Monday Aug 18
Southwest Farm Press
Latest Drought Monitor Report for New Mexico
National Weather Service forecasters in Albuquerque say the latest drought monitor report is encouraging news and represents significant improvement over dry conditions of the last two year.
Alamogordo Daily News
Money launderer, racketeer sentenced
Daily News Convicted money launderer and racketeer Joe D. Chavez Jr. was sentenced to 48 years in prison on Monday.
New Mexico middle school shooter sentenced to detention until age 21
A 13-year-old boy who brought a sawed-off shotgun to his New Mexico middle school and wounded two classmates in January has been sentenced to be held in juvenile detention until age 21, a court official said on Thursday.
Eddy County unemployment rate among the state's lowest
But when it comes to the unemployment rate, Eddy County is proud to say that its numbers - presently at 3.5 percent - are among the lowest in the state and have been for several years.
$1K reward offered for Roswell firebug
Chaves county Crime Stoppers is now offering a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest of an apparent firebug in the area.