Archives for January 2020

State Health Department Prepares for Possible Coronavirus Cases

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION HAS DECLARED THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK A GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY AND THE US STATE DEPARTMENT IS URGING AMERICANS TO AVOID TRAVEL TO CHINA. DARRELL MOODY HAS A LOOK AT WHAT STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE DOING ABOUT THE OUTBREAK…

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DOCTOR MICHAEL LANDEN IS STATE EPIDEMEOLOGIST WITH THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH…
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LANDEN SAYS THEY’RE SHARING THE LATEST INFORMATION AT NMHEALTH.ORG
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Roswell Voters To Decide Funding For Public Safety Complex

EARLY VOTING BEGINS NEXT WEEK AND VOTERS IN ROSWELL HAVE AN IMPORTANT DECISION THAT WILL EFFECT FIRST RESPONDERS IN THE AREA. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

AT ISSUE IS A PLAN TO BUILD A NEW PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX IN ROSWELL…MAYOR DENNIS KINTIGH SAYS THE 35-MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY WOULD MEET A LOT OF NEEDS…
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VOTERS WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO RAISE THE MONEY BY RAISING PROPERTY TAXES. I’LL HAVE MORE OF THE MAYOR’S COMMENTS ON MONDAY

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Issues Warning for Phone Scam

THE EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO POSED AS A DEPUTY TO STEAL HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS FROM AN UNSUSPECTING VICTIM. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

IT’S A FAIRLY COMMON PHONE SCAM…SOMEONE CALLS PRETENDING TO BE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT THREATENING TO ARREST YOU IF YOU DON’T PAY MONEY. IN THIS CASE, SOMEONE POSED AS AN EDDY COUNTY DEPUTY — USING A REAL DEPUTY’S NAME — TO PRESSURE A VICTIM INTO PURCHASING GIFT CARDS TO PAY A FINE FOR AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT. INVESTIGATORS SAY THE SCAMMER USED FAIRLY ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY TO HIDE HIS LOCATION AND SPOOF HIS PHONE NUMBER. IF YOU GET ONE OF THESE CALLS, HANG UP AND CALL THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE DIRECTLY.

Crews to Begin Work on West Main Street in Artesia Next Week

WATCH OUT FOR WORKERS ON A BUSY ARTESIA STREET BEGINNING NEXT WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

BEGINNING ON WEDNESDAY, CREWS FROM CONSTRUCTOR’S INC WILL BE WORKING ON WEST MAIN STREET IN ARTESIA. FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL MONTHS, THEY’LL BE POURING NEW CONCRETE CURBS AND GUTTERS ALONG WEST MAIN STREET BETWEEN 8th STREET AND 13th STREET. CREWS WILL ALSO BUID NEW SIDEWALS AND RAMPS ALONG THAT AREA. THE PROJECT IS SCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY 5th THROUGH AUGUST 21st .

State Lawmaker Applauds Signin of USMCA

REPUBLICAN STATE LAWMAKERS ARE REACTING TO THE PRESIDENT’S SIGNING YESTERDAY OF THE USMCA TRADE AGREEMENT. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

NEW MEXICO HOUSE GOP LEADER JIM TOWNSEND ISSUED A STATEMENT LATE WEDNESDAY AFTER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SIGNED THE UNITED STATES MEXICO CANADA AGREEMENT. IN THE STATEMENT, THE ARTESIA REPUBLICAN SAID HE WAS PLEASED TO LEARN ABOU THE SIGNING…ADDING THAT NEW MEXICO IS BENEFITING FROM THE PRESIDENT’S ECONOMIC POLICIES. TOWNSEND ALSO SAID HE EXPECTS THE USMCA TO CREATE MORE JOBS IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND STIMULATE ECONOMIC ACTIVITY. HE CALLED IT QUOTE “GREAT NEWS FOR AMERICA.”

Roswell Police Planning Procession for Retired Officer’s Funeral

THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL ESCORT A FORMER OFFICER TO HIS FINAL RESTING PLACE ON FRIDAY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL CONDUCT A FUNERAL PROCESSION FRIDAY FOR RETIRED RPD OFFICER CLIFTON LEE FROSCH, WHO DIED LAST WEEKEND. THE ROUTE BEGINS AT LAGRONE FUNERAL CHAPEL ON MAIN STREET…AND RUNS SOUTH TO SUMMIT STREET. FROM THERE, THE PROCESSION WILL TURN WEST AND GO ONE BLOCK TO RICHARDSON AVENUE, BEFORE HEADING NORTH ON RICHARDSON TO WEST THIRD STREET. AFTER, THAT THE ROUTE RUNS WEST ON THIRD STREET ONE BLOCK TO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. THE PROCESSION ROUTE WILL BE CLOSED FROM 12-30 UNTIL THE SERVICES BEGIN AT 2:00.

Man At Center of Amber Alert, Wanted for Murder Named Roswell’s Most Wanted

A MAN AT THE CENTER OF AN AMBER ALERT, WANTED FOR MURDER IS NOW ROSWELL’S MOST WANTED. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

FOR THREE WEEKS NOW 32-YEAR-OLD JORGE RICO RUVIRA HAS BEEN ON THE LAM…PIO TODD WILDERMUTH WITH THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT…
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YOU CAN SEE RICO RIVIRA’S PICTURE AND A PICTURE OF HIS SON AT THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT’S FACEBOOK PAGE.

Man At Center of Amber Alert, Wanted for Murder Named Roswell’s Most Wanted

A MAN WANTED FOR MURDER AND KIDNAPPING IS NOW ROSWELL’S MOST WANTED. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

FOR THREE WEEKS NOW 32-YEAR-OLD JORGE RICO RUVIRA HAS BEEN ON THE LAM…PIO TODD WILDERMUTH WITH THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT…
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YOU CAN SEE RICO RIVIRA’S PICTURE AND A PICTURE OF HIS SON AT THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT’S FACEBOOK PAGE.

Census Fair February 12, in Artesia

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS IN THE PROCESS OF HIRING CENSUS TAKERS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE CENSUS DEPARTMENT…CONDUCTING A JOB FAIR ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12th AT THE ARTESIA PUBLIC LIBRARY…JO NICKERSON HARPER IS ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN…
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THE JOB FAIR IS BEING HELD WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, FROM 4-TO-7 INSIDE THE ARTESIA PUBLIC LIBRARY MEETING ROOM.

Man Suspected of Killing Girlfriend, Kidnapping Son Named Roswell’s Most Wanted

A MAN WANTED FOR MURDER AND KIDNAPPING IS NOW ROSWELL’S MOST WANTED. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

FOR THREE WEEKS NOW 32-YEAR-OLD JORGE RICO RUVIRA HAS BEEN ON THE LAM…PIO TODD WILDERMUTH WITH THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT…
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YOU CAN SEE RICO RIVIRA’S PICTURE AND A PICTURE OF HIS SON AT THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT’S FACEBOOK PAGE.