Archives for December 2017

NM Economic Development Dept and Federal Reserve Surveying Local Business Owners

THE NEW MEXICO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT IS PARTNERING WITH THE FEDERAL RESERVE TO DETERMINE THE HEALTH OF SMALL BUSINESSES. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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MAINSTREET ROSWELL PRESIDENT MOLLY BOYLES SAYS THE GOAL OF THE SURVEY IS TO FIND WHERE SMALL BUSINESSES NEED HELP AND WHERE ARE THEY’RE SUCCEEDING…
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IN ADDITION TO HER WORK WITH MAINSTREET ROSWELL…BOYLES ALSO OWNS ONCE AGAIN CONSIGNMENTS.

New Mexico Department of Transportaion Gearing Up for Winter

COLDER WEATHER IS IN THE FORECAST THIS WEEKEND AND THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS GEARING UP. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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DISTRICT TWO PIO MANON ARNETT SAYS THEY HAVE ASSETS IN POSITON ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO…
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TO CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS IN REAL TIME…GO TO NM ROADS DOT COM.

WalletHub Predicts Continued Economic Growth in 2018

WALLETHUB IS OUT WITH ITS FINANCIAL PREDICTIONS FOR 2018. DARRELL MOODY HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT THE REPORT…

WALLETHUB…PREDICTING CONTINUED ECONOMIC GROWTH NEXT YEAR…
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ANALYST JILL GONZALEZ SAYS THEY ALSO ANTICIPATE THE NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WILL DIP BELOW 4-PERCENT…
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GONZALEZ SAYS THEY’RE ALSO EXPECTING THREE SEPERATE INTREST RATE HIKES BY THE FED.

CAIR Files Human Rights Complaint Against Mayhill Convenience Store Owner

THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS HAS FILED A HUMAN RIGHTS DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT AGAINST A MAYHILL CONVENIENCE STORE OVER A SIGN BANNING MUSLIM CUSTOMERS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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GADEIR ABBAS IS CAIR’S SENIOR LITIGATION ATTORNEY…HE SAYS THE STORE OWNER IS VIOLATING DECADES OLD FEDERAL LAW…
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NO WORD ON WHEN THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS WILL ISSUE A RULING ON THE COMPLAINT.

Eddy County Deputies Take Suicidal Man Into Custody for Evaluation

EDDY COUNTY DEPUTIES SAVED A SUICIDAL MAN OVER THE WEEKEND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

DEPUTIES WERE CALLED OUT TO A REPORT OF SHOTS FIRED ON EAST ORCHARD SATURDAY…WHERE THEY FOUND A DISTRAUGHT MAN WHO FIRED A GUN INSIDE HIS RV. THEY MADE CONTACT THE MAN INSIDE OVER THE PHONE BEFORE THE LINE WENT DEAD. AFTER THAT, DEPUTIES USED A PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM TO COMMUNICATE WITH HIM. THEY WERE EVENTUALLY ABLE TO GET THE MAN ON THE PHONE…CONVINCING HIM TO COME OUTSIDE AND SURRENDER A 45-CALIBER HANDGUN. THE UNIDENTIFIED MAN WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR A MENTAL EVALUATION. WE’RE TOLD CHARES ARE PENDING.

Roswell Police Educating Communities About Holiday Safety

WITH THE HOLIDAYS UPON US, THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT IS TEACHING COMMUNITIES HOW TO KEEP THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS SAFE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE STORY…

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PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TODD WILDERMUTH SAYS RPD IS HELPING FOLKS TO ORGANIZE NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAMS…
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FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SCHEDULE A PRESENTATION…CALL THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT.

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce Working on Native American Housing Bill

LAWMAKERS IN WASHINGTON ARE CONSIDERING A BILL AIMED AT PROVIDING NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES GREATER AUTONOMY AND AUTHORITY OVER FEDERAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE STORY…

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REPRESENTATIVE STEVE PEARCE TELLS ME THE NATIVE AMERICAN HOUSING ASSISTANCE AND SELF DETERMINATION ACT WILL INCREASE ACCESS TO SAFE AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON TRIBAL LANDS…
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PEARCE IS WORKING TO GET THE BILL TO THE HOUSE FLOOR FOR A VOTE BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR.

Christmas to Effect Roswell Lanfill and Sanitation Services

THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY WILL EFFECT SANITATION SCHEDULES AND THE ROSWELL LANDFILL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ROSWELL’S LANDFILL WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY IN OBSERVANCE OF CHRISTMAS…BUT OPEN FROM 8-TO-430 ON SATURDAY. THE LANDFILL WILL ALSO BE CLOSED NEXT MONDAY…CHRISTMAS DAY. AS FOR SANITATION SERVICES…SOUTHSIDE PICKUPS WILL CONTINUE THEIR NORMAL SCHEDULE FOR TODAY AND THURSDAY. NORTHSIDE PICKUPS WILL BE DONE TOMORROW, BUT FRIDAY’S PICKUP WILL BE DONE ON SATURDAY. AS FOR NEXT WEEK…PICKUPS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILL BE DELAYED BY ONE DAY. SO SOUTHSIDE PICKUPS WILL BE DONE ON TUESDAY…WITH NORTHISIDE PICKUPS BEING DONE ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 27th.

AAA Forecasting Record Year for Holiday Travel

TRIPLE A IS OUT WITH ITS HOLIDAY TRAVEL FORECAST. DARRELL MOODY HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT THE NUMBERS…

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TRIPLE A’S MARK JENKINS SAYS THE VAST MAJORITY…PLAN TO DRIVE…
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ACCORDING TO TRIPLE A, DRIVERS IN ROSWELL ARE PAYING AROUND 2-DOLLARS AND 39-CENTS FOR A GALLON OF GAS.

CVEC Urging Residents to Use Caution While Hanging Christmas Lights

CENTRAL VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IS OFFERING TIPS TO STAY SAFE WHILE HANGING CHRISTMAS LIGHTS THIS SEASON. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

MEMBER SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE RAELYNN BEAN…URGING FOLKS TO USE CAUTION WHILE PUTTING YOUR DECORATIONS UP…
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IT’S ALSO IMPORTANT NOT TO OVERLOAD ELECTRICAL OUTLETS OR EXTENSION CORDS AND CONNECT EACH STRAND OF LIGHTS…BEFORE HANGING THEM.