Archives for September 2017

South Park Cemetary Closed Part of Next Week For

SOUTH PARK CEMETARY WILL BE CLOSED THROUGH WEDNESDAY FOR ROAD WORK. THE CITY SAYS THE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY CLOSURE IS BEING EXTENDED AND RESIDENTS WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THE FACILITY AGAIN UNTIL THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. CREWS HAVE BEEN MAKING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CEMETARY SINCE JULY.

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Sep. 29, 2017 8:15 AM CST
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Source of Artesia Water Issues Remains a Mystery

STILL NO WORD ON WHAT IT WAS THAT TAINTED THE WATER IN ARTESIA. DURING A TOWNHALL MEETING LAST NIGHT, MAYOR PHIL BURCH TOLD RESIDENTS THAT STATE TESTING, SO FAR, HAS BEEN INCONCLUSIVE IN IDENTIFYING THE SOURCE OF E-COLI BACTERIA THAT TURNED UP IN TESTING SEPTEMBER 16th. THE CITY OF ARTESIA ISSUED SEVERAL BOIL WATER ORDERS IN RESPONSE TO THE CONTAMINATION.

Roswell City Council to Decide Whether City Employees Can Carry Guns

NEXT MONTH, THE ROSWELL CITY COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER A RESOLUTION ALLOWING CITY EMPLOYEES TO CARRY CONCEALED WEAPONS ON CITY PROPERTY. A COMMITTEE VOTED 2-1 THURSDAY TO MOVE THE PLAN FORWARD FOR A FULL COUNCIL VOTE. THAT MEETING IS SET FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12th.

Clovis Woman Arrested After Hours Long Standoff

A BAD DAY FOR A CLOVIS WOMAN ENDED WITH SWAT OFFICERS STORMING HER HOUSE. IT HAPPENED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. CLOVIS POLICE RESPONDED TO THE HOME OF 60-YEAR-OLD MARIA MARTINEZ AT 3-38 BECAUSE OF REPORTS OF A DOMESTIC DISPUTE. WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT THE SCENE WITNESSES REPORTED A WOMAN FIRING A GUN AND SCREAMING FOR SOMEONE NOT TO MESS WITH HER. INVESTIGATORS TELL US OFFICERS SAW THE WOMAN FIRE THE GUN AGAIN BEFORE RETREATING INSIDE. POLICE TRIED TO CONTACT MARTINEZ THROUGH A P-A SYSTEM. THEY ALSO CALLED HER 29 TIMES AND SENT HER 58 TEXT MESSAGES. THE SWAT TEAM WAS CALLED IN…FIVE HOURS AND AN ARREST WARRANT LATER…OFFICERS IN TACTICAL GEAR STORMED THROUGH THE WINDOWS AND TOOK MARTINEZ INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT. SHE’S CHARGED WITH NEGLIGENT USE OF A DEADLY WEAPON AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT.

Eastern New Mexico State Fair Kicks Off Monday Morning With Parade

A PORTION OF MAIN STREET WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY TO ACCOMODATE FOR THE EASTERN NEW MEXICO STATE FAIR PARADE. LESLIE ROBERTSON IS ASSISTANT OFFICE MANAGER FOR THE FAIR…
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MAIN STREET WILL CLOSE MONDAY MORNING AT 9-30…BETWEEN 19th AND McGAFFEY STREETS. THE PARADE, WHICH STARTS AT 10 SHOULD TAKE AT LEAST TWO HOURS. MAIN STREET WILL REOPEN ONCE THE PARADE HAS CLEARED. ALL CITY OF ROSWELL OFFICES AND FACILITIES WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY BETWEEN 10 AND 1…SO EMPLOYEES CAN ATTEND THE PARADE.

South Park Cemetary Closed for Road Work

SOUTH PARK CEMETARY WILL BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND FOR ROAD WORK. THE CITY SAYS THE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY CLOSURE IS BEING EXTENDED AND RESIDENTS WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THE FACILITY AGAIN UNTIL MONDAY. CREWS HAVE BEEN MAKING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE FACILITY SINCE JULY.

New Mexico Museum of Space History Offering Free Launch Pad Lecture Next Week

THE NEW MEXICO MUSEUM OF SPACE HISTORY IN ALAMOGORDO…HOSTING ITS OCTOBER LAUNCH PAD LECTURE A WEEK FROM TOMORROW…FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6th AT 9 O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING. THE TOPIC OF NEXT WEEK’S LECTURE…THE SOVIET SPUTNIK SATELLITE…WHICH KICKED OFF THE SPACE RACE BETWEEN THE US AND RUSSIA BACK IN THE 1960s. IT’S FREE TO ANYONE WHO WANTS TO ATTEND. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT THE MUSEUM’S FACEBOOK PAGE.

New Mexico True Holding Casting Call in Roswell

THERE’S A CASTING CALL NEXT MONTH IN ROSWELL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE NEW MEXICO TRUE CAMPAIGN…LOOKING FOR CHILDREN AGES THREE TO SEVEN FOR A PHOTO SHOOT PLANNED FOR OCTOBER 12th, 13th AND 14th IN ROSWELL. WE’RE TOLD MODELS WHO ARE SELECTED COULD BE FEATURED IN BROCHURES, BILLBOARDS AND DIGITAL ADS. IF YOU WANT YOUR CHILD TO BE CONSIDERED, SEND A HEAD SHOT FOR CONSIDERATION TO ANGELO AT H-K ADV COT COM.

Domestic Disturbance Call Ends With Roswell Man in Hospital

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE YESTERDAY IN ROSWELL THAT SENT A MAN TO THE HOSPITAL. 26-YEAR-OLD IVERSON SMITH WAS REPORTEDLY STABBED WITH A MEAT CLEVER AND BEATEN WITH A GOLF CLUB…AFTER ARGUING WITH A WOMAN AT A HOME ON PONTIAC DRIVE. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, HER FAMILY INTERVENED…ONE WITH THE MEAT CLEVER…ANOTHER WITH THE GOLF CLUB. WE CHECKED WITH ROSWEL PD AND NO ONE HAS BEEN ARRESTED, ALTHOUGH WE’RE TOLD THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING.

ENMU-Roswell Notifying Students and Parents of Changes Coming to FAFSA

THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT CHANGES COMING TO THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS AND ENMU ROSWELL IS WORKING TO NOTIFY STUDENTS AND PARENTS OF THE CHANGES NOW. BEGINNING WITH THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR, THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR OPENS OCTOBER FIRST. YOU CAN USE 2016 TAX INFORMATION TO COMPLETE THE FORM. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, YOU CAN CALL THE ENMU ROSWELL FINANCIAL AID OFFICE.