|Investigation Underway In Child’s Death|
The Roswell Police Department is investigating the death of a 2½-year-old girl who died Wednesday a short time after she was found unresponsive in a backyard pool.Police and emergency medical responders were called to a home in the 100 block of West Mathews Street at about 10:50 a.m. The girl’s father reported finding her in the water of an aboveground pool in the backyard of the h... More >>
|Fire Reported West Of Rosswell |
Fire crews from the City of Roswell and Chaves county spent quite a bit of time yesterday fighting a major building fire west of Roswell. Officials say the building known as the Clubhouse burned for a good chunk of yesterday afternoon. No word on what caused it and the investigation will take sometime.(Photo courtesy of Britney Irvin)
|ENMU-R Names New VP |
The President’s Office at ENMU-Roswell is pleased to announce Dr. Ken Maguire as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs. The position is currently held on an interim basis by Chad Smith. Maguire will begin his position on July 1.Maguire currently serves as the Dean of Career Technical Education at ENMU-Roswell. Prior to joining ENMU-Roswell, Maguire was the Director of the Upper Midw... More >>
|NM In Focus Looks At Ethics Investigation |
From KNME-TV, a look at an overseas trip by a member of the New Mexico federal delegation. Get more details now in the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Woods Houghton Podcast Returns|
The Eddy County Extension Agent says it is Pecan Nut Case Bearer time in our region. He also talks about alfalfa cutting and increasing watering for lawns. Get more details now in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Heinrich Introduces Energy Storage Promotion And Deployment Act|
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) introduced S. 1434, the Energy Storage Promotion and Deployment Act, to establish an energy storage portfolio standard for electric utility companies. A utility may meet the standard with any combination of storage technologies and ownership, including storage located at homes or businesses. U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) is a cosponsor of the bill.The b... More >>
|Mayor Of Artesia Still Expressing Doubts About Proposed County Tax Increase |
Artesia Mayor Phil Burch(pictured) is still scratching his head over a proposed sales tax increase that has been kicked around for a while by the Eddy County Commission. The County Commission met Tuesday in Carlsbad and Commissioner Royce Pearson says they continue to hammer out ideas for a proposed three-eights increase in the gross receipts tax. Pearson says one-eighth would be used for the g... More >>