Roadwork Underway on US 285 Intersection in Eddy County

WATCH OUT FOR ROAD WORK ON US 285 IN EDDY COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

WORK…NOW UNDERWAY ON CARRASCO ROAD AT THE INTERSECTION WITH US HIGHWAY 285. SIGNS ARE POSTED DETOURING DRIVERS AROUND THE AFFECTED AREA…AND THERE COULD BE DELAYS AS A RESULT OF CARRASCO BEING CLOSED AT THE INTERSECTION. CREWS WILL BE WORKING DAILY BETWEEN THE HOURS OF SEVEN AM AND FIVE PM. THE EDDY COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT SAYS THE PROJECT SHOULD BE DONE AND THE INTERSECTION BACK OPEN BY NEXT MONDAY.

Carlsbad Schools Superintendent Offering Teaching From Home Tips

SOME PARENTS ARE CONTINUING TO STRUGGLE TEACHING CHILDREN FRO HOME. DARRELL MOODY HAS SOME ADVICE FROM A LOCAL EXPERT…

CARLSBAD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT GERRY WASHBURN SAYS DON’T WORRY ABOUT SCHEDULING AN ENTIRE SCHOOL DAY…AND MORE IMPORTANTLY…DON’T TRY TO BE A TEACHER…
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WASHBURN SAYS IF YOU’RE STRUGGLING WITH AN ELEMENTARY AGE CHILD…READING TO THEM FOR 20 MINUTES WILL BENEFIT THEM.

Mainstreet Roswell Hosting Virtual First Friday

MAINSTREET ROSWELL’S FIRST FRIDAY IS TAKING A STAR WARS THEME THIS MONTH. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

MAY THE 4th BE WITH YOU…ON FRIDAY THE FIRST. MAINSTREET ROSWELL AND DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS…HOLDING A VIRTUAL FIRST FRIDAY THIS WEEK…EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KATHY LAY…
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FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE EVENT AND A LIST OF PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES…GO TO MAINSTREET ROSWELL DOT COM.

Carlsbad City Council to Consider Reopen Resolution

SUPPORT IS GROWING AMONG LOCAL OFFICIALS TO REOPEN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO FROM THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWNS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

LAST WEEK, COMMISSIONERS IN CHAVES AND EDDY COUNTIES PASSED RESOLUTIONS CALLING FOR THE GOVERNOR TO REOPEN BUSINESSES SHUTTERED BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. NOW, CARLSBAD PIO KYLE MARKSTEINER SAYS THE CITY COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER THEIR OWN RESOLUTION…
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THE CITY COUNCIL SILL CONSIDER THE RESOLUTION TONIGHT.

Roswell Solid Waste Dept Asking Parents to Keep Kids Away From Garbage Trucks

WITH THE KIDS OUT OF SCHOOL THE CITY OF ROSWELL IS WARNING PARENTS ABOUT KIDS GETTING TOO CLOSE TO GARBAGE TRUCKS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TODD WILDERMUTH SAYS IT’S NOT ALWAYS CURIOSITY THAT DRAWS KIDS NEAR THE TRUCKS…
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WILDERMUTH SAYS SANITATION TRUCK DRIVERS ARE WORKING STAGGERED SHIFTS TO BETTER SPREAD THEM OUT…WHICH MEANS THE TRUCKS ARE IN NEIGHBORHOODS MORE HOURS OUT OF THE DAY.

Artesia POlice Investigating Car Burglaries

CRIMESTOPPERS OF EDDY COUNTY NEEDS YOUR HELP SOLVING A RASH OF VEHICLE BURGLARIES. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS….

INVESTIGATORS SAY LAST MONDAY MORNING — APRIL 13th — SOMEONE BROKE INTO SEVERAL VEHICLES PARKED ALONG WEST JACOB STREET IN ARTESIA. THE GUY STOLE A KIMBER MICRO 9 9-MILIMETER HANDGUN FROM ONE OF THE VEHICLES. GRAINY SURVEILLANCE IMAGES SHOW A MAN WEARING WHAT APPEARS TO BE A BANDANA OVER HIS FACE WITH SUNGLASSES. IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THE BURGLARIES…YOU’RE URGED TO CALL CRIMESTOPPERS OF EDDY COUNTY AT 844-786-7227.

Chaves County Issues Request for Bids for Hobson Road Project

CHAVES COUNTY IS LOOKING FOR A CONTRACTOR TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS TO A BUSY ROAD. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE COUNTY…IN SEARCH OF A CONTRACTOR TO RECONSTRUCT HOBSON ROAD…INCLUDING SUBRADE PREPARATION, BASE COURSE, CULVERT AND POND SHAPING. THE PROJECT WILL ALSO INCLUDE COMPLETION PHASE TWO OF POND IMPROVEMENTS. SEALED BIDS ARE DUE IN THE OFFICE OF THE PURCHASING DIRECTOR BY 2-PM ON THURSDAY, MAY 14th. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS OR ANY OTHER REQUEST FOR BIDS MADE BY THE COUNTY GO TO CO.CHAVES.NM.US/BIDS.

Congress Approves Next Round of Coronavirus Stimulus

THE SBA’S 7-A PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM JUST GOT ANOTHER 300-BILLION DOLLAR CASH INFUSION TO HELP STRUGGLING BUSINESSES. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

IN THIS NEXT PHASE OF CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS…SMALL BUSINESSES WILL HAVE GREATER ACCESS TO THE SBA’S PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOANS…CHRIS HURN IS FOUNDER OF FOUNTAINHEAD…ONE OF THE NATION’S LARGEST SBA LENDERS…
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FOR A LOAN APPLICATION, GO TO SBA.GOV.

Thieves Burglarize Artesia Public Schools Maintenance Yard, Steal Work Truck

SOMEONE BROKE INTO THE ARTESIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS MAINTENANCE YARD AND MADE OFF WITH THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

IT HAPPENED EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING…SOMEONE MADE IT INTO THE ARTESIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS MAINTENANCE YARD…BURGLARIZING A STORAGE BUILDING AND SEVERAL VEHICLES. THEY ALSO STOLE A WORK TRUCK. IT’S A WHITE 2008 CHEVY SINGLE CAB WITH A LADDER RACK. INVESTIGATORS SAY THE THIEVES ALSO MADE OFF WITH NUMEROUS TOOLS, A WHEELBARROW, HAND DOLLY, AND A PUSH SPREADER. CRIMESTOPPERS IS OFFERING A REWARD IN THE CASE. IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING…CALL ARTESIA POLICE.

Nursing Home Operators Urge Caution When Reopening Businesses

AS AUTHORITIES MEET HERE IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO TALK ABOUT REOPENING BUSINESSES NURSING HOME OPERATORS ARE WORRIED ABOUT A POTENTIAL SECOND WAVE OF THE CORONAVIRUS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

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DOCTOR RICHARD FEIFER IS CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER WITH GENESIS HEALTHCARE…
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YESTERDAY, GOVERNOR MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM ANNOUNCED PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS CURRENTLY IN PLACE WILL BE EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 15th.