Expansion in the works for college

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By QCS Staff Further development and expansion of existing programs is the focus of Mesalands Community College’s faculty and staff, said president Mildred Lovato. “The colleges, faculty and staff are a cut above the rest,” Lovato said. Lovato said taking over as president of the college has been everything she has expected and more. “My […]

Daylight saving time flies

Russell Anglin What a difference an hour makes. I could care less what the Hawaiians, the Arizonans and the Russians may think about daylight saving time. When it works in my favor, I love it. Setting the clock back one hour Sunday meant an extra hour of sleep and I felt refreshed and vibrant when […]

Plans in works to stop furloughs from closing state parks

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Alternative plans for the state-mandated five-day employee furloughs are being considered to keep area state parks from closing. In November, Gov. Bill Richardson ordered all executive agencies to submit furlough plans by Nov. 30, to help balance the state budget. “This furlough includes all agencies under the governor including […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous donation

QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals for the future. […]

Institute’s annual meeting focuses on New Deal-WPA works

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Sculptors to pour iron to create works of art

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Chelle Delaney Put 45 artists in a studio and you’ll get creations from the real to the surreal, and even the dangerous and adorable. From the lifelike form of a horse’s head to an ethereal angel shepherding a flock of sheep to the creation of a “robocat,” each artist is following his or her muse […]

Santos exhibit by late Max Henderson opens Saturday

By QCS Staff A retrospective of works by the late Maximilliano “Max” Padilla Henderson will open this weekend at the Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace Gallery.About 20 santos and carvings by the artist from the family’s collection have been generously loaned for the exhibit, said David Buchen, director of ENMAS. The artist’s widow Esther Moya Henderson […]

Art Space Gallery to featue artwork by Grotts

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By QCS Staff Jean Grotts of Tucumcari will be the first featured artist in a series of monthly shows planned by the Eastern New Mexico Art Space Gallery, said Connie Falls, gallery coordinator. Grotts has lived in Tucumcari since 1998. She began drawing and painting as a child, and sold her first artwork when she […]

Advent is time of anticipation

By Debra Whittington For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:8-10 […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous $8,500 scholarship

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By QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School (THS) student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was favorably impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals […]