|Newsmakers Talks About Border Reality, Dog Service And Onion Breeding|
From KRWG-TV in Las Cruces, a look at border reality checkpoints, a possible regulation on the dog service industry and onion breeding at NMSU. Fred Martino (left) is the host and you can watch the program by going to the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Sec. Of State Visits Artesia|
New Mexico Sec. of State Dianna Duran stopped by our studios on Friday. She was on a campaign swing through our region. She talked about her tenure in office and some of the issues that she will be focusing on between now and Election Day. To hear the interview go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|EC Law Officers Busy|
The Artesia Police Department reported an arrest early Friday morning. The suspect was charged with failure to pay fines and failure to appear. They also reported a couple of suspicious activity cases and a couple of traffic stops. ECSO reported some suspicious activity in Carlsbad. They also conducted some traffic stops on US-82 and in Loving. They also reported a DWI in Carlsbad, a hit and run in Carlsbad and they also reported an accident with injuries near Carlsbad.
|Town Hall Held In Artesia |
A member of the public speaks during a Town Hall meeting held in Artesia on Thursday afternoon. It dealt with the Central American illegal immigrants housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. You can watch the Town Hall by clicking on the Bulldog on the left hand side of the page and then click on the KSVP Morning Show Channel.
|Carlsbad Solid Waste Announces Holiday Hours |
The City of Carlsbad Public Works offices will be closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day.The Solid Waste Department will be collecting refuse on all residential and commercial routes regularly scheduled for MONDAY. All other services will resume on Tuesday, September 2.The Solid Waste Convenience Station located at 302 E. Plaza will be open MONDAY on a normal schedule of 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sandpoint Landfill will be open MONDAY on a normal schedule of 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
|NMMI Football And Volleyball Start This Weekend|
The 2014-2015 Bronco Sports campaign starts this weekend as the Volleyball team is hosting their own tournament. This will be the seventh one for them and the Football team starts the season at Arizona Western on Saturday night. Geoff Gunn has a preview now in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Carlsbad School District Dealing With More Kids |
The Carlsbad School Board met Tuesday night and Supt. Gary Perkowski told the board that the district has seen nearly 250 new students for the last week that school has been in session. He also says that the wheels continue to move to build a couple of new schools in the district. More details can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|ECC Meets |
The Eddy County Commission met Tuesday in Carlsbad and Commissioner Royce Pearson(left) says they covered a good chunk of ground. He says some Service Awards were presented, including a 25-year one to Richard Rodriguez of the Public Works Department. He also says they got an update on happenings from the Artesia Horse Council and the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. More details can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|ENMU-R To Hold Auditions |
The ENMU-Roswell Theatre Department is proud to announce auditions for the fall production of NUTCRACKER: The Musical. This is a fantastic, family friendly musical adaptation of the famous ballet. Auditions will be at the ENMU-Roswell Performing Arts Center on Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. No advance preparation is necessary, just show up with energy. There are many roles and all ages are welcome. For more information, call 624-7255.
|Xcel Spokesman Explains Roswell Upgrade |
Wes Reeves says the electric company is investing $30-million in upgrades in Roswell. He says an improved high-voltage transmission loop will help keep pace with economic growth. More information can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Drought Conditions Improving|
Dan Ware of NM Forestry says the outlook is improving in some parts of the state. From Tucumcari to Roswell, conditions are expected to persist and from Artesia to Hobbs, conditions could remain unchanged. More details can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Paul Gessing Talks State Government |
The head of the Rio Grande Foundation think tank keeps an eye on New Mexico government. This go around he talks about changes to the Food Stamp program, where New Mexico ranks among Rich and Poor States and Right To Work. Listen now by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.