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11 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus
One hotel of yesteryear in the early community of Eddy - now Carlsbad - had four names prior to its demise by flames. The hotel built in 1890 was first called the Hagerman Hotel.
15 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus
Taco fundraiser: The American Legion Post. 7 Aux. will have a taco plate fundraiser on Sept.
19 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque
Moisture is moving into parts of southern New Mexico this morning. That will trigger some areas of light to moderate later this morning into the afternoon for places like Carlsbad, Roswell, and the Sacramento Mountains.
Packs for Hunger: The Epsilon Sigma Alpha "Packs for Hunger" program needs help to fill backpacks with food for children who don't get enough to eat, Drop off locations for individually wrapped food for the 2014-2015 school terms: Carlsbad Police Department, Trinity Hotel & Restaurant, Claudia Philip's State Farm Office, Carlsbad Sheriff Department, Carlsbad Museum, Pecos River Antique Mall, and Jay's Automotive, St. Peter Lutheran Church and New Song Christian Fellowship. Info: 361-2834.
ARGUS Traffic on low lying Lea Street was moving slow Friday afernoon after heavy rains caused some flooding along city streets rising several inches to cover walk ways. "We do have reports that the area of Loving has picked up eight inches or so of rain," said Brian Curran with the National Weather Service Midland/Odessa station.
Joel Chambers, 24, of the 900 block of Lamont, arrested on suspicion of larceny and contempt of court/failure to pay fines. Nicole Shaffer, 26, of the 800 block of Loba, arrested on suspicion of contempt of court/failure to pay fines.
MEXICO. AND RIGHT NOW, THEY CONTINUE TO DRENCH EDDY AND LEA COUNTIES. IT'S SO BAD IN THE SOUTHEAST PART OF THE STATE THAT CARLSBAD NATIONAL PARK HAD TO CLOSE.
According to Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez, state police are seeing a reduction in the number of alcohol-related fatalities throughout the state due in part to the active number of sobriety checkpoints.
CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad Police arrested a 15-year-old boy on Friday for allegedly making a bomb threat at Carlsbad High School Sept. 5. He was charged with one count of making an unlawful bomb scare after detectives with the Carlsbad Police Department concluded a week-long investigation.
CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad Caverns National Park closed early on Friday afternoon because of a threat of flash flooding in the area. Continued storms have drenched Eddy and Lea counties since Thursday evening, leading to record rainfall in Loving and flash floods in the northern part of Artesia, according to the National Weather Service.
CARLSBAD >> Eddy County has closed 13 roads because the streets have high water or have the potential for flooding. Crews will be working throughout the day checking other potentially dangerous areas, according to the Eddy County Public Works department.
The city council approved a policy at Tuesday night's council meeting outlining criteria to place speed humps on city streets. City Manager Steve McCutcheon said he hoped the adoption of such a policy would allow for a safer flow of traffic.
ARGUS Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway awards young D.J. Palen for his heroic act in January at the Early Childhood Education Center. CARLSBAD >> Shortly after midnight on Dec. 29, 2013, 6-year-old David James Palen - who likes to be called "D.J." - woke up in his top bunk bed feeling nauseous.
StoryTime: Pre-School story time is set at 9:30 a.m. Friday at LIving Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park visitors center. Story is "Bedtime in the Southwest."
Classes at NMSU-C: These are some of the classes starting soon at New Mexico State Unviersity-Carlsbad: NM Concealed Carry, Sept. 12; Residential Safety, Sept.
Showing their support for new scheduled flights from Roswell to Phoenix, Ruidoso village councilors pledged $25,000 per year for two consecutive years toward a revenue guarantee for American Airlines. Ruidoso Tourism Director Gina Kelley told councilors Tuesday that the money will come from lodgers tax in the years 2016 and 2017.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:16 pm
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