Breaking News from Carlsbad NM

Find the latest Carlsbad NM News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

More than 5,000 vote on Eddy County GRT increases

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Eddy County Clerk's Office received more than 5,000 ballots by Sept. 11 in the special election on two gross receipt tax ordinances, said County Clerk Robin Van Natta. The ballots were sent to residents the week of Sept. 5. "The number increases every day," Va

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-09-21 16:49:20

Looking Back: Bicentennial scrapbooks put on display in 1977

As reported in the Pinon News: Two sisters, daughters of Joe Beach, were in Pinon Saturday hunting for Edith Atkins. They visited quite some time with Jane Van Cleve. They lived on Antelope Flat in about 1910 and knew Mrs. Atkins at that time, as well as other old-timers. Meanwhile, Charley Atkins o

ARTESIA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:19:00

Argument leads to shooting death of Artesia man

Artesia police said an argument over a stolen dog resulted in a fatal shooting. Ruben Lopez, 25, was arrested at 1 p.m. Tuesday, and charged with an open count of murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting death of Ronald McLean, 34, of Artesia. Lopez allegedly shot McLean at

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-09-20 19:22:12

Artesia man killed over dog dispute; Police say shooting victim had come to defense of girlfriend, family

Ruben Lopez ARTESIA - A man accused of fatally shooting another Artesia man in the head following a disagreement Monday night about an alleged stolen dog has been charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to the criminal complaint from the Artesia Police Department,

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 00:30:04

Unknowns plague Artesia during E. coli outbreak

The source of Artesia's E. coli contamination remains unknown six days into a city-wide boil water advisory. And the city is also unsure of how it will permanently eradicate the recent outbreak, and what that will cost. Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch, during a Wednesday emergency City Council meeting

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-09-21 17:02:06

Mayor addresses questions; council to meet at 5:30 p.m. today

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was published in today's edition of the Daily Press, which was printed prior to the city's receipt of today's test results. Today's results came back positive not for E. coli but total coliforms, meaning the earliest the boil water order can now be lifted is Fri

ARTESIA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:30:00

Under another boil advisory, Artesia water tests positive for Total Coliform

But just weeks after that E.coli discovery, residents are boiling their water again. "It's just another duty to add on top of everyone's busy lifestyle," said Jim Nies, an Artesia water user. "It's an inconvenience." In July, city officials told KOB they were working with the state to fix the probl

KOB.COM - 2017-09-20 02:15:00

APD continuing to investigate robbery in country club area

The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred early Monday morning in the country club area. Officers were dispatched just before 4 a.m. Monday to the 2400 block of Sierra Vista Road in reference to a robbery. Residents in the area reported one neighbor was conta

ARTESIA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:23:00

Artesia water still tainted, boil alert going on 5 days

Residents of Artesia must continue boiling their drinking water or risk exposure to possibly deadly bacteria. E. coli was found in water samples last week, leading the City of Artesia to enact a boil water advisory on Saturday. Contaminated samples were returned one week ago, on Sept. 13, and again

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-09-20 16:06:47

Artesia man charged with murder over stolen dog

Police responded to a home on the 900 block of Bullock Court around 9 p.m. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers say they found 34-year-old Ronald McClean inside one of the homes with a gunshot wound to the head. Detectives say the man allegedly responsible for shooting McClean is this

KOB.COM - 2017-09-22 01:22:00

Hispanic Heritage month celebration to be held in Hobbs

The Hobbs Hispano Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at the Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway St. There will be entertainment provided by the National Institute of Flamenco and its dance company, Yjastros, a Flamenco student performance by the Southern He

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:51:19

Council hears from residents on water issue

(Brienne Green - Daily Press) Around 50 residents crowded into Council Chambers at City Hall Wednesday as the Artesia City Council took its first step toward addressing the community water system's future after a second E. coli contamination in as many months. The city learned Wednesday afternoon th

ARTESIA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:48:00

Park students get Constitution education

(Teresa Lemon - Daily Press) Members of the Eddy County Republican Party speak recently to students at Park Junior High School about the finer points of the U.S. Constitution. The students received games, books and informational cards centered around the document. Sept. 17-23 is Constitution Week in

ARTESIA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:35:00

Artesia city officials begin discussing water treatment options; Meeting set for Oct. 10 to talk about contamination

Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch speaks to local Artesians on how he, along with members of the Artesia City Council, plans to tackle the city's water supply to avoid another E. coli contamination at Artesia City Hall Wednesday evening. (Trevier Gonzalez Photo) Months ago, a clean water test in Artesia w

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 00:21:41

Public Forum: 'Perspective from a one and done has been'

In the first part of his letter (ed: Tuesday, Sept. 19, edition), Mr. Kalka mentioned that state government was not allowed to grow, especially in our area. Where have you been sir? State government balanced their budget on the backs of counties and schools. I think the operative word is "sweeping".

ARTESIA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:29:00

High School Football Stat Leaders

Name Yds Yds/G Yds/Car Att Long TD Fumble GP 1. Gabriel Najar- Roswell 348 116 6.2 56 4 3 2. Casey Perez- Lovington 230 57.5 3.4 68 49 7 1 4 3. Evan Cesareo- Lovington 218 54.5 6.6 33 34 4 0 4 4. Robert Fernandez- Artesia 218 109 5.9 37 25 5 2 5. Ethan Valenzuela- Roswell 138 69 7.7 18 2 6. Isaiah B

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 23:48:19

Artesia needs one more clean test to drop E. coli alert

Artesia is one more test away from lifting its boil water alert after E. coli was detected in the city's water supply six days ago. Test results received Thursday night showed no signs of the potentially fatal bacteria associated with animal and human waste. The New Mexico Environment Department re

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-09-22 20:11:25

Artesia boil advisory in place until Thursday

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) - The boil water notice in Artesia will be in place until Thursday afternoon. E.Coli has turned up in Tuesday's test results. City officials were hopeful that they would be able to lift the ban after the water tested on Monday was clear. The water must be completely clear for tw

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2017-09-20 17:55:48

VIDEO: Southern Heights Elementary students learn flamenco

Southern Heights Elementary students practice flamenco dancing in preparation for their performance Saturday, Sept. 22 during the Lea County Center for the Arts Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. The students are learning from dancers with the National Institute of Flamenco. The performance is pla

HOBBS NEWS-SUN - 2017-09-22 00:31:05

Family is first to pay off Habitat mortgage

In February 2003, Pilar and Maria Limas moved into their new Habitat for Humanity home and were given 20 years to pay off the mortgage - they did it in 15, and are the first Habitat for Humanity family to fully own their home. Habitat for Humanity officials and board members plan to celebrate the Li

HOBBS NEWS-SUN - 2017-09-22 17:00:40