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Letters: Hope column on draft was a joke

One can only hope that the seemingly asinine tome in today's paper (March 8 - We should bring back the draft) was written tongue-in-cheek. The very idea that our country should bring back the draft so that men could work out their protective instincts stopped me dead in my tracks. What is it about f

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-03-17 19:20:41

River's resistance: Conservationists team up to fight invasive plants in Eddy County

Southeast New Mexico once boasted sprawling grasslands teeming with green vegetation, and acres of native grasses. But during the last century, the seeds of invaders were sown by foreign livestock traders in the arid ground of the Chihuahuan Desert, choking local water supplies and leaving the regio

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-03-19 13:00:01

Lovington schools to be more secure after spring break

LOVINGTON - A new security system will be in place when Lovington Municipal School students come back from spring break. Superintendent LeAnne Gandy reported to the school board last Tuesday that visitors at each of the schools will soon be subject to a background check before they are permitted to

HOBBS NEWS-SUN - 2018-03-18 19:00:27

Central Valley Electric annual meeting coming to Artesia

The Estelle Yates Auditorium in Artesia will host the annual meeting for Central Valley Electric on Saturday. (Mike Smith Photo) ARTESIA - Central Valley Electric Cooperative in Artesia provides power to 4,157 members in the rural areas of Chaves, Eddy, Lea and Otero Counties. This Saturday all memb


Film Office Announces 'Untitled Roswell Project' Pilot To Begin Production In New Mexico

SANTA FE New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the "Untitled Roswell Project," a new pilot for Warner Bros. Television / Palladin Productions LLC, will begin principal photography in mid March through the end of March in Albuquerque. "We're excited to welcome another pr

LADAILYPOST.COM - 2018-03-19 14:57:00

March is national colorectal cancer month

In February 2000 President Clinton declared March as National Colorectal Cancer Month. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. There are 140,000 diagnosed cases resulting in 50,000 deaths each year. Greater than 90 percent of these cases are in people 50

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-03-19 12:20:05

Carlsbad woman adds charges after attempting to flee hospital

A Carlsbad woman who swallowed a pen while in police custody tacked on additional charges last week when she attempted to escape from the hospital. Artesia Police Department officers were in the process of transporting Miriam McClane, 36, of Carlsbad, to the Artesia General Hospital emergency room a


Oil production flourishes in Delaware Basin, supports city projects

The oil business is booming throughout New Mexico, and local communities are eager to reap the benefits. The industry generated about 172 million barrels of oil in 2017, surpassing its previous record of about 147 million barrels set in 2015, per records from the U.S. Energy Information Administrati


USSYP in Washington, DC an unforgettable experience for Carlsbad native

For the past week, March 3-10, I had the honor to represent both Carlsbad and the State of New Mexico at the United States Senate Youth Program, and I can say that this experience was unequivocally the best week of my life. Washington Week had a jam-packed schedule which consisted of meeting with Pr

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Rodriguez selected as Mayor Pro Tem

Ward 1 city councilman Edward Rodriguez was selected Tuesday to serve as Mayor Pro Tem. Rodriguez was nominated by Ward 4 Councilor Wes Carter. "This community has been great to my family," Rodriguez said. "I appreciate Carlsbad City Council's show of support, and I will continue to work hard to kee


'Oh, and they come unstuck...'

(Maegan Lemon - Daily Press) From left, Aubrey Takacs, Aziel Herrera and Clarissa Ornelas perform Vance Joy's "Riptide" Wednesday during Artesia High School's annual National Honor Society Variety Show. The NHS sponsor the event each year as a fundraiser, and students entertained their peers with a


Roswell police: Some students who made school threats charged

Roswell police have identified students responsible for three of nine recent threats directed at schools and for a false report to one student's parents and are trying to identify those responsible for the other threats. Police say a $500 reward is offered for information leading to charges against