Archives for April 2019

City of Roswell to Roll Out New Brand Thursday

ON THURSDAY, THE CITY OF ROSWELL IS GOING TO LAUNCH A NEW BRAND CAMPAIGN. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

MAYOR DENNIS KINTIGH SAYS ROSWELL’S NEW BRAND WILL HAVE A DISTINCT LOOK…
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…AND A SLOGAN “WE BELIEVE”
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THURSDAY’S EVENT IS AT 3-30 AT THE ROSWELL CONVENTION AND

Roswell’s Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan Public Meeting Thursday Night

THE CITY OF ROSWELL IS HOSTING A PUBLIC MEETING THIS WEEK TO DISCUSS A BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE MEETING IS THURSDAY NIGHT FROM 5-30 TO 7-30 AT THE ROSWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY…
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PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TODD WILDERMUTH EXPLAINS THEY WANT INPUT FROM CITIZENS BEFORE THEY PUT THE PLAN TOGETHER…
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FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO ROSWELLBIKEPEDPLAN.HINC.COM.

Affordable Housing Project Complete in Carlsbad

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT IN CARLSBAD. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE COLINA VISTA PROJECT WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS FROM LOW INCOME TAX CREDITS AND AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING GRANT FROM THE CITY OF CARLSBAD. DANIEL WERWATH IS WITH NEW MEXICO INTERFAITH HOUSING…
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WERWATH SAYS PORTFOLIO RESIDENT SERVICES WILL BE IMPLEMENTING THEIR NEW ENRICHMENT PROGRAMMING FREE OF CHARGE FOR THE RESIDENTS.

New Mexico State Police to Conduct ENDWI Campaign Throughout May

THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MAYH, NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE WILL BE OUT IN FORCE LOOKING FOR DRUNK DRIVERS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

STATE POLICE WILL BE CONDUCTING SOBRIETY CHECKPOINTS, SATURATION PATROLS, AND REGISTRATION, INSURANCE AND DRIVERS LIVCENSE CHECKPOINTS THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MAY…AS PART OF THE LATEST ENDWI CAMPAIGN. THE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE CHECKPOINTS ARE HELPING TO CHANGE SOCIETY’S ATTITUE ABOUT DRINKING AND DRIVING. THE GOAL IS TO REDUCE ALCOHOL RELATED FATAILITIES. THE NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE ENDWI CAMPAIGN RUNS THROUGH MAY 30th.

Colina Vista Apartments Now Open In Carlsbad

A ribbon cutting ceremony is being held today to mark a recently completed rehab of the Colina Vista Apartments located at 604 North 5th Street in Carlsbad. Colina Vista now offers 76 units of affordable housing in significantly improved facilities for the city and its residents. The project underwent more than 7-million dollars in renovatiuons over the pats two years.

Eddy County Budget Remains Unapproved

The Eddy County Board of County Commissioners met on Wednesday for a lengthy discussion regarding the Eddy County budget for fiscal year 2019-2020. Nothing was approved or finalized during this public meeting, according to a statement from the board. Eddy County Finance Director and interim Co-County Manager, Roberta Smith said, “Items were not approved. Budget workshop #2 was only discussion and direction. The budget will be brought back on May 7, 2019 for additional discussion, direction and possible, preliminary approval.” The meeting on May 7th, 2019 will be open to the public and can be heard live on Eddy County’s website and Facebook page.

Roswell International Air Center Becomes “Sister Airport” to Denver International

ROSWELL INTERNATIONAL AIR CENTER IS BECOMING THE SISTER AIRPORT TO DENVER INTERNATIONAL. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

OFFICIALS FROM BOTH DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND ROSWELL INTERNATIONAL AIR CENTER…SIGNING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING…BECOMING SISTER AIRPORTS. DENVER INTERNATIONAL AND ROSWELL INTERNATIONAL…WILL BEGIN SHARING INDUSTRY BEST PRACTICES…AND WORKING TOGETHER TO PROMOTE BUSINESS, COMMERCE, TRADE AND TOURISM. THERE WILL ALSO COLLABORATION AIMED AT GROWING AND DEVELOPING AIR SERVICE BETWEEN DENVER AND ROSWELL. AIR CENTER MANAGER MARK BLETH SAYS THE STRETEGIC RELATIONSHIP WILL BRING MORE TOURISTS TO SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO…WHILE OFFERING POTENTIAL NEW AIR SERVICE TO DENVER.

Roswell Police Arrest Suspect in Tuesday Shooting

A LOCAL MAN ACCUSED OF A SHOOTING EARLIER THIS WEEK IS BEHIND BARS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ROSWELL POLICE ARRESTED 42-YEAR-OLD THOMAS LEYBA MIDDAY THURSDAY AT A HOME ON WEST EIGHTH STREET. WE’RE TOLD HE WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT. LEYBA IS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A DEADLY WEAPON AND BEING FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE SHOT A 36-YEAR-OLD MAN TUESDAY NIGHT ON EAST TILDEN STREET. THE VICTIM REMAINS HOSPITLIZED. POLICE SAY HE IS EXPECTED TO RECOVER FROM HIS INJURIES.

Artesia Police Department Hosting Drug Take Back

THE ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS HOSTING A DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT ON SATURDAY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

OFFICERS WILL BE SET UP AT THE ARTESIA PUBLIC LIBRARY SATURDAY…
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COMMANDER LINDELL SMITH SAYS THEY DON’T WANT THE MEDICATION TO FALL INTO THE WRONG HANDS…
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SATURDAY’S DRUG TAKE BACK RUNS FROM 10 TO 2.

Roswell Gathering Input for Bike and Pedestrian Plan

THE CITY OF ROSWELL HAS BEGUN THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING A BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE CITY HAS HIRED A CONSULTING FIRM AND THEY’RE GATHERING INPUT FROM CITIZENS ON HOW TO MAKE STREETS SAFER AND MORE INVITING FOR BIKES AND PEDESTRIANS…
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PIO TODD WILDERMUTH SAYS THEY’VE CREATED A WEBSITE…ROSWELLBIKEPEDPLAN.BHINC.COM.
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THE CITY IS ALSO HOSTING A PUBLIC HEARING NEXT THURSDAY NIGHT.