|Artesia School Board To Meet |
The Artesia School Board is set to meet Monday night at seven in the Lowell Irby Board Room. The board is being asked to adopt the proposed school calendar for the next academic year. They're also being asked to approve the graduation requirement and course description book for next academic year as well. Asst.Supt of Operations Thad Phipps will ask the board to purchase a couple of new sound systems for the gyms at Artesia Jr. High and Artesia Intermediate. He'll also ask the board to obtain bids for the remodeling project at AJHS.
|Congressman Pearce Holds Townhall In Carlsbad |
The Congressman and a host of officials took questions from people about the recent happenings at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad. He says that the meeting was productive and he says that he will hold "people's feet to the fire" on this issue. You can hear the meeting now in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Bulldogs And Rockets Knocked Out; Coyotes Advance |
First round play in the New Mexico State Basketball Tournament has concluded. Saturday Kirtland Central knocked out Artesia 80-67 and Grants edged Goddard 71-68. The top team in 4A, Roswell had no trouble knocking out Valencia 79-41. In 5A, Cleveland dispatched Carlsbad 72-66 and Hobbs beat Gadsden 69-66.
|Girls State Basketball Tournament Results|
1A: #6 Floyd 49, #11 Hagerman 42
2A: #2 Tularosa 81, #15 Loving 60
4A: #4 Gallup 62, #13 Artesia 45
#7 Roswell 62, #10 Centennial
5A: #9 Carlsbad 56, #8 Valey 39
|Roswell Gets New Councilors |
Roswell has some new City Councilors. In Ward One, Natasha Mackey(pictured) defeated Dusty Huckabee, the incumbent by nearly 100 votes. In Ward Two, Caleb Grant defeated two other opponents. Grant picked up more than a thousand votes. In Ward Three, Art Sandoval the incumbent defeated challenger Joe Green. In Ward Four, Jason Robert Perry got a free pass and in Ward Five, Tabitha Denny defeated incumbent Barry Foster. To hear from Denny and Mackey, go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page. (Photo of Mackey is courtesy of her campaign)
|Roswell City Hall Was Busy Tuesday Night |
Members of the public and media gather in the City Council Conference Room at Roswell's City Hall Tuesday night watching election results for Mayor and City Council.
|Roswell Has New Mayor|
Tuesday was Election Day in the Pecos Valley. Artesia Mayor Phil Burch got a free pass and Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway was re-elected in a landslide. Roswell has a new Mayor as former State Rep. Dennis Kintigh defeated incumbent Del Jurney(pictured) by nearly two thousand votes. To hear from Jurney go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|NMSU-Carlsbad Offers Late Opportunity Courses|
Kenda Josselet is with NMSU-C's Government and History Department and she says the eight week courses will start Mar. 11. She says they will cover the same amount of material as offered in a 16 week course. You can find out more by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.