Press release: Turbine manufacturing firm considers Mesalands

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is currently in discussion with an international turbine manufacturing firm to bring one of the largest wind turbines in the industry to Tucumcari. If Tucumcari is selected, the manufacturing firm plans to install the turbine before the end of next year. According to Phillip O. Barry, Mesalands president, this project [...]

Drunken driving trial delayed

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Thomas Garcia A drunken driving trial for Mesalands Community College President Phillip Barry has been continued for the third time. Barry’s trial was moved to Sept. 2, Second Judicial District Assistant District Attorney Susan Stinson said Tuersday. Stinson is prosecuting the case. [image #1, alignright, size=medium] “Mr. Barry’s attorney, Dean Border, was ill and out [...]

DUI charges refiled against Mesaslands’ president

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Charges of driving under the influence against Mesalands Community College President Phillip O. Barry have been refiled in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque. Pretrial proceedings are set to begin on Dec. 28 before Metro Court Judge Edward Benavidez, according to court records. Barry had been charged with DUI [...]

Mesalands president suspended

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Thomas Garcia Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday suspended President Phillip O. Barry without pay. Board members met in executive session in response to allegations Barry was driving under the influence of liquor or drugs last week in Albuquerque. Court records show Barry was charged with DUI on Friday. Barry could not be [...]

Mesalands board chair resigns

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By QCS Staff Muriel Latham-Pfeifer, chair of the Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees announced her resignation Tuesday night at the regular board meeting. Pfiefer’s resignation is effective today. She cited personal reasons for her resignation and said she would be moving on Friday to Albuquerque. Pfeifer served on the board for eight years, five [...]

Charles R. “Bob” Keele

Charles R. “Bob” Keele Services: None scheduled. Charles R. “Bob” Keele died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006 in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Keele was born In Lovell, Wy., in 1940. He lived for many years in Montana, where he was an electrician until he retired in 2002. In 2003, he and his wife, Joan, retired to Tucumcari [...]