Archives for February 2018

Report: New Mexico Ranks Among Cheapest States for Property Taxes

WALLET HUB IS OUT WITH A NEW REPORT LOOKING AT 2018’s PROPERTY TAXES BY STATE. DARRELL MOODY HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT THE NUMBERS…

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ANALYST JILL GONZALEZ SAYS NEW MEXICO RANKS 13th ON THEIR LIST…
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NEW MEXICO’S MEDIAN HOME VALUE…JUST UNDER 162-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

New Mexico Department of Transporation Addressing Concerns Over U.S. Highway 285

THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS ADDRESSING SAFETY CONCERNS ON U.S. HIGHWAY 285. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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MANAN ARNETTE IS PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER FOR NM-DOT DISTRICT TWO…
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THE MEETING IS THURSDAY, MARCH 22nd AT 6 O’CLOCK AT LOVING HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MAIN LECTURE HALL. THE MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

New Mexico Military Institute Hosting Science Night at Del Norte Elementary School

A WEEK FROM TODAY, NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE WILL HOST THE 4th ANNUAL SCIENCE NIGHT AT DEL NORTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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LT. COL. COLLEEN COLE-VALASQUEZ TELLS ME THERE IS A BENEFIT FOR NOT ONLY THE CADETS…BUT THE KIDS AS WELL…
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SCIENCE NIGHT AT DEL NORTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS NEXT THURSDAY FROM 5-TO-8.

Artesia Schools Make Sure Everyone Knows About School App

Lots of people expressing their concerns about how and why they were or were not notified of Friday’s school threat in Artesia. So now, the Artesia Public School administration is helping to make sure everyone is notified about the app designed for this purpose – and how to use it. The APS Mobile App is available for both Apple and Android and is free. For Apple Users, just go to your app store and search for Artesia Public Schools. Android users, go to Google Play Store and also search for Artesia Public Schools. For both apps, you’ll need to go to your phone’s app notification settings and make sure you allow the app to provide you with push notifications. Once that’s activated, you’ll receive automatic notifications of things like bad weather and emergency announcements.

Bureau of Land Management Announces Latest Payment Distribution

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT HAS PAID OUT MORE THAN $300,000 TO COUNTIES IN MONTANA AND NEW MEXICO. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE LION’S SHARE OF THE 326-THOUSAND DOLLAR DISTRIBUTION WENT TO TEN COUNTIES IN MONTANA, BUT EDDY, McKINLEY AND SANDOVAL COUNTIES IN NEW MEXICO ALSO COLLECTED MORE THAN 11-THOUSAND DOLLARS. THE PAYMENTS ARE MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE BANKHEAD JONES FARM TENANT ACT OF 1937, WHICH ALLOWS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PURCHASE DAMAGED RANGELANDS IN THE AFTERMATH OF AN AGRICULTURAL DISASTER. THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT PAID EDDY COUNTY A LITTLE MORE THAN 758-DOLLARS

New Mexico Department of Transportation Wrapping Up Sidewalk Project in Roswell

SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO HIGHWAYS HAVE BEEN IN THE NEWS LATELY BECAUSE OF SAFETY CONCERNS. DARRELL MOODY IS TALKING TO THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION ABOUT EFFORTS TO MAKE CHAVES COUNTY ROADS SAFER…

MANAN ARNETT IS PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER FOR THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT TWO…SHE SAYS THEY’RE WORKING ON A ROAD RIGHT NOW IN DOWNTOWN ROSWELL…
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FOR UPDATES ON ROAD CONDITIONS…GO TO NMROADS.COM.

New Mexico Department of Transportation Working to Make Eddy County Roads Safer

SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO HIGHWAYS HAVE BEEN IN THE NEWS LATELY BECAUSE OF SAFETY CONCERNS. DARRELL MOODY IS TALKING TO THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION ABOUT EFFORTS TO MAKE ROADS SAFER…

MANAN ARNETT IS PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER FOR THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT TWO…WHICH COVERS THE CARLSBAD AREA…
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ARNETT SAYS THEY’RE ALSO PLANNING TO DO PAVEMENT PRESERVATION THIS SUMMER ALONG NEW MEXICO 524

Carlsbad Man To Spend 11 Years In Prison For Shooting

A Carlsbad man learned Friday that he’ll spend 11 years behind bars for an October, 2016, shooting. 28 year-old Roy Clements has originally been charged with attemped murder and kidnapping, but he pleaded guilty yesterday to the lesser charge of tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. CLements and another man, David Sherman, were implicated by authorities in the shooting of Tahj Davis about a year and a half ago in Carlsbad. Davis survived the ordeal.

Crimestoppers of Eddy County Offering Reward for Wanted Man

ARTESIA POLICE NEED YOUR HELP LOCATING A WANTED MAN. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

JOSHUA DEAN JAMES IS WANTED IN EDDY COUNTY ON AN OUTSTANDING FELONY ARREST WARRANT FOR RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY. JAMES IS DESCRIBED AS A WHITE MALE, SIX FEET TALL, WEIGHING AROUND 268 POUNDS. HE HAS TATTOOS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS NECK, ON HIS BACK AND ON HIS RIGHT HAND. PHOTOS RELEASED BY CRIME STOPPERS OF EDDY COUNTY SHOW JAMES WITH SHORT HAIR AND A MUSTACHE. IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HIS WHEREABOUTS YOU’RE ASKED TO CALL DETECTIVE THOMAS FRAZIER WITH THE ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT. YOU CAN ALSO CALL CRIME STOPPERS. YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REWARD.

Carlsbad Irrigation District Has “Full Allotment” of Water Available to Area Farmers

THE CARLSBAD IRRIGATION DISTRICT IS IN GOOD SHAPE TO BEGIN THE YEAR. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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DISTRICT MANAGER DALE BALLARD SAYS THEY HAVE MORE THAN 176-THOUSAND ACRE FEET AVAILABLE…
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BALLARD SAYS IT’S BEEN YEARS SINCE THEY’VE HAD THIS MUCH WATER AVAILABLE THIS EARLY IN THE YEAR…
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BALLARD SAYS THE DISTRICT WILL BEGIN TAKING WATER ORDERS ON MARCH 5th.