|Senate Candidates Debate|
Election Day is almost here and candidates seeking political office will be out campaigning between now and Tuesday. Thursday night on New Mexico PBS stations Allen Weh and Tom Udall squared off in a debate. You can watch the debate by going to the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Hagerman Wraps Up Season With Win;Lake Arthur Hosts Playoff Game|
As the calendar gets ready to change the 2014 High School Football regular season is winding down. Last night, the Hagerman Bobcats ended the season on a winning note 56-36 over the Roswell JV. There will be plenty of action tonight as the Artesia Bulldogs travel to Roswell to take on Goddard. Kick off is set for 7 and the game will be heard on KSVP, KZ-93 and you can watch on this website. The Roswell Coyotes are at Lovington. The game will be heard on JACK fm. Elsewhere tonight, Carlsbad hosts Clovis. Dexter is at Loving and Dora is at Gateway Christian. Tomorrow, NMMI travels to Albuquerque for a game with Hope Christian and the 6-Man playoffs start as Lake Arthur hosts Vaughn.
|APD Reports Thursday Arrests|
The following arrests were reported by the Artesia Police Department. Yolanda Ruiz was charged with a series of crimes ranging from possession of dangerous drugs to possession of a controlled substance. Shannon Clark was charged with driving a vehicle when privilege has been suspended or revoked and Ruben Castro was also charged with a series of crimes ranging from assault to disturbing the peace.
|Extension Agent Says Mojave Rattlesnake Native To Area |
After being alerted recently of a possible Mojave snake sighting south of Artesia, Eddy County Extension Agent Woods Houghton says they are natives to this area. He also says they are very toxic and if you plan to go on a walk, you should take a stick and watch your step. He offers more information now in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page. (Photo from Monica Mariscal)
|World Market Returns To Roswell|
Laura Roebuck is the Event Coordinator of the Roswell World Market. It is coming back in a few weeks to the Liberty and she says there will be all sorts of exhibitors and merchandise. To find out more go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Congressman Goes To School|
Congressman Steve Pearce spent Wednesday morning addressing students at Artesia High School. He was talking about the US Constitution.
|Convenience Station Hours Fall Back|
The City of Carlsbad Solid Waste Department Convenience Station will be open to accept residential waste with abbreviated hours through the winter. The station is located at 302 E. Plaza Street (off Canyon Street, behind the old bus depot) and will operate from 7 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. These hours will be in effect from November 3 until March 9, 2015, when we resume Daylight Saving Time.Solid waste services, including residential collection, are provided Monday through Saturday except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
|ACC Reports No Shows |
Artesia Mayor Phil Burch reported Wednesday on the KSVP Morning Show that the Tuesday night City Council meeting was called off since there were not enough councilors to hold the meeting. He and Mike Winters also talked about water issues. More information can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Allen Weh Talks About Senate Race |
The campaign for the 2014 General Election is getting down to the final days and some polls show the GOP challenger is gaining some ground on Sen. Tom Udall. Hear more by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Could Artesia Get A Freshman High School?|
Artesia School Supt. Dr. Crit Caton says a workshop was held Monday night to discuss it. Before it happens, he says several steps must be taken. A complete recap can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page. (Photo courtesy of NMCEL)
|Newsboys Coming To Carlsbad|
The noted gospel group is set to take the stage in the Cave City on Nov. 1. Mike Winters spoke with keyboard player Jeff Frankenstein and you can hear it by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page. (Courtesy photo)
|What Is The New Mexico Humanities Council?|
Dedicated to bringing the humanities to public audiences. That is the motto of the New Mexico Humanities Council. They will have their Annual Convocation coming to Albuquerque next month and they also sponsor a Chautaqua program. Craig Newbill is the Executive Director. You can hear more by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Castenada Looking For Another Term On Bench|
Carlsbad native Henry Castenada has spent 12 years as the Magistrate Judge in Division One in Eddy County. He cites his experience on the bench in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Fred Hill Cites Combat And Law Enforcement Experience In Magistrate Race |
The Republican is running against Henry Castenada for the Eddy County Magistrate Division 1 spot. The challenger is a Vietnam vet and he has decades of experience as a law enforcement officer in southeast New Mexico. To hear more go to the podcast secton on the left hand side of the page.
|Ernie Carlson Seeking ECC District One Spot|
The Democrat says money and road safety are the things he will work on if elected. To hear more, go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|James Duffey Seeking Another Term On Chaves County Commission|
He serves in District One which covers some rural territory and parts of Roswell. He says the federal government is affecting his district ranging from endangered species to government regulations. He says these are hampering economic development. To hear more go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page. (Photo courtesy of NM Association of Counties)
|Christy Thomas Looks To Unseat Cathrynn Brown|
The Democrat is running for New Mexico House District 55. She believes in creating job opportunities through public education, public works and public health care. You can hear more in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Cathrynn Brown Says Experience Makes A Difference|
The NM House District 55 incumbent is seeking another term. If re-elected she will focus on getting the roads fixed in Eddy County. To hear more, go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|James Walterscheid Seeking County Commission Spot|
He says Eddy County has been his home for 65 years and he is concerned about the roads, traffic safety and emergency response. Hear more by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Dick Van Dyk Seeking Another Term As EC Magistrate|
The Democrat is seeking another term in Division 2. He says he has the experience as the incumbent. To hear more of his thoughts, go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page. (Courtesy photo)