Archives for February 2019

Keep Carlsbad Beautiful Organizing Pecos River Cleanup Event

VOLUNTEERS ARE PARTICIPATING IN A PECOS RIVER CLEANUP EVENT SATURDAY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

KEEP CARLSBAD BEAUTIFUL…ORGANIZING RIVERBLITZ 2019…
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DIRECTOR MARY GARWOOD SAYS VOLUNTEERS ARE MEETING AT THE RIVEDRWALK REC CENTER…
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GARWOOD SAYS THEY WILL PROVIDE THE SUPPLIES AND LUNCH. REGISTRATION IS FROM 7-TO-8 TOMORROW MORNING.

Roswell First Friday Taking On Dr Seuss Theme

MAINSTREET ROSWELL’S FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN MARKET IS THIS EVENING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE THEME FOR THIS MONTH’S FIRST FRIDAY…MUSIC TO YOUR EARS AND WALLET…EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KATHY LAY…
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LAY SAYS THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF DOCTOR SEUSS THEMED ACTIVITIES…
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Artesia Police Trying to Locate Stolen Pickup and Dog

ARTESIA POLICE NEED YOUR HELP LOCATING A STOLEN VEHICLE AND DOG. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ON FEBRUARY 19th, A PICKUP TRUCK WAS STOLEN FROM THE PARKING LOT OF ALMA’S RESTARUANT ON WEST MAIN STREET IN ARTESIA…IT HAPPENED BETWEEN 8 AND 9-30 IN THE MORNING. INVESTIGATORS SAY A YORKSHIRE TERRIOR NAMED JACK WAS ALSO IN THE TRUCK. THE VEHICLE IS DESCRIBED AS A WHITE 2015 CHEVROLET SILVERADO HD FOUR DOOR DIESEL PICKUP…WITH A NEW MEXICO LICENSE PLATE AND TAG NUMBER 6-1-3 W-G-R. JACK IS BLACK AND BROWN IN COLOR. CRIMESTOPPERS OF EDDY COUNTY IS OFFERING A REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST.

Chaves County Deputies Assist ICE Agents

CHAVES COUNTY DEPUTIES ASSESTED AGENTS WITH IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT DURING AN OPERATION THIS WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

MONDAY MORNING, THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECIVED A CALL FOR ASSISTANCE FROM ICE AGENTS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CHAVES COUNTY…
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SHERIFF MIKE HERRINGTON SAYS IT WAS A CHAOTIC SCENE AT FIRST AS SEVERAL OF THE MEN RAN OFF…
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HERRINGTON SAYS IMMIGRANTS QUICKLY DETERMINED THEY WERE BEING RESCUED.
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Two Crashes Snarl Traffic On US285 Tuesday

Two serious accidents caused problems Tuesday on US 285. First, a crash just after 7am at 285 and Smedley Road was a rollover involving a welding truck, acording to New Mexico State Polcie reports. One patient was flown by air ambulance to an area hospital. Traffic was jammed near Loving, as the entire roadway was shut down for several hours. A second crash happened a few minutes later at Helper Road involving a semi tractor trailer rig and a passenger car. No injuries were reported from that crash.

Roswell Annual Rabies Clinic Sunday

ROSWELL’S ANNUAL RABIES VACCINATION CLINIC IS THIS WEEKEND. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TODD WILDERMUTH SAYS LOCAL VETS WILL BE AT FIVE OF ROSWELL’S FIRE STATIONS FROM 1-TO-3 ON SUNDAY…
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LICENSE FEES RANGE FROM 5-DOLLARS FOR A DOG THAT’S BEEN SPAYED OR NEUTERED…OR 10-DOLLARS FOR AN UNALTERED ANIMAL.

Carlsbad Recreation Complex Changes Hours of Operation

THE CARSLBAD RIVERWALK RECREATION COMPLEX IS CHANGING ITS HOURS OF OPERATION. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, THE REC WILL BE OPEN FROM 8AM TO 8PM DAILY MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY…FROM 10-TO-8 ON SATURDAY AND FROM 10-TO-6 ON SUNDAY. THE NEW SCHEDULE REDUCES THE NIGHTTIME HOURS FROM THE PREVIOUS SCHEDULE, BUT SIGNIFICANTLY ADDS TO THE TIME THE FACILITY IS OPEN DURING THE WEEKEND. WE TOLD YOU YESTERDAY ABOUT THE REC’S HOSTING OF DOCTOR SEUSS WEEK ACTIVITIES NEXT MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE FACILITY’S NEW HOURS OR UPCOMING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES…GO TO CITYOFCARLSBADNM.COM.

State House Passes Education Bill

LAWMAKERS IN SANTA FE ARE CONSIDERING A BILL CHANGE HOW TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS ARE EVALUATED. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

HOUSE BILL 212 WOULD ESTABILSH A NEW SECTION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CODE THAT WILL PROVIDE THE FRAMEWORK FOR A NEW TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL EVALUATION SYSTEM. THE BILL WOULD ALSO DIRECT THE PUBLIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT TO APPOINT A COMMITTEE MADE UP OF DEPARTMENT STAFF, THE LEGISLATIVE EDUCATION STUDY COMMITTEE, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHER REPRESENTATIVES. IT WOULD ALSO CREATE A UNIFORM, HIGHLY OBJECTIVE, RESEARCH-BASED, EASILY MEASURABLE EVALUATION SYSTEM THAT INCLUDES FRAMEWORKS AND STANDARDS. THE BILL NOW MOVES ON TO THE SENATE FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

ENMU-Roswell Seeking Sponsors for 16th Annual Golf Tournament

THE ENMU-ROSWELL FOUNDATION IS HOSTING A GOLF TOURNAMENT THIS SPRING AND THERE ARE SEVERAL WAYS YOU CAN GET INVOLVED. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

COLLEGE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR DONNA ORACION SAYS THEY’RE STILL LOOKING FOR SPONSORS FOR THE APRIL 6th TOURNAMENT…
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FOR MORE INFORMATION…GO TO ROSWELL.ENMU.EDU.

Carlsbad Riverwalk Recreation Center Marking Dr Seuss’ Birthday

THE RIVERWALK RECREATION CENTER IN CARLSBAD IS CELEBRATING DR SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY NEXT WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

RECREATION CENTER MANAGER RENEE MADRID HAS THREE DAYS OF ACTIVITIES PLANNED…WITH THE FUN STARTING MONDAY…
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THE BIGGEST CROWDS…EXPECTED NEXT TUESDAY FOR THE READ ACROSS AMERICA EVENT. ON WEDNESDAY, MADRID IS PLANNING A ONE FISH TWO FISH-THEMED EVENT…WITH FISH BOWL DRAWINGS, SNOW CONES, POPCORN AND STORY TIME.