Roswell City Manager Hosting Public Forum Next Week

THE CITY OF ROSWELL IS HOSTING ANOTHER PUBLIC FORUM NEXT WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE NEXT FORUM IS IN WARD THREE…
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PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TODD WILDERMUTH SAYS ALL CITIZENS ARE WELCOME…
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THE FORUM IS THURSDAY, JULY 18th AT 6-PM AT WASHINGTON AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

National Day of the Cowboy, Saturday, June 20

THE NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY IS NEXT WEEK. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY IS NEXT SATURDAY, JULY 20th…AND THE OCOTILLO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN ARTESIA IS HOSTING SEVERAL EVENTS TO MARK THE OCCAISION…INCLUDING AN AFTERNOON CONCERT WITH PATSY AND FRIENDS PERFORMING CLASSIC COUNTRY HITS…STARTING AT 3 O’CLOCK. THERE’S ALSO A FREE EQUINE PETTING ZOO, FREE LUNCH AT BENNIE’S WESTERN WEAR. IN DOWNTOWN ARTESIA, YOU’LL FIND VENDORS, RETAIL SALES AND A CANVAS PAINTING CLASS. THEY’RE EVEN SHOWING THE MOVIE SPIRIT. FOR TICKETS OR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO ARTESIAARTSCOUNCIL.COM.

Crews Working to Repair Broken Water Line in Roswell

UTILITY CREWS WILL BE BACK IN THE AREA OF NORTH GARDEN AVENUE AND CHERRY STREET IN ROSWELL TO REPAIR A BROKEN WATER-LINE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER TODD WILDERMUTH TELLS ME THEY DISCOVERED THE PROBLEM TUESDAY…
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UNFORTUNATELY, IT SHOULD TAKE ANOTHER DAY OR TWO TO COMPLETE THE REPAIR…
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State Ethics Commission In Search of Citizen Members

THE NEW STATE ETHICS COMMISSION IS LOOKING FOR CITIZENS INTERESTED IN SERVING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THERE ARE TWO OPENINGS ON THE COMMISSION RESERVED FOR PRIVATE CITIZENS…COMMISSIONER DOCTOR JUDY VILLANUEVA OF CARLSBAD…
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VILLANUEVA SAYS THERE ARE RESTRICTIONS AS TO WHO CAN APPLY. FOR MORE INFORMAITON, SEND AN EMAIL TO ETHICS.COMMISSION@STATE.NM.US.

Carlsbad Police Investigating Residential Burglary

CARLSBAD POLICE NEED YOUR HELP SOLVING A BURGLARY CASE. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

ON JUNE 30th, CARLSBAD POLICE WERE CALLED OUT TO A HOME ON MOUNTAIN VIEW DRIVE BECAUSE OF A BURGLARY. THE FAMILY TOLD OFFICERS SOMEONE BROKE IN OVERNIGHT…AND IT WAS ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA. MORE THAN A WEEK LATER AND THERE IS STILL NO WORD ON A SUSPECT. CRIME STOPPERS OF EDDY COUNTY…NOW OFFERING A REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST. YOU CAN SEE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO OF THE BURGLARY RIGHT NOW ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE. TO SUBMIT A TIP ONLINE…GO TO EDDYCOUTNTYCRIMESTOPPERS.COM.

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation Accepting Head Start Applications

THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO COMMUNITY ACTION CORPORATION IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS HEAD START PROGRAM. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS..

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ROSWELL AREA SITE SUPERVISOR JUANIA BAIZA SAYS PARENTS WILL NEED SOME PAPERWORK FOR THE APPLICATION…
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THERE ARE HEADSTART PROGRAMS IN ARTESIA, CARLSBAD, HAGERMAN, DEXTER, ROSWELL AND LOVING.

Xcel Energy Files Rate Review With State of New Mexico

XCEL ENERGY HAS FILED A RATE REVIEW WITH THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

XCEL FILED THE RATE REVIEW LAST WEEK WITH THE NEW MEXICO PUBLIC REGULATION COMMISSION…SPOKESMAN WES REEVES…
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REEVES SAYS THE COMMISION SHOULD TAKE 6-TO-9 MONTHS TO ISSUE A RULING. IF IT’S APPROVED, THE CHANGE IN RATES WILL COST A TYPICAL RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER ANOTEHR 7-AND-A-HALF PERCENT…OR ABOUT 8-DOLLARS PER MOTH.

Eddy County Hosting Public Meeting on US 285 Intersection Improvements

EDDY COUNTY WANTS TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS TO A BUSY INTERSECTION WITH US 285 AND YOU CAN HELP. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

EDDY COUNTY…HOSTING A PUBLIC MEETING WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHERE CITIZENS CAN WEIGH IN ON A PROJECT TO IMPROVE THE INTERSECTION OF US 285 AND NEW MEXICO 31. THE COUNTY WILL BE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR A FEDERAL GRANT NEXT WEEK FOR CONSTRUCTION AIMED AT INCREASING TRAFFIC FLOW, DECREASING CONGESTION AND IMPROVING SAFETY AT THE INTERSECTION. WEDNESDAY’S MEETING RUNS FROM 6-TO-7-30 AT THE ALEJANDRO RUIZ COMMUNITY CENTER IN LOVING. THERE WILL BE AN OPEN HOUSE FOLLOWED BY PROJECT PRESENTATIONS AND OPEN DISCUSSION.

Roswell Police Investigate Vandalism at Spring River Park and Zoo

ROSWELL POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING VANDALISM AT THE SPRING RIVER PARK AND ZOO. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

AT SOME POINT SATURDAY NIGHT…SOMEONE SNUCK INTO THE SPRING RIVER PARK AND ZOO….CUTTING LOCKS, GATES AND FENCES ON AT LEAST FIVE ANIMAL EXHIBITS…HOUSING A RED-TAILED HAWK, A BOBCAT, A COYOTE, TWO RACCOONS AND TWO COATIMUNDIS. ZOO STAFF WERE ALERTED TO THE ISSUE SUNDAY MORNING. WITHIN MINUTES, THEY WERE ABLE TO RECOVER ALL OF THE ANIMALS AND RETURN THEM TO THEIR EXHIBITS. THE ZOO WAS CLOSED SUNDAY FOR REPAIRS. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE CASE IS URGED TO CALL THE ROSWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Eddy County Deputies Conducting DWI Operations This Weekend

EDDY COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE ON PARTOL THIS WEEKEND LOOKING FOR DRUNK DRIVERS. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

THE EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WILL BE CONDUCTING A D-W-I SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT AS WELL AS EXTRA PATROLS BEGINNING TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND…EMILY CANTRELL IS WITH THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION…

THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE DID NOT SAY WHERE DEPUTIES WILL BE CONDUCTING THE CHECKPOINT.