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New Planning Services Director at Ruidoso Downs

The Sept. 11, 2017 Ruidoso Downs city council meeting was opened by Mayor Gary L. Williams at 5:30 p.m. Present at the meeting were: Mayor Williams, Carol Virden, city clerk, councilors Morales, Miller (via teleconference), Romero, and Walker; H. John Underwood, city attorney; Dale Graham, public wo

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:24:30

Hurricane Harvey evacuees return home to Ruidoso

Hope and Chris Dupnik planned on returning to Ruidoso, but not in quite the way fate ended up bringing them back to the village. Hope and their children were in Rockport, Texas, when they learned that the community where they had been living to be near her parents was going to receive a direct hit f

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-18 21:54:50

Voices on the mountain: Mescaleros return to sacred land for blessing ceremony

SALT FLATS, TX - Oliver Enjady gazed up to the peak of the Guadalupe Mountains as his people gathered at the base of the range. The 65-year-old Mescalero Apache smiled at the breathtaking formations, and he felt them smile back. "The mountain is happy now because of these voices," he said. "It's som

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2017-09-19 15:53:17

Lincoln County unemployment drops to 5.4 percent

Leisure and hospitality posted the strongest employment numbers in August Leisure and hospitality, Ruidoso's economic bread and butter, led all industries in New Mexico for employment during the month of August. The sector gained 4,000 jobs, or 4.0 percent, and aside from an usual spike in June, the

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:53:04

Solar learning experience for children

Ruidoso students watching the recent solar eclipse with NASA approved glasses and viewers made by parents and students. They were able to learn about the scale size of the earth, moon, and sun. Ruidoso students watching the recent solar eclipse with NASA approved glasses and viewers made by parents

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:36:26

Dental supplies added to student food-filled backpack program

Second year of dental donations from Children's Dental Clinic With the beginning of a new school year, the Food 4 Kids backpack program has transitioned from summer delivery to school delivery. The program sent home 138 backpacks on Aug. 18, to kids in Ruidoso. Since then, the numbers have grown and

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:02:22

New Principal encouraging leadership with grant

Carolann Gutierrez, the new principal this year at White Mountain Elementary School is off and running--putting procedures in place and working with a "wonderful" staff. Gutierrez said she is thrilled to be living here, "returning to Ruidoso is like coming home again." During her growing up years in

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-18 19:40:42

County Commission meeting to be held Thursday

ALAMOGORDO - This month's county commission meeting will be held Thursday. The meeting was rescheduled due to some commissioner's prior commitments. On this month's agenda, HELP NM Inc. will present a proposal to use the Chaparral Community Center for early childhood services in the community. Count

ALAMOGORDO DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 00:12:05

CROSS COUNTRY: Alamogordo teams win Fort Stanton Invite

CAPITAN - On Saturday, three Otero County teams competed at the Fort Stanton Invite. In the girls' competition, Alamogordo's Kyla Fugate finished first overall with a time of 21:10.03. Madison Varnier finished second overall after clocking in at 22:24.02. Moriah Martin placed third with a time of 22

ALAMOGORDO DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 20:27:09

Cultural calendar seeks photographs of the area

The deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29, to submit photographs for consideration to be used in the 2018 Sierra Blanca Cultural Community Calendar. "We are looking for photographs that showcase Mescalero and Lincoln County landscapes, wildlife, seasons, sunsets, sunrise, cultural events, street art,

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-18 16:53:40

County's women inmates could land at former Lincoln Pines

Cost may be the main factor in whether the commission moves ahead on the proposal A youth offender rehabilitation camp closed in 2015 next to Fort Stanton may be reopened as an adjunct facility for women inmates at the Lincoln County Detention Center. Lincoln County commissioners Tuesday directed Co

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:15:00

Lincoln County sheriff's deputies see 3 percent wage increase

Lincoln County sheriff's deputies received a 3 percent wage increase this year in line with other county employees. Action on an agreement with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies Association came during the county commission meeting last month. The association representing the 24-deputies and the

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:47:13

Event highlighted Carrizozo's history and the historians who keep it alive

In recent years, Carrizozo, a small town located in the northern end of the Tularosa Basin at the junction of U.S. 54 and U.S. 380 in Lincoln County, has been undergoing a revival. In recognition of this accomplishment, the town staged a "Carrizozo Celebrate Your History" event, spotlighting its new

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-09-18 22:44:55

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

FOX17.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Police: Nashville man charged after crying baby found surrounded by beer cans

(Courtesy: Franklin Police Department) FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Nashville man remains in custody after being arrested for child neglect and possession of drug paraphernalia Saturday. According to a release, Franklin police were called to condominiums in the 1100 block of Downs Boulevard around 3

WKRN - 2017-09-20 17:22:38

North Nashville neighbors say rent prices could force them out of their homes

Some North Nashville families said a dramatic rent increase could force them out of their apartments. Low income residents said their White's Creek Pike apartment homes are no longer affordable because of the new owners. Lynette Pennimon's sister is among residents at Haynes Garden Apartments shocke

FOX17.COM - 2017-09-19 23:22:17

Man killed in stabbing at Nashville's Centennial Park

Nashville Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have information about. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee A fight between two homeless men Tuesday has left one dead and another wanted by po

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-19 21:24:45

Investigation underway after man injured in South Nashville shooting

A man has serious injuries after he is found shot in South Nashville Wednesday morning. A witness says the man flagged them down around 3:50 a.m. in the 500 block of Claiborne Street, near the Napier homes. Right now, the man is at Vanderbilt hospital with serious injuries. He is not cooperating w

FOX17.COM - 2017-09-20 06:23:13

Carded at Taco Bell? Could new Nashville locations serve alcohol, nix drive-thru?

NASHVILLE - Nashville could get more Taco Bells, and get this - they won't have drive-thrus and they'll serve booze. The Tex-Mex chain plans to open hundreds of "drive-thru less cantinas" by 2022 with a different layout and is zeroing in on big cities including Pittsburgh, Detroit and New York, Food

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-20 16:28:33

Nashville restaurant owner from Puerto Rico relieved family safe

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - SEPTEMBER 20: Felled trees cover the roads in the Miramar neighborhood after Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20, 2017 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Thousands of people have sought refuge in shelters, and electricity and phone lines have been severely effected. (Photo

WKRN - 2017-09-21 02:11:03