BeWellNM Open Enrollment Starts November 1

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR NEW MEXICO’S HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE STARTS NOVEMBER FIRST. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE BEGINNING OF OPEN ENROLLMENT IS STILL MORE THAN A WEEK AWAY, BUT JULIETTE YAZI WITH BE WELL NM RECOMMENDS GATHERING YOUR INFORMATION NOW BEFORE OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS…
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THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD ENDS DECEMBER 15th. FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR TO COMPARE PLANS, GO TO BEWELLNM.COM.

October Oil and Gas Lease Sale Generates $12.7 Million

THE NEW MEXICO STATE LAND OFFICE IS SHARING RESULTS FROM IT’S LATEST OIL AND GAS LEASE SALE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE OCTOBER SALE GENERATED MORE THAN 12-POINT 7-MILLION DOLLARS. 19 TRACTS OF LAND TOTALING MORE THAN FOUR THOUSAND ACRES IN LEA, CHAVES AND EDDY COUNTIES WERE SOLD TO EIGHT DIFFERENT BIDDERS AT AN AVERAGE PRICE OF MORE THAN THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS. THE HIGHEST BIDDER…TYLER, TEXAS BASED MEWBOURNE OIL COMPANY WHICH PURCHASED 440 ACRES FOR MORE THAN 5-POINT 1-MILLION DOLLARS. OVERALL, THE OIL AND GAS LEASE SALE NETTED COMMON SCHOOLS 4-POINT 3-MILLION DOLLARS AND ANOTHER 8-POINT 4-MILLION GOING TO THE NEW MEXICO PENETENTIARY.

Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeast New Mexico Buddy Walk Saturday

THE DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO’S BUDDY WALK IS TOMORROW. (SATURDAY) DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE BUDDY WALK IS TOMORROW AT THE SPRING RIVER PARK AND ZOO IN ROSWELL. FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BETHANY JOHNSTON SAYS THERE’S STILL TIME TO GET INVOLVED…
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THE BUDDY WALK RUNS TOMORROW FROM 9-TO-1.

Creative Carlsbad Arts Council and United Way of Carlsbad and South Eddy County Holding Chalk Art Contest

THE CREATIVE CARLSBAD ARTS COUNCIL IS TEAMING UP WITH THE UNITED WAY OF CARLSBAD AND SOUTH EDDY COUNTY FOR A CHALK ART CONTEST NEXT MONTH. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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JULIE CHESTER IS PRESIDENT OF THE CARLSBAD CREATIVE ARTS COUNCIL. SHE SAYS THEY’RE STILL LOOKING FOR ARTISTS…
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FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE CHALK ART CONTEST…GO TO THE CREATIVE CARLSBAD ARTS COUNCIL’S FACEBOOK PAGE.

Roswell Drug Take Back Event Planned for October 27

ROSWELL POLICE ARE HOLDING A DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT NEXT WEEKEND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ROSWELL’S DRUG TAKE BACK IS NEXT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27th. RICHARD LUCERO IS WITH THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT’S NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM…
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THE DRUG TAKEBACK IS FROM 10-TO-2 AT THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS ON WEST SECOND STREET.

New Report Compares Long-Term Care in New Mexico to National Average

THE COST OF LONG-TERM CARE IS INCREASING AT MORE THAN TWICE THE RATE OF INFLATION. DARRELL MOODY HAS DETAILS ON A NEW REPORT THAT COMPARES NEW MEXICO’S LONG-TERM CARE COST TO THE REST OF THE COUNTRY…

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GENWORTH COST OF CARE EXPERT GORDON SAUNDERS SAYS, IN NEW MEXICO, IN-HOME CARE IS EVEN MORE AFFORDABLE…
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Eddy County Crimestoppers Offering Reward in Home Burglary

EDDY COUNTY CRIMESTOPPERS IS OFFERING A REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST IN A RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY EARLIER THIS MONTH. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

INVESTIGATORS TELL US SOMEONE BROKE INTO A HOME ON PIACHO STREET IN CARLSBAD ON OCTOBER 6th. THE VICTIM TOLD EDDY COUNTY DEPUTIES SOMEONE BROKE INTO HIS HOME AND STOLE A 22-CALIBER RIFLE AND ABOUT 16-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN CASH. HE ADVISED THAT HE HAD SOME FRIENDS AT HIS HOUSE THE DAY BEFORE…AND THAT WAS THE LAST TIME HE SAW THE GUN AND CASH. IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING…CAL THE EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE OR GO TO EDDYCOUNTYCRIMESTOPPERS.COM. WE’RE TOLD REWARDS HAVE BEEN AWARED FOR TIPS ENDING IN 01, 06, AND 93.

Roswell Ward 1 Public Hearing Thursday Night

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A PUBLIC HEARING PLANNED FOR TOMORROW NIGHT IN ROSWELL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TODD WILDERMUTH SAYS TOMORROW NIGHT’S MEETING WILL FOCUS ON WARD ONE…
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THE MEETING RUNS FORM 5-30 TO 7 AT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB ON GARDEN AVENUE.

New Mexico Ranks In Top Half of Energy Efficient States

A NEW REPORT FROM WALLETHUB RANKS THE MOST AND LEAST ENERGY EFFICIENT STATES IN THE US. DARRELL MOODY HAS A LOOK AT WHERE NEW MEXICO RANKS AND WHY…

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ANALYST JILL GONZALEZ SAYS NEW MEXICO RANKS 20th…
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NEW YORK, VERMONT AND UTAH TOPPED THE LIST…WHILE ALABAMA, LOUISIANA AND SOUTH CAROLINA ROUNDED OUT THE BOTTOM.

Eddy County Drug Task Force Member Involved In Shooting Overnight

We begin with breaking news this morning, as New Mexico State Police have been called into Artesia overnight to help look into an officer involved shooting. We’re told that the shooting involved a member of the Eddy County Drug Task Force in Artesia and that it took place in the 1900 block of Villa Street. No officers were injured and a statement from state police says the suspects was also not injured, but was captured and taken to the jail. No other details are known.