will be recognized by NMPED’s Math and Science Advisory Council at 1 p.m. on Feb. 10. at the Rotunda of […]