Exxon Mobil Donates $100K to Support Online Education in Carlsbad

THE CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT IS GETTING SOME HELP CONNECTING LOCAL STUDENTS WITH THEIR CURRICULUM. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

SUPERINTENDENT GERRY WASHBURN SAYS THE DISTRICT IS RECEIVING 100-THOUSAND DOLARS FROM EXXON MOBIL TO SUPPORT ONLINE EDUCATION…
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THE GOAL IS TO GET MORE THAN 7-THOUSAND STUDENTS CONNECTED.

City of Roswell Releases Annual Report

ROSWELL’S ANNUAL REPORT IS OUT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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PIO TODD WILDERMUTH…
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THE ANNUAL REPORT IS AVAILABLE UNDER THE CITY MANAGER’S PAGE AT ROSWELL-NM.GOV.

Carlsbad Municipal Schools Distributing Chromebooks This Week

CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS STAFF CONTINUE TO DISTRIBUTE CHROMEBOOKS TO STUDENTS SO THEY CAN COMPLETE THEIR STUDIES FROM HOME. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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SUPERINTENDENT GARY WASHBURN SAYS THEY HAVE ANOTHER BUSY DAY AHEAD OF THEM…
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WASHBURN SAYS KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS WILL GET THEIR CHROMEBOOKS ON THURSDAY.

Roswell Easing Some Code Enforcement for Coronavirus Pandemic

THE CITY OF ROSWELL’S CODE ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT IS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING ENFORCEMENT OF SOME VIOLATIONS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

PIO TODD WILDERMUTH SAYS THEY’RE DOING IT TO BE FLEXIBLE FOR CITIZENS AND TO COMPLY WITH THE STATE’S PUBLI HEALTH ORDER….
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LATE FEES FOR LICENSE RENEWALS ARE ALSO BEING WAIVED….AND INTERACTIONS BETWEEN CITY STAFF AND CERTAIN PEOPLE WILL BE LIMITED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF SPREADING THE CORONAVIRUS.

Registration Open for ENMU Roswell Summer and Fall Semesters

THE ENMU ROSWELL CAMPUS REMAINS CLOSED BUT REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE UPCOMING SEMESTER. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

REGISTRATION…NOW OPEN FOR THE SUMMER AND FALL SEMESTERS. THE ENMU-ROSWELL CAMPUS IS CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, BUT ACADEMIC ADVISORS ARE AVAILBLE MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY FROM 10-TO-2. WE’RE TOLD ADVISORS ARE PROMPTLY RESPONDING TO STUDENT EMAILS AND CALLS WITHIN 24-HOURS TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE. SUMMER CLASSES, MOST OF WHICH WILL BE TOUGHT ONLINE, WILL BEGIN MONDAY, JUNE FIRST. THE FALL SEMESTER BEGINS MONDAY AUGUST 17th

Dept of Public Safety Answering Frequently Asked Coronavirus Questions

THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IS WORKING TO PROVIDE ANSWERS TO SOME OF ITS MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

FOR STARTERS…IT’S THE STATE POLICE IN CHARGE OF ENFORCING THE PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER…NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES — STILL OPEN — WILL RECEIVE TWO WARNINGS BEFORE ACTION IS TAKEN. VIOLATIONS CAN RESULT IN FINES…UP TO SIX MONTHS IN JAIL. CIVIL PENALTIES RANGE UP TO 5-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH VILATION. FINALLY, WE’RE TOLD NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE ARE NOT CONDUCTING TRAFFIC STOPS TO CHECK IF DRIVERS ARE ESSENTIAL WORKERS. FOR MORE ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED LAW ENFORCEMENT QUESTION OR MORE NON-HEALTH RELATED CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION…GO TO NEWMEXICO.GOV

Eddy County Deputies Investigating Shooting That Left Teen Dead

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A DEADLY SHOOTING LAST WEEK IN EDDY COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE SHOOTING WEDNESDAY NIGHT — ON 285 — LEFT A 17-YEAR-OLD DEAD…
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CAPTAIN MATT HUTCHINSON…
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TWO PEOPLE ARE IN CUSTODY ON ARMED ROBBERY AND OTHER CHARGES.

Roswell Arbor Day Seedling Pickup Turned Into Drive-Thru Event

ROSWELL’S ARBOR DAY SEEDLING PICKUP IS BEING CHANGED TO A DRIVE-THRU EVENT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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KEEP ROSWELL BEAUTIFUL COORDINATOR THALIA PENTOJA SAYS THE DRIVE-THRU PICKUP IS SATURDAY MORNING FROM 9-TO-11…
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THERE IS A LIMIT OF TWO TREES PER VEHICLE…BUT PANTOJA SAYS YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER.

Drive-Through Coronavirus Testing Available in Eddy County

THERE ARE TWO COVID 19 TESTING SITES OPEN NOW IN EDDY COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

MOST TESTS ARE RESERVED FOR PEOPLE EXHIBITING RHESPORATORY SYMPTOMS WITH A FEVER…BUT THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IS NOW RECOMMENDING THAT ASYMPTOMATIC PEOPLE GET TESTED IF THEY HAVE BEEN IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH ANYONE WITH A CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID 19…NURSING HOME PATIENTS…OR ANYONE WHO LIVES IN A GROUP SETTING LIKE A SHELTER OR DETENTION CENTER. EDDY COUNTY’S DRIVE-THROUGH TESTING FACILITIES ARE LOCATED AT THE CARLSBAD PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE AND THE ARTESIA PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE. HOURS OF OPERATION ARE LIMITED AND CORONAVIRUS TESTS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT.

Eddy County Deputies Investigate Fatal Shooting

TWO PEOPLE ARE FACING CHARGES IN A FATAL SHOOTING THIS WEEK IN EDDY COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A CALL FOR AN ARMED ROBBERY AROUND 11-30 WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON US 285 IN CARLSBAD. WHEN THEY ARRIVED THEY FOUND A CAR AND EVIDENCE OF A SHOOTING. A MALE INDIVIDUAL WAS LATER LOCATED AND QUESTIONED. NOT LONG AFTER THAT, DEPUTIES GOT A SECOND CALL ABOUT A TEEN WHO’D BEEN SHOT. THE 17-YEAR-OLD DIED IN THE BACK SEAT OF A CAR. ON THURSDAY, DEPUTIES ARRESTED 24-YEAR-OLD JORDEN MORALES AND CHARGED HIM WITH ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY, CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR, TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE AND CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ARMED ROBBERY. A 16-YEAR-OLD BOY IS ALSO CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY AND CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ARMED ROBBERY.