Archives for January 2018

Local Lawmaker Co-Sponsoring Legislation to Restore Funding to NM Schools

A LOCAL LAWMAKER IS CO SPONSOR OF A BILL TO RESTORE FUNDING TO NEW MEXICO SCHOOLS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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STATE REPRESENTATIVE JIM TOWNSEND OF ARTESIA IS CO-SPONSOR OF THE BILL…WHICH PASSED THE HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY…
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TOWNSEND SAYS HE’S STILL WORKING TO FIND THE FUNDING. MEANWHILE, HB 141 WILL BE REVIEWED BY THE HOSUE APPROPRIATIONS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE NEXT.

Dry Winter Prompts Warning from Eddy County Agriculture Agent

IT’S BEEN A DRY WINTER AND THE EDDY COUNTY EXTENSION HAS A WARNING FOR PROPERTY OWNERS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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EDDY COUNTY AGRICULTURE AGENT WOODS HOUGHTON SAYS WITHOUT SIGNIFICANT RAIN IN THE FOREAST…PROPERTY OWNERS NEED TO TAKE ACTION…
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Roswell Humane Society Waving Income Requirement for Spay/Neuter Vouchers

THE ROSWELL HUMANE SOCIETY IS MAKING IT EASIER FOR RESIDENTS TO SPAY OR NEUTER THEIR PETS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

KENNEL MANAGER CRYSTAL SMITH TELLS ME THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY THEY’RE NOT REQUIRING INCOME REQUISITE TO APPLY FOR A SPAY OR NEUTER VOUCHER…
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SMITH SAYS THE PROMOTION IS IN HONOR OF WORLDWIDE SPAY/NEUTER DAY…WHICH IS FEBRUARY 27th. THE HUMANE SOCIETY VOUCHER COVERS UP TO 100 DOLLARS.

Two Teens Arrested For Possession Of Marijuana

Two teens have been arrested for drugs charges in Artesia. According to reports from the Artesia Police Department, 17 year-old Samuel Bejarano and 17 year-old Thomas Magdaleno were both arrested on Monday for possession of marijuana under oine ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both young men were arrested late Monday night.

Border Patrol Academy in Artesia Honors Fallen Agents Through “Silent Partner Program”

CADETS AT THE BORDER PATROL ACADEMY IN ARTESIA HONOR FALLEN AGENTS EVERY DAY OF THEIR TRAINING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE STORY..

ACTING DEPUTY CHIEF CARLOS ORTIZ TELLS ME EACH CADET CARRIES A CARD WITH THE DETAILS OF A FALLEN AGENT…
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IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN PURSUING A CAREER WITH THE BORDER PATROL OR IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ACADEMY…VISIT CBP DOT GOV.

ENMU-Roswell Student Honored by State Lawmakers

AN ENMU-ROSWELL STUDENTS WAS HONORED LAST WEEK BY STATE LAWMAKERS IN SANTA FE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE STORY…

THE NEW MEXICO ADULT EDUCATION ASSOCATION HAS NAMED JOANN BETANCUR “OUTSTANDING STUDENT OF THE YEAR.” SHE WAS HONORED AT ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY DAY FRIDAY AT THE CAPTIOL IN SANTA FE. BETANCUR — WHO DROPPED OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL AFTER THE DEATHS OF HER FATHER AND TWO BROTHERS. SHE’S NOW A SINGLE MOTHER OF THREE. TANCUR ENROLLED LAST FALL IN THE ACCELERATED COLLEGE AND CAREER EDUCATION PROGRAM UNDER THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM. SHE’S ALSO A PARTICIPANT IN CAREER LINKS AND ATTENDING CLASSES FOR THE HISET.

Gas Prices in Region Steady Despite Higher Oil Costs and Dwindling Supplies

GAS PRICES IN SOUTHEAST ARE STEADY, BUT COULD SOON FOLLOW THE REST OF THE COUNTRY UPWARD. DARRELL MOODY HAS DETAILS ON WHAT’S DRIVING THE PRICE AT THE PUMP…

SENIOR PETROLEUM ANALYST PATRICK DEHAAN WITH GASBUDDY SAYS WHILE PRICES HERE ARE STABLE…ELSEWHERE, SUPPLY AND DEMAND ARE FORCING PRICES HIGHER…
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ACCORDING TO TRIPLE A, DRIVERS IN ROSWELL ARE PAYING ABOUT 2-31 PER GALLON. IN ARTESIA, THEY’RE PAYING AROUND 2-40.

Carlsbad Police Search For Burglars

Police in Carlsbad are asking the public for some help in find the culprits behind a string of auto break ins over the last few months. As we’ve heard in the past, though, many of the victims have simply made themselves easy prey by leaving their vehicles unlocked with items in plain view. In one of the bigger cases, a 4-wheeler ATV was stolen from a property on Callaway Drive. Carlsbad Police say in a news release that construction items have also been taken from both commercial and residential properties. Anyone with information is asked to call Eddy County Crimestoppers anonymously. That number is 575-887-1888.

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park Offering Docent Training

DOCENT TRAINING AT LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS STATE PARK BEGINS A WEEK FROM TOMORROW. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

KATHERINE LAW IS INTERPERATIVE RANGER AT THE PARK…SHE SAYS THE TRAINING IS SCHEDULED FOR EIGHT WEDNESDAYS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 7th…
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THE FEE FOR THE TRAINING IS 35-DOLLARS WHICH INCLUDES THE DOCENT MANUAL AND POLO SHIRT. FOR MORE INFORMATION…CALL THE PARK.

Carlsbad Public Health Office Hosting Free Flu Shot Clinic on Wednesday

THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S CARLSBAD PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE IS HOSTING A FLU SHOT CLINIC TOMORROW. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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NURSE MANAGER MICHELLE CANNADY TELLS ME THE PROCESS IS SIMPLE…
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IF YOU’RE AT RISK OF CONTRACTING FLU…CANNADY SAYS YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY GET THE VACCINE.