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City of Las Vegas: Decades-long acequia feud might have resolution

City of Las Vegas The City's conflict with the acequias, which has dragged on since the 1950s, might be coming to an end. On Oct. 31, as part of the on-going adjudication of the City's water rights, the Special Master, appointed by the District Court, released a draft report that would provide the

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-17 01:56:00

Disney musical is final season concert for NMHU's music department

The Highlands University HU Singers present Disney: Through Light and Dark Saturday, at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. in the university's historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave The Disney extravaganza includes a two-act medley of songs from 15 Disney musical movies through the years ranging f

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-17 02:13:00

Optic office to be closed Thursday, Friday

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; font: 9.5px Palatino} The Las Vegas Optic's office, located at 720 University, will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Las Vegas Opt

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-17 02:03:00

County hears about various road repair needs

A summer of adequate rainfall is a welcome notion to most of us, and especially to farmers. Unfortunately, much of San Miguel County's 2017 precipitation fell in such massive quantities and in such short periods of time this summer and early fall, there was considerable damage to roads, waterways

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-16 18:55:00

Council hears from recall leader

Tuesday's Las Vegas City Council meeting featured one large action, which took only a few moments, and took time to discuss many items that involved little or no action. The council also heard from one of the few disgruntled residents who has taken legal action against a city council member.

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-16 18:51:00

Phil Griego's trial headed for closing arguments

SANTA FE - Attorneys are preparing for closing arguments in the high-stakes corruption trial of former New Mexico state Sen. Phil Griego, who lives in San Jose. A jury was scheduled as soon as Wednesday to hear final statements from defense attorneys and state prosecutors after more than two weeks

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-15 23:29:00

Optic staff take home top honors

The Las Vegas Optic staff and former staff took home several important awards at the New Mexico Press Associationn's 109th annual convention's Better Newspaper Awards, announced Saturday at a banquet held at the Hyatt Tamaya Resort. This year, New Mexico's submissions were judged by member papers o

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-15 23:22:00

Lots of zeros in a billion

Listening to a radio broadcast on population trends in the United States, I was amazed at how anybody could possibly understand the amount or meaning of figures the announcer tossed out. That was a few years ago, as we drove through Indiana en route to a reunion for Bonnie's side of the family. We

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2017-11-15 16:50:00

Military Matters: West Georgia company honors veterans with bus ride NIM

A West Georgia company provides veterans with their own special day. For the past nine years, Batson-Cook, located in West Point, GA, has brought veterans to visit the National Infantry Museum in Columbus for the last nine years. The veterans arrive at the museum in what the company calls the "honor

WTVM - 2017-11-15 13:59:45

Traffic restrictions start along Woodruff Road

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - The city of Greenville is putting temporary measures in place to help manage traffic along Woodruff Road. Starting Friday, Nov. 17, left turn movements will be restricted between Woodruff Industrial Lane and the lnterstate 85 interchange. The restrictions will remain in pla

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-17 11:36:19

Woodruff man charged with threatening District 4 bus driver

A Woodruff man has been charged with interfering with the operation of a school bus after deputies said he threatened a bus driver. Larry Arden Davis III, 29, of 4820 Highway 101 was charged Tuesday in connection with an incident from Oct. 31, a Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office arrest warrant st

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-16 23:07:32

Drivers on the fence about Woodruff Rd. barriers

Public works installed barriers in the median from the I-85 bridge to Woodruff Industrial Updated: 12:14 AM EST Nov 17, 2017 Public works installed barriers in the median from the I-85 bridge to Woodruff Industrial Drivers may notice some changes along Woodruff Road just in time for the holidays.

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-17 05:14:00

Spartanburg PD: Warrant sought for woman accused of child abuse

Spartanburg Police say a warrant will be sought for a woman accused of child abuse. According to officers, the suspect's juvenile niece said she was assaulted by her aunt. Officers said bite marks and scratches were visible on the victim's face. According to the incident report, the victim's grandm

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-17 03:51:00

Help ID suspect in armed robbery at clinic in Spartanburg

(From: Spartanburg Police) SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) - Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who robbed two women at gunpoint outside of a Spartanburg medical clinic, Thursday night. According to the report, two women were taking trash out of the West Side Dermatology Clinic on Jo

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-16 23:48:07

New nightly detours for I-85/385 Gateway Project

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - Detours will be put in place nightly from Thursday through Saturday for construction at the I-85/385 Gateway Project. The detours are for construction of bridge girders for the new I-385 bridge over I-85. THURSDAY DETOURS I-85N at Exit 51 will be detoured onto the collector/d

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-17 01:33:28

School bus hit by car, driver charged with DUI

Provided by Greenville Co. Schools GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) The Highway Patrol says the driver of a car that hit a school bus accident Thursday afternoon has been charged with DUI. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. on the entrance ramp to Woodruff Road from Interstate 385 Northbound. The bus w

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-16 18:44:18

Driver charged with DUI after crashing into school bus carrying 24 students, troopers say

Car hit bus on entrance rap to Woodruff Road, driver says Updated: 5:07 PM EST Nov 16, 2017 Highway Patrol troopers say a driver was intoxicated when he hit a Greenville County School bus carrying 24 students on I-385 Thursday afternoon. The crash was reported about 12:35 p.m. on northbound I-385,

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-16 22:07:00

Springfield Police search for woman wanted for felony retail theft

If you have any information about this woman, call Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427. (WRSP) The holidays are a time to get the perfect gift for the ones you love, but it's also a time for thieves to make their move. Springfield police need your help identifying this woman, who allegedly stole severa

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-11-16 18:10:30

Crime Stoppers seeks help on sunglass theft

Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard counties is seeking help this week identifying a woman who stole 13 pairs of designer sunglasses from a local vision center. Police said the theft occurred during store hours on Nov. 5. The woman stuffed 13 pairs of sunglasses, valued at more than $3,000, in a b

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2017-11-16 17:17:39

Springfield Schools adding K-9 patrol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Springfield School District 186 has added a new canine patrol to search schools for drugs, bombs and guns. Six evacuations this school year helped to prompt the decision to add the patrol. "It has been a very chaotic time in District 186 when you talk about you know up to 1

WAND TV - 2017-11-17 01:56:00